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what are the benefits of potassium citrate

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
100 to 150 meq q day: When treating diseases such as renal tubular acidosis or kidney stones, the daily dosages are 100 to 150 meq total per day. Dosages should be taken wi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
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
15 years experience Urology
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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pascale Lane
35 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It used to treat a low serum potassium concentration.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
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
51 years experience Rheumatology
24-48 hours: 24-48 hours if the combination is going to be effective.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Different salts: Both are salts of potassium. One contains carbonate the other citrate. Potassium is the primary ingredient in both n.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
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
51 years experience Rheumatology
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.

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