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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Potassium chloride: You need to rephrase your question so that people on Healthtap can know what it is you are asking. The dose of potassium chloride is 20 mEq, not 20%mE ... Read More

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Stomach upset is often associated with this combination which should be taken with food to get one of the components activated. If you had vomiting af ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Probably not: Potassium chloride can be dangerous if overused. If you need this drug get it from a pharmacist to ensure the correct dose.
A female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Dangerous: The thought process here is dangerous. Too much potassium can be deadly. Perhaps more importantly, I suspect you are having symptoms that you attribu ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
You need: You need to discuss with doctor before you make any changes to your potassium.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Allergy: allergy
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Potassium Chloride: A supplement for people who do not have enough potassium in the body. This is caused by either taking drugs such as diuretics (water pills) or from ce ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Variable: This is variable, most patients do not have problems. But this has to be checked on your DR visits.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Many...: The followings are known to deplete potassium: antacids, nsaids, steroid, aminoglycosides, diuretics (notably loop diuretics like Lasix (furosemide) a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Klor con (potassium) is pottassium chloride, an alternative is k lyte pottassium bicarbonate both have GI stomach side effects other alternative i ... Read More

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