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K-Tab

Potassium Chloride
Potassium is a mineral that is needed for several functions of your body, especially the beating of your heart. Potassium chloride is used to prevent or to treat low blood levels of potassium (hypokalemia). Potassium levels can be low as a result of a disease or from taking certain medicines, or after a prolonged illness with diarrhea or vomiting. Potassium chloride may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Potassium Chloride
DRUG TYPE
Vitamins And Minerals

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Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you have high levels of potassium in your blood (hyperkalemia), or if you also take a "potassium-sparing" diuretic.

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