sodium citrate




Full Prescribing Info
Sodium citrate.
Each sachet (5.6 g) contains: Sodium citrate BP 4.0 g.
Excipients/Inactive Ingredients: Sodium citrate, sucrose, sodium saccharine, cranberry flavor 191121.
Pharmacotherapeutic group: Systemic alkalinizing substance. ATC code: B05CB02.
Pharmacology: Sodium citrate is metabolized into bicarbonate, which facilitates regression dysuria, that is observed in cystitis, causing reduced urinary acidity causing alkalinization.
Kataria granules are indicated for: Relief of symptoms of UTI (burning micturition & cystitis in women) in adults.
Buffering and neutralizing gastric hydrochloric acid quickly and effectively.
Those conditions where long-term maintenance of alkaline urine is desirable and is of value in the alleviation of chronic metabolic acidosis, such as those resulting from chronic renal insufficiency or the syndrome of renal tubular acidosis, especially when the administration of potassium salts is undesirable or contraindicated.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Pour the content of sachet into the glass of water. Stir till formulation of clear solution.
For short term usage in burning micturition and cystitis in women: Adult: The content of one sachet is dissolved in a glass of water (around 250 ml). It is taken three times a day for 2-3 days or as directed by a physician.
For long term usage in systemic alkalization: The content of half sachet is dissolved in a glass of water (around 250 ml). It is taken three times a day for duration as directed a physician.
Symptomatic treatment should be used in case of unwanted overdosage of this product.
Hypersensitivity to Sodium Citrate and other components of this medicine.
It is contraindicated in patients with diabetes, heart disease, arterial hypertension, renal disease or patients who are on a low salt diet.
Special Precautions
If symptoms persist after two days of treatment, it is necessary to consult a doctor.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Effects on ability to drive and use machines: Not stated.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
It is contraindicated during pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
"Inform doctors about unexpected reactions after using drugs".
Side Effects
Single cases of skin rash and abdominal pain.
Drug Interactions
It is unknown.
Store below 30°C.
Shelf-Life: 36 months.
ATC Classification
B05CB02 - sodium citrate ; Belongs to the class of salt solutions used as irrigating solutions.
Granules for oral soln (white-off white color, free flowing flavored) (sachet) 5.6 g x 6's.
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