Active Ingredient(s): Potassium Salts
Category: Potassium Levels

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Potassium chloride (KCl) is a metal halide salt composed of potassium and chlorine. It is odorless and has a white or colorless vitreous crystal appearance. The solid dissolves readily in water and its solutions have a salt-like taste. KCl is used as a fertilizer,[6] in medicine, in scientific applications, and in food processing. In a few states of the United States it is used to cause cardiac arrest as the third drug in the "three drug cocktail" for executions by lethal in...

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Klor-con M20

side effects ## My Doctor changed my prescription for Potassium Chloride ER 10MEQ to Klor-Con M20 tablet.. I have Atria Fibriliation and and recently had a pacemaker installed. I am having difficulty dissolving the Klor-Kon M20 , have even tried using warm water. Nothing seems to dissolve them. Any suggestions? ## I am a 66 yr old male who's had double by pass in 2011. I am taking Klor-con M20 ER Tab 20meo 1/2 tablet a day. I am out of them and my wife has a bottle of potassium gluconate 595mg ( over the counter ). Can I substitute with those or something else until I get my check on the 3rd. I suffer light headedness and occassionally, but rarely pass out due to dyehydration. ## Marian, why are you trying to dissolve them? If you can't swallow them, you can be given an IV of it...

Are Klor-con tablets gluten free?

Rx: Klor-Con M20 tablets UPS Extended release tablet-oral. This is a white,oblong shaped tablet imprinted with KC M20 on the front. Is the tablet gluten free? ## is Klor-Con 20 meq tablets gluten free? ## The manufacturer, Upsher-Smith does not list them as containing any gluten ingredients, according to the listings I've found in the NIH and FDA databases. They do, however, warn that you should not break, crush, or chew the tablet, it should be swallowed whole, with a meal, or small snack. Is there anything else I can help with?


IT'S BLUE IT SAY'S KLOR-CON 8 MEQ ## my body is not absorbing them. What else for replentishing potassium? Have already been hospitalized, for 1.9 pot. ## dried apricots, and sweet potatoes ## To add some more information, because I am sure there are others with similar issues…. If you aren't properly absorbing the potassium from these pills there are other solutions you can try, as long as it's okay with your doctor. You can ingest more of certain foods that may help, since our bodies always do better with a natural source of nutrients than they do with artificial ones. Along with the foods mentioned by Health Nut, some others include white beans, most dark leafy greens such as spinach, baked potatoes with skin, acorn squash, plain non-fat yogurt, fish...


This is the huge white oblong shaped tablet with KC M20 imprinted on the front. I would like to know how many MG of potassium chloride is in each tablet, please. ## how many mg of potassium cl in one klor-con M20 tab ## For anyone else seeking such information, these aren't measured in milligrams, but in milliequivalents and the measurement for these ones is 20. Learn more Potassium details here. This is a potent supplement given to people that are suffering from a deficiency in this vital nutrient. It can be very irritating to the stomach, so they should be swallowed whole and taken with food. Are there any other questions or comments? ## I found two of these pills on my dresser they are old dont remember why It was prescribed

Neck tightning, pain in base of skull and waking with a gasp

I take Klor-Con M20 x2 for potassium loss, spironolact 25mg a duretic for blood pressure, was on atacand for blood pressure now changed to Micardis 80mg for blood pressure and synthroid 88mg for thyroid. Had one side of thyroid removed in 2006, hysterectomy in 2004 and have nothing but health issures. Low potassium currently, calcium deficency in the past, vit D very very low in the past,before hyster extremely deficent in folic acid. Have had tooth loss, bone loss, hair loss , cataracts, psorisis, I am a 51 year old female. My chief concern now is a breast mass that I go today to find out the results and I continue to wake with a tightness in the throat, shoulders and sometimes chest area. The base of my skull where my head joins my back of neck hurts and I feel like I am gasping when ...

ic klor con

w-1714 ## The pill in description is Potassium Chloride SR (20 MEQ). Potassium chloride has many uses such as being a sodium-free substitute for table salt (sodium chloride). Research I have gathered states that this pill works by providing a direct replacement of potassium in the body. Potassium chloride is in the class of drugs called potassium supplements that are used to prevent hypokalaemia. NOTE: Orally, KCl is toxic in excess. You can click on the link below to view more information about this drug... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back...

klor-con 8

blue round pill with klor-con 8 ## This is Klor-con 8 extended relief tablets. They are a potassium supplement. It helps to regulate the amount of potasium for someone who might have chronic kidney stones, kidney problems and other chronic diseases. Watch out for blurry vision, tiredness, extreme thirst.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Potassium Salts
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 10meq, 8meq
  • For Solution: 20meq
  • 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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