Table 1

Potassium replacement dosing

Serum potassium level (mmol/L)Potassium replacement (intravenous and enteral)
4.0–4.40.1 mmol/kg/dose
3.5–3.90.3 mmol/kg/dose
3.0–3.40.5 mmol/kg/dose
2.5–2.90.7 mmol/kg/dose
2.1–2.41 mmol/kg/dose and call physician