Potrate 10 (1080 mg)
|Description||Potassium citrate 1080 mg|
|Generic For||Urocit K 1080mg|
|Generic Name||Potassium Citrate|
Potrate 1080 mg
Potrate 1080 mg is a medicine that works by decreasing the acidity level in urine. It is extremely beneficial in preventing gout and kidney stones. Patients also use it to treat renal tubular acidosis, a condition which causes acid to accumulate inside the body. The medicine contains potassium citrate as the active ingredient that may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by the physician.
Take the medicine in the dose and dosage advised by your physician. The medicine is supplied in the form of a tablet which is meant to be swallowed with water. The tablet is taken after food. Take the medication under the supervision of a physician. A physician can guide you how to take, how much to take and when to take medicine. Listen to your physician and follow the directions correctly. You are not allowed to make any changes in your dosing schedule without asking your physician. In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, skip the missed one if it is almost time to take the next dose. Never double up the doses unless directed.
Potential Side Effects of Potrate 1080 mg tablet
Like any other medicine, Potrate 1080 mg can cause negative effects. If the side effects occur, they are more likely to be minor and temporary. However, severe ones required immediate medical attention. Note these side effects, if any of these develop, and change in intensity, you need immediate medical attention. Let your physician know if you experience any of the following side effects:
- Abdominal pain
- Extreme thirst
- Allergic reaction
Whenever you take more than one medicine, you are at risk of drug interaction. The following can interact with Potrate: