NDC 68151-0609-0 Potassium Chloride

NDC Package Code 68151-0609-0

The NDC Code 68151-0609-0 is assigned to a package of 1 capsule, extended release in 1 package of Potassium Chloride, labeled by Carilion Materials Management. The product's dosage form is and is administered via form.

Field Name Field Value
NDC Code 68151-0609-0
Package Description 1 CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE in 1 PACKAGE
Proprietary Name Potassium Chloride What is the Proprietary Name?
The proprietary name also known as the trade name is the name of the product chosen by the medication labeler for marketing purposes.
Non-Proprietary Name What is the Non-Proprietary Name?
The non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.
Drug Uses This medication is a mineral supplement used to treat or prevent low amounts of potassium in the blood. A normal level of potassium in the blood is important. Potassium helps your cells, kidneys, heart, muscles, and nerves work properly. Most people get enough potassium by eating a well-balanced diet. Some conditions that can lower your body's potassium level include severe prolonged diarrhea and vomiting, hormone problems such as hyperaldosteronism, or treatment with "water pills"/diuretics.
11-Digit NDC Billing Format 68151060900 NDC Format for Billing
For insurance billing purposes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) created an 11 digit NDC derivative identifier. If the NDC Package code is less than 11 digits the code must be padded with leading zeros. The leading zeros must be added to the appropriate segment to create a 5-4-2 configuration.
Product Type What kind of product is this?
Indicates the type of product, such as Human Prescription Drug or Human Over the Counter Drug. This data element matches the “Document Type” field of the Structured Product Listing.
Labeler Name Carilion Materials Management
Dosage Form -
Sample Package No Sample Package?
This field Indicates whether this package is a sample packaging or not.
Start Marketing Date 08-25-2008 What is the Start Marketing Date?
This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.
Listing Expiration Date 12-31-2018 What is the Listing Expiration Date?
This is the date when the listing record will expire if not updated or certified by the product labeler.
Exclude Flag I What is the NDC Exclude Flag?
This field indicates whether the product has been removed/excluded from the NDC Directory for failure to respond to FDA"s requests for correction to deficient or non-compliant submissions ("Y"), or because the listing certification is expired ("E"), or because the listing data was inactivated by FDA ("I"). Values = "Y", "N", "E", or "I".
This product is EXCLUDED from the official NDC directory because the listing data was inactivated by the FDA.

NDC Code Structure

  • 68151 - Carilion Materials Management
    • 68151-0609 - Potassium Chloride
      • 68151-0609-0 - 1 CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE in 1 PACKAGE

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Pill Identification

Potassium Chloride 8 MEQ Extended Release Oral Capsule

Potassium Chloride 8 MEQ Extended Release Oral Capsule
Image Labeler: Watson Pharma, Inc.

Physical Characteristics

What does potassium chloride look like?
Potassium Chloride may look like a white capsule shaped ; approximately 23 millimeters in size. The medicine is imprinted with black printed code(s) Andrx and 559.

Shape: CAPSULE
Size: 23 mm
Color: WHITE
Imprint: Andrx;559
Imprint Color: BLACK
Imprint Type: PRINTED

Active and Inactive Ingredients

Active Ingredients: potassium chloride 8 mEq

Inactive Ingredients: ethylcelluloses, gelatin, sodium lauryl sulfate, titanium dioxide, triacetin