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Urinary Alkalizer without an Rx in the USA?
March 17, 2008 6:49 AM   Subscribe

Bladder-filter: I'm looking for a good urinary alkalinizing agent that's available in the USA without a prescription (eg OTC, legal internet-ordered or store shelf).

It can be herbal, dietary, chemical or otherwise. Bonus points for palatability.

In the UK, Sodium Citrate is exactly the ticket, but it's Rx-only in the USA. I currently use sodium bicarbonate and am looking for something less foul tasting.
posted by subbes to Health & Fitness (3 answers total)
 
The primary ingredient in Alka-Seltzer is sodium citrate. It is available over the counter.
posted by Houstonian at 11:23 AM on March 17, 2008 [1 favorite]


Diet-wise, it looks like more fruit & veg is the way to go.
posted by olecranon at 6:25 PM on March 17, 2008


It's been a while since I asked this question, and a combo of Alka-Seltzer (there's an aspirin-free version now available) and drinking lots of water has definitely helped. Thank you!
posted by subbes at 3:04 PM on May 8, 2008


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