(Sando k® , Potassium chloride)
Available as tablets or capsules.
Tablets, Effervescent Tablets
Available as soluble tablets?
Yes - effervescent tablets
Available as a liquid?
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
Available as something for placing on your gum?
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
Available as an injection?
Available as nasal/oral spray?
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Soluble tablet strength
0.6g potassium Chloride + 0.4g potassium bicarbonate
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
Transdermal patch strength
Nasal/oral spray Strength
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Are specials or imports available?
N/A licensed alternative available
75mg/1ml of potassium chloride
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
No information available. Give potassium-containing intravenous fluids if possible or contact the Nutrition team for advice about increasing dietary intake of potassium.