Potassium Citrate (Urocit-K) is a mineral. Potassium is found in food, and it is needed for various functions in the body.This drug treats a kidney stone condition called renal tubular acidosis. More research has proven that Potassium is the best medication for the above condition.
Potassium Citrate ER belongs to a drug class known as urinary alkalinizers and is used to make the urine less acidic. Potassium is a mineral that is contained in many foods and is required to help the body, especially heart health and strength.
Potassium Citrate ER is used to treat renal tubular acidosis, which is a kidney stone condition. Lessening the acid in the urine helps the kidney get rid of uric acid and prevent kidney stones and gout.
If you have a condition that requires you to limit your sodium and potassium intake, your healthcare provider may suggest taking a different product rather than Potassium Citrate ER that is lower in sodium and potassium.