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Potassium Chloride

In the US, Potassium Chloride (potassium chloride systemic) is a member of the drug class minerals and electrolytes and is used to treat Hypokalemia and Prevention of Hypokalemia.

US matches:

Scheme

Ph. Int.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A12BA01,B05XA01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0007447-40-7

Chemical Formula

KCl

Molecular Weight

74

Therapeutic Categories

Food additive (e number)

Used in electrolyte solutions

Treatment of potassium deficiency

Treatment of alkalosis

Chemical Name

Potaβium chloride

Foreign Names

  • Kalii chloridum (Latin)
  • Kalium chlorid (German)
  • Potassium chlorure de (French)
  • Potasio cloruro (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Potassium Chloride (OS: JAN)
  • E 508 (IS)
  • UNII-660YQ98I10 (IS)
  • Kalii chloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Kaliumchlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Potassio cloruro (PH: F.U. XII)
  • Potassium (chlorure de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Potassium chloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Potassium Chloride (PH: BP 2015, JP XVI, Ph. Int. 4, USP 37)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Int.Pharmacopoea Internationalis

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