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Citric Acid + Potassium Citrate

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Citric Acid + Potassium Citrate Uses

Citric Acid+Potassium Citrate is used in the treatment and prevention of kidney stone.

How Citric Acid + Potassium Citrate works

Citric Acid + Potassium Citrate is a combination of two medicines: Citric Acid and Potassium Citrate, which prevents kidney stones. It raises urine pH and prevents the formation, growth and aggregation of crystals in the kidneys, thereby preventing stones.

Common side effects of Citric Acid + Potassium Citrate

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Stomach pain
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Available Medicine for Citric Acid + Potassium Citrate

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NopetraAspen Pharmaceuticals
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UrizerLaxter Pharmaceutical Pvt Ltd
781 variant(s)
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KyralizerRadix Pharmaceuticals
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Expert advice for Citric Acid + Potassium Citrate

  • Citric Acid + Potassium Citrate is prescribed for the treatment of kidney stones.
  • Take adequate water or fluids while taking Citric Acid + Potassium Citrate to prevent kidney stones.
  • You can also include citric acid-rich food in your diet like grapefruit, oranges, lemons, or limes to prevent kidney stones.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any kidney or heart disease or high potassium levels in your blood.

Frequently asked questions for Citric Acid + Potassium Citrate

Citric Acid + Potassium Citrate

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Citric Acid+Potassium Citrate?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Citric Acid+Potassium Citrate cause diarrhea?

Yes, Citric Acid+Potassium Citrate can cause diarrhea. Taking Citric Acid+Potassium Citrate with water or juice, and after the meals can help prevent diarrhea. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists.

Q. What happens if I have taken an overdose of Citric Acid+Potassium Citrate?

If you overdose on Citric Acid+Potassium Citrate, go to the doctor immediately. Overdosing may result in high potassium levels in blood, which is life-threatening. Its symptoms are nausea, vomiting, tiredness, numbness, irregular heartbeat, trouble breathing and paralysis.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Citric Acid+Potassium Citrate be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms, please consult your doctor.


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