Potassium is a mineral that is found in many foods and is needed for several functions of your body, especially the beating of your heart. Potassium chloride is used to prevent or to treat low blood levels of potassium (hypokalemia). Potassium levels can be low as a result of a disease or from taking certain medicines, or after a prolonged illness with diarrhea or vomiting. Potassium chloride may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Klor-Con M (potassium chloride) belongs to a class of drugs known as Minerals and electrolytes. Klor-Con M is used to prevent or treat low blood levels of potassium also known as Hypokalemia. Potassium levels may be low as a result of a disease taking or from a patient taking certain medications. This condition can also because after a prolonged illness with diarrhea and vomiting.
Klor-Con M is a prescription drug indicated for the treatment or prevention of low amounts of potassium in the blood. Klor-Con M is used by people who for one reason or another cannot get enough potassium from a routine diet. Klor-Con M works by increasing the amount of potassium in the blood. Klor-Con M is in a class of medicines called mineral supplements. To prevent stomach upset, be sure to take each dose of Klor-Con M with a meal and a full glass of water. Also, do not lie down for 10 minutes after taking Klor-Con M. Having sufficient amounts of potassium in the blood is important as it helps body cells, heart, kidney, nerves and muscles work properly.