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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

The information at is not a substitute for medical advice. Always consult your doctor or pharmacist.


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 gastrointestinal 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.