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 M20 (potassium chloride) is part of the potassium salts drug class. The drug is taken when individuals experience low potassium levels in the blood, also known as Hypokalemia.
Klor-Con M20 (potassium chloride) is a mineral that is found in many foods. It can also be extracted to be administered to patients diagnosed with acute low levels of potassium. Klor-Con M20 is used in the treatment of hypokalemia which is a condition caused by low levels of potassium.
Hypokalemia may be as a result of disease, taking certain medicines or after prolonged diarrhea and vomiting. Potassium plays a huge part in several body functions especially the beating of the heart. But you should not use this drug if you have kidney failure, severe burns or if you are taking diuretics. Confusion, uneven heartbeat, increased urination are just some of the side effects of Klor-Con M20.