Potassium Citrate

Potassium Citrate is a medication which can make the urine less acidic to relieve different bladder diseases. This effect assists the kidneys to get rid of uric acid and to prevent kidney stones and gout, often is used in anti-aging products, such as Rexulti, e.g. It can also prevent and treat metabolic problems which result from kidney disease for instance, acidosis.
Citrate salts and citric acid found in potassium citrate belong to drugs class known as urinary alkalinizers. In case of any condition when you need to limit your potassium and sodium intake, consult your doctor who may prescribe you the product lower in sodium and potassium.
This medication should be taken by mouth with meals or as a bedtime snack, following all of your doctor's directions. Your doctor may recommend you to stick to a low-salt (low-sodium) diet and to drink a lot of water. Never increase your dose on your own or take it more frequently. Taking this medication, test your urine pH (acidity). Only an experiences doctor should determine the proper dose for you.

Potassium citrate is the remedy used for a great number of illnesses and health conditions, but as any medicine it has some side effects including nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain. If you take it after meals you'll decrease the risk of these side effects. But if any of these effects worsen, consult your doctor concerning further usage of this medicine.
You can find an empty tablet shell in your stool. Don't worry, it is completely safe, your body has absorbed the medication. Keep in mind that this medication was prescribed by your doctor because the benefit is greater than any risk for your health. Serious side effects are extremely rare.
This medication may very seldom cause severe stomach or intestinal problems (blockage, bleeding, puncture). If you face black or bloody stool, abdominal swelling, dizziness, constipation, fast heartbeat, difficult or painful swallowing, severe stomach or abdominal pain, severe vomiting immediately go to your doctor.