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Uro-k tablet 10 mEq 30's

Uro-k tablet contains Potassium Citrate | belongs to Potassium salt

Alternate brands of Uro-k tablet 10 mEq 30’s

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Lospin tablet 10 mEq 30’s  60.00 You can save 390
Lospin tablet 10 mEq 100’s  200.00 You can save 250
K- Oxa tablet 10 mEq 30’s  450.00 You can save 0
Exocit XR tablet 10 mEq 30’s  472.00 You will pay -22 more
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How it works

Uro-k tablet 10 mEq 30’s works by crystallizing stone-forming salts such as calcium oxalate, calcium phosphate, and uric acid within the urinary bladder by increasing the urinary pH and urine citrate levels.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Uro-k tablet 10 mEq 30’s

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Increased heartbeat
  • Stomach pain
  • Tiredness and weakness

Uses of Uro-k tablet 10 mEq 30’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Renal Tubular Acidosis

    This medicine is used to dissolve kidney stones in patients with renal tubular acidosis, a disease that occurs when the kidneys fail to remove acids into the urine.

  • Nephrolithiasis

    This medicine is used for dissolving the stones or hard deposits made of calcium oxalate or uric acid crystals that form inside the kidneys.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within one hour of administration of the dose.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit-forming tendencies were reported

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Severe renal impairment

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney impairment due to the risk of increased blood potassium levels.

  • Hyperkalemia

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with hyperkalemia (high blood potassium levels) due to the increased risk of adverse effects.

  • Addison's disease

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with Addison's disease (an adrenal gland disorder) due to the increased risk of adverse effects.

  • Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus due to the increased risk of adverse effects.

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Uro-k tablet 10 mEq 30’s or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Hyperkalemia

    Potrate-10 Tablet may increase the blood potassium levels drastically in some patients. Close monitoring of blood potassium levels, appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative might be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Gastrointestinal irritation

    Potrate-10 Tablet may cause gastrointestinal irritation and hence, should be used with extreme caution in patients with gastrointestinal diseases. It is advised to take Potrate-10 Tablet along with meals to avoid gastrointestinal irritation. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative might be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Dehydration

    Potrate-10 Tablet should be used with extreme caution in patients with acute dehydration due to the risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative might be required based on the clinical condition.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Aliskiren severe
  • Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI's) moderate
  • Tetracycline severe
  • Spironolactone severe

General Instructions

Take Potrate-10 Tablet with food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course/without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • To be taken with food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

what are the adverse effects of Uro-k tablet 10 mEq 30’s?

Rarely GI upset. Oesophageal or small bowel obstruction, ulceration (discontinue).

What happens if I miss a dose of Uro-k tablet 10 mEq 30’s?

Adults: 20 mEq to 40 mEq daily in divided doses. Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Uro-k tablet 10 mEq 30’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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