Alkacip Syrup 100ml

Alkacip Syrup 100ml

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100ml Syrup in Bottle
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Disodium Hydrogen Citrate(1.53 G)
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Medical Description

Alkacip Syrup 100ml contains Disodium hydrogen citrate and is used in treating gout and certain kidney stones. It alkalizes urine by increasing the pH of urine, this increases the solubility of uric a...
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uses

Uses of Alkacip 1.53 G

  • For the treatment of gout (increased levels of uric acid) and kidney stones.
  • It is also used to treat urinary tract infection and metabolic disorders caused by kidney diseases.
contraindications

Contraindications of Alkacip 1.53 G

  • If you are allergic to citric acid or any other ingredients of Alkacip Syrup 100ml.
  • If you have kidney disease.
  • If you have high sodium or potassium levels.
  • If you have high blood pressure, irregular heartbeats or heart failure.
  • If you have low calcium levels.
  • If you have a lung disease.
  • If you have diabetes.
  • If you have Addison's disease (an adrenal gland disorder).
sideEffects

Side effects of Alkacip 1.53 G

  • Stomach pain
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Alkacip 1.53 G

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Alkacip Syrup 100ml during pregnancy?
A:
  • Alkacip Syrup 100ml is not recommended during pregnancy, as there is limited information about its safety in human pregnancy. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be or ...
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breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Alkacip Syrup 100ml while breastfeeding?
A:
Alkacip Syrup 100ml may cause some adverse effects on the baby. Hence, the use of Alkacip Syrup 100ml is not advised during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Alkacip Syrup 100ml?
A:
Avoid driving if you experience any side effects with Alkacip Syrup 100ml. Else, you can drive safely.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Alkacip Syrup 100ml?
A:
As there is an increased risk of dehydration, avoid consuming alcohol while taking Alkacip Syrup 100ml.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney disease or you are diabetic.
  • You are suffering from chronic diarrhoea (such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease).
  • Do not alter the dose of Alkacip Syrup 100ml by yourself.
  • Take Alkacip Syrup 100ml after food for better absorption and to avoid stomach-related side effects.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Alkacip 1.53 G

How Does It Work?

Disodium hydrogen citrate present in Alkacip Syrup 100ml is metabolised to bicarbonates. These bicarbonate ions are excreted in the urine and increase the urinary pH. This increase in pH makes urine l...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Alkacip 1.53 G

  • Alkacip Syrup 100ml should be taken as per your doctor's advice.
  • Shake the bottle well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.
  • Mix a prescribed dose of Alkacip Syrup 100ml in a glass of water and drink slowly.
interactions

Interactions of Alkacip 1.53 G

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antacids containing aluminium and magnesium should be taken with a minimum gap of two hours after consumption of Alkacip Syrup 100ml.
  • Alkacip Syrup 100ml may interact with Aspirin, talk to your doctor before starting with Alkacip Syrup 100ml.
  • Other medicines that can interact with Alkacip Syrup 100ml are Lithium, Quinidine and Salicylate.
  • Alkacip Syrup 100ml may interact with other medicines and produce an altered response. Please tell your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medicines (that you buy without a ...
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Interactions with food items

Your doctor may recommend that you take Alkacip Syrup 100ml after food for better absorption and to avoid stomach discomfort.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Alkacip 1.53 G

  • Alkacip Syrup 100ml should be stored at room temperature away from heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Alkacip 1.53 G

Overdose

An excess of this medicine may cause difficulty in breathing. Seek urgent medical help if you experience any symptoms or think you have taken too much of Alkacip Syrup 100ml.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of Alkacip Syrup 100ml, take it as soon as you remember. Do not take a double of this medicine to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the causes of urinary tract infection?

A: When the urine system defence fails and allows the bacteria to enter the urinary tract through the urethra and multiplies in the urinary bladder to grow into a full-blown infection in the urinary tract, it is called urinary tract infection. Women are more susceptible to develop cystitis due to their short urethra. Sexually transmitted diseases like herpes, mycoplasma, chlamydia and gonorrhoea can cause infection of the urethra called urethritis.

Q: What is the cause of Gout?

A: When the uric acid levels are higher in the blood, they form urate crystals. These urate crystals accumulate in the joints and cause swelling and intense pain. This condition is called Gout.

Q: For how many days should I take Alkacip Syrup 100ml?

A: The dose and duration of your treatment will depend upon the severity of your condition and improvement after taking this medicine. Do not stop your own if you feel better; always follow your doctor's instruction.

Q: Why should Alkacip Syrup 100ml not be given on an empty stomach?

A: It should not be given to avoid undesirable effects such as an upset stomach. It should not be given on an empty stomach.

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ContainsDisodium Hydrogen Citrate(1.53 G)
UsesUrinary tract infection, kidney stones, gout
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain, weakness
Last Updated on: 11 Mar 2021 | 07:31 PM (IST)
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