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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Kaon Cl (Overview)

Kaon-Cl is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent (nutritional or metabolic agent).


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What to do if kaon-cl (potassium chloride) 20% meq q.d?

What to do if kaon-cl (potassium chloride) 20% meq q.d?

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%mEq. Please resubmit a better question for a meaningful answer. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
486 doctors shared insights

Kaon Cl (Overview)

Kaon-Cl is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent (nutritional or metabolic agent).


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What to do if kaon-cl (potassium chloride) 20% meq q.d?

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%mEq. Please resubmit a better question for a meaningful answer. ...Read more

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Treating Low Potassium (Tip)

Treating Low Potassium

Treat the cause such as diarrhoea and change or stop offending medication. May need supplemention either orally or by I.V. ...See more

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Treating Low Potassium (Checklist)

Consume magnesium rich foods, 500 mg /day
daily
Consume potassium rich foods, 3,500 mg daily
daily
Limit alcohol intake to no mre than 1 oz /day.
daily
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Potassium cl 20meq ER tablets over the counter?

Potassium cl 20meq ER tablets over the counter?

Probably not: Potassium chloride can be dangerous if overused. If you need this drug get it from a pharmacist to ensure the correct dose. ...Read more

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How many meq of Potassium cl er may be taken at one time to insure maximum absorption?

Dangerous: The thought process here is dangerous. Too much potassium can be deadly. Perhaps more importantly, I suspect you are having symptoms that you attribute to low potassium, but that may portend another (or persistent) problem that requires follow up evaluation. Take potassium as prescribed and notify your physician of any persistent or new symptoms that concern you. ...Read more

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Treating Low Potassium (Tip)

Treating Low Potassium

First, do lab chem panel, not treat mild cases, supplements for mild- moderate cases, IV if severe. ...See more

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Today is1st day of medication I took amox tr-k clv 875-125mg furosemide 20mg potassium cl ER 10meq tablets I started to vomit is it from medication?

Today is1st day of medication  I took amox tr-k clv 875-125mg  furosemide 20mg  potassium cl ER 10meq tablets I started to vomit is it from medication?

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 after taking it with food, ask your doctor to prescribe an alternate antibiotic. You may also try taking it after meal and see what happens. ...Read more

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
1,307 doctors shared insights

Potassium (Definition)

Potassium is an essential electrolyte, important in the functioning of many organs including the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Deficiency can be caused by diseases such as kidney failure, vomiting, and diarrhea, or by ...Read more


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Kaon (Definition)

Kaon is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more