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Potassium citrate

Contributor(s): Lauren Trepanier

Introduction

Name

  • Potassium citrate.

Uses

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Indications

  • Used in the management of calcium oxalate and urate urolithiasis Urolithiasis and fungal urinary tract infections.
  • Management of metabolic acidosis of chronic renal failure.
  • May be used to treat hypokalemia Hypokalemia , although potassium chloride/gluconate are preferred.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

Precautions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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