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Potassium Citrate

In the US, Potassium Citrate (potassium citrate systemic) is a member of the drug class urinary pH modifiers and is used to treat Nephrolithiasis and Renal Tubular Acidosis.

US matches:


Ph. Int.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Food additive (e number)


Treatment of dehydration

Treatment of potassium deficiency

Chemical Names

1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, tripotaβium salt monohydrate (USP)

2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid tripotaβium citrate monohydrate

Tripotaβium 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylate monohydrate (Ph. Int.)

Tripotaβium 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate monohydrate (Ph. Eur.)

Tripotaβium citrate monohydrate (Ph. Int.)

Foreign Names

  • Kalii citras monohydricus (Latin)
  • Kaliumcitrat-Monohydrat (German)
  • Potassium citrate monohydraté (French)

Generic Names

  • CCRIS 6543 (IS)
  • E 332 (IS)
  • Kaliumcitrat-1-Wasser (IS)
  • Tripotassium Citrate (IS)
  • Kalii citras (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Kaliumcitrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Potassium Citrate (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • Potassium citrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Potassium, citrate de (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Acalka
    Ferrer, Thailand; Ferrer Internacional, Spain; Ferrer-Azevedos, Portugal; Patriot, Philippines
  • Alkasolve (Potassium Citrate and Sodium Citrate)
    Sam-On, Israel
  • Citro K
    Eep co, Egypt
  • Citro-K
    Licol, Colombia
  • Citrolith (Potassium Citrate and Sodium Citrate)
    Beach Products, United States
  • Crashtone (Potassium Citrate and Citric Acid)
    Patron, Taiwan
  • Cymaclear
    Actavis UK, United Kingdom
  • Cystopurin
    Bayer, Ireland; Bayer, Malta
  • Cytra-K (Potassium Citrate and Citric Acid)
    Cypress, United States
  • Destone
    Nang Kuang, Taiwan
  • Effer-K (Potassium Citrate and Potassium Hydrogen Carbonate)
    Nomax, United States
  • Kajos
    Meda, Norway; Meda, Sweden
  • Kalijev citrat JGL
    Jadran Galenski, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Kalinor (Potassium Citrate and Potassium Hydrogen Carbonate)
    Abbott, Turkey; Desma, Germany; Desma, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Kalium effervescens (Potassium Citrate and Potassium Hydrogencarbonate)
    Synteza, Poland
  • Kalium Hausmann (Potassium Citrate and Potassium Hydrogencarbonate)
    Vifor, Switzerland
  • Kalium Verla
    Verla, Germany
  • Kanacitrin (Potassium Citrate and Citric Acid)
    Gianfarma, Peru; Synthon Chile, Chile
  • K-Cit (Potassium Citrate and Citric Acid)
    Dr. Reddy's, India
  • K-Citrate (Potassium Citrate and Citric Acid)
    Gentle, Taiwan
  • Keweijia
    Luye Pharma, China
  • Klor-Con/EF (Potassium Citrate and Potassium Hydrogen Carbonate)
    Upsher-Smith, United States
  • K-Lyte (Potassium Citrate and Potassium Hydrogen Carbonate)
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, United States
  • K-stone (Potassium Citrate and Citric Acid)
    Root, Taiwan
  • Litiasin (Potassium Citrate and Citric Acid)
    Gianfarma, Peru
  • Litocid
    Labor, Poland
  • Litocit
    Apsen, Brazil
  • Potassium (Potassium Citrate and Potassium Gluconate)
    Rafa, Israel
  • Potassium Citrate Biomed
    Biomed, New Zealand
  • Potassium Citrate Thornton & Ross
    Thornton & Ross, United Kingdom
  • Potassium Citrate Upsher-Smith
    Upsher-Smith, United States
  • Potcit (Potassium Citrate and Citric Acid)
    CCM, Malaysia
  • Pot-K (Potassium Citrate and Potassium Hydrogen Carbonate)
    Mentis, Turkey
  • Propan Mist.Pot.Cit.Simplex
    Al Pharm, South Africa
  • Tabletta trikalii citrici FoNo VII. Naturland
    Naturland, Hungary
  • Tabletta trikalii citrici FoNo VII. Parma
    Parma, Hungary
  • Taron-Crystals (Potassium Citrate and citric acid monohydrate)
    Trigen, United States
  • Tascit
    Biomedis, Philippines
  • U-Citra (Potassium Citrate and Citric Acid)
    U-Liang, Taiwan
  • Uralyt Urato (Potassium Citrate and Citric Acid)
    Rottapharm, Spain
  • Urocit
    PRO FARMA, Switzerland
  • Urocit-K
    Aymed, Turkey; Grupo Farma, Colombia; Grupo Farma, Ecuador; Mission Pharmacal, Hong Kong; Mission Pharmacal, Malaysia; Mission Pharmacal, Singapore; Mission Pharmacal, Taiwan; Grupo Farma, Peru; Mission Pharmacal, United States; Paladin, Canada
  • Uroclasio NF (Potassium Citrate and Citric Acid)
    Italmex, Mexico
  • Urokit
    Casasco, Argentina; Casasco, Lebanon; Eskayef, Bangladesh
  • Xitrin (Potassium Citrate and Sodium Citrate)
    Nippon Chemiphar, Thailand


ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
Ph. Int.Pharmacopoea Internationalis
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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