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Potassium citrate

Contributor(s): Lauren Trepanier, Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Potassium citrate.

Uses

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Indications

  • Used in the management of calcium oxalate and urate urolithiasis Urolithiasis and fungal urinary tract infections.
  • Management of metabolic acidosis of chronic renal failure.
  • May be used to treat hypokalemia Hypokalemia , although potassium chloride/gluconate are preferred.

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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