Saturday, March 9, 2019

Uralyt-U | Potassium sodium hydrogen citrate


Uralyt-U

Uralyt-U


Uralyt-U

One measure spoonful of 2.5 g of granules contains:

 Potassium sodium hydrogen citrate (6 : 6 : 3: 5) 2.4 g

Company Name

CID/Madaus

Therapeutic Group

ALL OTH UROLOGICAL PRODS

Uralyt-U Pharmaceutical form

Granules

Uralyt-U Package

Manufacturer's packs of 280 g granules together with indicator paper

Indications
- For dissolving uric acid stones and preventing the formation of new stones (prophylaxis of recurrent calculi). - As a supportive measure in the treatment of cystine calculi and cystinuria. - To alkalinize the urine during courses of uricosuric or cytostatic therapy. - To alkalinize the urine in patients with porphyria cutanea tarda.

Product Type

human

Uralyt-U Dosage

Unless otherwise directed, the daily dose is 4 measure spoonsful (= 10 g granules), taken in three separate portions after meals: 1 measure spoonful in the morning, 1 at midday and 2 measure spoonsful in the evening. The granules should be dissolved in a glass of water and drunk. The pH of the fresh urine should be within the following ranges:

Uric acid stones and uricosuric therapy: pH 6.2 - 6.8 Cystine stones : pH 7.5 - 8.5 Cytostatic therapy : at least pH 7 Porphyria cutanea tarda : pH 7.2 – 7.5 If the pH is below the recommended range the evening dose should be raised by half a measure spoonful. If the pH is above the recommended range the evening dose should be lowered by half a measurespooful.

When the pH of fresh urine, tested before taking Uralyt-U, is consistently within the recommended, patient and physician can be confident that correct dose has been found. Measurement of urinary pH Immediately before taking each dose of Uralyt-U, take a test strip from pack of indicator paper supplied, hold it in the clip and moisten it with fresh urine. Then match the moist test strip with the colour table and read off the pH. Enter the pH measurement and the number of measures spoonful of granules taken on the chart. Take the chart with you every time you visit the doctor.

The indicator paper supplied with the pack is not suitable for checking urine pH during the treatment of cystine stones or porphyria cutanea tarda. For this purpose your doctor will prescribe special indicator paper covering the range pH 7.2 – 9.7 The chart supplied with this pack can be used, but the pH reading (colour number) at the head of the column should be appropriately altered.Store medicines out of reach of children!

Uralyt-U Adverse Reactions

No side-effects have so far been reported about Uralyt-U

Uralyt-U Contra Indications

Uralyt-U should not be administered to patients with acute or chronic renal failure, or when sodium chloride is totally forbidden. It is also contraindicated in serious disorders of acid-base balance ( metabolic alkalosis ) or chronic urinary tract infections with urea-splitting bacteria.

Uralyt-U Drug Interactions

- If the patient is concurrently taking digitalis, the physician should bear in mind that the average daily dose of Uralyt-U (10 g of granules ) contains approximately 1.75 g (44 mmol )of potassium . - If a low sodium diet has been prescribed, it should be remembered that the average daily dose of Uralyt-U contains approximately 1 g (44 mmol) of sodium .

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