Potassium Chloride

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Indicated in drug induced hypokalemia, liver cirrhosis, nausea, vomiting, cholera, diarrhoea, muscular weakness, paralysis, cardiac and congestive heart failure, diabetic ketoacidosis, ulcerative colitis, weakness, anorexia, drowsiness, Cushings syndrome, pyloric stenosis, low blood pressure etc.

Dosage and Administration

Adults : In severe deficiencies 3 - 6 tablets or 4 - 8 teaspoonful or 25 - 50 mmol per day orally in divided doses for some days with fruit juice, sweet or plain water. Children : ½ - 1 teaspoonful twice daily or 1 - 3 mmol/kg body weight a day in several divided doses. Patient should take Electro-K® with meals.


Each tablet contains Potassium Chloride BP 600 mg equivalent to 8 mmol Potassium. Syrup : Each 5 ml syrup contains Potassium Chloride USP 500 mg equivalent to 6.7 mmol Potassium.


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