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STERILE POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 15%  

What is Sterile potassium chloride used for?

Sterile potassium chloride is used for the treatment of Hypokalemia(low potassium level in the body) and the prevention of Hypokalemia (low potassium left in the body) in patients for whom dietary measures or oral medication are inadequate. Sterile potassium chloride can be purchased at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What is Hypokalemia and What are the Symptoms?

Hypokalemia is a condition in which the potassium level in the blood is low which may be due to vomiting, diarrhoea or both.

Symptoms of Hypokalemia include;

•          Weakness and fatigue,

•          Muscle cramps,

•          Muscle aches and stiffness,

•          Tingles and numbness,

•          Heart palpitations,

•          Breathing difficulties,

•          Digestive symptoms,

•          Changes in blood pressure.

What is the Sterile Potassium Chloride composition?

It contains potassium chloride as the active ingredient.

It contains 15% of Potassium Chloride in 10ml.

Sterile Potassium chloride Dosage

It comes in the form of a sterile injection.

Sterile Potassium Chloride Concentrate 15% must be administered by slow IV, as a dilute solution.

It is recommended not to exceed 2-3 MMOL potassium chloride per kg body weight in 24 hours.

What are the possible side effects of Sterile Potassium Chloride?

Common side effects of Sterile potassium chloride include;

•          Pain at the injection site

•          Nausea,

•          Vomiting,

•          Diarrhea

•          Gas,

•          Stomach pain

is Sterile Potassium Chloride Safe to use in pregnancy and lactation?

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking Sterile Potassium chloride if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Where to buy Sterile Potassium Chloride

You can buy sterile potassium chloride at Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.