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Compound Summary for: CID 517044

Potassium Acetate

Also known as: 127-08-2; Diuretic salt; ACETIC ACID, POTASSIUM SALT; Potassium ethanoate; KOAc; Octan draselny [Czech]; E261; FEMA No. 2920
Molecular Formula: C2H3KO2   Molecular Weight: 98.14232   InChIKey: SCVFZCLFOSHCOH-UHFFFAOYSA-M
A potassium salt used to replenish ELECTROLYTES, for restoration of WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE, as well as a urinary and systemic alkalizer, which can be administered orally or by intravenous infusion. Formerly, it was used in DIURETICS and EXPECTORANTS.   From: MeSH
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