K-Phos is a phosphate supplement used for the treatment or prevention of hypophosphatemia.
It is also used as an additive in the preparation of fluid formula injections.
This drug is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a healthcare professional.
2 What to Know Before Using
Before taking K-Phos, the risks and benefits for your body should be discussed with your healthcare provider.
Inform your healthcare provider for any allergic reactions to these drugs or any other drugs, foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals.
Carefully read the label of non-prescription drugs for any possible allergic reaction or contraindications.
Data on the correlation of age to the effects of potassium phosphate injection in the pediatric population are still unavailable while safety and efficacy have not been established.
Data on the correlation of age to the effects of potassium phosphate in geriatric patients are still unavailable. Adverse effects have been reported in animal studies but studies in pregnant women or animals are still inadequate.
Infant risk is still undetermined when using this drug during breastfeeding. Discuss with your healthcare professional about the potential risks and benefits of taking this drug while breastfeeding.
Drugs should not be taken together to prevent any interactions but in necessary cases inquire your healthcare provider regarding the adjustments in dosage or any other necessary precautions to prevent any unwanted side effects.
Inform your healthcare professional if you are taking any other prescription or nonprescription drugs. Intake of specific food or using alcohol or tobacco with this drug is associated with an increased risk of certain side effects.
Your healthcare professional can give you special instructions about the use of food, alcohol, or tobacco.
Inform your healthcare provider for any other medical problems such as adrenal problems, heart disease, heart rhythm problems, kidney disease, hyperkalemia, hyperphosphatemia, or hypocalcemia.
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