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Could you please tell me the conversion of mg/meq or how many pills exactly to equal 20 meq?
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Doctor: Dr. D. Love, Doctor replied 7 months ago
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The number of mg that is equal to 20 mEq is the 1500 mg that I noted in the other thread. It also can be stated as 75 mg per 1 mEq.

However, the number of pills will depend upon the specific supplement, as the number of mg will vary according to the manufacturer.

Have you already purchased a specific supplement?

If so, what brand do you have?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No I haven't purchased it but was shopping for one and needed to know the conversion. Thank you....I missed that with your first answer. Thank you again for clarifying.
Doctor: Dr. D. Love, Doctor replied 7 months ago

You are welcome.

There are a variety of brands on the market, but I looked up an example while I was waiting for your response. One example is from Alta Health Products. See https://www.amazon.com/Alta-Health-Potassium-Chloride-Capsules/dp/B00076R5NM/ref=sr_1_12_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1513094921&sr=8-12&keywords=potassium+chloride. This product contains 182 mg of potassium chloride per capsule. So, 8 capsules per day will provide 1456 mg, or 19.4 mEq.

If I can provide any additional information, please let me know.

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Doctor: Dr. D. Love, Doctor replied 7 months ago

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