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Urocit-k 1080 Mg 100 Tablet Btl

 
$79.99
SKU:
UROC-1016
 
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Urocit- K (potassium Citrate) Is Commonly Used In Cats To Treat Kidney Disease. It Also Used For Potassium Loss And To Treat Bladder Stones. It Is Available As Specially Coated Tablets. Do Not Crush Or Break The Tablet. Tablet Should Be Given With Food. Consult Your Veterinarian For Dosage And Administration.

Generic Name
Potassium citrate

Brand Name(s)
Urocit-K (Mission Pharmacal),Nutrived (Vedco)

What is this medication used for
Potassium citrate is used as an aid in the prevention of urinary stone formation by increasing urinary pH.

Availability
Potassium citrate is a prescription medication available as controlled release tablets and granules.

How this medicine should be used
Potassium citrate is FDA approved for use in dogs and cats. The dose varies with the product used and the disease being treated. Consult your veterinarian. This medication should be given with food.

What are the side effects
Side effects of potassium citrate include the development of hyperkalemia with symptoms such as muscle weakness,vomiting,diarrhea and heart arrhythmias.

What special precautions are there
Do not use in animals with hyperkalemia,kidney failure,Addison's disease or dehydration. Use with caution when given with ACE inhibitors such as enalapril,diuretics such as furosemide,NSAIDs such as carprophen or aspirin.

In the event of overdose
Contact your veterinarian or veterinary emergency room. Symptoms of overdose may include muscle weakness,vomiting,diarrhea,abnormal heart rhythms,and death.