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Cytra K Oral Solution Dosage

Generic name: Potassium Citrate 3.3g, Citric Acid Monohydrate 1.002g
Dosage form: oral granule, for solution
Drug class: Minerals and electrolytes

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Sep 12, 2022.

CYTRA-K CRYSTALS should be taken mixed in cool water or juice according to directions, followed by additional water or juice, if desired. Proper dilution may help prevent gastroin-testinal injury associated with the oral ingestion of concentrated potassium salt preparations.

Usual Adult Dose

CYTRA-K CRYSTALS - Contents of 1 packet reconstituted with at least 6 ounces of cool water or juice, after meals and at bedtime, or as directed by physician.

Usual Pediatric Dose

CYTRA-K CRYSTALS is not recommended for pediatric use.

Usual Dosage Range

Contents of 1 packet CYTRA-K CRYSTALS, reconstituted as directed and taken four times a day, will usually maintain a urinary pH of 6.5-7.4. To check urinary pH, HYDRION Paper (pH 6.0-8.0) or NITRAZINE Paper (pH 4.5-7.5) are available and easy to use.

Further information

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