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Composition for UNICITRAL(UCR)

Disodium Hydrogen Citrate(NA)

food interaction for UNICITRAL(UCR)

alcohol interaction for UNICITRAL(UCR)

pregnancy interaction for UNICITRAL(UCR)

lactation interaction for UNICITRAL(UCR)

It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Unicitral syrup at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unicitral syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Disodium Hydrogen Citrate(NA)


Unicitral syrup is used as an antioxidant in food as well as to improve the effects of other antioxidants. It is also used as an acidity regulator and sequestrate and used to treat gout and kidney stones, Burning micturition, Urinary Infections, Acute renal colic.

How it works

Unicitral 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


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Expert advice for UNICITRAL(UCR)

• 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 UNICITRAL(UCR)

Disodium Hydrogen Citrate

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


Content on this page was last updated on 29 June, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)