Potassium Citrate Oral Tablet, Extended Release 10Meq Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Potassium Citrate: Oral tablet, extended release (10mEq)

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Potassium Citrate 10mEq ER Tab
Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 071  |  USL

What is this Medicine?

POTASSIUM CITRATE (poe TASS i um SI treyt) is a potassium salt. It helps to make the urine more alkaline or less acidic. This medicine is used to prevent kidney stones.

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Potassium Citrate 10mEq Extended-Release Tablet

NDC: 002450071
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Nephrolithiasis, Renal Calculus, Renal Tubular Acidosis (RTA)

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Potassium Citrate 10mEq Extended-Release Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_8702.JPG
Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 071  |  USL
Shape: oval
Color: tan
Daily Life Interactions for Potassium Citrate 10mEq Extended-Release Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Severe Lifestyle Interaction
Foods high in potassium and Potassium Citrate 10mEq Extended-Release Tablet(Potassium Citrate)
Foods high in potassium and Potassium(Potassium Citrate)
Do not take Potassium Salts together with dietary salt substitutes or low salt milk products which contain potassium. Taking these can increase the level of potassium in the blood. If the potassium level is too high, you may experience muscle weakness or an abnormal heart rhythm. If you experience extreme muscle weakness, chest pain, pounding heartbeat, or an unusually fast or slow heart beat, contact your health care provider immediately. While taking Potassium-containing medicines, your prescriber may order a blood test to check the level of potassium in your blood. DO NOT take potassium-containing nutritional supplements with this medicine unless they are approved for you by your health care provider.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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