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Guideline for Potassium Supplementation in Dogs and Cats

Guideline for Potassium Supplementation in Dogs and Cats

Serum Potassium Concentration (mEq/L)

mEq KCl to Add to 1 L of Maintenance Fluids

<2.0

80

2.1–2.5

60

2.6–3.0

40

3.1–3.5

25–30

3.6–5.0

20

>5.0

none