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Potassium Acetate MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Potassium Acetate
Tree Number(s)
D01.745.312
D02.241.081.018.165.249
Unique ID
D019347
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019347
Scope Note
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.
Registry Number
M911911U02
Related Numbers
127-08-2
Previous Indexing
Acetic Acids (1981-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97; POTASSIUM ACETATE was indexed under ACETIC ACIDS 1981-96
Online Note
use ACETIC ACID (NM) to search POTASSIUM ACETATE 1981-96
History Note
97; POTASSIUM ACETATE was SY to ACETIC ACID GLACIAL (NM) 1981-96
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Acetates
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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