Polycitra-K Oral Solution 1100-334Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Polycitra-K: Oral solution (1100-334mg)

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Polycitra-K Soln
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

What is this Medicine?

CITRIC ACID; POTASSIUM CITRATE (SIH trik AS id; poe TASS ee um SIH trayt) is used to make the urine more alkaline or less acidic. This helps prevent some kidney stones. It is also used to treat metabolic acidosis, a condition in some people with kidney problems.

In-Depth Information

Polycitra-K 334mg-1100mg/5ml Solution

NDC: 173149321
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)

Labeled but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Nephrolithiasis, Metabolic Acidosis, Urinary Alkalinization, Renal Calculus, Renal Tubular Acidosis (RTA)

Storage Information
Protect from freezing
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Polycitra-K 334mg-1100mg/5ml Solution
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Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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Color: red
Daily Life Interactions for Polycitra-K 334mg-1100mg/5ml Solution

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 Polycitra-K 334mg-1100mg/5ml Solution(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

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.

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