NOVALKA Syrup

Potassium Citrate Syrup

Each 5 ml contains

  • Potassium Citrate 1000 mg
  • Citric Acid 300 mg

DESCRIPTION

Potassium Citrate and Citric Acid oral solution is a stable and pleasant-tasting oral systemic alkalizer. Potassium citrate is a potassium salt of citric acid. Potassium citrate is absorbed and metabolized to potassium bicarbonate, thus acting as a systemic alkalizer. This product alkalinizes the urine without producing a systemic alkalosis in recommended dosage. It is highly palatable, pleasant tasting and tolerable, even when administered for long periods. Potassium citrate does not neutralize the gastric juice or disturb digestion.

INDICATIONS

NOVALKA Syrup is indicated to relieve symptoms of dyspepsia, heartburn, acid indigestion, sour stomach, gastroesophageal reflux and hiatal hernia. It is also prescribed in hyperacidity associated with peptic ulcers, gastritis and esophagitis. Citric acid belongs to a class of drugs known as urinary alkalinizers. When one requires limited intake of potassium and sodium, citric acid is recommended.

DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION

3 teaspoonfuls (15 ml) twice a day diluted with water or as directed by physician.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

NOVALKA Syrup is contraindicated in patients with severe Heart Failure, Compression of the Esophagus, Ulcer from Stomach Acid, Stomach Muscle Paralysis and Decreased Function, Stomach or Intestine Blockage, Bleeding of the Stomach or Intestines. NOVALKA Syrup is also not recommended in patients with adynamia episodica hereditaria,acute dehydration, heat cramps anuria, severe myocardial damage and hyperkalemia.

PRECAUTIONS

Caution should be exercised in decreased kidney function, hypophosphataemia and weak people.

ADVERSE EFFECTS

GI side-effects are uncommon. Occasionally, if excessive amount is consumed, diarrhea, constipation or regurgitation may occur.

PREGNANCY & LACTATON

This medication may be harmful to an unborn baby. Consult a physician if one is pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.It is not known whether potassium passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling a physician while breast-feeding a baby.

PRESENTATION

NOVALKA is available as syrup. Every 5 ml contains Potassium citrate 1000 mg and Citric Acid 300 mg. The total content in each bottle is 100 ml.

CAUTION

The medical information on this site is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes. This information is not intended to be patient education, does not create any patient-physician relationship, and should not be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment. Please note it is dangerous to take any medication without doctorís prescription or professional advice from a registered health practitioner. Always follow the instructions of physician / doctor / registered medical practitioner before using any medicine. Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Keep all medicines away from your children. Store as recommended. Please consult your health care provider, before making any healthcare decisions or for guidance about a specific medical condition. The allopathic medicine as per the law in India must be sold by retail pharmacies holding valid trading drug license only.

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