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FRONT FACE:
170MM

For symptomatic relief of cystitis and other
mild urinary tract infections.
Take the solution by mouth.
SHAKE THE BOTTLE.
Adults, the elderly and children over 6
years: Take 2 x 5ml spoonfuls, well diluted
with water, three times a day after meals.
Children 1-6 years: Take 1 x 5ml spoonful
as above.
Do not give to children under 1 year old
unless your doctor tells you to.
If symptoms persist consult your doctor.

65MM

Potassium
Citrate Mixture

Relieves symptoms
of cystitis & other minor
urinary tract infections

Peel where shown for further
precautions.

Peel
Active ingredient per 5ml:
potassium citrate 1.5g.
Also contains amongst other
ingredients: ethanol and sucrose.
Sucrose 1.1g per 5ml.

Here

Peel where shown for full list
of ingredients.
Do not store above 25°C.
Once opened use within 2 months.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Manufactured by the licence holder L.C.M.
Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK for
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.
PL 12965/0031 PIP: 102-2029
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200ml

P

5 011309 030112

IMPORTANT: Peel this label
at corner and read BEFORE
use. Do not tear off, re-fix for
future use.

1.5MM
FRONT FACE REVERSE:
170MM
This medicine contains potassium citrate which
makes the urine less acidic, and so reduces
irritation when urinating.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you or your
child are taking….
• Nitrofurantoin or methenamine for a bladder infection.
• Digoxin or digitoxin for a heart condition.
• Aspirin or other salicylates.
• Tetracycline (an antibiotic).
• Decongestants or drugs to help ease breathing (e.g.
salbutamol, ephedrine, phenylephrine).
• Stimulant drugs (amphetamines).
• Barbiturates (e.g. phenobarbital).
• Aliskiren for high blood pressure.
• Other medicines containing potassium.
• Medicines which make you retain potassium, including
medicines which make you pass water more often.

1. Before you use this medicine

Do not use the medicine if you or your
child have….

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• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
section 3.
• Kidney problems.
• Heart problems including an irregular
heartbeat.
• High levels of potassium in your blood.
• Addison’s disease.
• Or your child is under 1 year old.

Take care with this medicine….
• Use with caution if you are elderly, as elderly
people can react differently when taking the
medicine.
• This medicine gives symptomatic relief from
cystitis, it is not active against the bacteria which
cause such infections. Your doctor may think it
necessary to prescribe a suitable antibiotic to be
taken together with this product.

6.5MM

Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this
medicine if you are pregnant, might be pregnant or are
breastfeeding. Potassium Citrate Mixture should not be used
in pregnancy or breastfeeding unless the doctor has told you
to do so.
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(50MM HINGE)

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CARRIER:
170MM
Important ingredient information
• This product contains 2.2g of sucrose per 10ml dose. To
be taken into account in people with diabetes. If you have
been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to
some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this
medicine.
• It contains a small amount of ethanol (alcohol), less than
100mg per 10ml.

2. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Potassium Citrate Mixture can have
side effects, although these don’t affect everyone.
Possible side effects are:
• Stomach upsets.
• Feeling sick.
• Being sick.
High levels of Potassium in the blood may cause:
• Muscle weakness.
• Irregular heart action.
• Paralysis.
If you notice these or any other side effects, stop use and
tell your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to
do.

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51.5MM
(50MM HINGE)

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3. Further information
If you accidentally take too much see a doctor straight
away. Take the pack with you to show which medicine you
have swallowed.
• Do not use after the expiry date. The expiry date refers to
the last day of that month.
• Return any unused medicine to the pharmacy for
disposal.
The active ingredient per 5ml is: potassium citrate 1.5g.
The other ingredients are: citric acid monohydrate (E330),
quillaia tincture, lemon oil terpeneless, ethanol,
chloroform, sucrose and purified water.
What the medicine looks like
Potassium Citrate Mixture is a straw coloured syrupy liquid
with a smell of lemons.
It is supplied in 200ml bottles.
This label was revised in December 2009.

