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Potaba sachets are a medication containing potassium para-aminobenzoate and are primarily used for the treatment of Peyronie's disease and scleroderma in adults. They are available in a 3g powder form and are typically prescribed in sachets.
Potaba works by increasing the amount of collagen in the body, which can help to reduce the stiffness and hardening of tissues that is associated with these conditions. Potaba sachets are prescription-only medicines, and you should only take them if you have been specifically advised to do so by a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional.
Use and Dosage
To use Potaba Sachets, you should follow the instructions provided by your doctor or pharmacist. Usually, Potaba Sachets should be taken by mouth with food, 4 to 6 times daily. The sachets contain a white or off-white powder that should be dissolved in water before taking.
Take Potaba Sachets exactly as directed and not to exceed the recommended dosage. Additionally, if you have any questions or concerns about using Potaba Sachets, you should consult your doctor or pharmacist for further information and guidance.
Common Side Effects of Potaba Sachets (Aminobenzoate Potassium):
- Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS)
- Drug-induced liver injury
- Elevation of liver enzymes
- Hepatic failure
- Hypersensitivity reactions
- Severe cutaneous adverse reactions
- Stomach discomfort
Serious Side Effects of Potaba Sachets (Aminobenzoate Potassium):
- Signs of an allergic reaction such as: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat)
- Severe dizziness
- Trouble breathing
- Chest pain
- Unusual bleeding or bruising
Forms and Strength
Potaba Sachets (Aminobenzoate Potassium) is available in the following forms and strength:
Potaba Sachets: Powder
- 3 g
- Tell your doctor if you have any allergies before taking the medication.
- Potaba Sachets may interact with other medications, so you should inform your doctor of all the medications you are taking.
- Potaba Sachets may cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, and skin rash. If you experience any severe side effects, you should contact your doctor immediately.
- Potaba Sachets may be contraindicated in patients with kidney or liver disease, gastrointestinal obstruction or ileus, or a history of hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in this medication.
- Potaba Sachets may be unsafe for pregnant and breastfeeding women, so you should talk to your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding before taking this medication.
- Potaba Sachets may interact with blood-thinning medications or other medications that affect blood clotting. Therefore, you should tell your doctor if you are taking blood-thinning medications or any other medications that affect blood clotting.
- Potassium para-aminobenzoate may interact with certain medications, including blood thinners, antibiotics, and other medications. So, inform your doctor about all the medications and supplements you are taking before starting Potaba.
- Potaba may cause some side effects, such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach upset. It may also cause an upset stomach or urine discoloration. If these symptoms persist, talk to your doctor.
- Potaba should not be taken by a person who is allergic to potassium aminobenzoate or any of the other ingredients in the medication.
- Potaba may interact with certain medical conditions like liver and kidney disease, and gastrointestinal disorders. So, inform your doctor if you have any of these conditions before taking Potaba.
- Potaba may not be safe for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding, so discuss with your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking Potaba Sachets.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Can Potaba Sachets interact with other medications?
Yes, Potaba Sachets may interact with other medications. You should inform your doctor of all the medications you are taking before starting Potaba.
Can pregnant or breastfeeding women take Potaba Sachets?
Potaba Sachets may be unsafe for pregnant and breastfeeding women, so you should talk to your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding before taking the medication.
Is Potaba Sachets safe for everyone?
Potaba Sachets may not be safe for everyone. It is contraindicated in patients with kidney or liver disease, gastrointestinal obstruction or ileus, or a history of hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in the medication. You should talk to your doctor if you have any concerns or questions about taking Potaba Sachets.
It's important to purchase Potaba Sachets from verified Canadian pharmacy.