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Potaba Side Effects

Generic Name: potassium aminobenzoate

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug potassium aminobenzoate. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Potaba.

Applies to potassium aminobenzoate: oral capsule, oral powder for suspension, oral tablet

As well as its needed effects, potassium aminobenzoate (the active ingredient contained in Potaba) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.

Severity: Moderate

If any of the following side effects occur while taking potassium aminobenzoate, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

Less common or rare:
  • Chills
  • fever
  • skin rash
  • sore throat
Symptoms of low blood sugar
  • Anxiety
  • chills
  • cold sweats
  • confusion
  • cool pale skin
  • difficulty in concentration
  • drowsiness
  • excessive hunger
  • fast heartbeat
  • headache
  • nervousness
  • shakiness
  • unsteady walk
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Minor Side Effects

Some potassium aminobenzoate side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:

More common:
  • Loss of appetite
  • nausea

It is possible that some side effects of Potaba may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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