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What is the more preferable pill for hypokalemic periodic paralysis? Potassium chloride or potassium citrate? Please explain. Thank you.

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Dr. Jared Adams
General Practice
5 doctors agree

In brief: Potassium chloride

They are both fine, but potassium citrate tends to alkalize the blood a little more (shift the acid-base balance).

In brief: Potassium chloride

They are both fine, but potassium citrate tends to alkalize the blood a little more (shift the acid-base balance).
Dr. Jared Adams
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Dr. James Cain
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Either works

The key is to keep the potassium level normal.
Some patients prefer one over the other. Cost, availability and palatabiliity all come into play. Talk with your doctor, .

In brief: Either works

The key is to keep the potassium level normal.
Some patients prefer one over the other. Cost, availability and palatabiliity all come into play. Talk with your doctor, .
Dr. James Cain
Dr. James Cain
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