Computer alerts about an interaction between oral potassium chloride (Micro-K, etc) and anticholinergics are causing confusion

Computer alerts about an interaction between oral potassium chloride (Micro-K, etc) and anticholinergics are causing confusion.

Pharmacists are used to seeing these alerts for potassium chloride and ORAL anticholinergics...oxybutynin, amitriptyline, etc.

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

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