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Is there a generic version of potassium supplements?

Yes, among the many versions of potassium supplements and drugs, there are generics. It is also important to be aware of many different formulations of potassium (potassium chloride, potassium phosphate, potassium citrate). Clarify with your health care provider which form of potassium you need before taking it.

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