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Potassium Chloride SR

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.
potassium chloride
minerals and electrolytes


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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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Klor-Con 8 tablet, extended release 8 mEq
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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Potassium Chloride ER capsule, extended release 10 mEq8 mEq
tablet, extended release 10 mEq8 mEq
Potassium Chloride SR capsule, extended release 10 mEq8 mEq
tablet, extended release 20 mEq8 mEq

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