potassium citrate


potassium citrate
potassium citrate n a crystalline salt K3C6H5O7 used chiefly as a systemic and urinary alkalizer and in the treatment of hypokalemia

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[USP] a systemic and urinary alkalizer, electrolyte replenisher, and diuretic; usually administered orally. It is sometimes used in veterinary medicine as a nonirritating diuretic.

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