What is the difference between Potassium Gluconate - 595 mg. vs. Klor-Con 20 mEq?
Question posted by argo2012 on 26 Feb 2013
Last updated on 19 May 2014 by carollovescats
Potassium Gluconate (mw 234) 595 mg equals 2.5 meq of potassium
Klor-Con 10 is 10 meq of potassium
Klor-Con 20 is 20 meq of potassium
So the chemical equivalent of one Klor-Con 20 tablet approximately 8 Potassium Gluconate tablets. However, keep in mind the chemical equivalency may not be exactly the same as the medical equivalency.
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