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Active Ingredient(s): Potassium Salts
FDA Approved: April 17, 1986
Pharm Company: UPSHER SMITH
Category: Potassium Levels

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The chemical compound potassium chloride (KCl) is a metal halide salt composed of potassium and chlorine. In its pure state, it is odorless and has a white or colorless vitreous crystal appearance, with a crystal structure that cleaves easily in three directions. Potassium chloride crystals are face-centered cubic. Potassium chloride was historically known as "muriate of potash". This name is occasionally still encountered in association with its use as a fertilizer. Potash varies in color fr...

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Why is Klor Con so expensive
KDur or Klor Con has been around for many many years but still is very expensive. It is more costly than some newer meds that do not have generics. How is this possible? Is this a question of greed on the part of pharmacies. This is a frequently ordered drug.
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KlorCon M20
how many mg in one klorcon m20 tablet ## Klorcon M20 has 20 mEq. Klorcon generic name is potassium chloride. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## How many miligrams or grams are in Klor-con m20? I have extremely low potassium and have to take 3 per day, I am taking too much? I do not have eat very many foods with potassium so I am not sure. ## Orry, I apparently cannot type today. ## how many millagrams are ic klor - con m 20 ## I would like to know how many mg. are in one IC Klor 20mEq SR-tablet. Thanks!
Updated 5 months ago.
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pot chlor er
I have potassium level of 3.3 and was prescribed Pot Chlor Er(Klor-Con M20)Tb 20Meq but I have Irritable bowel syndrome and Gerd's and the medicine appears to be irritative to the stomach and esophagus. In addition I cannot swallow such a big thick pill. Is there a substitute which is liquid or powder? ## There are other potassium supplements available over the counter, but to be equivalent to this, you'd have to take a lot of them and the risk of them being irritating to your gastric system will still be there. That can actually be mitigated by making sure to take it with food, rather than on an empty stomach and will a full glass of water. However, if you really can't swallow it, then check with your doctor, they may have some other idea that could help. Are there any othe...
Updated 6 months ago.
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Klor con
I have been taking KLOR-CON M 20meg twice I day one month ago I was told to increase to 2 20meg twice a day (80meg) I have been having what a think to believe much increase in the arthritis in my legs and feet, could this be from the potassium?? ## Hello, Mary! How are you? If your potassium level is still low, that could be what's causing the symptoms. Did they say how low it was, when they told you to increase the amount you're taking?
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white oval caplet ## white oval pill with kcm10 written on it. what is it? ## white pill with kcm10 written on it. What is it? Also, what is little, white oval pill with a v on one side and 58/81 on the other? ## The tablet with the KCM-10 is Klor-Con extended release, it's a Potassium supplement of 10mEqs. Do not break, chew or crush these, since they are controlled release, it could cause you to get too much at once, additionally, it is severely irritating to mucous membranes, so it could cause ulceration. It's also wisest to take this with food. You can learn more Potassium details here. The tablet with the 5881 V marking contains 50mgs of Spironolactone, which is a potassium sparing diuretic and antiandrogen, it has several medical uses, such as treating high blood pressure,...
Updated 1 year ago.
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exzema ## Hello, Are you referring to Klor-Con? If so, it is a potassium Salt Supplement. It is used to help maintain enough Potassium in the body and prevent a deficiency. I'm not sure what information you are hoping to seek in regards to eczema, but based on my research it is not a side effect nor related to this medication in any way. Are you currently taking Klor-Con? Learn More: Klor Con Details Please post back if you have any questions and I'll be happy to assist you.
Updated 1 year ago.
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Expiration Date For Potassium Tablets
i have some Klor-Con 8meq tablets that are 3 years old and I want to know if it is safe to take them. I am currently on this medication again, (being given with my blood pressure medicine) and I wanted to know if I can take the ones I have on hand. ## Since they are that old, there's likely been a good bit of degradation, so you probably won't get the full dose, if much at all. How did you have them stored? If it somewhere such as a bathroom medicine chest, where they were exposed to heat and moisture, that would really accelerate the degradation. Learn more Potassium details here. ## I have since gotten a new prescription because I felt they would not be as effective. They had been stored on the shelf in my linen closet. Thank you for your reply to my post, but better to be saf...
Updated 1 year ago.
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No-Salt to replace Klor-Con?
I take Kcl 10 ME to replenish K loss from a water pill. It is costly. Can I get the same replenishment from dietary Kcl such as as is used to replace Nacl? ## Over the counter supplements are only allowed to max out at 99mgs of Potassium, so you may need to take several to keep it up that way. Learn more Potassium details here. We always have trouble keeping mine up, so we actually switched me to a potassium sparing diuretic, Spironolactone. Learn more Spironolactone details here. You might want to ask your doctor about trying it, instead.
Updated 1 year ago.
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what is ic klorcon m20 tablet ups for
I have a prescription for the above but have no idea what it is or what it is for. Can you help me? ## Klor-Con M20 is a 20meq Potassium Salt Supplement. It is used to help maintain enough Potassium in the body and prevent a deficiency. You can read more here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## What does meg stand for? Is there an equivalency to mg?
Updated 2 years ago.
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Alternative To Klor Con M20
I need to take Klor-Con M20 but it is not available here in thee Philippines. Is there any other alternative or perhaps a generic drug that would have similar dosage as Klor-Con M20? ## Need the generic and alternative for Klor-Con M20 tablet. Please advise asap.
Updated 2 years ago.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Potassium Salts
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 10meq, 8meq
  • Granule, Effervescent: 20meq
  • Injection: 0.1meq/ml, 0.2mEq/ml, 1.5mEq/ml, 10mEq/100ml, 15%, 20meq/100ml, 20mEq/50ml, 2meg/ml, 2mEq/ml, 30meq/100ml, 40meq/100ml, 4mEq/ml
  • Liquid: 10%, 20meq/15ml, 40meq/15ml
  • Powder: 20meq
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 1.5g, 15meg, 15meq, 20mEq, 20meq/15ml, 20meq/pkt, 25meq, 25meq/pkt
  • Solution: 10%, 20%, 20meq, 20meq/15ml, 40meq/15ml, 40meq/30ml, 45meq/15ml, 80meq/30ml
  • Syrup: 20meq/10ml
  • Tablet: 10meq, 500mg, 550mg, 595mg, 6.7meq
  • Tablet, Effervescent: 20meq, 25meq, 346mg, 50meq, 576mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 10mEq, 15meq, 20meq, 750mg, 8meq
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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