sodium-potassium citrates-oral tablets
GENERIC NAME: SODIUM-POTASSIUM CITRATES - ORAL TABLETS (SO-dee-um/poh-TASS-ee-um SYE-trate)
USES: This medication makes the urine less acidic. It is used in the treatment of certain kidney disorders and gout. It may also be used with some antibiotics to make them more effective.
HOW TO USE: The usual dosage is 1 to 4 tablets with a full glass (8 oz or 240 ml) of water, after meals and at bedtime. Do not lie down for 30 minutes after taking this medication. Take 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 and 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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