Potassium Chloride Oral Capsule, Extended Release 10Meq Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Potassium Chloride: Oral capsule, extended release (10mEq)

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Klor-Con Sprinkle 10mEq ER Cap
Sandoz Inc. a Novartis Company
Pill Identification: UPSHER-SMITH 0102 KCl 10 MEQ 
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Potassium Cl 10mEq ER Cap
Amneal Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: amneal 542 
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Potassium Cl 10mEq ER Cap
Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc
Pill Identification: 001 001 
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Potassium Cl 10mEq ER Cap
Paddock Laboratories Inc, a Perrigo Family
Pill Identification: PAD 0181 
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Potassium Cl 10mEq ER Cap
Actavis US
Pill Identification: LOGO 560 

What is this Medicine?

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE (poe TASS i um KLOOR ide) is a potassium supplement used to prevent and to treat low potassium. Potassium is important for the heart, muscles, and nerves. Too much or too little potassium in the body can cause serious problems.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Potassium Chloride: Oral capsule, extended release(10mEq)
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Klor-Con Sprinkle 10mEq Extended-Release Capsule

NDC: 667580205
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypokalemia Prevention, Digoxin Toxicity, Hypokalemia

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Klor-Con Sprinkle 10mEq Extended-Release Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_26106.JPG
Sandoz Inc. a Novartis Company
Pill Identification: UPSHER-SMITH 0102 KCl 10 MEQ 
Shape: capsule
Color: yellow
Daily Life Interactions for Klor-Con Sprinkle 10mEq Extended-Release Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Severe Lifestyle Interaction
Foods high in potassium and Klor-Con Sprinkle 10mEq Extended-Release Capsule(Potassium Chloride)
Foods high in potassium and Potassium(Potassium Chloride)
Do not take Potassium Salts together with dietary salt substitutes or low salt milk products which contain potassium. Taking these can increase the level of potassium in the blood. If the potassium level is too high, you may experience muscle weakness or an abnormal heart rhythm. If you experience extreme muscle weakness, chest pain, pounding heartbeat, or an unusually fast or slow heart beat, contact your health care provider immediately. While taking Potassium-containing medicines, your prescriber may order a blood test to check the level of potassium in your blood. DO NOT take potassium-containing nutritional supplements with this medicine unless they are approved for you by your health care provider.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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