POTASSIUM PHOSPHATE (K-PHOS)

Potassium phosphate
(K-Phos); Electrolyte Supplement; Inj per mL: potassium 4.4 mEq, phosphate 3 mM
Powder (Neutra-Phos-K): phosphorus 250 mg [8 mM] and potassium 556 mg [14.25 mEq] per packet; Severe Hypophosphatemia (IV):
Low Dose (phosphorus >1.0 mg/dL): 0.08 mM/kg over 6h
Intermediate Dose (phosphorus 0.5-1 mg/dL): 0.16-0.24 mM/kg over 4-6h
High Dose (phosphorus <0.5 mg/dL): 0.36 mM/kg over 6h
Maintenance: Children: 0.5-1.5 mM/kg/24h IV or 2-3 mM/kg/day PO in divided doses.
Daily maximum 50-70 mM IV or 50-150 mM PO.
Maximum concentration for IV administration: Central line: 0.12 mM/mL; peripheral line: 0.05 mM/mL.
Intermittent IV infusion should be reserved for severe depletion and requires continuous EKG monitoring.
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