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Potrate 10 Tablet ER

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

Potrate 10 Tablet ER is a dietary supplement of potassium. It is used to treat low potassium levels in the blood. This supplement helps make the urine less acidic and prevents the formation of kidney stones.

Potrate 10 Tablet ER should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Some side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Please inform your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration.

Uses of Potrate Tablet ER

Benefits of Potrate Tablet ER

In Nutritional deficiencies

Potrate 10 Tablet ER contains potassium, which is a very essential electrolyte for carrying out various life functions of our body. It has many benefits such as regulation of blood pressure, maintenance of water balance or pH balance in the body, conduction of nerve impulses and muscle contractions. It also helps in digestion of food and maintains normal heart rhythm or heartbeat. Its deficiency can cause issues of the kidneys (such as kidney stones), nausea, weakness, irregular heartbeat, constipation or muscle cramps. Potrate 10 Tablet ER helps prevent these complications and enables better carrying out of life functions.

Side effects of Potrate Tablet ER

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 Potrate

  • Paralysis
  • Abdominal pain
  • Allergic reaction
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

How to use Potrate Tablet ER

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. Potrate 10 Tablet ER is to be taken with food.

How Potrate Tablet ER works

Potrate 10 Tablet ER provides essential nutrients.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Potrate 10 Tablet ER. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Potrate 10 Tablet ER 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Potrate 10 Tablet ER is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
If mother is taking Potrate 10 Tablet ER observe the baby for diarrhea and check the blood potassium concentrations periodically.
Driving
SAFE
Potrate 10 Tablet ER does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Potrate 10 Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Potrate 10 Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Potrate 10 Tablet ER may not be advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Potrate 10 Tablet ER in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Tricarboxylic Acids Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
UROLOGY

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Potrate with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Lefsum, Lefunid, Lefumide
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Artamin, Atrmin, Penicitin
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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Hi, I had kidney stone stuck in my right ureter and had Shock wave (ESWL) therapy to break it. The blocking stone has passed and there is one stone of size 5mm left in right kidney lower pole for which my doctor prescribed Potrate syrup 3 times a day. Can I take Potrate tablets instead because its less clumsy to carry around. Also what is the long term effects of using this medication as I have had stones in the past also.
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Urology
U can take these medicine prevent recurrence of stones in future
Hi, I have shighrapatan problems, as well as pain on point of scheen while sex.
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexology
This sexual problem is mostly caused by diseases like Diabetes, thyroid dysfunction,nutritional deficiencies, hormaonal imbalance, insufficient sleep, sudden loss of weight, stress/ tensions/ excessive anger any other underlying diseases, etc. Take diet rich in protein like non-veg., eggs, pulses, legumes, sprouts, nuts (sp. walnut and almonds), iron-rich food like green vegetables, also take flaxseeds, green tea, soyabean, fruits, salads, etc. Take proper 6-9hrs of sound sleep. Give up the habit of smooking and excessive alcohol intake. Avoid junk food and any kind of beverages (tea, coffee, aerated drinks, cold drinks, etc.) Avoid canned/ tinned food or food that contains preservatives (eat fresh ones). Avoid vigorous exercises or any supplements provided by the gym! tablet 1 tablet 1 hour before sexual activity.Share ur email id if u want more assistance
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References

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. p. 1137.
  2. Potassium Citrate. Huddersfield: L.C.M. Ltd.,; 17 Oct. 93 [revised 2 Jul. 2015]. [Accessed on 6 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: February, 2021

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