Ammonium Chloride

How was your experience with Ammonium Chloride?

First, a little about yourself

Tell us about yourself in a few words?

What tips would you provide a friend before taking Ammonium Chloride?

What are you taking Ammonium Chloride for?

Choose one
  • Other
  • Water-electrolyte Imbalance

How long have you been taking it?

Choose one
  • Less than a week
  • A couple weeks
  • A month or so
  • A few months
  • A year or so
  • Two years or more

How well did Ammonium Chloride work for you?

Did you experience many side effects while taking this drug?

How likely would you be to recommend Ammonium Chloride to a friend?

Uses of Ammonium Chloride


Ammonium Chloride is used in the treatment of:

  • Water-Electrolyte Imbalance

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Ammonium Chloride Brand Names

Ammonium Chloride may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Ammonium Chloride Drug Class

Ammonium Chloride is part of the drug classes:

Ammonium Chloride Interactions

This is not a complete list of Ammonium Chloridedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Ammonium Chloride and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Ammonium Chloride falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.


There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Ammonium Chloride should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.


No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Ammonium Chloride should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Ammonium Chloride Dosage

Take ammonium chloride exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Ammonium Chloride dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Ammonium Chloride is available in the following doses:

  • Ammonium Chloride 486 Mg Oral Delayed Release Tablet
  • Ammonium Chloride 5 Meq/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Ammonium Chloride 500 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Ammonium Chloride Compounding Powder
  • Ammonium Chloride/cpm/codeine/pe 33.3 Mg-2 Mg-9.85 Mg-5 Mg/5 Ml Oral Liquid
  • Ammonium Chloride/cpm/dm/ephedrine/ipecac/pe Oral Syrup

Forms of Medication

Ammonium Chloride is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution
  • Oral Powder
  • Oral Solution
  • Oral Tablet

All RxWiki content including health news, medication pages, and condition pages published prior to February 2023, was written and maintained by on-staff pharmacists. Please be advised that this content is no longer actively maintained and may now contain outdated information. If you have any questions regarding previously published content, please contact