K-Lyte / Cl 50 Side Effects
Generic Name: potassium bicarbonate / potassium chloride
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of potassium bicarbonate / potassium chloride. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name K-Lyte / Cl 50.
Applies to potassium bicarbonate / potassium chloride: oral powder for reconstitution, oral tablet effervescent
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking potassium bicarbonate / potassium chloride: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
confusion, anxiety, feeling like you might pass out;
extreme thirst, increased urination;
muscle weakness or limp feeling;
numbness or tingly feeling in your hands or feet, or around your mouth;
severe stomach pain, ongoing diarrhea or vomiting;
black, bloody, or tarry stools; or
coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
Less serious side effects of potassium bicarbonate / potassium chloride may include:
mild nausea or upset stomach;
mild or occasional diarrhea; or
slight tingling in your hands or feet.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect.
Not all side effects for K-Lyte / Cl 50 may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
More about K-Lyte/Cl 50 (potassium bicarbonate / potassium chloride)
- Other brands: Effervescent Potassium/Chloride
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