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    Klor-con 20 vs otc potassium??
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    ladidi4 posted:
    Can someone tell me the difference. I have HBP and am on lasix, klor-con20 and coreg40.

    Can't I just use otc potassium instead of the klor-con?
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    Amelia_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi ladidi4,

    Please speak with your doctor about your medication before trying to substitute the Klor-con with otc potassium.

    Here is an Overview on Klor-Con M20 for you to read before speaking with your physician about your concerns. I wish you the best and hope that you keep us posted on your doctor's thoughts and how you are doing! Take care.
    Best Wishes! Amelia
     
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    Irishking23 responded:
    My Cardiologist put me on Lasix (twice daily) and Klor Con M20 in late October 2010. I then had cardac bypass surgery a couple of weeks later. I had breathing problems and also extensive itching all over my body after surgery. No one helped me figure out what was causing my symptoms. Just recently I decided to stop taking Klor Con M20 just to see what would happen and my intense itching stopped. Now I need to find a satisfactory replacement for the Klor Con M20 because I am obviously very allergic to it.


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