... CITRIC ACID; SODIUM CITRATE (Bicitra®, Cytra-2, Oracit®) oral solution is a medicine used to make the urine more alkaline (less acidic). This helps prevent the formation of certain kinds of kidney stones. Citric acid; sodium citrate may also be used to treat metabolic acidosis, a condition which may occur in some people with kidney problems. This medicine contains sodium. Generic citric acid; sodium citrate oral solution is available. ...
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Cystinosis is a hereditary disorder of the renal tubules characterized by the presence of carbohydrates and amino acids in the urine, excessive urination, and low blood levels of potassium ions and phosphates. The body accumulates the amino acid cystine within cells. Excess cystine forms crystals that can build up and damage cells. These crystals negatively affect many systems in the body, especially the kidneys and eyes. Cause It is caused by abnormal transport of the amino acid cystin ...
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