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Potassium citrate is indicated for the management of renal tubular acidosis with calcium stones, hypocitraturic calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis of any etiology, uric acid lithiasis with or without calcium stones. WhenPotassium citrate is given orally, the metabolism of absorbed citrate produces an alkaline load. The induced alkaline load in turn increases urinary pH and raises urinary citrate by augmenting citrate clearance without measurably altering ultrafilterable serum citrate. Thus, potassium citrate therapy appears to increase urinary citrate principally by modifying the renal handling of citrate, rather than by increasing the filtered load of citrate. Potassium citrate is used as a food additive (E 332) to regulate acidity.   NCATS

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  • Mechanisms of Action: Missing data
  • Multi-specific: Missing data
  • Black Box: No
  • Availability: Prescription Only
  • Delivery Methods: Oral, Parenteral
  • Pro Drug: No

Combination drugs

( urea-13c, citric acid )
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( magnesium oxide, citric acid, sodium carbonate - other name: urologic g )
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( magnesium oxide, sodium picosulfate, citric acid - other name: clenpiq )
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2-hydroxytricarballylic acid | 3-carboxy-3-hydroxypentane-1,5-dioic acid | anhydrous citric acid | citric acid | citric acid, anhydrous | citric acid monohydrate | citronensäure | e330 | urologic g

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