Bicitra

Bicitra Overview

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Citric acid/sodium citrate is a prescription medication used to make urine less acidic. Citric acid/sodium citrate is used to prevent metabolic acidosis and kidney stones.

It is a single product containing 2 medications: citric acid and sodium citrate.

Citric acid/sodium citrate belongs to a group of drugs called urinary alkalinizers. These help to/work by making the urine less acidic.

This medication comes in solution form and is taken up to 4 times a day and should be diluted with water or juice.

A common side effect of citric acid/sodium citrate is alkalosis in which the body fluids have excess base (alkali).

 

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Uses of Bicitra

Citric acid/sodium citrate is a prescription medication used to make urine less acidic. 

Citric acid/sodium citrate is used to prevent metabolic acidosis and kidney stones.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

 

Citric Acid & Sodium Citrate

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Side Effects of Bicitra

Serious side effects have been reported with citric acid/sodium citrate. See the “Citric acid/sodium citrate Precautions” section.

A common side effect of citric acid/sodium citrate is alkalosis in which the body fluids have excess base (alkali).

This is not a complete list of citric acid/sodium citrate side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.