Klor-Con is a potassium supplement which is used to treat or prevent low potassium levels in the patients blood. Individuals with certain illnesses or medication regimens may not be able to digest the recommended amount of potassium from their diet. Lack of potassium may cause irregular heartbeat, mood changes, nausea and muscle weakness.
This type of medication can be taken in the form oral tablets, capsules or a powder solution. It can also be given through an injection. If you choose to have Klor-Con injected into your body, make sure it is done by a qualified professional.
Some of the common side effects associated with Klor-Con include diarrhea, stomach pain, vomiting and nausea. If you begin experiencing more severe side effects such as irregular or slow heartbeat, numbness or tingling in hands and feet, difficulty breathing or extreme weakness, contact your doctor immediately for assistance.
Occasionally, Klor-Con will be prescribed for other purposes, as directed by your doctor.