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Potassium Citrate Compounded


 
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What is Potassium Citrate Compounded?

Potassium Citrate Compounded is a supplement that aids in the prevention of urinary stone formation. Compounding is beneficial in instances where a specific dosage is unavailable or in different forms to make it easier to dose your pet.

This product cannot be shipped into NC or SC.

For: Cats and Dogs

 
Benefits:
Decreases the chance of painful urinary stone formation
Liver and Roast Beef flavor base to aid palatability
No serious side effects have been reported

How it works:
Potassium citrate is used to make the urine less acidic which decreases the possibility of calcium oxalate stone formation.

Cautions:
Store this product at room temperature.

Directions:
Potassium Citrate Compounded is used in dogs and cats as an aid in the prevention of urinary stone formation.
Use with caution when given with medications such as spironolactone (Aldactone), triamterene (Dyrenium, Dyazide), or atropine.
Tip: Do not exceed the recommended dose.
Dosage:
Pet Weight Dosage
Dogs/Puppies: All weights Give 1 scoop (5 grams) for each 10 lbs of pets body weight daily, or as directed by your veterinarian. Do not exceed 6 scoops (30 grams) per day
Cats/Kittens: All weights Give 1 scoop (5 grams) daily, or as directed by your veterinarian
Horses:
Storage: Store this product at room temperature.

What is a Compounded Medication?

A compounded medication is the creation of a particular medication to fit the unique needs of a patient, including changing the form of the medication (e.g., from a solid pill to a liquid) for a variety reasons (e.g., to make it easier to take, to avoid a non-essential ingredient, to obtain the exact dose needed, adding favorite flavors).

If you are having difficulty giving your pet prescribed medication or need to find a discontinued medication, 1-800-PetMeds offers compounding services on select medications. We can prepare the following: (1) custom strength quantities of a medication (as capsules, liquid, chewable tablets, or transdermal (absorbed through the skin); (2) dosage forms to mask bitter or unpleasant taste (such as capsules or chewable tablets that can also be flavored); (3) dosage forms to make it easier to dose your pet such as a transdermal or liquid (that can also be flavored); and (4) discontinued products such as cisapride or DES.

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Having some trouble finding the recommended dosage for compounded potassium citrate liquid. Dosage tab shows recommended dosage for granulated powder only.
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You will need to contact your veterinarian for the proper dosing for your pet.
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