All the Drug Class Drugs
Potassium Supplement. Potassium Citrate 1,080 mg. TABS.: 100. Severe Hypocitraturia (urinary citrate < 150 mg/d): initiat. 60 mEq /day (30 mEq ×2//d or 20 mEq ×3/ d with meals or within 30 min. after meals or bedtime snack). Mild- Moder. Hypocitraturia (urinary citrate > 150 mg/d.): initiat. at 30 mEq/d (10 mEq ×3/d with meals or within 30 min. after meals or bedtime snack). Monitor serum electrolytes, serum Cr and complete blood counts every 4 mnths. and more frequent. in pts. with card. dis. , renal dis. or acidosis. Perform ECG periodically. See lit.
For the manag. of: Renal tubular acidosis (RTA) with calcium stones. Hypocitraturic calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis of any etiology. Uric acid lithiasis with /without calcium stones.
C/I: Hypersens. In pts. with hyperkalem. (or who have condit. pre-dispos. them to hyperkalem.), as a further rise in serum K+concentrate. Pts. in whom there is cause for arrest or delay in tablet passage through the GI tract. Pts. with pept. ulcer dis. Pts .with active UTI (with either urea-splitt. or other organisms, in associate. with either calcium or struvite stones). Pts. with renal insuffic. (glomerular filtrat. rate of less than 0.7 ml/kg/min).