Potassium salts are used to treat gout, kidney stones, and hypokalemia. They work by reducing the acidity in the blood to reduce swelling of the joints; prevent crystals from forming in the kidney; and providing electrolytes needed in the blood to increase potassium levels.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Potassium Salts

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Klor-Con M
(potassium chloride er)
15
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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.
Klor-Con
(potassium chloride er)
15
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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.
K-Tab
(potassium chloride er)
15
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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.
Micro-K
(potassium chloride er)
15
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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.
Urocit-K
(potassium citrate)
72
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POTASSIUM CITRATE is a potassium salt. It helps to make the urine more alkaline or less acidic. This medicine is used to prevent kidney stones.
potassium chloride
59
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POTASSIUM is a natural salt that is important for the heart, muscles, and nerves. Too much or too little potassium in the body can cause serious problems. Potassium is found in many foods and is normally supplied by a balanced diet. This medicine is a potassium supplement that is used to prevent and to treat low potassium.
Effer-K
17
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POTASSIUM is a natural salt that is important for the heart, muscles, and nerves. Too much or too little potassium in the body can cause serious problems. Potassium is found in many foods and is normally supplied by a balanced diet. This medicine is a potassium supplement that is used to prevent and to treat low potassium.
Epiklor
52
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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 patients who have low potassium.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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