Substitution of extended-release potassium chloride tabs and caps (Klor-Con, K-TAB, Micro-K, etc) is prone to mix-ups

Substitution of extended-release potassium chloride tabs and caps (Klor-Con, K-TAB, Micro-K, etc) is prone to mix-ups.

Oral potassium chloride can cause stomach upset. Many forms are available since patients may tolerate one better than another.

But different oral potassium forms AREN'T the same. The key is to know which dosage form and dose to choose when you get an order.

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