Sodium Citrate-citric Acid

Sodium Citrate-citric Acid

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Sodium Citrate-Citric Acid Solution is an effective alkalinizing agent. It is useful in those conditions where long-term maintenance of an alkaline urine is desirable, and is of value in the alleviation of chronic metabolic acidosis, such as results from chronic renal insufficiency or the syndrome of renal tubular acidosis, especially when the administration of potassium salts is undesirable or contraindicated. This product is also useful for buffering and neutralizing gastric hydrochloric acid quickly and effectively.

Sodium Citrate-Citric Acid Solution is concentrated, and when administered after meals and before bedtime, allows one to maintain an alkaline urinary pH around the clock, usually without the necessity of a 2 A.M. dose. This product alkalinizes the urine without producing a systemic alkalosis in the recommended dosage. This product is highly palatable, pleasant tasting, and tolerable, even when administered for long periods.


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Sodium Citrate-Citric Acid Solution is a stable and pleasant-tasting systemic alkalizer containing sodium citrate and citric acid in a sugar-free base. It is a nonparticulate neutralizing buffer.

Sodium Citrate-Citric Acid Solution contains in each teaspoonful (5 mL):

Sodium Citrate Dihydrate ............................ 500 mg

Citric Acid Monohydrate ............................. 334 mg

Each mL contains 1 mEq Sodium Ion, and is equivalent to 1 mEq Bicarbonate (HC03).

Sodium Citrate-citric Acid Manufacturers

  • Method Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Sodium Citrate-citric Acid (Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate And Citric Acid Monohydrate) Solution [Method Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]

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