potassium citrate (Urocit-K) (cont.)

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Medical and Pharmacy Editor:

Salt substitutes (for example, Mrs. Dash) often contain potassium. Therefore, patients using salt substitutes while taking potassium supplements may develop high levels of potassium in the blood.

PREGNANCY: There are no adequate studies done on potassium citrate to determine safe and effective use in pregnant women.

NURSING MOTHERS: Normally, potassium ions are present in breast milk. It is not known whether administering potassium citrate can further increase potassium levels. Therefore, potassium citrate should only be given if needed.

Medically reviewed by Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD


Urocit-K Prescribing Information.

MedscapeReference. Urocit-K.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/14/2015

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