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Potassium chloride

Description

Potassium plays a vital physiological role in maintenance of normal electrical excitability of nerve and muscle. It is also important in the genesis and correction of imbalances of acid-base metabolism.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
A12BA01
Potassium chloride
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A12 Mineral supplements → A12B Potassium → A12BA Potassium
B05XA01
Potassium chloride
B Blood and blood forming organs → B05 Blood substitutes and perfusion solutions → B05X I.V. solution additives → B05XA Electrolyte solutions

Trade names

Trade name
Countries

France

United States

France

United States

Australia

Trade names (in combination): ACCUSOL ARTISIAL BIONOLYTE BIPHOZYL BSS CARDIOPLEGIC CELSIOR CHLORVESCENT COLOPEG COLYTE CUSTODIOL DEXTRION G DORAMA-NEO DUOSOL ELLIOTTS B FORTRANS GAVILYTE-C GAVILYTE-G GAVILYTE-N GELASPAN GELOPLASMA GLUCIDION GLYCEROLYTE 57 GOLYTELY IONOSOL MB AND DEXTROSE IONOVEN ISOFUNDINE ISOPEDIA ISOPLATE ISOVOL KABIVEN KLEAN-PREP LACELLATE SOLUTION LACTATED RINGER'S AND 5% INJECTION, USP LACTATED RINGERS LACTATED RINGERS AND DEXTROSE LACTORIDE LAXACON LAXOGOL MACROVIC MAINTELYTE MOLAXOLE MOVICOL MOVICOLON MOVIPREP MULTIBIC NATURALYTE NORMOSOL-R NORMOSOL-R AND DEXTROSE NULYTELY OLEUNOR OLIMEL OLOPEG ORGANOSOL PEGLYTE PERIKABIVEN PHOXILIUM PHYSIOLYTE PHYSIOSOL PLASMA-LYTE PLASMA-LYTE A PLASMALYT PLEGISOL PRISMASOL PROCALAMINE RINGERS SELECTBAG ONE STEROFUNDIN TETRASPAN TRILYTE VOLULYTE

Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE Concentrate for solution for infusion
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
KLOR-CON Extended-release tablet
MPI, US: SPL/PLR
US
KLOR-CON Powder for oral solution
MPI, US: SPL/PLR
US