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Potassium bicarbonate / potassium chloride Side Effects

Applies to potassium bicarbonate / potassium chloride: oral tablet effervescent

Warning

Follow all directions on the label and package. Use exactly as directed.

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe heartburn or stomach irritation; or

  • high blood potassium--nausea, weakness, tingly feeling, chest pain, irregular heartbeats, loss of movement.

Common side effects may include:

  • upset stomach, nausea, vomiting; or

  • diarrhea.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

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Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.