Potassium Chloride

Does potassium chloride work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Potassium Chloride

The overall effectiveness rating for potassium chloride is 3 out of 3. This rating means there is ample evidence that using potassium chloride will lead to positive results.

Overall Confidence Rating for Potassium Chloride

There are 3 studies in the database on potassium chloride; the confidence rating is 60. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this rating is for potassium chloride as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about potassium chloride. Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.

Cardiovascular Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
lower blood pressure


Title of Study
Effect of Short-Term Supplementation of Potassium Chloride and Potassium Citrate on Blood Pressure in Hypertensives
Partial Neutralization of the Acidogenic Western Diet with Potassium Citrate Increases Bone Mass in Postmenopausal Women with Osteopenia
The effect of a dietary supplement of potassium chloride or potassium citrate on blood pressure in predominantly normotensive volunteers