Ketorels

Ketorels

Manufacturer:

West-Coast Pharma

Distributor:

Scriptmed

Marketer:

Ambica
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ca-4-methyl-2-oxo-valerate (α-ketoanalogue to leucine, Ca salt) 101 mg, Ca-3-methyl-2-oxo-butyrate (α-ketoanalogue to valine, Ca salt) 86 mg, Ca-2-oxo-3-phenylpropionate (α-ketoanalogue to phenylalanine, Ca salt) 68 mg, Ca-3-methyl-2-oxo-valerate (α-ketoanalogue to isoleucine, Ca salt) 67 mg, Ca-DL-2-hydroxy-4-(methylthio) butyrate (α-ketoanalogue to methionine, Ca salt) 59 mg, L-lysine acetate 105 mg, L-threonine 53 mg, L-histidine 38 mg, L-tyrosine 30 mg, L-tryptophan 23 mg
Indications/Uses
Prevention & therapy of damages due to faulty/deficient protein metabolism in chronic renal insufficiency in connection w/ limited protein food of 40 g/day (for adults) & less (ie, patients w/ GFR <25 mL/min).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administration
Should be taken with food: Swallow whole, do not chew/crush.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Hypercalcaemia; disturbed amino acid metabolism. Patients w/ phenylketonuria.
Special Precautions
Regularly monitor serum Ca. Ensure sufficient supply w/ lactation.
Drug Interactions
May lead to pathological increase of the serum Ca level or intensification w/ Ca-containing drugs (eg, acetolye). Reduce administration w/ Al hydroxide. Reduction of serum phosphate. May interfere absorption w/ drugs forming sparingly soluble compd w/ Ca [eg, tetracyclines, quinolones (eg, ciprofloxacin & norfloxacin), Fe, fluoride or estramustine containing drugs]. Increased risk of arrhythmia w/ heart/cardiac-active glycosides.
ATC Classification
V06DE - Amino acids/carbohydrates/minerals/vitamins, combinations ; Used as general nutrients.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Ketorels FC tab
Packing/Price
100's;10's
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