Alkapyrin Suspension

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Composition for Alkapyrin NA Suspension

Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
38.56
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Alkapyrin Suspension

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Uses of Alkapyrin Suspension

Alkapyrin Suspension is used in the treatment of gout.
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Side effects of Alkapyrin Suspension

Common

Hypersensitivity reaction, Gastrointestinal irritation.

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How to use Alkapyrin Suspension

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Alkapyrin Suspension at a fixed time.

How Alkapyrin Suspension works

Alkapyrin suspension decreases the uric acid levels in the blood by increasing its excretion in urine.

In Depth Information on Alkapyrin Suspension

Expert advice for Alkapyrin Suspension

• 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Alkapyrin Suspension
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alkapyrin Suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Alkapyrin Suspension should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
SAFE
Alkapyrin Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Alkapyr
in Suspension in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Acitrom 4mg Tablet, Acenomac 3mg Tablet, Acenomac 1mg Tablet, Acenomac 2mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Disodium Hydrogen Citrate, 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.

Patient Concerns

Substitutes for Alkapyrin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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