What is citric acid-potassium citrate?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Citric acid and potassium citrate are alkalizing agents used to lower acid in the blood and urine. It neutralizes some of the acid in your urine, which reduces the formation of crystals in your urine that could become kidney stones or aggravate gout.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with citric acid-potassium citrate

Side effect Patients
Indigestion 1


Based on patients currently taking citric acid-potassium citrate

Dosage Patients
20 other daily 1
1,080 mcg daily 1


Currently taking citric acid-potassium citrate

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
5 - 10 years 1
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Never taken as prescribed 0
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