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Citric Acid / Potassium Bicarbonate / Sodium Bicarbonate Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 1000 mg-344 mg-1050 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Geriatric Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Dyspepsia

Citric acid 2000 mg-potassium bicarbonate 688 mg-sodium bicarbonate 2100 mg orally every 4 hours as needed (or as directed)
Maximum dose: Citric acid 8000 mg-potassium bicarbonate 2752 mg-sodium bicarbonate 8400 mg/day
Duration of therapy: Up to 2 weeks

Use: For the relief of heartburn, acid indigestion, and/or sour stomach

Usual Geriatric Dose for Dyspepsia

60 years and older: Citric acid 2000 mg-potassium bicarbonate 688 mg-sodium bicarbonate 2100 mg orally every 4 hours as needed (or as directed)
-Maximum dose: Citric acid 6000 mg-potassium bicarbonate 2064 mg-sodium bicarbonate 6300 mg/day
-Duration of therapy: Up to 2 weeks

Use: For the relief of heartburn, acid indigestion, and/or sour stomach

Usual Pediatric Dose for Dyspepsia

Children less than 12 years: Citric acid 1000 mg-potassium bicarbonate 344 mg-sodium bicarbonate 1050 mg orally every 4 hours as needed (or as directed)
-Maximum dose: Citric acid 4000 mg-potassium bicarbonate 1376 mg-sodium bicarbonate 4200 mg/day
-Duration of therapy: Up to 2 weeks

Children 12 years and older: Citric acid 2000 mg-potassium bicarbonate 688 mg-sodium bicarbonate 2100 mg orally every 4 hours as needed (or as directed)
-Maximum dose: Citric acid 8000 mg-potassium bicarbonate 2752 mg-sodium bicarbonate 8400 mg/day
-Duration of therapy: Up to 2 weeks

Use: For the relief of heartburn, acid indigestion, and/or sour stomach

Renal Dose Adjustments

The manufacturer recommends that patients with renal dysfunction should ask their healthcare provider before use.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Each dose should be dissolved in 4 ounces of water before ingestion.

Storage requirements:
-Store at room temperature, avoiding excessive heat.

Monitoring:
-Use for longer than 2 weeks.

Patient advice:
-Patients should be told to seek further medical advice if the maximum amount is used for 2 weeks or longer.
-Patients should be advised to avoid exceeding the maximum recommended daily dose.
-Patients should be instructed to keep this drug out of the reach of children.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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