ATC Group: A12B Potassium

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Translations

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Potassium

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
3
A12B
Potassium

Contents

Code
Title
A12BA

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description

Potassium plays a vital physiological role in maintenance of normal electrical excitability of nerve and muscle. It is also important in the genesis and correction of imbalances of acid-base metabolism.

Citrate and citric acid solutions are systematic and urinary alkalinizers thereby providing symptomatic relief of dysuria.