What is Care Potassium Citrate Mixture?
Care Potassium Citrate Mixture is used to relieve the irritation caused by cystitis and other mild urinary tract infections. It’s a simple remedy that can be taken by mouth and is suitable for the whole family.
How does Care Potassium Citrate Mixture work?
Care Potassium Citrate Mixture uses the active ingredient potassium citrate, which makes your urine less acidic. This means that you will experience less irritation when you urinate, providing relief to those experiencing cystitis or urinary tract infections.
How to use Care Potassium Citrate Mixture.
If you are an adult, elderly, or are giving Care Potassium Citrate Mixture to a child aged six or over, take two 5ml spoonfuls and dilute them with water. Take this solution by mouth three times a day, after meals. If you are giving Care Potassium Citrate Mixture to children between the ages of one and six, use one 5ml spoonful diluted with water.
Why do I need to answer questions to buy this product?
You do not need a prescription for Care Potassium Citrate Mixture, however you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist-4-U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that Care Potassium Citrate Mixture is the best choice for you.
When should Care Potassium Citrate Mixture not be used?
Care Potassium Citrate Mixture is not suitable for children under the age of 1, if you are elderly, use caution when taking Care Potassium Citrate Mixture. Care Potassium Citrate Mixture is not suitable if you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or breastfeeding, unless your doctor specifically tells you otherwise. Do not take this medicine if you have:
- Kidney problems
- Heart problems (including an irregular heartbeat)
- Addison’s disease
- High levels of potassium in your blood
Like all medicines, Care Potassium Citrate Mixture may have side effects, although you may not get them yourself. These side effects include:
- Stomach upsets
- Feeling sick
If you notice these or any other side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist-4-U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
- Active Ingredient per 5ml: Potassium Citrate 1.5g Also contains amongst other ingredients: Ethanol and Sucrose. Sucrose 1.1g per 5ml Peel where shown for full list of ingredients
Is this okay to take with the mini pill 'Cerelle'?
That's fine to take at the same time
Should I take Potassium Citrate mixture 3 times a day for 3 days or longer? I am not clear on how many days you're supposed to take it for.
If symptoms do not improve in three days, please speak to your GP
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