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Uses of Apitrate Syrup

Apitrate Syrup is used in the treatment of gout and kidney stone.

Apitrate Syrup side effects

  • Stomach pain

How to use Apitrate 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. Apitrate Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Apitrate Syrup works

Apitrate Syrup 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.

Apitrate Syrup related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Apitrate 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.
No information is available on the use of Apitrate Syrup during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Apitrate Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Apitrate Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Apitrate Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Apitrate Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Apitrate Syrup, 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.
Apitrate Syrup
Digitrol Syrup
Apple Therapeutics Pvt Ltd
₹0.24/ml of Syrup
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Urinaloc 1.38gm Syrup
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₹0.5/ml of Syrup
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Alka C Syrup
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₹0.61/ml of Syrup
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Alkacitrate 1.38gm Syrup
Carminol Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹0.3/ml of Syrup
20% costlier
Duvant 1.38gm Syrup
Angiolife Healthcare Pvt Ltd
₹0.6/ml of Syrup
140% costlier

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Apitrate

i have a kidney stone upto 3mm size in both kidney so which is the best medicine for kidney cleansing. i have done surgery for ureter stone in few months ago but now i want to prevent its occurrence
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
take calcury tab 2tab twice, neeri syrup 10 l twice for 3 moths
I had kidney stone problem bt now i remove my all kidney stone stone in my both kidney 2 stone in right kidney n 2 stone in left kidney size veries from 3-4 mm all stone size .Silicon dioxide is common or not common? Max all type of stone contain calcium. So please tell me is silicon dioxide is harmful for body n which food is best for me that in future such kind of stone is not formed into my body? My stone composition 90% silicon dioxide n 10 % calcium carbonate.
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist this product along with your medicine
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  1. 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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