Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S

Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S is designed to treat and prevent deficiencies of potassium.

Potassium is an essential ion for the proper working of the human body

Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S contains Potassium Chloride 

Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S is to be used only when necessary 

Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S is to be used under doctor’s advisement

Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S is to be taken orally (via mouth) 

Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S is prescribed to individuals aged 18 years and above

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Potassium Chloride


Potassium Chloride 500 mg


Zafa Pharmaceutical Laboratories (Pvt) Ltd

Prescription Required


How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition


{{Product}} is a supplement that performs the function of treating low levels of potassium in one’s body as it is very essential for blood to contain a specific amount of potassium. Patients are commonly prescribed this medicine when their potassium level reduces due to prolonged vomiting, diarrhea, or use of water diuretics. The dosage is usually prescribed in accordance with the patient’s medical condition. 

{{Product}} is a tablet which should be ingested with the help of a glass of water, preferably with food to avoid an upset stomach or as directed by the doctor. The medicine is not to be given to children or elderly until advised by a medical expert. Caution is advised to patients with heart problems, diabetes, intestinal stricture, and intestinal bleeding before consuming the medication. 

{{Product}} has some mild side effects which may include upset stomach, nausea, gas, diarrhea, or abdominal pain and are normal. However, if a patient experiences rare side effects such as stomach bloating, severe vomiting, signs of stomach bleeding e.g black or tarry stool or vomit that carries blood then he is required to inform a doctor or hospital right away. 


{{Product}} can be used to treat:

  • Low level of potassium
  • Prevention/treatment of hypokalaemia 

How To Use {{Product}}?

{{Product}} comes in the form of a tablet which is supposed to be ingested by mouth with the help of water to help it flow down the throat easily. {{Product}} preferably should be taken with food and should not be crushed or broken. 

How Does Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S Work? 

{{Product}} is a mineral supplement that helps balance or prevent the level of potassium in blood from reducing. {{Product}} provides a very essential mineral called potassium which helps the body perform its main functions such as beating heart. 


Adult dosage

{{Product}} is commonly prescribed in accordance with the patient’s condition. Initially 1-2 tablets might be prescribed and then increased gradually. 

Child Dosage

{{Product}} might be prescribed to children to be consumed either once, or in divided doses twice a day which might vary in accordance with the patient’s condition.

Pregnancy Use and Lactation

It is unknown whether {{Product}} is safe for the use of pregnant women or not as there is not any significant evidence proving the medicine harmful or safe for consumption. It is advised to be avoided until the benefits outweigh the risks, in that case consumption should be done under the expertise and supervision of a doctor.

It is unknown whether the {{Product}} is safe for consumption for nursing mothers. It is advised to be avoided until highly necessary. It should be consumed under the supervision of a health expert.


Before using the Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S make sure you inform the doctor about following conditions:

  • Elderly 
  • Intestinal stricture 

  • History of peptic ulcer

  • Hiatus hernia 

  • Overdose can be fatal

  • Hypertension

  • Heart problem

  • Intestinal bleeding

  • Chronic diarrhea


Doctor should be informed about the following conditions/history before consuming {{Product}}:

  • Renal impairment 

  • Acute dehydration 

  • Gastric obstruction

  • Ulcer

  • Extensive tissue damage

  • Metabolic Acidosis 

  • Conditions predisposing to hyperkalaemia 

Interactions With Other Medicines 

  • Potassium sparing diuretics 

  • Salt substitutes 

  • ACE inhibitors 

  • Amiloride 

  • Drospirenone

  • triamterene

Adverse Effects 

Common Effects 

  • Upset stomach 

  • Nausea 

  • Flatulence 

  • Gas 

  • Diarrhea 

Rare Effects 

  • Severe vomiting 

  • Severe abdominal pain

  • Allergic reaction

  • High potassium level

  • Stomach bloating

  • Severe throat irritation

  • Severe stomach pain

  • Black or tarry stool 

  • Signs of stomach bleeding

  • Blood in vomit 

  • Black vomit

How To Cope Up with some  Side Effects

Nausea or vomiting or diarrhea –Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you’re sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water.

Flatulence- Can be eased by consuming smaller, more frequent meals that don’t trigger your flatulence. Getting a minimum of 30 minutes of daily exercise has shown great results in combating flatulence.


Q1. WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S?

In case of too much consumption by accident, kindly contact your doctor or nearby hospital right away.

Q2.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

Q3.HOW IS Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S SUPPOSED TO BE TAKEN?

{{Product}} should be ingested orally( by mouth) with the help of a glass of water to help it flow down the throat easily. It should preferably be taken with food. 


No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

Q5 .WILL Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S AFFECT MY FERTILITY??

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in fertility.


Kidney and liver function tests along with blood tests to keep check on serum potassium levels might be advised to be done periodically along with an occasional ECG test to monitor the OT intervals of a beating heart.

Q7. DOES Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S CAUSE ADDICTION?

No. This drug has shown no evidence to prove addiction of any kind in any patient.

Q8. WHAT IF I FORGET TO TAKE THE Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S?

It is advised that the drug is taken at the same time each day, an alarm can be placed to remind patients to take Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S at the proper time and at least an hour before having any meal. If patient misses a dose of Neo-K 500mg Tablet 25 ‘S,they should take it immediately but if the time for the next dose of the drug is near then its beneficial for patients to skip the missed dose and take the tablets as per schedule, doubling of doses has proven to cause severe side effects.