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A 41-year-old male asked:

Can potassium citrate be used to manage hypokalemia? please explain. thank you.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Foods better choice: Potassium citrate can be used to treat hypokalemia, if prescribed by a doctor. Generally foods such as bananas can provide enough potassium to maintain normal levels. You may consult this site for information: https://www.kidney.org/atoz/content/potassium
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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Feb 22, 2018

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A 36-year-old male asked:

What is more appropriate for hypokalemia? Potassium citrate or potassium chloride? Thank you. Please explain.

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Dr. Binny Koshy
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Chloride is fine : Potassium chloride is appropriate unless there are kidney stones involved.

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