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What are the benefits of potassium citrate

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Rheumatology 34 years experience
Why: If you are treating a specific disease potassium citrate can be obtained by rx. I know there are multiple websites but I do not know one that should b... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 17 years experience
Depends.: Urocit-k is useful in the treatment of recurrent kidney stones and its dose will vary depending on the clinical situation. The typical starting dose i... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pascale Lane
Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis 37 years experience
Inhibits crystals: Urocit k (potassium citrate) alters urine acid levels and provides citrate which binds to calcium so it can't complex with oxalate to form the most co... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: It used to treat a low serum potassium concentration.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
Rheumatology 52 years experience
What for: The recipe for gunpowder uses potassium nitrate, if you need it for chemistry, buy it from a chemistry asupply house.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
24-48 hours: 24-48 hours if the combination is going to be effective.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Different salts: Both are salts of potassium. One contains carbonate the other citrate. Potassium is the primary ingredient in both n.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Rheumatology 34 years experience
Rare: There is a always a potential for severe life threatening reaction that can cause severe skin rash that would include hives and other skin manifestati... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: There are used to correct low serum levels of potassium and magnesium respectively. They should not be used as supplements for any other purpose.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imran Dosani
22 years experience
Both potassium supp: Citrate acts as a buffer/alkali in conditions with high acid (acidemia). Gluconate has a glucose content in it. They both act as potassium supplement ... Read More
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