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Alkanol Liquid Ice Cream


Overview

Introduction of Alkanol Liquid

Alkanol Liquid Ice Cream is a medicine used in the treatment of gout and kidney stones. It stops the production of uric acid in the body and reduces the episodes of gout attack and prevent kidney stones.

Alkanol Liquid Ice Cream is best taken after food with plenty of water of juice. This will prevent you from getting an stomach upset. Take it regularly at the same time each day to get maximum benefit from the medicine. Before taking the medicine, inform your doctor of the medical conditions you have (if any) and medications you are currently taking.

Alkanol Liquid Ice Cream may cause few common side effects such as stomach pain. If you experience any symptoms which you believe is caused by the medicine, inform your doctor. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should not use this medicine as it may cause problems for the developing baby.

Uses of Alkanol Liquid

Alkanol Liquid side effects

Common
  • Stomach pain

How to use Alkanol Liquid

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Alkanol Liquid Ice Cream may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Alkanol Liquid works

Alkanol Liquid Ice Cream is a urine alkalizer. It works by increasing the pH of urine which makes it less acidic. This helps the kidneys get rid of excess uric acid, thereby preventing gout and certain types of kidney stones.

Alkanol Liquid related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Alkanol Liquid Ice Cream. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Alkanol Liquid Ice Cream 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Alkanol Liquid Ice Cream during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Alkanol Liquid Ice Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Alkanol Liquid Ice Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Alkanol Liquid Ice Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Alkanol Liquid?

If you miss a dose of Alkanol Liquid Ice Cream, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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

Expert Advice

• It is advised to take the drug after meals and with plenty of plain water or juice to avoid stomach upset. 
• Inform your doctor if you have severe kidney disorders e.g., decreased urine output, sodium-restricted diet, high sodium levels in blood 
• Seek medical attention if you have a difficulty in breathing after taking the drug, or have low calcium levels, high blood pressure, heart problems (e.g., irregular heartbeat, heart failure), kidney disease, swollen ankles/legs/feet due to  water retention (peripheral edema).
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Should not be given to patients allergic to disodium hydrogen citrate or any of its ingredients.
• Should not be given to patients with history of high blood potassium levels, congestive heart failure, heart disease or severe kidney problems, or in case if you are dehydrated.
• Pregnant and breastfeeding women should avoid the intake of disodium hydrogen citrate.
• Patients suffering from severe bacterial infection should also avoid the intake of disodium hydrogen citrate.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Alkanol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Dindevan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sofarin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Altrom, Cenorol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Theopin, Zvtho, Tglo
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Alkanol

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Kindly help, uric acid is on higer side
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Dear PATIENT from 1mg. The reports shows a higher uric acid level , which can increase the risk of gout and kidney stones. You can consult a Urologist for the same.
Have pain in finger joints of right leg, it seems to be gout, I'm in Delhi on official work and native of Hyderabad.Unable walk, need immediate relief I have to complete here work.
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Get uric acid checked and apply ice. Need to be seen and examined to confirm the diagnosis so that medcines can be started accordinrgly
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References
  1. Drugs.com. Sodium citrate. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Disodium Hydrogen Citrate. Guildford, Surrey: Sanofi; 2009 [revised 16 Sep. 2013]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Plot No. 200A, Kishanpur, Roorkee, 247667 (U.K)
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