K Bind Powder 15gm
K Bind Powder 15gm

K Bind Powder 15gm

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
15g Oral Powder in Sachet
130.38*
MRP 159.00
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Medical Description

K-Bind powder is used to reduce high levels of potassium in your blood, a condition known as hyperkalemia. It contains polystyrene sulfonate as the active substance that works by removing the extra po...
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Product Summary

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ContainsPolystyrene Sulfonate(15.0 G)
UsesHigh potassium levels
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, constipation, low potassium levels
ClassificationDRUG FOR CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
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Uses of K Bind 15 G

K-Bind powder is used for reducing high levels of potassium in the blood in adults and children.

Contraindications of K Bind 15 G

  • If you are allergic to polystyrene sulfonate or any other ingredient of K-Bind powder.
  • If you have low levels of potassium in your blood.
  • If your stomach/intestine is partially or completely blocked.
  • In infants less than four weeks of age and/or with reduced movement of the stomach/intestine, K-Bind powder should not be given orally.

Side effects of K Bind 15 G

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Low potassium levels

Precautions and Warnings of K Bind 15 G

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take K-Bind Powder during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of K-Bind powder in pregnancy. This medicine should only be used in pregnant women if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take K-Bind Powder while breastfeeding?
A:
No information is available if K-Bind powder passes into human breast milk. K-Bind powder may be used in breastfeeding women only if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed K-Bind Powder?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of K-Bind powder on driving ability. If you experience any symptoms which may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with K-Bind Powder?
A:
There is limited information available regarding the interaction of alcohol with K-Bind powder. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with K-Bind powder.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You take any other oral medicines for other diseases.
  • You have heart or kidney problems.
  • You have high blood pressure.
  • You have swelling in your arms or legs.
  • Your child was prematurely born, had a low birth weight, or has decreased movement of the stomach/intestine.
  • You develop symptoms like muscle pain/cramps, headaches, increased thirst, dizziness, restlessness, tiredness, confusion, sleeplessness after using this medicine.
  • You experience constipation after taking this medicine.

Mode of Action of K Bind 15 G

How Does It Work?

K-Bind Powder is an ion-exchange resin that works by exchanging potassium ions in the body with other ions. Thus, K-Bind powder removes the extra potassium in the body and brings the potassium levels ...
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Directions for Use of K Bind 15 G

  • Take this medicine as recommended by your doctor.
  • Disperse the contents of the sachet in water and drink.

Interactions of K Bind 15 G

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way K-Bind Powder works or K-Bind Powder itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • K-Bind powder should not be used if you are taking a sugar-free sweetener called sorbitol.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines for constipation that contain magnesium or aluminium (magnesium hydroxide, aluminium carbonate, aluminium hydroxide), heart failure (digoxin...
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Storage and disposal of K Bind 15 G

  • Store in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of K Bind 15 G

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of K-Bind powder are irritability, muscle weakness, slowed thought process.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of the K-Bind powder take it as soon as you remember it. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule. Avoid taking...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How does K-Bind powder reduce potassium?

A: K-Bind Powder exchanges potassium ions in the body with other ions. Thus, K-Bind powder removes the extra potassium in the body and brings the potassium levels back to normal.

Q: Can K-Bind powder be used in individuals with kidney disease?

A: You should inform your doctor if you have kidney disease. Your doctor will recommend whether K-Bind powder is suitable for you.

Q: Does K-Bind powder cause diarrhoea?

A: K-Bind powder may cause diarrhoea in some individuals. If diarrhoea occurs, it is recommended to stay hydrated.
Product Details
Brand
K BIND
Last Updated on: 23 Feb 2022 | 09:09 AM (IST)
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