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    Potassium Chloride

    Information about Potassium Chloride

    Potassium chloride uses

    Potassium Chloride is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

    How potassium chloride works

    Potassium chloride provides essential nutrients.

    Common side effects of potassium chloride

    Nausea, Numbness, Tingling sensation, Allergic reaction, Cardiac toxicity, Chest pain, Anxiety, Confusion, Diarrhoea, Altered heart rate, Black and bloody stools, Muscle weakness, Muscle paralysiss, Stomach pain, Stomach swelling, Vomiting, Weakness

    Available Medicine for Potassium Chloride

    • ₹21
      Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹23
      Neon Laboratories Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹5
      FDC Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹100
      Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Potassium Chloride

    • The concentration of intravenous infusion solution should not exceed 3.2 g (43 mmol)/l.
    • Do not take potassium chloride if you have kidney, heart problems, high blood pressure or high blood potassium level.
    • Avoid using potassium chloride, if you have Addison disease (adrenal gland disorder); severe tissue injury such as burn; severe dehydration, blockage of stomach or intestine or diarrhea from long time.

    Frequently asked questions for Potassium Chloride

    Potassium Chloride

    Q. Is potassium chloride a strong electrolyte?
    Potassium chloride is a strong electrolyte
    Q. Is potassium chloride safe?
    Potassium chloride is safe if used as recommended
    Q. Is potassium chloride a base?
    Potassium chloride is not a base or acid, it is neutral with a PH value of 7.

    Content on this page was last updated on 16 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)