Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Potassium chloride - gluconate

Introduction

Name

  • Potassium chloride/gluconate.

Class of drug

  • Electrolyte.

Uses

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Indications

  • Treatment of hypokalemia .

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

ACE inhibitors, eg captopril
  • Increase the risk of hyperkalemia developing.
    Potassium sparing diuretics, eg spironolactone
  • Increase the risk of hyperkalemia developing   Spironolactone  .

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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