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Alkaline Citrate Syrup 120ml

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Alkaline Citrate 1.4 G Description

Alkaline Citrate Syrup is used to treat gout, kidney stones, urinary tract infections and other kidney conditions caused due to increased uric acid levels in the body. It contains disodium hydrogen ci...
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ContainsDisodium Hydrogen Citrate(1.4 G)
UsesUrinary tract infection, kidney stones, gout
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain
ClassificationDRUGS FOR RENAL CALCULI
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Uses of Alkaline Citrate 1.4 G

  • Alkaline Citrate Syrup is used in 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 Alkaline Citrate 1.4 G

  • If you are allergic to citric acid or any other ingredients of Alkaline Citrate Syrup.
  • If you have kidney diseases.
  • 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 lung diseases.
  • If you have diabetes.
  • If you have addison's disease (an adrenal gland disorder).

Side effects of Alkaline Citrate 1.4 G

  • Stomach pain
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Alkaline Citrate 1.4 G

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Alkaline Citrate Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of Alkaline Citrate Syrup during pregnancy. It is recommended not to use it during pregnancy, unless advised by doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Alkaline Citrate Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
Alkaline Citrate Syrup may cause some adverse effects on the baby. Hence, the use of this medicine is not advised during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Alkaline Citrate Syrup?
A:
Alkaline Citrate Syrup does not affect your driving ability. However, if you experience any discomforts or side effects then avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Alkaline Citrate Syrup syrup?
A:
This medicine can cause dehydration and consumption of alcohol can increase the risk of dehydration. Hence, it is recommended to avoid consuming alcohol while taking Alkaline Citrate Syrup syrup.

Other General Warnings

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

Mode of Action of Alkaline Citrate 1.4 G

How Does It Work?

Disodium hydrogen citrate present in Alkaline Citrate Syrup is metabolised to bicarbonates. This bicarbonate ions is excreted in the urine by increasing the urinary pH. This increase in pH makes the u...
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Directions for Use of Alkaline Citrate 1.4 G

  • Alkaline Citrate Syrup should be taken as per your doctor's advise.
  • Shake the bottle well before use.
  • Mix a prescribed dose of this medicine in a glass of water and drink slowly.

Interactions of Alkaline Citrate 1.4 G

Interactions with other medicines

  • Alkaline Citrate Syrup 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...
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  • Antacids containing aluminium and magnesium should be taken with a minimum gap of two hours after consumption of this medicine.
  • This medicine may interact with Aspirin, talk to your doctor before starting with Alkaline Citrate Syrup syrup.
  • Other medicines that can interact with this medicine are Lithium, Quinidine and Salicylate.

Storage and disposal of Alkaline Citrate 1.4 G

  • Alkaline Citrate Syrup should be stored at room temperature away from heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet. Discard it when it is expired or no longer needed.

Dosage of Alkaline Citrate 1.4 G

Overdose

Overdose of Alkaline Citrate may cause symptoms such as difficulty in breathing. If you experience any symptoms with the overdose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

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

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Alkaline Citrate Syrup be given to children?

A: Do not give any medicines to children unless it is advised by the paediatrician.

Q: How many days should I take Alkaline Citrate 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 on your own if you feel better; always follow your doctor's instructions.

Q: How long will Alkaline Citrate Syrup take to work?

A: It will depend upon the type of infection or disorder you have. Also, it is important to follow the instructions given by your physician to get the optimum response from this medicine.

Q: Is Alkaline Citrate Syrup an antibiotic?

A: No, Alkaline Citrate Syrup is not an antibiotic. It is a urine alkalinzer, which increases the pH of the urine making it less acidic. Thus, decreasing the uric acid levels in the body.

Q: Can I take antibiotics along with Alkaline Citrate Syrup?

A: You should consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics or any other medicine along with Alkaline Citrate Syrup. The doctor will prescribe suitable antibiotics if required, only after assessing the medical condition. Do not self medicate.

Q: Is Alkaline Citrate Syrup good for urine infection?

A: Yes, Alkaline Citrate Syrup can be used to treat urine infections. This medicine acts by converting the urine at less acidic pH, thus alleviating symptoms of urine infection.
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Last Updated on: 03 Jun 2022 | 11:26 AM (IST)

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