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potassium citrate


Who should not take potassium citrate?

Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


Severe Heart Failure, Compression of the Esophagus, Ulcer from Stomach Acid, Stomach Muscle Paralysis and Decreased Function, Stomach or Intestine Blockage, Bleeding of the Stomach or Intestines, Infection of Genitals or Urinary Tract, Serious Muscle Damage that may Lead to Kidney Failure, Problems with Food Passing Through the Esophagus, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Addison's Disease, Excess Body Acid, Extreme Loss of Body Water, High Amount of Potassium in the Blood, Moderate to Severe Kidney Impairment



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