Potassium Chloride

Information about Potassium Chloride

Potassium Chloride Uses

Potassium Chloride is used in the treatment of potassium deficiency.

How Potassium Chloride works

Potassium Chloride works by raising potassium levels in your blood.

Common side effects of Potassium Chloride

Muscle weakness, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
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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.


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