POTRATE 5MG TABLET is used to treat a kidney stone condition called renal tubular acidosis.
Side Effects :
. mild nausea or upset stomach . mild or occasional diarrhoea . appearance of a potassium citrate tablet in your stool
POTRATE 5MG TABLET Swallow the pill whole. Take this medicine with a meal or bedtime snack or within 30 minutes after a meal. Do not crush, chew, break or suck on an extended-release tablet.
POTRATE 5MG TABLET works by making the urine less acidic.
Pregnancy: is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk. Alcohol: No data is available. Consult your doctor. Driving: No data is available. Consult your doctor. Kidney: Use with caution in patients with renal impairment. Contraindicated with severe impairment. LIver: Limited data is available. Consult your doctor.
• You should not use this medication if you are allergic to it. • You should not use this medication if you have - high levels of potassium in your blood (hyperkalemia) - a urinary tract infection - untreated or uncontrolled diabetes - Addison's disease (an adrenal gland disorder) - a large tissue injury such as a severe burn - a peptic ulcer in your stomach - if you are severely dehydrated • Tell your doctor if you have: - congestive heart failure, enlarged heart or history of heart attack - other heart disease or high blood pressure - diabetes - a blockage in your stomach or intestines - chronic diarrhoea (such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease).
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.