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Powder (Potassium Chloride for Oral Solution, USP) 20 mEq
Powder (Potassium Chloride for Oral Solution, USP) 25 mEq
Fruit-flavored KLOR-CON® and KLOR-CON® /25 Powder (Potassium Chloride for Oral Solution, USP) are oral potassium supplements offered as powder for reconstitution in individual packets. Each packet of KLOR-CON® powder contains potassium 20 mEq and chloride 20 mEq provided by potassium chloride 1.5 g. Each packet of KLOR-CON® /25 powder contains potassium 25 mEq and chloride 25 mEq provided by potassium chloride 1.875 g. KLOR-CON® and KLOR-CON® /25 are sugar-free. Inactive ingredients: FD&C Yellow No. 6, malic acid, neotame, silicon dioxide, and natural and/or artificial flavors.
What are the possible side effects of potassium chloride?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
- confusion, anxiety, feeling like you might pass out;
- uneven heartbeat;
- extreme thirst, increased urination;
- leg discomfort;
- muscle weakness or limp feeling;
- numbness or tingly feeling in your hands or feet, or around your mouth;
- severe stomach pain, ongoing diarrhea...
What are the precautions when taking potassium chloride (Klor-Con)?
Before taking potassium, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: heart problems, kidney problems, high levels of potassium in the blood.
Due to rare reports of stomach/intestinal ulcers and bleeding with sustained-release potassium products, taking a liquid form of potassium is preferred. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have throat/stomach/intestinal problems such as blockage, narrowing, or ulcers.
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Last reviewed on RxList: 9/9/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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