Brand name: Potassium Acetate (DBL) TM
Active ingredients: potassium acetate
What it is used for
Potassium Acetate Concentrated Injection is indicated for the prophylaxis and treatment of hypokalaemia in patients with or without metabolic acidosis; in chronic digitalis intoxication; and in patients with hypokalaemic familial periodic paralysis. Potassium Acetate Concentrated Injection is only indicated when oral therapy is contraindicated or not tolerated.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.
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- Shelf lifetime is 5 Years.
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Clear colourless solution
Do I need a prescription?
We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is
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