Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, and Potassium Citrate
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, and Potassium Citrate?

(SIT rik AS id, SOW dee um SIT rate, & poe TASS ee um SIT rate)

• This medicine is used to treat acid conditions in the blood.

• This medicine is used to lower acid levels in the urine.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Diarrhea.

• High potassium level. Signs include feeling weak, lightheaded, dizzy, feel like passing out, or have numbness or tingling.

• High salt levels.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits; or...

 
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