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Alkin Bottle Of 100ml Syrup

By HEMA LABORATORIES LTD
100ml Syrup in Bottle
54.40*
MRP 64.00
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Alkin 1.2 GM Description

Alkin syrup contains disodium hydrogen citrate. It increases the pH of the urine by alkalizing it. This enhances the solubility of uric acid and gets it out of the body through urine. This medicine i

s used to treat gout and certain kidney stones. Alkin syrup is also used to treat urinary tract infections. It should be used carefully in patients having kidney diseases or heart or lung diseases or high sodium or potassium levels. Have plenty of water while using this medicine.

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Product Summary

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ContainsDisodium Hydrogen Citrate(1.2 Gm)
TherapyDRUGS FOR RENAL CALCULI
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uses

Uses of Alkin 1.2 GM

Alkin 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

Contraindications of Alkin 1.2 GM

  • If you are allergic to citric acid or any other ingredients of Alkin 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).
sideEffects

Side effects of Alkin 1.2 GM

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

Precautions and Warnings of Alkin 1.2 GM

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Alkin syrup during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of Alkin syrup during pregnancy. It is recommended not to use Alkin syrup during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Alkin syrup syrup?
A:
This medicine does not affect your driving ability. However, if you experience any discomforts or side effects then avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

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

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 Alkin syrup by yourself.
  • Take this medicine after food for better absorption and to avoid stomach-related side effects.
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Mode of Action of Alkin 1.2 GM

How Does It Work?

Disodium hydrogen citrate present in Alkin syrup is metabolised to bicarbonates. These bicarbonate ions are excreted in the urine and increase the urinary pH. This increase in pH makes the urine less ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Alkin 1.2 GM

  • Alkin syrup should be taken as per your doctor's advise.
  • Shake the bottle well before use.
  • Mix a prescribed dose of Alkin syrup liquid in a glass of water and drink slowly.
interactions

Interactions of Alkin 1.2 GM

Interactions with other medicines

  • Alkin 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 a prescrip...
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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 Alkin syrup syrup.
  • Other medicines that can interact with Alkin syrup are Lithium, Quinidine and Salicylate.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Alkin 1.2 GM

  • Alkin 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

Dosage of Alkin 1.2 GM

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose are 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. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How can I prevent urine infection?

  • By drinking plenty of water and urinating often.
  • By cleaning the area often in the right way. The right way is to wipe from front to back.
  • Wash up the area before sexual activity and urinate after sexual activity.
  • Avoid using scented feminine products. They can irritate the area and cause infection.
  • Use proper birth control measures.
  • Probiotics contain beneficial bacteria called Lactobacilli which keeps the urinary tract healthy and avoids harmful bacteria. Yoghurt, kefir, cheese, sauekraut contain lactobacilli naturally or you ca...
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  • Vitamin C is an antioxidant. It helps to improve the immune system and lowers the urinary pH by making it less favourable for harmful bacterias to survive.
  • Caution should be used while using the public washroom, be careful to wipe the seat or use a toilet seat sanitiser before you use it.

Q: What are the symptoms of UTI?

  • Pain and burning sensation while passing urine.
  • Passing small amounts of urine frequently.
  • A strong and persistent urge to pass urine.
  • Blood in the urine that appears bright pink, red or cola coloured.
  • Cloudy urine.
  • Foul-smelling urine.
  • Lower abdominal pain.
  • Upper back and flank pain.
  • Nausea, vomiting.
  • Fever, chills.

Q: How to prevent kidney stones?

  • Drink plenty of water and stay hydrated.
  • Include low-fat milk, low-fat cheese and low-fat yoghurt in your diet. These foods are a good source of calcium.
  • Avoid baking soda, condiments, processed foods like chips and crackers, canned soups and vegetables. They contain high sodium and increase the risk of stones.
  • Limit oxalate-rich foods such as spinach, chocolate, sweet potatoes, coffee, beets, peanuts, rhubarb, soy products and wheat bran.
  • Foods like beef, poultry, fish and pork are high in animal protein which increases urine acid.
  • Avoid taking high dose vitamin C supplements.

Q: How to use Alkin syrup?

A: Alkin syrup should be taken as per your doctor's instructions. It should be taken after meals to avoid an upset stomach. Mix it in a glass of water and have it.

Q: Can Alkin syrup be given to children?

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

Q: Does Alkin syrup dissolve kidney stones?

A: Yes, Alkin syrup is used to treat kidney stones that are made of urate. It acts by making the urine less acidic which help to dissolve the kidney stones.

Q: How many days should I take Alkin 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: How long will Alkin 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 Alkin syrup an antibiotic?

A: No, Alkin syrup is not an antibiotic.

Q: Why should Alkin 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: How do you take Alkin syrup?

  • Alkin syrup should be taken as per your doctor's advise.
  • Shake the bottle well before use.
  • Mix a prescribed dose of Alkin Syrup liquid in a glass of water and drink slowly.
Product Details
Brand
ALKIN
Expires on or After
07/05/2023
Last Updated on: 21 Apr 2022 | 11:31 AM (IST)
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