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Ladies - ever taken sodium citrate then had AF eposide?

Just wondering if there's a correlation between taking sodium citrate (for cystitis in ladies) and getting AF? Anyone else experienced this?

I just took one sachet in water and almost immediately went into bad AF. The sodium per sachet is nearly 1g...could be that, I guess.

No more anti-cystitis sachets for me then, will have to visit the GP tomorrow, maybe for antibiotics. And can't take my usual Flecainide PIP either, as this is not recommended with the sodium citrate. :o(

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I cant take that Wendy. I take something called d-mannose look it up hope it helps but make sure you get a good one I buy it online

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Thank you, I'll try it. Do the sodium citrate sachets give you AF?

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Not so much AF but ectopics.

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I just started d-mannose powder. I take a teasooon with water in am and another one in pm. My doctor said it helps with uti. How do you take yours?

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I have tried to inbox you to give you the details but its not working. I take 2 to 3 tablets as soon as It starts then two tabs every 4 hours also I take two through the night for the first few days then a maintenance dose but you will have to find the right balance for you. I get mine online and have done for years. They also have an advice line.

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Thanks for the advice. I went to the GP this morning and was told to keep well away from sodium citrate or bicarbonate of soda, and have got antibiotics for the infection.

Have ordered some d-mannose powder, and can happily report that my heart has just gone back into normal rhythm :o)

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Good to know that about the bicarbonate of soda, I know my heart doesn't like the citrate glad to hear your back in NSR good luck with the d-mannose.

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Take potassium citrate instead. Ask your pharmacist if you can’t find it on the shelf

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Thanks, that may be another option.

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