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citric acid and sodium citrate adverse effects

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reem Raafat
32 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Need more info: It depends on why you are taking it and at what dose.

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A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cystitis sachets: This herbal treatment will not affect birth control. It also will not adequately treat an infection. If you are using it for a bladder infection make ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate rather than citrate.
Dr. Richard Link
24 years experience Urology
Yes: Yes, these are different chemical compounds. Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate. This is different than sodium citrate.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Reznick
51 years experience Family Medicine
YES: Sodium citrate makes the urine alkaline it doesnt kill germs but helps reduce the size of stones to clear them from the bladder.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
No: No.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Forget it: Neither of these causes facial bloating.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Lee
31 years experience Urology
UTI?: If you suspect UTI, generally urinalysis would be helpful to make the diagnosis. And, if so you should be treated with antibiotics and increased water ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sodium citrate: Sodium citrate is used to adjust the acidity of the product.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sodium citrate: Sodium citrate is used to adjust the acidity of the product.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Safe: Will not affect your ability to conceive. However,if you have a urinary tract infection,you may need an antibiotic.

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