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Klor-Con-Ef

Potassium Bicarbonate/Cit Ac
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.
CHEMICAL NAME
Potassium Bicarbonate/Cit Ac
DRUG TYPE
Vitamins And Minerals

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Frequently Asked Questions

Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually 1 to 4 times daily. To prevent stomach upset, take each dose with a meal. Dissolve the prescribed number of tablets in at least 4 ounces (120 milliliters) of cold water or juice per tablet. After the tablets are fully dissolved, sip the liquid slowly over 5 to 10 minutes. If you have upset stomach, mixing your dose in a larger amount of liquid may help.Take this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time(s) each day. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Do not increase your dose or take it more often than prescribed.Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if you have symptoms of low potassium in the blood (such as irregular heartbeat, muscle weakness/cramps).

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