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Potrate ER 1080 (Potassium Citrate) - 1080mg (10 Tablets)

Potrate ER 1080 (Potassium Citrate) - 1080mg (10 Tablets)

Potrate ER 1080 (Potassium Citrate) - 1080mg (10 Tablets)
Brand Name: Potrate ER 1080
Generic Name: Potassium Citrate
Form: Tablets
Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

What is Potrate ER 1080?
Potrate ER 1080 containing the active ingredient potassium citrate is considered an alkalinizing agent. It is used to make urine less acidic and help the kidney get rid of uric acid to prevent gout and kidney stones. It will prevent and treat renal tubular acidosis which is a metabolic problem caused by kidney diseases. Some people may also use the medication to treat cystitis, an inflammation of the bladder caused by an urinary tract infection.

How is Potrate ER 1080 used?
Potrate ER 1080 should be taken orally as directed by a doctor. The medication should be taken within 30 minutes of a meal or snack along with a full glass of water. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage as it will depend on the patientís condition and their response to the medication. The tablets should be taken whole and not crushed, chewed, broken or sucked on. Do not discontinue the medication without contacting a doctor as it may cause a relapse in the condition.

Adverse effects
Patients using Potrate ER 1080 may encounter unwanted side effects such as:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Upset stomach
  • Increased urination

Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:

  • Confusion
  • Increased thirst
  • Black or tarry stools
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Leg discomfort
  • Muscle weakness
  • Coughing up blood

Warnings
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.

Potrate ER 1080 is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.

The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.

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