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Effervescent Potassium Side Effects

Generic Name: potassium bicarbonate

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of potassium bicarbonate. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Effervescent Potassium.

Applies to potassium bicarbonate: effervescent tablets

Other dosage forms:

Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Diarrhea; nausea; stomach pain; vomiting.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking potassium bicarbonate (the active ingredient contained in Effervescent Potassium)

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest pain; dizziness; irregular heartbeat; listlessness; muscle cramps; numbness or tingling in your skin, lips, hands, or feet; shortness of breath; unusual confusion or anxiety; unusual tiredness or weakness; weak or heavy legs.

Not all side effects for Effervescent Potassium may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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