potassium citrate


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potassium citrate

[pə′tas·ē·əm ′sī‚trāt]
(organic chemistry)
K3C6H5O7·H2O Odorless crystals with saline taste; soluble in water and glycerol, deliquesent and insoluble in alcohol; decomposes about 230°C; used in medicine.
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He remains on a sodium- and protein-restricted diet, potassium citrate for urine alkalinization, and tiopronin to minimize stone formation in the left kidney.
BEAF therapy was bismuth potassium citrate (220 mg), esomeprazole (20 mg), amoxicillin (1.0 g), and furazolidone (100 mg) twice daily for 14 days.
The rats in group 2 were treated as the urolithic group; the rats in group 3 were treated with potassium citrate at 2.0 g/kg/day for 28 days; the rats in group 4 were fed daily with Glechoma longituba at a dose of 220 mg/kg/day using oral gavage; and the rats in group 5 were fed daily with Glechoma longituba at a dose of 440 mg/kg/day using oral gavage; the rats in group 6 were fed daily with Glechoma longituba at a dose of 880 mg/kg/day using oral gavage.
Dissolution therapy through urine alkalization with potassium citrate or sodium bicarbonate has been reported as an effective and well-tolerated approach.
[1] the pharmacological treatment should be based on oral administration of potassium citrate at a dose 0.2-0.3 g per kg per day to alkalize the urine of patients with calcium, oxalate, cystine, urine stones and to reduce their urine crystallization.
The investigators used potassium citrate to reduce water hardness.
Medication All children in the CHD group were on diuretic medication for heart failure; 4 patients were also on salicylic acid, 4 were on potassium citrate, and 4 on spironolactone, in combination (Table 1).
Potassium citrate and potassium nitrate desensitizing agents are added to toothpastes to interrupt the neural response to painful stimuli.
The patient was discharged with oral potassium supplement (potassium citrate 2.17 gr/ day plus potassium carbonate 2.0 gr/day) and avoidance of strenuous exercise and high carbohydrate diet.
The compound potassium citrate, found mainly in fruits and vegetables, has been reported to boost our bone density by neutralizing excess acid in the body.
* Potassium citrate supplementation has been shown effective at reducing stone risk.