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Urocit-K

Potassium Citrate Supplements for Pets

Urocit-K pet medications are a potassium citrate supplement that increases your pet’s urinary pH to helps prevent the formation of stones in the urinary tract. The potassium citrate is delivered in controlled-release oral tablets of 5 mEq (540 mg) or 10 mEq (1080 mg).

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Urocit-K helps prevent urinary tract stones and associated pain, pressure, and other symptoms in cats and dogs. It does so naturally by supplying potassium citrate. These easily administered oral tablets are available in two strengths for your convenience.

Benefits of Urocit-K:

  • Reduces the likelihood of urinary tract stones
  • Helps spare your pet the discomfort and pain associated with stones
  • Works by naturally increasing urinary pH
  • Easily administered controlled-release tablets
  • Prescription-strength preventive
  • FDA-approved for use in cats and dogs

Urocit-K is only for cats and dogs. Do not administer to other animals. Not for use in humans.

Read all instructions and precautionary statements before use.

Dosing varies depending on blood test values and other factors. Use exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.

Directions:

  1. Dose your pet as prescribed.
  2. Place tablets at the back of your pet's throat; Urocit-K must be swallowed whole. Do not break, crumble, add to food, or give in a manner that encourages chewing.
  3. Give doses with food to prevent or minimize gastrointestinal upset.
  4. Provide plenty of fresh water for your pet.

Storage:

Keep out of reach of children and animals.

Store Urocit-K at room temperature. Protect from heat and moisture.

It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.

Urocit-K supplies potassium citrate to reduce the acidity of the urine, which makes the formation of urinary tract stones less likely. The potassium citrate is absorbed from a shell that is passed in the stool, so do not be alarmed if you see it there.

Urocit-K Active Ingredient (per tablet): potassium citrate 540 mg or 1080 mg

Warnings:

Keep Urocit-K out of reach of children and animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.

Urocit-K is only intended for use in cats and dogs. Not for use in other animals. Not for human ingestion.

Administer this product in accordance with your veterinarian's prescription.

CAUTION: Potassium citrate supplementation may cause hyperkalemia (high potassium levels). Signs may include diarrhea, vomiting, muscle weakness, and heart arrhythmia.

The above symptoms, as well as paralysis and heart attack, may indicate an overdose. If you know of or suspect an overdose, contact your veterinarian immediately.

Not for use in pets with hyperkalemia, kidney failure, or Addison's disease. Tell your veterinarian if your pet has diabetes, a severe infection or illness, a UTI, a stomach ulcer, or an intestinal obstruction. Do not use in dehydrated animals.

Use with caution in cats and dogs taking NSAIDs or ACE inhibitors. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is taking a potassium-sparing diuretic or any supplement containing potassium.

This product contains a shell that is passed in the stool. Its appearance in the stool is expected and is not an indication that the potassium citrate was not absorbed.

Talk to your veterinarian before administering any other supplements or medications concomitantly with Urocit-K. Do not give other supplements containing potassium.

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