This section is from the "A Handbook of Useful Drugs" book, by State Medical Examining and Licensing Boards.
Properties : Potassium citrate occurs as transparent, prismatic crystals or a white granular powder, odorless, and having a cooling, saline taste. It is very soluble in water (1:0.5), but very slightly soluble in alcohol.
Action and Uses: Potassium citrate has the same action as potassium acetate. It is less readily absorbed and consequently, in large doses, is more laxative.
Dosage: 1 gm. or 15 grains.