Potassium Chloride Ampoule Indications
Potassium Chloride is primarily indicated in conditions like Electrolyte disorder, Hypokalaemia, and can also be given in adjunctive therapy as an alternative drug of choice in Correction of severe hypokalaemia, Diarrhoea, Diuresis, Prevention of hypokalaemia, Vomiting.
The severe or irreversible adverse effects of Potassium Chloride, which give rise to further complications include Rashes, Confusion, Anxiety, Numbness, Chest pain, Chest tightness, Itching, Hives., The symptomatic adverse reactions produced by Potassium Chloride are more or less tolerable and if they become severe, they can be treated symptomatically, these include Diarrhea, Nausea and vomiting, Gas, Stomach discomfort.
Potassium Chloride is contraindicated in conditions like Acute dehydration.
Administer potassium products with caution to hypokalemic hypertensive patients, because it will lower the blood pressure.