Potassium Magnesium Citrate

Potassium Magnesium Citrate is a salt that is composed of potassium, magnesium, and citric acid. It is a white, crystalline powder that is soluble in water. In the pharmaceutical industry, Potassium Magnesium Citrate is used as a dietary supplement to support heart health, improve bone health, and maintain electrolyte balance in the body. The symbol for Potassium Magnesium Citrate is KMgC6H5O7, and its IUPAC name is Potassium Magnesium Dicitrate. It is also known by its synonyms, potassium magnesium citrate tribasic and tribasic potassium magnesium citrate.

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Potassium Magnesium Citrate is considered safe for consumption in recommended doses and is commonly used as an ingredient in sports supplements, energy drinks, and functional foods. Overall, it is a versatile and beneficial ingredient with a long history of use in the food and pharmaceutical industries. It’s important to note that while Potassium Magnesium Citrate may have potential benefits, further research is needed to confirm these effects, and it’s always recommended to consult with a doctor before starting any new supplement regimen.

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Molecular Formula – K4Mg(C6H5O7)2

Molecular Weight – 558.0 gm/mol

CAS No – 137590-34-2

Shelf Life – 36 months

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Additional Info – 

1. Description White free flowing powder.
2. Solubility 1.0 gm dissolve in 10 ml of water.
3. Identification Positive for Magnesium, Potassium & Citrates.
4. pH of a 2% solution in water 6.5 – 8.5
5. Loss on Drying

(at 135°C for 4 hours)

NMT 5.0% w/w
6. Chloride NMT 0.05% w/w
7. Heavy Metals NMT 10 ppm
8. Arsenic NMT 3 ppm
9. Sulphate NMT 0.05% w/w


Assay as Magnesium

(on dried basis)

NMT 4.0% w/w
11. Assay as Potassium

(on dried basis)

25.36.0% w/w – 28.02% w/w

Medical and pharmaceutical uses:

Bone Health: Potassium Magnesium Citrate is believed to support bone health by providing the body with essential minerals like magnesium and potassium, which are important for maintaining strong bones.

Muscle Function: Magnesium, one of the main components of potassium magnesium citrate, plays a key role in muscle function and can help reduce muscle cramping, spasms and stiffness.

Heart Health: Both potassium and magnesium are essential for maintaining healthy heart function, and potassium magnesium citrate can help support heart health by regulating blood pressure and preventing heart disease.

Health industry uses:

Digestive Health: Potassium magnesium citrate has a gentle laxative effect and can help regulate bowel movements, relieving constipation and promoting digestive health.

Kidney Health: Potassium magnesium citrate can help support kidney health by regulating the levels of potassium and magnesium in the blood, which are important for normal kidney function.

Hydration: Potassium magnesium citrate can help keep the body hydrated by regulating fluid balance, which is important for overall health and well-being.

Stress Management: Magnesium, which is a component of potassium magnesium citrate, is known to have a calming effect on the body and can help reduce stress and anxiety.

Energy Production: Magnesium is involved in the production of energy in the body, and potassium magnesium citrate can help support energy levels by providing the body with essential minerals.

Electrolyte Balance: Potassium magnesium citrate helps regulate electrolyte balance in the body, which is important for maintaining proper fluid balance, muscle and nerve function.

It is important to note that while potassium magnesium citrate has these potential benefits, it is always best to consult with a healthcare professional before taking any new supplement.



Effects of potassium-magnesium citrate supplementation on cytosolic ATP citrate lyase and mitochondrial aconitase activity in leukocytes: a window on renal citrate metabolism

Abstract Background: An increase in urinary citrate excretion is associated with a decrease in activity of renal cortical cytosolic ATP citrate lyase (ACL) and mitochondrial aconitase (m-aconitase). Because potassium-magnesium citrate causes an increase in urinary citrate excretion, we decided to...

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Bioavailability of Potassium and Magnesium, and Citraturic Response from Potassium-Magnesium Citrate

Abstract The bioavailability of potassium and magnesium, and the citraturic response were determined for the new compound, potassium-magnesium citrate, in 14 normal volunteers. Results were compared to those of potassium citrate and magnesium citrate. Each subject participated in 4 phases...

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Potassium-Magnesium Citrate Is An Effective Prophylaxis Against Recurrent Calcium Oxalate Nephrolithiasis

Abstract 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....

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Effects of Potassium Magnesium Citrate Supplementation on 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Oxidative Stress Marker in Prehypertensive and Hypertensive Subjects

Diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and dairy products, known as the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, is known to reduce blood pressure (BP) in hypertensive patients. More recently, the DASH diet was shown to reduce oxidative stress in...

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Effect of potassium magnesium citrate and vitamin B-6 prophylaxis for recurrent and multiple calcium oxalate and phosphate urolithiasis

Abstract Purpose: To study the effects of long-term treatment with potassium magnesium citrate and vitamin B-6 prophylaxis (Urikind-KM6; 1,100-mg potassium citrate, 375-mg magnesium citrate, and 20-mg pyridoxine hydrochloride/5 mL) every 8 hours over 3 years. Materials and methods: A total...

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Physicochemical action of potassium-magnesium citrate in nephrolithiasis

Abstract Effect of potassium-magnesium citrate on urinary biochemistry and crystallization of stone-forming salts was compared with that of potassium citrate at same dose of potassium in five normal subjects and five patients with calcium nephrolithiasis. Compared to the placebo phase,...

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Potassium-magnesium citrate versus potassium chloride in thiazide-induced hypokalemia

Abstract Background: The purpose of this study was to compare the value of potassium-magnesium citrate (KMgCit) with potassium chloride in overcoming thiazide-induced hypokalemia. Methods: Sixty normal subjects first took hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ; 50 mg/day). After three weeks of treatment (or earlier...

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