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Cytra-K, Potassium Citrate/Citric Acid

CITRIC ACID; POTASSIUM CITRATE 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. Compare alkalinizing agents.
Virtrate-K Coupon - Virtrate-K 1100mg/334mg/5ml oral solution
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Virtrate-K Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor for regular check ups. You will need to have blood work done while you are taking this medicine.

You may need to be on a special diet while you are taking this medicine. Talk to your doctor about the foods that you eat and the vitamins that you take. Also, ask your doctor how much fluid you need to drink.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Stop taking this medicine and get emergency help immediately if any of the following effects occur:

Rare

Abdominal or stomach pain or cramping (severe)

black, tarry stools

vomiting (severe), sometimes with blood

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

Confusion

convulsions (seizures)

dizziness

high blood pressure

irregular or fast heartbeat

irritability

mood or mental changes

muscle pain or twitching

nervousness or restlessness

numbness or tingling in hands, feet, or lips

shortness of breath, difficult breathing, or slow breathing

swelling of feet or lower legs

unexplained anxiety

unpleasant taste

unusual tiredness or weakness

weakness or heaviness of legs

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

Abdominal or stomach soreness or pain (mild)

diarrhea or loose bowel movements

nausea or vomiting

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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