Alkacitral Syp 100ml

Alkacitral Syp 100ml

By ALEMBIC PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
100ml Syrup in Bottle
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Medical Description

Alkacitral syrup contains disodium hydrogen citrate as the active substance. It is used in treating gout and certain kidney stones. It alkalizes urine by increasing its pH. This increases the solubili...
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ContainsDisodium Hydrogen Citrate(1.25 Mg)
UsesUrinary tract infection, kidney stones, gout
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain, weakness
ClassificationURINARY ALKALINIZERS
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Uses of Alkacitral 1.25 MG

  • 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 of Alkacitral 1.25 MG

  • If you are allergic to citric acid or any other ingredients of Alkacitral syrup.
  • 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).

Side effects of Alkacitral 1.25 MG

  • Stomach pain
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Alkacitral 1.25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Alkacitral syrup during pregnancy?
A:
  • Alkacitral syrup is not recommended during pregnancy, as there is limited information about its effect in human pregnancy. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be or are...
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Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Alkacitral syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
The use of Alkacitral syrup is not advised during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Alkacitral syrup?
A:
If you experience any such effects after taking Alkacitral syrup that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is suggested to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Alkacitral syrup?
A:
As there is an increased risk of dehydration, avoid consuming alcohol while taking Alkacitral syrup.

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).

Mode of Action of Alkacitral 1.25 MG

How Does It Work?

Alkacitral syrup is converted in the body to bicarbonates. These bicarbonate ions are excreted in the urine and increase the urinary pH. This increases the solubility of uric acid and removes it from ...
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Directions for Use of Alkacitral 1.25 MG

  • Alkacitral syrup 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 Alkacitral syrup in a glass of water and drink slowly.

Interactions of Alkacitral 1.25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Alkacitral syrup may affect the way other medicines work and other medicines can affect how Alkacitral syrup works if taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Antacids containing aluminum and magnesium should be taken with a minimum gap of two hours after consumption of Alkacitral syrup.
  • Other medicines that can interact with Alkacitral syrup are lithium, quinidine, salicylate, and aspirin.

Storage and disposal of Alkacitral 1.25 MG

  • Alkacitral syrup should be stored at room temperature away from heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Alkacitral 1.25 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Alkacitral syrup may cause difficulty in breathing. Seek urgent medical help if you think you have taken too much of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of Alkacitral syrup, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule....
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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 Alkacitral syrup?

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 Alkacitral syrup 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.

Q: What is the use of Alkacitral syrup?

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

Q: Can Alkacitral syrup be used for urinary tract infections (UTI)?

A: Yes, Alkacitral syrup can be used for treating urinary tract infections (UTI). However, you should only use this medicine if recommended by your doctor. Do not self-medicate.
Product Details
Brand
ALKACITRAL
Country of Origin
India

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Last Updated on: 02 May 2022 | 10:50 AM (IST)
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