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potassium supplement effervescent tablet- oral

GENERIC NAME: POTASSIUM SUPPLEMENT EFFERVESCENT TABLET- ORAL (poh-TASS-ee-um)

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USES: This medication is a mineral supplement used to prevent or treat low amounts of potassium in the blood. A normal level of potassium in the blood is important so that your cells, nerves, heart, muscles, and kidneys work properly. Most people would get enough potassium by eating a well-balanced diet. However, certain situations cause your body to lose potassium faster than you can replace it from your diet. These situations include treatment with certain "water pills" (diuretics), a poor diet, or certain medical conditions (such as severe diarrhea, especially with vomiting).




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