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Potassium Gluconate

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

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

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Food additive (e number)

Treatment of potassium deficiency

Chemical Names

D-Gluconic acid, monopotaβium salt

Monopotaβium D-gluconate

Foreign Names

  • Kalium gluconicum (Latin)
  • Kaliumgluconat (German)
  • Potassium (gluconate de) (French)
  • Gluconato de potasio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Potassium Gluconate (OS: JAN)
  • D-Gluconsäure, Kaliumsalz (IS)
  • E 577 (IS)
  • Gluconato pótasico (IS)
  • Gluconic acid, potassium salt (IS)
  • UNII-12H3K5QKN9 (IS)
  • Potassium (gluconate de) (PH: Ph. Franç. 11)
  • Potassium Gluconate (PH: USP 38)

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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