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Potassium phosphate vs potassium chloride, how effective is one over the other?

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Dr. Pouneh Nouri
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
What R we treating?: If you want to treat low potassium level, PO potassium Chloride is more effective since it simply has more meq of potassium in each pill (over 10 times the amount of potassium in PO potassium Phosphate). PO Potassium phosphate is mainly for treatment of low phosphorus level!

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