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How does KCl in NS interact with other medications?

Because KCl in NS contains potassium, it has the potential to interact with drugs that affect the levels or absorption of potassium in the body. Talk to your doctor about any drug that may affect the electrolyte balances in your body. Corticosteroids and corticotropin may also interact. This solution contains sodium. Talk to your doctor before using KCl in NS if you are on a salt-restricting diet. In general, talk to your doctor about all of the medications and supplements you're taking before being administered KCl in NS.

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