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Potassium Chloride ER Coupon - Potassium Chloride ER 20meq tablet

Generic Klor-Con M, K-Tab, Klor-Con, Micro-K

POTASSIUM is a natural salt that is important for the heart, muscles, and nerves. It is found in many foods and is normally supplied by a well balanced diet. This medicine is used to treat low potassium. Compare potassium salts.
Potassium Chloride ER Coupon - Potassium Chloride ER 20meq tablet
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Potassium Chloride ER Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check ups. You will need lab work done regularly.

You may need to be on a special diet while taking this medicine. Ask your doctor.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Stop taking this medicine and check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

Confusion

irregular or slow heartbeat

numbness or tingling in hands, feet, or lips

shortness of breath or difficult breathing

unexplained anxiety

unusual tiredness or weakness

weakness or heaviness of legs

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

Rare

Abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, or soreness (continuing)

chest or throat pain, especially when swallowing

stools with signs of blood (red or black color)

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Diarrhea

nausea

stomach pain, discomfort, or gas (mild)

vomiting

Sometimes you may see what appears to be a whole tablet in the stool after taking certain extended-release potassium chloride tablets. This is to be expected. Your body has absorbed the potassium from the tablet and the shell is then expelled.

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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