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Potassium Chloride

Potassium Chloride Information

Potassium Chloride Benefits & Uses

Potassium Chloride is used to treat the following -

Potassium Chloride Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Potassium Chloride

Potassium Chloride

Potassium Chloride Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Potassium Chloride is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Allergic reaction
  3. Anxiety Mild
  4. Confusion
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Weak Muscles
  7. Stomach ache
  8. Weakness
  9. Abdominal Pain Mild
  10. Restlessness

Potassium Chloride Related Warnings

Is the use of Potassium Chloride safe for pregnant women?


Is the use of Potassium Chloride safe during breastfeeding?


What is the effect of Potassium Chloride on the Kidneys?


What is the effect of Potassium Chloride on the Liver?


What is the effect of Potassium Chloride on the Heart?


Severe Interaction of Potassium Chloride with Other Drugs

Potassium Chloride should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Potassium Chloride Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Potassium Chloride unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Diarrhea (Loose Motions)
  2. Dehydration
  3. Kidney Disease
  4. Hyperkalemia
  5. Gastritis

Frequently asked Questions about Potassium Chloride

Is this Potassium Chloride habit forming or addictive?

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


Is it safe?


Is it able to treat mental disorders?


Potassium Chloride Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Potassium Chloride


Interaction between Alcohol and Potassium Chloride

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Potassium Chloride
  2. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1041-1042