K Bind Powder 15gm
By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
15g Oral Powder in Sachet
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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 potassium in your body. K-Bind powder is for oral use only. It can be used in both adults and children. Take this medicine exactly as recommended by your doctor....
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|Contains||Polystyrene Sulfonate(15.0 G)|
|Uses||High potassium levels|
|Side effects||Nausea, vomiting, constipation, low potassium levels|
|Classification||DRUG 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
- Low potassium levels
Precautions and Warnings of K Bind 15 G
Can I take K-Bind Powder during pregnancy?
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.
Can I take K-Bind Powder while breastfeeding?
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.
Can I drive if I have consumed K-Bind Powder?
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.
Can I consume alcohol with K-Bind Powder?
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 back to normal....
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), thyroid disorders (thyroxine, levothyroxine), mental illness (lithium), medicines that contain salts such as magnesium or potassium....
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
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 a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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.
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