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Potassium provides a highly absorbable citrate form of this mineral for efficient utilization and for proper heart function and regulation. Studies show that potassium is a major component of intracellular fluid, aids in proper muscle contraction, and maintains blood pressure. Potassium can be depleted by caffeine, stress, diuretics and hypertensive medications.This formula is recommended to maintain alkaline and electrolytic cell balances; and is indicated for angina, low blood pressure, fatigue, and for nervousness, insomnia, sodium retention and edema.The capsules are 100% pure vegetable-sourced. Product ideal for vegans.
This type of potassium citrate is a potassium salt. It helps to make the urine more alkaline or less acidic. This can helpful to prevent kidney stones. See More Info tab.
Each Vegetable Capsule Contains
In Canada, Potassium (Citrate) 250 mg
Adults: One capsule two to three times daily with meals.
Children under 12: One capsule one to two times daily with meals.
Potassium citrate contains 9.8 mEq per 1000mg of potassium. So that is 2.45 mEq per 250mg capsule.
Other Ingredients: Hypromellose, cellulose, magnesium stearate, silica
Guaranteed to contain no added wheat, starch, yeast, gluten, corn, soy, sodium, sugar, artificial colouring or flavouring, antimicrobial preservatives, dairy or animal products. Ideal for vegans.
This is a lower dose of potassium than prescription potassium citrate, so side effects are not likely, but just be aware are things which can happen if you take too much and get to much potassium.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
bloody, black, tarry stools
confused, dizzy, lightheaded, faint
irregular heartbeat, chest pain
numbness or tingling in hands or feet
pain on swallowing
unusual bleeding or bruising
unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):