Raises potassium levels. Klor-Con (Potassium Chloride) works well to replace potassium that's low because of certain medications or conditions. Extended-release formulas are easier to put up with. Coming soon. Find lowest prices Save on your next prescription. Be sure you’re getting the lowest price for your medication, even if you have insurance.
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FDA side effect reports for Urocit-K » How it works Potassium Chloride Urocit-K Klor-Con (Potassium Chloride) is a supplement that raises potassium levels in your blood. Potassium is essential for heart, nerve, and muscle function, and other important processes in your body. Blood potassium has to stay in a narrow range, so very small potassium level changes can have significant effects. Coming soon. Type of medication Potassium Chloride Urocit-K Potassium Prescription or OTC Coming soon. Available as Potassium Chloride Urocit-K Pill Extended release Oral solution Liquid Used for (click to learn more) Potassium Chloride Urocit-K Risk factors for serious side effects Potassium Chloride Urocit-K › Dose of Klor-Con (Potassium Chloride) is too high › Dehydration › Heart problems › Kidney problems › Taking with medicines that increase potassium › Women of childbearing age › Age 60 or older › Esophageal narrowing/compression › People who can't walk or move well (immobility) › Diabetes › Scleroderma › Heart problems Detailed Klor-Con (Potassium Chloride) risks & warnings » Coming soon. Pregnancy category Potassium Chloride Urocit-K
Food › Potassium chloride causes nausea, vomiting, gas, belly pain, and diarrhea. Taking the extended release formulas or smaller doses with food will help. › Take each dose with a meal and full glass of water or other liquid. › You can also take a lower dose of Potassium chloride and eat extra foods that are high in potassium. Ask your doctor. › Some capsules can be opened and the medicine sprinkled onto soft food (applesauce, yogurt), then swallowed without chewing. No specific food related info.
Kidneys and liver › If you're older or have kidney disease your doctor will watch you more carefully while you take Potassium chloride. No specific kidneys and liver related info. Upsides and benefits Potassium Chloride Urocit-K Coming soon. Downsides and risks Potassium Chloride Urocit-K › Potassium chloride causes nausea, vomiting, gas, belly pain, and diarrhea. Taking the extended release formulas or smaller doses with food will help. › You'll need to have your blood potassium levels checked on a regular basis while taking Potassium chloride. › If you're older or have kidney disease your doctor will watch you more carefully while you take Potassium chloride. › If Potassium chloride builds up in your body, it can cause heart problems that you might not feel until they're serious. Coming soon. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Potassium Chloride Urocit-K › Take each dose with a meal and full glass of water or other liquid. › Doses more than 20mEq should be split up and given twice a day. › You can also take a lower dose of Potassium chloride and eat extra foods that are high in potassium. Ask your doctor. › Tell your doctor if the tablets get stuck in your throat or you have trouble swallowing them. There may be other dosage forms you can try that work better for you. › Don't chew, crush or suck on the tablets, swallow them whole. The tablets can also be split in half (on the line), then that piece swallowed whole. › Even though the active medicine is completely absorbed, the empty shell capsule/tablet may not be and could show up in your stool. Don't be alarmed. › If using powder, you'll need to completely mix and dissolve one packet of in a minimum of 4-5 ounces of water or other liquid. › Some capsules can be opened and the medicine sprinkled onto soft food (applesauce, yogurt), then swallowed without chewing. Coming soon. Learn more More about Potassium Chloride Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert More about Urocit-K Side effects Reviews & ratings FDA package insert