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Rivieres salt

Riviere's salt --> potassium citrate

(Science: chemical) A systemic alkaliser, electrolyte replenisher, diuretic, and expectorant, usually administered orally. It is sometimes used in veterinary medicine as a nonirritating diuretic.

Pharmacological action: diuretics, expectorants.

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