Potassium citrate Side Effects
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Apr 21, 2022.
For the Consumer
Applies to potassium citrate: oral tablet extended release
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, potassium citrate may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking potassium citrate:
Incidence not known
Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking potassium citrate:
Symptoms of overdose
- Abdominal or stomach pain
- difficult breathing
- irregular heartbeat
- numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
- shortness of breath
- weakness or heaviness of the legs
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to potassium citrate: compounding powder, oral liquid, oral tablet extended release
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