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Potassium chloride - gluconate

Introduction

Name

  • Potassium chloride/gluconate.

Class of drug

  • Electrolyte.

Description

Molecular formula

  • KCl.

Physical properties

  • Tablets.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs



ACE inhibitors, eg captopril
  • Increase the risk of hyperkalemia developing.
Potassium sparing diuretics, eg spironolactone

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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