Brand: K-Lor Solution, K-Lyte Effervescent Tablets
Generic: Potassium Chloride
K-Lor Solution is a drug used in the treatment of low potassium levels in the body. This drug is available as an oral solution.
You should read the product information leaflet before using this medication. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
This medication should be taken by mouth as instructed by your doctor. Use a measuring spoon. This solution should be dissolved with 3 to 4 ounces of cold water or juice in a glass before consuming.
Your dosage is based on your medical condition and the way you will respond to treatment. Take this drug regularly to experience the most benefits. You should also take this drug at the same time each day.
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. Continue to use it as prescribed by your doctor or as stated on the package label.
K-Lor Solution may interact with medications such as:
- ACE inhibitors such as captopril or lisinopril
- Angiotensin receptor blockers such as candesartan or losartan
- Potassium-sparing diuretics such as amiloride, spironolactone or triamterene
- Salt substitutes containing potassium
- Diuretics such as furosemide
- Anticholinergic drugs such as atropine or scopolamine
- Certain antihistamines such as diphenhydramine
- Antispasmodic drugs such as dicyclomine or hyoscyamine
- Certain anti-Parkinson's drugs such as benztropine or trihexyphenidyl
- Belladonna alkaloids
- Bladder control drugs such as oxybutynin or tolterodine
There are no side effects known aside from a possible allergic reaction in people who have previous or unknown hypersensitivity to the drug.
Watch out for signs of allergic reactions such as:
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have the following:
- Allergy to potassium
- High potassium blood levels
- Severe kidney disease
- Adrenal gland problems
- Severe conditions of tissue breakdown such as severe burns or traumatic injury
- Gastrointestinal problems
- Kidney problems
- Certain types of heart disease such as atrioventricular block
- Pregnancy or lactation