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Cystitis and Ramipril

Patient: Is potassium citrate mixture and ramipril safe to take for two days for a cystitis

 

 

Symptoms: Burning sensation when urinating

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for your question. Neither potassium citrate or ramipril are used to treat cystitis. Potasssium citrate is a s upplement that is believed to support normal heart and muscle function when it works in conjunction with calcium. Ramipril is an ACE inhibitor medication used to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure. Cystitis is an infection of the bladder and is commonly caused by a bacterial infection. Such infections require prompt treatment with prescription antibiotics.Thank you for choosing AskTheDoctor.com

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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