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Stereochemistry ACHIRAL
Molecular Formula K
Molecular Weight 39.0983
Optical Activity NONE
Defined Stereocenters 0 / 0
E/Z Centers 0
Charge 1

SHOW SMILES / InChI
Structure of POTASSIUM CATION

SMILES

[K+]

InChI

InChIKey=NPYPAHLBTDXSSS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChI=1S/K/q+1

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Molecular Formula K
Molecular Weight 39.0983
Charge 1
Count
Stereochemistry ACHIRAL
Additional Stereochemistry No
Defined Stereocenters 0 / 0
E/Z Centers 0
Optical Activity NONE

Potassium is needed to maintain good health. When potassium level falls below 3.5 mmol/L, Hypokalemia is diagnosed. In case of extremely low level of potassium (lower than 2.5 mmol/L) the following symptoms are appeared: malaise and fatigue. This low level of potassium can lead to severe muscle weakness and paralysis; respiratory failure; intermittent muscle spasms. It is known, foods that are good sources of potassium and low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure and stroke. Potassium supplementation is also recommended as an adjuvant antihypertensive agent for patients with essential hypertension.

Approval Year

Conditions

Conditions

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Unknown

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Unknown
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Potassium is administered in various dosage forms (gluconate, citrate, chloride, bicarbonate). Exact dose should be determined by a doctor. Most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
Route of Administration: Oral
Substance Class Chemical
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Record UNII
295O53K152
Record Status Validated (UNII)
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Name Type Language
POTASSIUM CATION
Common Name English
POTASSIUM ION
Common Name English
POTASSIUM, ION (K1+)
Common Name English
Classification Tree Code System Code
WHO-ATC C03CB01
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WHO-ATC C03AB03
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WHO-ATC C03BB03
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NCI_THESAURUS C68279
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WHO-ATC C03BB02
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WHO-ATC C03BB07
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WHO-ATC C03AB04
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WHO-ATC C03AB01
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WHO-ATC C03AB07
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WHO-ATC C03AB09
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LOINC 2823-3
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NDF-RT N0000175811
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WHO-ATC C03AB02
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WHO-ATC C03CB02
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WHO-ATC C03AB06
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WHO-ATC C03BB04
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WHO-ATC C03BB05
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NDF-RT N0000175600
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WHO-ATC C03AB05
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WHO-ATC C03AB08
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NDF-RT N0000007854
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Code System Code Type Description
RXCUI
1318915
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PRIMARY RxNorm
FDA UNII
295O53K152
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NCI_THESAURUS
C68280
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PRIMARY
SMS_ID
100000134003
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EVMPD
SUB57858
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EPA CompTox
DTXSID9042671
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PUBCHEM
813
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DRUG BANK
DB01345
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DAILYMED
295O53K152
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CHEBI
29103
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CAS
24203-36-9
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