Description of the medicine: Potassium bromide (Kalii bromidum)
POTASSIUM BROMIDE (Kalii bromidum).
Synonyms: Kalium bromatum, Potassium bromide.
Colorless or white brilliant crystals or crystalline powder of salty taste. It is soluble in water (1: 1.7), little in alcohol.
Assign only inside for the same indications and in the same doses as sodium bromide. They do not enter the vein because of the possible inhibitory effect of potassium ions on the conduction and excitability of the heart muscle. Often prescribed along with potassium iodide (see).
Release form: powder and tablets on 0,5 g.
Storage: in a well-closed container that protects from the action of light.
For use in children's practice, solutions of potassium bromide (1%, 2% and 3%) with fruit syrup (Solutio Kalii bromidi 1%, 2%, 3% cum sirupo fructuario) in 100 ml glass bottles are produced.
Rp .: Natrii bromidi
Kalii bromidi aa 4.0
Aq. Destill 200 ml
MDS 1 tablespoon 3 times a day.