Rowatinex

Rowatinex

Manufacturer:

Rowa

Distributor:

DCH Auriga
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Pinene, camphene, cineol, fenchone, borneol, anethol.
Description
Each enteric-coated capsule contains - Pinene (α +β) 31 mg, Camphene 15 mg, Cineol 3 mg, Fenchone 4 mg, Borneol 10 mg, Anethol 4 mg.
Action
Rowatinex promotes diuresis and relaxes urinary tract spasm, thus assisting the passage of stones. The therapeutic effect of the balanced combination of terpenes reduces urinary tract inflammation stimulating renal blood flow through the kidneys and increasing the output of a less concentrated urine.
Indications/Uses
Rowatinex is indicated for the treatment of urinary tract spasm and inflammation associated with urolithiasis. Rowatinex also assists in the dissolution and expulsion of stones in the renal system.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Recommended Dosage: Adults: Unless otherwise directed by the physician, the usual dose is 1 - 2 capsules three times daily before meals. In case of colic 2 - 3 capsules four - five times daily.
Children 6-14 years: The usual dose is 1 capsule twice daily before meals.
Route of Administration: Oral.
Contraindications
There are no known contra-indications to the use of Rowatinex.
Special Precautions
Tell the physician if the patient is taking medicines to thin the blood or medicines that are broken down by the liver.
The following other ingredients of the capsule shell may cause allergic reactions: Sodium Ethyl Parahydroxybenzoate (E215), Sodium PropylParahydroxybenzoate (E217) (possibly delayed) and Sunset Yellow FCF85% (E110).
Liquid intake should be increased during therapy. The product should only be used with caution in patients on anticoagulants or drugs dependent on the liver for metabolism and excretion.
Driving and Using Machines: Rowatinex is unlikely to have any effect on driving or ability to use machines.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
Although no teratogenic effects have been reported, it is advisable that pregnant women should not take Rowatinex during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Side Effects
No untoward side effects have been reported.
Drug Interactions
Tell the physician or pharmacist if the patient is taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. These medicines include: Medicines to thin your blood (oral anti-coagulants e.g. Warfarin); medicines that are broken down in the liver (ask the physician for advice on this).
Caution For Usage
Medicines should not be disposed of via waste water or household waste. Ask the pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
Storage
Store below 25°C.
ATC Classification
G04BX - Other urologicals ; Used in the treatment of urological problems.
Presentation/Packing
Cap (yellow, spherical, enteric-coated, soft gelatin, containing a pale yellow or greenish yellow oil) 50's, 10 x 10's.
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