This is an over the counter product - it does not require prescription.
Potassa-Chew is a Potassium Gluconate supplement for use in potassium deficient
states in cats and dogs.
The potassium supplement in Potassa-Chew can easily manage hypokalemia. The
most common cause of hypokalemia is chronic renal insufficiency resulting in
excessive amounts of potassium being excreted in the urine and a parallel inability
to absorb enough from the stomach and intestines. Potassa-Chew is a highly palatable
potassium gluconate supplement to manage hypokalemia associated with renal insufficiency
in cats and dogs.
Dosage and Administration:
The suggested dose for adult cats and dogs is one (2) tablets per 10 lbs. (4.5
kg) of body weight twice a day. The dosage may be adjusted to satisfy the patient's
Active Ingredient(s): Each tablet contains Potassium Gluconate 200 mg
Precaution(s): Store at a controlled room temperature of 59°-86°F
Use with caution in the presence of cardiac disease, particularly in digitalized
patients or in the presence of renal disease.
Do not administer in diseases where high potassium levels may be encountered,
such as severe renal insufficiency or adrenal insufficiency.
Warning(s): Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
Manufacturer: V.E.T. Pharmaceuticals