What is Potassium Phosphate-Sodium Phosphate?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: K-Phos Neutral Phos-NaK Phospha 250 Neutral

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Potassium phosphate is an electrolyte supplement used in the treatment of conditions associated with excessive renal phosphate loss or inadequate GI absorption of phosphate and to acidify the urine to lower calcium concentrations.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
X-linked hypophosphatemia 3 0
Cramps in feet 1 3
General health 1 1
Low potassium (hypokalemia) 1 0
Pain 1 0
Support kidney health 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Potassium Phosphate-Sodium Phosphate

Side effect Patients Percentage
Cramps in legs 1

Why patients stopped taking Potassium Phosphate-Sodium Phosphate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 3
Doctor's advice 3
Other 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Potassium Phosphate-Sodium Phosphate

Duration

Stopped taking Potassium Phosphate-Sodium Phosphate

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 2
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 6
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 5
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