Computer alerts about an interaction between potassium chloride tabs or caps and anticholinergics are causing confusion

Computer alerts about an interaction between potassium chloride tabs or caps and anticholinergics are causing confusion.

Pharmacists are used to seeing these alerts when potassium chloride (Micro-K, etc) is combined with ORAL anticholinergics...oxybutynin, amitriptyline, etc.

But now alerts are popping up with INHALED anticholinergics...ipratropium (Atrovent, etc) and tiotropium (Spiriva).

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