Recommended Topic Related To:

Klor-Con

"Potential drug treatments are tested on paper, in laboratories and eventually in thousands of people. But every drug that goes through this cycle “ every drug that FDA approves “ carries some risk. One of the first lines of defense against "...

Klor-Con

Side Effects
Interactions

SIDE EFFECTS

One of the most severe adverse effects is hyperkalemia (see CONTRAINDICATIONS, WARNINGS and OVERDOSAGE). There also have been reports of upper and lower gastrointestinal conditions including obstruction, bleeding, ulceration and perforation (see CONTRAINDICATIONS and WARNINGS).

The most common adverse reactions to oral potassium salts are nausea, vomiting, flatulence, abdominal pain/discomfort and diarrhea. These symptoms are due to irritation of the gastrointestinal tract and are best managed by taking the dose with meals or reducing the amount taken at one time.

Skin rash has been reported rarely.

Read the Klor-Con (potassium chloride) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

DRUG INTERACTIONS

Potassium-sparing diuretic, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (see WARNINGS).

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/19/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Side Effects
Interactions
A A A

Klor-Con - User Reviews

Klor-Con User Reviews

Now you can gain knowledge and insight about a drug treatment with Patient Discussions.

Here is a collection of user reviews for the medication Klor-Con sorted by most helpful. Patient Discussions FAQs

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

 

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


Women's Health

Find out what women really need.