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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

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience in 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Potassium chloride: Potassium chloride can be safe or can be fatal, depending upon amount given or taken in a specified amount of time. If potassium deficit exists, then ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Yes, and also has potential to cause ulcers in the esophagous, [food pipe].
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Potrate: Mb6 solution does not contain vitamin b2 (riboflavin), as far as i can tell. It does contain vitamin b6 (has multiple forms, but pyridoxal phosphate ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Probably: You are probably just having a reaction to doxycycline. Are you on any other medications?
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
30 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Different molecule: Both Potassium Chloride and bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) are used as potassium supplements with the only difference being the part of molecule (th ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Benz
46 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends.: If you have low potassium usually people take Potassium Chloride but most people tolerate either. Should be discussed with your doctor as to why he/sh ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
It can be used to..: It can be used to prevent calcium oxalate kidney stones. Since you have already had kidney stones, i supect that they were trhis type. It is not us ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience in Rheumatology
Chemical question: Potassium gluconate and chloride are used to treat hypokalemia. Citrate uses a differnt salt.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Powder is hard to swallow as it tastes bad, and needs to be suspended in a liquid anyway kayexelate is used to decrease the pottassium level in the b ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Hearing: It is unlikely that any hearing loss is related to the items you list. Hearing tests are essential - I have had them and am wearing hearing aids. Many ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience in Pain Management
What's your ??: The chemicals you mentioned are generally inactive ingredients to help a active ingredient dissolve and be absorbed in the GI tract. They basically ke ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
Read label: read the label, and the ingredients. If salt is an ingredient, then it does contain sodium chloride.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
No: Al chloride is not antibiotic it is anti hydrous or sweating. When applied to an armpit at night it gets absorbed into your sweat glands and decreases ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Looks good: You've ruled out kidney failure and serious electrolyte disturbances. There's nothing else to get excited about here.
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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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: There are used to correct low serum levels of potassium and magnesium respectively. They should not be used as supplements for any other purpose.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience in Cardiology
It depends: If you do not hint potassium it might be ok but taking Lisinopril may cause high potassium and the idea of taking potassium may not be tight. At time ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No problem: The ratio seems high because your creatinine is lower than usual. There is nothing with a low creatinine. Women tend to have lower creatinine due to s ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Keenaghan
Specializes in Pediatric Critical Care
Most likely: an artificial sweetener more common in europe than in the US. despite some un sanctioned claims that it is a carcinogen, the FDA and similar british ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Acesulfame potassium: Yes it is safe! Please go to Wikipedia and learn how safe it is. Relax!
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Safe but not best Mg: It is totally safe but magnesium oxide is a very poorly-absorbed form of magnesium- it may work as a laxative but won't raise your magnesium levels! y ... Read More
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