|Generic For||Urocit K 540mg|
|Generic Name||Potassium Citrate|
Potrate is commonly used as a treatment of gout and kidney stones. It helps in reducing the acidity of the urine. The medicine decreases the levels of uric acid in the body by increasing the potassium levels in the body as well as increasing the pH levels of urine. The medicine contains Potassium citrate as the active ingredient and patients use it to prevent gout and kidney stones or treat renal tubular acidosis.
Potential side effects
In addition to the benefits, Potrate 540 mg may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, medical attention is required. This is not the complete list of side effects. Let your health care specialist know if you experience any of the following side effects:
- Abdominal pain
- Allergic reaction
The dosage varies from person to person. What you all need to do is just follow your health care specialist’s instructions. The medicine is available in the form of a tablet that needs to be taken after consuming food. If your health care specialist has instructed you to take the medicine daily and you have missed a dose, take it whenever you remember. However, take note that you should not decide if the time to take the next dose is almost near. Furthermore, medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. In case of overdose, immediately visit the nearest health care center.
Let your health care specialist know if you drink or smoke, or use illegal drugs that may interfere with the working mechanism of potrate.
Potrate 540 mg can be unsafe to use during pregnancy. It can have bad effects on the fetus, therefore consult your health care specialist first before using the medicine.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, you are at risk for drug interaction. The following can interact with Potrate 540 mg:
Note that the drugs other than those listed above also affect the working of Potrate medicine.