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Potassium Citrate And Magnesium Citrate Solution
It can be used to..: It can be used to prevent calcium oxalate kidney stones. Since you have already had kidney stones, I supect that they were trhis type. It is not used to treat other types of stones as a preventitive. B6 decreases liver production of oxalate and magnesium binds it in the gut to prevent it being resorbed and producing calcium oxalate stones in the kidney! Always ask what your medicine is for! ...Read more
Potrate: Mb6 solution does not contain vitamin b2 (riboflavin), as far as I can tell. It does contain vitamin b6 (has multiple forms, but pyridoxal phosphate is active & involved in many metabolic reactions). The solution can be used to make urine less acidic -- a good idea if you have uric acid kidney stones. ...Read more
I am taking losartan potassium 25mg and indapamide 2.5 mg. I get very frequent pvcs can I take magnesium citrate to control them?
Can you get electrolyte disturbances ie low blood calcium and/or high blood potassium level While taking Magnesium Citrate 50mg 3x day Migraine Aura?
Mag citrate: This supplement is too low of a dose to cause changes in blood calcium or potassium. Also your body has independent mechanism to regulate these electrolytes. You kidney regulate potassium levels and your body regulates calcium levels via PTH levels which affect intestional aborption, bone resorption and intestinal absortion. Mag Citrate should not alter this. ...Read more
I am taking POTRATE-MB6 (Potassium Magnesium Citrate & Vitamin B6 oral tablets) from last 2days but today I fill some acidic in body and vomiting?
Stop medication: And consult your physician for an examination and evaluation. ...Read more
Does consuming oral solution of potassium citrate daily guarantee that my kidney stones would get dissolved?
No: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
None.: There are no macronutritents in the mg solution (carbs, proteins, fat). Hence no calories! ...Read more
Hello, I took a 10oz bottle of magnesium citrate oral solution and got nausea and vomited. It looked like only the solution.
Use with caution: Magnesium salts can bind with levothyroxine (common thyroid medication), if taken simultaneously may reduce absorption of the thyroid medication/ decrease its effect. To reduce this interaction, take thyroid medication at least 4 hours before or after the magnesium citrate dose. Note that other antacids and calcium supplements may also affect thyroid medications; same caution is also advised. ...Read more
30 minutes to 3hours: It can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours to work. ...Read more
Drinking magnesium citrate oral solution. Taste like not supposed to be drinking this! If this doesn't help me poo what do I do next? How much of this
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 is 30meq per day, which is divided into two (15meq) or three (10meq) doses. The max dose is 100meq/day. The dose will depend on renal function, response measured through urine collection studies, and patient compliance. Please check with your doctor. ...Read more
24-48 hours: 24-48 hours if the combination is going to be effective. ...Read more
YES: Too much potassium citrate can cause cardiac arrythmias or abnormal heart beats that can cause severe problems. Blleding from the GI tract can aslo occur. ...Read more
I have cystinuria! 15ml potassium citrate 3 times a day. Is it dangerous to raise it by 5ml a little before dinner time to keep my pH at 8?
I have cystinuria and have been taking potassium citrate as a liquid. I would like to know whether a slow release pill would be more beneficial?
Tablet form availabl: Potassium citrate tablets (generic or urocit-k) have been available in the us for years. They are available as 5meq and 10meq strengths. They are extended-release too. ...Read more
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 be used. I am curious why why do you want to buy it? ...Read more