Disease Information for Potassium (KCl)/Slow-K Administration/Toxicity/intake

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Muscle tone/decreased
Flaccid muscle paralysis
Infusion site/pain
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Potassium, serum (Lab)
URINE Potassium
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Radiopaque material/pills in gut/ABD
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Hyperkalemic periodic paralysis
Associated Disease & Complications
Brady-arrhythmia
Cardiac arrest
Cardiomyopathy
Death/Unanticipated
Drug induced Hyperkalemia
Duodenal Stenosis
Heart block, complete
Hyperkalemia
Jejunal ulceration
Potassium administration/effect/toxicity
Sinus arrest
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Important Acute care drugs (example)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Cardiac Stroke volume decreased
Pathophysiology/B12 Intrinsic Factor receptors dys
Pathophysiology/Ileal absorption impaired
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/NOT well-adsorbed by activated charcoal
Synonyms
Synonym
CHLORIDE (AS POTASSIUM), CHLORIDE (AS POTASSIUM) PREPARATION, Chloride Potassium, POTASSIUM (AS CHLORIDE), POTASSIUM (AS CHLORIDE) PREPARATION, POTASSIUM CHLORIDE, Potassium chloride (KCl), Potassium chloride (product), Potassium chloride (substance), POTASSIUM CHLORIDE PREPARATION, Brand name/Kaciel (Potassium chloride), Brand name/K-Dur (KCL extended release), Brand name/K-Lor (Potassium), Brand name/K-Lor/K-Tab/Micro-K (KCL extended ), Brand name/Micro-K (Potassium), Brand name/Urocit-K wax tabs (Potassium Citrate), Herbal brand Diet formula (Indiana Botanical), Herbal brand Starpack daily (Starlight int)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
DRUG-Herbal Glucose metabolisim health claims
DRUG-Herbal Helps Hypoglycemia syndrome claims
DRUG-Herbal Helps Kidney/bladder stone claims
DRUG-Herbal Lowers blood pressure claims
DRUG-Herbal Prevents heart arrhythmia/slows rate claims
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose p.c. (after meals/with meals)
Definition

Potassium administration/intake usually as KCL

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