Bicitra

Active Ingredient(s): Citric Acid + Sodium Citrate
Category: Acidosis



Bicitra Overview

Citric acid is a weak organic acid that has the chemical formula C6H8O7. It occurs naturally in citrus fruits. In biochemistry, it is an intermediate in the citric acid cycle, which occurs in the metabolism of all aerobic organisms. More than a million tons of citric acid are manufactured every year. It is used widely as an acidifier, as a flavoring and chelating agent.[8] A citrate is a derivative of citric acid; that is, the salts, esters, and the polyatomic anion found in ...

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Bicitra used prior to sedation for EDG Study

I am trying to find more of a understanding about the use of Bicitra with regard to Gastro Esophigal Reflux Disease. I was recently given about 1-2 oz. of Bicitra in a clear liquid form chilled with ice prior to being sedated for a EDG and Colonoscopy. This was administered in a controlled environment at a local hopital's In/Out Surgery Department. How is it administered as a treatment therapy, if one should be prescribed this drug by one's physician? ## It is available, by prescription only, in several forms, not just the liquid you had at the hospital, you can get it in tablets and liquid for home use via prescription. It is actually systemic Citrate drug that is primiarly used to help balance the alkalinity of your urine to help prevent kidney stones, kidney stones that occur...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Citric Acid + Sodium Citrate
  • Liquid: 334mg/5ml + 500mg/5ml
  • Solution: 334mg/5ml + 500mg/5ml, 450mg/5ml, 640mg/5ml + 490mg/5ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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