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FRONT FACE:
170MM

potassium
citrate
mixture

65MM

For symptomatic relief of cystitis and other
mild urinary tract infections.
Take the solution by mouth.
SHAKE THE BOTTLE.
Adults, the elderly and children over 6
years: Take 2 x 5ml spoonfuls, well diluted
with water, three times a day after meals.
Children 1-6 years: Take 1 x 5ml spoonful
as above.
Do not give to children under 1 year old
unless your doctor tells you to.
If symptoms persist consult your doctor.

Potassium
Citrate Mixture

Relieves symptoms
of cystitis & other minor
urinary tract infections

Peel where shown for further
precautions.

Peel
Active ingredient per 5ml:
potassium citrate 1.5g.
Also contains amongst other
ingredients: ethanol and sucrose.
Sucrose 1.1g per 5ml.

Here

Peel where shown for full list
of ingredients.
Do not store above 25°C.
Once opened use within 2 months.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Manufactured by the licence holder L.C.M.
Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK for
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.
PL 12965/0031 PIP: 102-2029
21518810

200ml

P

5 011309 030112

IMPORTANT: Peel this label
at corner and read BEFORE
use. Do not tear off, re-fix for
future use.

1.5MM
FRONT FACE REVERSE:
170MM
This medicine contains potassium citrate which
makes the urine less acidic, and so reduces
irritation when urinating.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you or your
child are taking….
• Nitrofurantoin or methenamine for a bladder infection.
• Digoxin or digitoxin for a heart condition.
• Aspirin or other salicylates.
• Tetracycline (an antibiotic).
• Decongestants or drugs to help ease breathing (e.g.
salbutamol, ephedrine, phenylephrine).
• Stimulant drugs (amphetamines).
• Barbiturates (e.g. phenobarbital).
• Aliskiren for high blood pressure.
• Other medicines containing potassium.
• Medicines which make you retain potassium, including
medicines which make you pass water more often.

1. Before you use this medicine

Do not use the medicine if you or your
child have….
• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
section 3.
• Kidney problems.
• Heart problems including an irregular
heartbeat.
• High levels of potassium in your blood.
• Addison’s disease.
• Or your child is under 1 year old.

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Take care with this medicine….
• Use with caution if you are elderly, as elderly
people can react differently when taking the
medicine.
• This medicine gives symptomatic relief from
cystitis, it is not active against the bacteria which
cause such infections. Your doctor may think it
necessary to prescribe a suitable antibiotic to be
taken together with this product.

6.5MM

Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this
medicine if you are pregnant, might be pregnant or are
breastfeeding. Potassium Citrate Mixture should not be used
in pregnancy or breastfeeding unless the doctor has told you
to do so.
21518810

51.5MM
(50MM HINGE)

1.5MM
CARRIER:
170MM
Important ingredient information
• This product contains 2.2g of sucrose per 10ml dose. To
be taken into account in people with diabetes. If you have
been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to
some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this
medicine.
• It contains a small amount of ethanol (alcohol), less than
100mg per 10ml.

2. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Potassium Citrate Mixture can have
side effects, although these don’t affect everyone.
Possible side effects are:
• Stomach upsets.
• Feeling sick.
• Being sick.
High levels of Potassium in the blood may cause:
• Muscle weakness.
• Irregular heart action.
• Paralysis.
If you notice these or any other side effects, stop use and
tell your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to
do.

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51.5MM
(50MM HINGE)

1.5MM

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3. Further information
If you accidentally take too much see a doctor straight
away. Take the pack with you to show which medicine you
have swallowed.
• Do not use after the expiry date. The expiry date refers to
the last day of that month.
• Return any unused medicine to the pharmacy for
disposal.
The active ingredient per 5ml is: potassium citrate 1.5g.
The other ingredients are: citric acid monohydrate (E330),
quillaia tincture, lemon oil terpeneless, ethanol,
chloroform, sucrose and purified water.
What the medicine looks like
Potassium Citrate Mixture is a straw coloured syrupy liquid
with a smell of lemons.
It is supplied in 200ml bottles.
This label was revised in December 2009.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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