Geoketo-Alfa Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Geoketo-Alfa Tablet belongs to a class of drugs called nutritional supplements. It provides nutrition therapy in the patients of chronic kidney failure. This medicine prevents the unnecessary increase in urea levels in the blood.

Geoketo-Alfa Tablet is taken by mouth with or without food. But it is important to take it in a dose and duration as advised by doctor. It is best if taken along with a low-protein diet as it helps in delaying the progression of kidney diseases and dialysis initiation. Ensure that you maintain adequate calorie intake during the therapy. While you are taking this medicine, your doctor may advice for regular monitoring of serum calcium levels.

It is usually well tolerated with little or no side effects.

Uses of Geoketo-Alfa Tablet


Side effects of Geoketo-Alfa Tablet

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 Geoketo-Alfa

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Geoketo-Alfa Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Geoketo-Alfa Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Geoketo-Alfa Tablet works

Geoketo-Alfa Tablet belongs to a class of drugs called nutritional supplements. It follows same catabolic pathways as amino acids and works by improving the metabolism of protein in the body, thereby improving the renal function.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Geoketo-Alfa Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Geoketo-Alfa Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Geoketo-Alfa Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Geoketo-Alfa Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Geoketo-Alfa Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Geoketo-Alfa Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Geoketo-Alfa Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Geoketo-Alfa Tablet for treatment of chronic kidney disease.
  • Taking it along with a low-protein diet helps in delaying the progression of kidney diseases and dialysis initiation.
  • Ensure that you maintain adequate calorie intake during therapy.
  • Regularly monitor serum calcium levels as instructed by your doctor. Reduce your intake of vitamin D and other calcium sources if the levels are high.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Amino acids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
UROLOGY
Action Class
Amino acids

Patient Concerns

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How to put on weight as my bmi is under weight so thin even after trying hard to put on weight ,im nt able to do so
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
Homeopathy
Take alfa alfa tonic 4 times a day
I want to increase my weight and also problem constipation some time I am suffering from comman cold
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir you may take Alfa alfa tonic 1tsp three times a day for 15days
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FAQs

Q. What is Geoketo-Alfa Tablet?

Geoketo-Alfa Tablet is a form of essential amino acid. When given as a therapy, it exerts a metabolic benefit to the body. Geoketo-Alfa Tablet is most commonly used as nutrition therapy or dietary supplements in the patients of chronic kidney failure. This medicine prevents the unnecessary increase in urea levels in the blood due to the intake of non-essential amino acids in patients of kidney failure.

Q. In what disease conditions can Geoketo-Alfa Tablet be used?

Most commonly, Geoketo-Alfa Tablet is used as a nutritional supplement in long-term kidney disease. Geoketo-Alfa Tablet is also given during heart surgery to reduce the chances of complications. It is also reported to be rarely used along with physiotherapy in the treatment of pain in tendons. It may also be used in treating intestinal and stomach disorders, lung diseases, and as an add-on treatment in bacterial infections, but very rarely.

Q. Is Geoketo-Alfa Tablet same as Arginine alpha-ketoglutarate?

Geoketo-Alfa Tablet is a combination of various essential amino acids. It is mostly used in the prevention and treatment of damages due to faulty or deficient protein metabolism in chronic kidney disease. On the other hand, Arginine alpha-ketoglutarate is a combination of the essential amino acid arginine and alpha-ketoglutaric acid. Although both Geoketo-Alfa Tablet and Arginine alpha-ketoglutarate are different, their uses are almost similar.

Q. How is Geoketo-Alfa Tablet given?

The usual advice for an adult is to take the tablets during meals as it helps in proper absorption or usage of the amino acids. The tablets must not be chewed. Geoketo-Alfa Tablet should be given along with dietary protein restriction in cases of kidney failure. The duration of treatment depends on the severity of the kidney problem. Follow your doctor’s advice and if you notice any uneasiness/discomfort or reaction, immediately contact your doctor.

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References

  1. Saxena A, Gupta A. Role of Ketoanalogues In Chronic Kidney Disease Stages. Nephrol Urol open. 2018;1(1):17-20. [Accessed 05 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Alna Biotech Private Limited, Jagjit Singh(Director), S. C. F - 1013, Ground Floor, Motor Market,. Mani Majra, Chandigarh - 160101, India
Country of Origin: India

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