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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience 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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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
One means controlled: release, the other means extended release. I think they are the same and will give you the same dosage of potassium.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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IV Potassium: IV potassium is painful to veins and dangerous, too. Standard limit is 10-20 meq per hour IV DILUTED IN AT LEAST 100 CC FLUID. If diluted in 1000 cc, ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Potassium chloride: Patients would take Potassium Chloride (kcl) as a supplement to elevate low levels of potassium (k). It is also important to check the level of magnes ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
16 years experience 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
KCL: Low blood potassium. Need to find cause of low K as it can kill. I specialize in this and avaiable for next 3 hours to help.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Potassium salt: Potassium chloride is medication that is often given to replace lost potassium. Potassium is a critical ingredient in the function of cells especially ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
36 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Essential mineral: Potassium (k) is an element, it is actually a metal and forms salts easily, much like sodium. Potassium is essential to the function of muscle and ne ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Why are you taking the potassium in the first place? You need to provide more specific information to receive an answer.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Yes, and also has potential to cause ulcers in the esophagous, [food pipe].

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