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Citric acid

Important: The information below refers to medicines available in the United States that contain citric acid.

Medications containing citric acid:

citric acid topical

Multi-ingredient medications containing citric acid:

aspirin/citric acid/sodium bicarbonate systemic

Brand names: Alka-Seltzer Original, Alka-Seltzer Extra Strength, Alka-Seltzer Lemon-Lime, Bromo Seltzer
Drug class(es): salicylates
Aspirin/citric acid/sodium bicarbonate systemic is used in the treatment of:

citric acid/glucono-delta-lactone/magnesium carbonate topical

Brand names: Renacidin, Renacidin Irrgiation
Drug class(es): sterile irrigating solutions

citric acid/magnesium oxide/sodium picosulfate systemic

Brand names: Clenpiq, Prepopik
Drug class(es): laxatives
Citric acid/magnesium oxide/sodium picosulfate systemic is used in the treatment of:

citric acid/potassium bicarbonate systemic

Brand names: Effer-K 10, Effer-K 20
Drug class(es): minerals and electrolytes
Citric acid/potassium bicarbonate systemic is used in the treatment of:

citric acid/potassium bicarbonate/sodium bicarbonate systemic

Brand names: Alka-Seltzer Gold
Drug class(es): antacids
Citric acid/potassium bicarbonate/sodium bicarbonate systemic is used in the treatment of:

citric acid/potassium citrate systemic

Brand names: Cytra-K, Poly-Citra K Crystals, Polycitra-K
Drug class(es): minerals and electrolytes
Citric acid/potassium citrate systemic is used in the treatment of:

citric acid/potassium citrate/sodium citrate systemic

Brand names: Tricitrates, Virtrate-3, Polycitra, Polycitra-LC
Drug class(es): minerals and electrolytes
Citric acid/potassium citrate/sodium citrate systemic is used in the treatment of:

citric acid/simethicone/sodium bicarbonate systemic

Brand names: E-Z-Gas II
Drug class(es): miscellaneous GI agents
Citric acid/simethicone/sodium bicarbonate systemic is used in the treatment of:

citric acid/sodium bicarbonate systemic


Citric acid/sodium bicarbonate systemic is used in the treatment of:

citric acid/sodium citrate systemic

Brand names: Bicitra, Cytra-2, Oracit, Liqui-Dual Citra
Drug class(es): minerals and electrolytes
Citric acid/sodium citrate systemic is used in the treatment of:

Further information

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