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    Citric Acid

    Information about Citric Acid

    Citric acid uses

    Citric Acid is used to prevent infections.

    How citric acid works

    Citrate salts are alkalinisers. They are commonly used in situations where long-term maintenance of an alkaline urine is necessary and in the management of chronic metabolic acidosis. Citric acid is also used in effervescing mixtures and as a synergist to improve the efficacy of antioxidants. It may also be used in preparations that are used in the treatment of dry mouth and to dissolve renal calculi and prevent encrustation of urinary catheters.

    Common side effects of citric acid

    Irritation, Teeth erosion

    Available Medicine for Citric Acid

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      1 variant(s)

    Content on this page was last updated on 08 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)