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Polycitra K Kidney Stone Agent
I have a kidney stone and it cannot be removed by potassium citrate and rowatinex. What must i do?
See a urologist!: If you are having symptoms from a kidney stone and it needs to be removed there are several options including extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, percutaneous lithotripsy, as well as surgical removal. Stones in the ureter that do not pass can be removed with ureteroscopic stone removal techniques using a scope via the bladder. You need consultation with a urologist. ...Read more
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Urocit K (potassium citrate): yes, this is potassium citrate. Citrate is essential for stone prevention. Our kidneys produce some citrate naturally, but diet intake of citrate from lemon and orange is very important. Urocit K is excellent as a strategic additional source of citrate. Potassium also mutes stone formation somewhat. Minimize salt. Minimize meats. Drink 3-4 liters per day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does consuming oral solution of potassium citrate daily guarantee that my kidney stones would get dissolved?
Am 52 year old female. On 12.5 mg of chlorthalidone, 25 mg potassium citrate MEQ daily for kidney stones. Weight down from 114 to 104 pounds in four months. Is this normal and will weight loss slow?
Could cranberry juice and vodka act as safe numbing agent to fight the pain from kidney stones until monday?
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Is it possible for cranberry juice and vodka to act as safe numbing agent to fight the pain from kidney stones?
What is the difference between K-citrate and Ca-citrate for kidney stone patients? What is faxomax?
Stones: K-Cit is better absorbed from the intestine, compared to Ca-Cit. However in patients who have poor kidney function or are on certain blood pressure medications, K-Cit can make the blood potassium increase to potentially deadly levels. The main component in both is the citrate, which is a stone inhibitor. Flomax, (tamsulosin) for stones, causes the ureter to dilate increasing chances of passing stone. ...Read more
What is k-citrate tablets to accomplish for kidney stone patients? can't take it because the pill size (ext-release) is a choking hazard. Solution?
Here are some ...: Taking K-citrate serves supplying and elevating one of the important stone inhibitors - citrate, like drinking fluid containing citric acid in lemon as you last asked. Stone prevention is a constant chore requiring personal dedication to keep daily urine output always > 2500 cc + decrease oral consumption of red meat, dairy products, & salt less than the used-to-be under close pro-monitoring. ...Read more
I thin k i'm passing a kidney stone but i'm concerned that no urine is coming out at all. Whem sgould i seek medical help? No urine. Have taken 2 URI stat.
In : In some patients with distal ureteral stone, if pain is severe, it might cause urinary retention. If you feel your bladder is full and you are unable to urinate, you need to go to er for an evaluation. The only other reason would be that you are not making any urine if both kidneys are blocked. In eir=ther case, you need to go to er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more