citric acid/potassium-sodium citrates-oral liquid
GENERIC NAME: CITRIC ACID/POTASSIUM-SODIUM CITRATES - ORAL LIQUID (SIT-rick acid/poh-TASS-ee-um, SO-dee-um SYE-trates)
USES: This medication makes the urine less acidic. It is used in the treatment of certain kidney disorders and gout.
HOW TO USE: This medication must be diluted in water before drinking to prevent stomach upset. Take the prescribed dose and dilute it in at least 1/2 glass of water. Stir to mix and drink, following with additional water. This is usually taken after meals and at bedtime. Do not lie down for 30 minutes after taking this medication. Take this medication as prescribed. Do not increase your dose or take this more often without your doctor's approval.
SIDE EFFECTS: Notify your doctor if you develop: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, fluid retention, convulsions, unusual weakness, mental confusion, tingling or numbness of the hands or feet. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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