potassium extended-release dispersible tablet - oral, K-Dur, Klor-Con M
GENERIC NAME: POTASSIUM EXTENDED-RELEASE DISPERSIBLE TABLET - ORAL (poe-TAS-ee-um)
BRAND NAME(S): K-Dur, Klor-Con M
USES: This medication is a mineral supplement used to treat or prevent low amounts of potassium in the blood. A normal level of potassium in the blood is important. Potassium helps your cells, kidneys, heart, muscles, and nerves work properly. Most people get enough potassium by eating a well-balanced diet. Some conditions that can lower your body's potassium level include severe prolonged diarrhea and vomiting, hormone problems such as hyperaldosteronism, or treatment with "water pills"/diuretics.
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