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ALKIROM 1.55GM SYRUP

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MRP: Rs. 55 for 1 bottle(s) (100 ML syrup each)
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Composition for ALKIROM

Disodium Hydrogen Citrate(1.55 gm)

food interaction for ALKIROM

alcohol interaction for ALKIROM

pregnancy interaction for ALKIROM

lactation interaction for ALKIROM

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Alkirom 1.55gm syrup at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Alkirom 1.55gm syrup 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ALKIROM

Disodium Hydrogen Citrate(1.55 gm)

Uses

Alkirom 1.55gm syrup is used in the treatment of gout.

How it works

Alkirom 1.55gm syrup belongs to a class of drugs called urinary alkalinizers. It acts by neutralizing excessive acid from blood and urine.

Common side effects

Anxiety, Diarrhoea, Shortness of breath, Gastrointestinal ulcer, Decreased potassium level in blood, Metabolic alkalosis, Mood swings, Fatigue

SUBSTITUTES for ALKIROM

No substitutes found

Expert advice for ALKIROM

• 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.

Frequently asked questions for ALKIROM

Disodium Hydrogen Citrate

Q.What is disodium hydrogen citrate?
Disodium hydrogen citrate, is a sodium acid salt of citric acid (sodium citrate).

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Content on this page was last updated on 23 July, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)