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Alkamax MB 6 Syrup


Overview

Introduction

Alkamax MB 6 Syrup is a combination of three medicines. It is used in the treatment and prevention of kidney stones. It works by preventing the formation as well as breaking down the crystals in the kidneys.

Alkamax MB 6 Syrup may be prescribed alone or in combination with other medicines. It should be taken with food. Take it regularly and do not take more or use it for a longer duration than recommended by your doctor. You should not stop taking the medicine until your doctor tells you it is okay to stop.

Using this medicine may cause a few common side effects such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain. If you experienced any such side effects that does not resolve with time or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing them.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders such as problems with your heart, liver, or kidneys. Let your doctor also know all the other medicines you are taking to make sure the medicine is safe for you. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine. 

Uses of Alkamax MB Syrup

Side effects of Alkamax MB Syrup

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Alkamax MB

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain

How to use Alkamax MB Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Alkamax MB 6 Syrup is to be taken with food.

How Alkamax MB Syrup works

Alkamax MB 6 Syrup is a combination of three medicines: Potassium Citrate, Magnesium Citrate and Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) which prevent kidney stones. Potassium Citrate and Magnesium Citrate raise urine pH and prevents the formation, growth and aggregation of crystals in the kidneys, thereby preventing stones. Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) is added as its deficiency is associated with increased synthesis of oxalate, which is one of the constituents of kidney stones.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Alkamax MB 6 Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Alkamax MB 6 Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Alkamax MB 6 Syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Alkamax MB 6 Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Alkamax MB 6 Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alkamax MB 6 Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Alkamax MB 6 Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alkamax MB 6 Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

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Patient Concerns

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I am suffering from severe waist pain because I have a stones in my kidney. I already admitted in the hospital for one week and the doctors should melted the stones by the tablets. But suddenly I am suffering from severe pain. Will u please give me a advise to my pronlem
Dr. Tapas Kumbhkar
Internal Medicine
Tab pantop 40mg 1OD Syp alkamax 2tsf TDS with glass of water For 10 daysTab Drotin 100mg 1BD FOR 10 DAYS
KIDNEY STONE CAN I TAKE Calcurosin and himalya kidney stone syrup for my problem??
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Urology
These medicines won't help u u will require ureteroscopic stone removal
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References

  1. Potassium Citrate. San Antoni, Texas: Mission Pharmacal Company; 1985 [revised Dec. 2009]. [Accessed on 6 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Pyridoxine. Wrexham, UK: CP Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 2015. [Accessed 05 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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335 KM. MILESTONE, NATIONAL HIGHWAY NO.1, P.O.BOX 25, PHILLAUR , (PUNJAB) INDIA-144 410
Country of Origin: India
MRP
155.92
200 ml in 1 bottle
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