Potassium chloride

What is Potassium chloride?

The chemical compound potassium chloride (KCl) is a metal halide salt composed of potassium and chloride. It is odorless and has a white or colorless vitreous crystal appearance. The solid dissolves readily in water and its solutions have a salt-like taste. KCl is used in medicine, scientific applications, and food processing. It occurs naturally as the mineral sylvite and in combination with sodium chloride as sylvinite.

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I am taking lots of. Medicine and I would like to know the side effects when taking them at the same time.
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my husband is 40 years old. before his weight is 90kgs, now he is 79 kgs. his heigt is 6ft.his on Potassium chloride maintenance for quite a year....

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Hi, I have been battling UTI . This is the third one I have had in the last 12 months. I was prescribe sulfamethox ,2 a day for 3 days. Over the...

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