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
Cramps in feet 1 3
General health 1 1
Low potassium (hypokalemia) 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
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
4

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

Side effect Patients
Cramps in legs 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Potassium Phosphate-Sodium Phosphate

Dosage Patients
20 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Potassium Phosphate-Sodium Phosphate

Multiple reasons could be selected

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

Duration

Currently taking Potassium Phosphate-Sodium Phosphate

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Potassium Phosphate-Sodium Phosphate

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 2
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
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
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 5
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