What is your dosing strategy?

Therapeutic goals include raising urinary citrate and increasing urinary pH

Urocit®-K at a dosage of 60 mEq/day will:

  • Raise urinary citrate by ~400 mg/day1
  • Increase urinary pH by ~0.7 units1
Provide a maximum-strength tablet for multiple conditions
Urocit-K dosage information1,2

Treatment with extended-release potassium citrate should be added to a regimen that limits salt intake (avoidance of foods with high salt content and of added salt at the table) and encourages high fluid intake (urine volume should be at least 2 liters per day). Urocit-K 15 mEq (1620 mg) should be taken with meals or within 30 minutes after meals or bedtime snacks.

Urocit-K treatment outcomes
Effect of Urocit-K in patients with calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis1

*Remission defined as “the percentage of patients remaining free of newly formed stones during treatment.” Group I: n=19 (10 renal tubular acidosis, 9 chronic diarrheal syndrome). Group II: n=37 (5 uric acid stones alone, 6 uric acid lithiasis and calcium stones, 3 type I absorptive hypercalciuria, 9 type II absorptive hypercalciuria and 14 hypocitraturia). Group III: n=15 (history of relapse on other therapy). Group IV: n=18 (9 type I absorptive hypercalciuria and calcium stones, 1 type II absorptive hypercalciuria and calcium stones, 2 hyperuricosuria calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis, 4 uric acid lithiasis accompanied by calcium stones and 2 hypocitraturia and hyperuricemia accompanied by calcium stones).

Manage a variety of kidney stone conditions
Urocit-K 15 mEq inhibits stone formation in more than 90% of patients3,4,5
Urocit-K may benefit your patients

Prescribe maximum-strength Urocit-K 15 mEq for patients who may:

  • Prefer taking fewer tablets per day
  • Benefit from additional cost savings using the patient savings coupon

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