Potassium-magnesium citrate is an effective prophylaxis against recurrent calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis.

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PURPOSE We examined the efficacy of potassium-magnesium citrate in preventing recurrent calcium oxalate kidney calculi. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a prospective double-blind study of 64 patients who were randomly assigned to receive placebo or potassium-magnesium citrate (42 mEq. potassium, 21 mEq. magnesium, and 63 mEq. citrate) daily for up to 3… (More)

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@article{Ettinger1997PotassiummagnesiumCI, title={Potassium-magnesium citrate is an effective prophylaxis against recurrent calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis.}, author={Boris Ettinger and Chongin Pak and J. Citron and C. Thomas and Beverley Adams-Huet and A Vangessel}, journal={The Journal of urology}, year={1997}, volume={158 6}, pages={2069-73} }