Generic Name(s): potassium chloride
Drug Class: Minerals and electrolytes
Treats: Low Potassium Levels
Klor-Con M (potassium chloride) belongs to a class of drugs known as Minerals and electrolytes. Klor-Con M is used to prevent or treat low blood levels of potassium also known as Hypokalemia. Potassium levels may be low as a result of a disease taking or from a patient taking certain medications. This condition can also because after a prolonged illness with diarrhea and vomiting.
Klor-Con M is a prescription drug indicated for the treatment or prevention of low amounts of potassium in the blood. Klor-Con M is used by people who for one reason or another cannot get enough potassium from a routine diet. Klor-Con M works by increasing the amount of potassium in the blood. Klor-Con M is in a class of medicines called mineral supplements.
To prevent stomach upset, be sure to take each dose of Klor-Con M with a meal and a full glass of water. Also, do not lie down for 10 minutes after taking Klor-Con M. Having sufficient amounts of potassium in the blood is important as it helps body cells, heart, kidney, nerves and muscles work properly.