NEORALIT SR. 1080 mg. 30 tablets
NEORALIT SR. 1080 mg. 30 tablets
WHAT IS NEORALIT SR
NEORALIT SR is the citrate salt of the element potassium, which is necessary for the maintenance of acid-base balance in the body and for the proper functioning of vital organs such as the heart and kidneys.
NEORALIT SR can be found on the pharmaceutical market in two forms Neoralit SR 540 mg and Neoralit SR 1080 mg.
HOW DOES NEORALIT SR
NEORALIT SR provides the body with potassium and citrate ions in the form of prolonged-release tablets, which ensures a gradual entry of the active substances in the body, to maintain a relatively constant level of active substances, better tolerability and a lower risk of gastric irritation . Potassium citrate is metabolized in the liver to carbonate, causing alkalinity of the blood and urine. This is especially useful for people who suffer from conditions associated with an acidic pH of the blood and urine.
Who is NEORALIT SR
NEORALIT SR is intended for people with a deficiency of potassium in the diet, as well as improving conditions related to the acidic pH of the blood and urine and the resulting consequences.
WHO SHOULD NOT TAKE NEORALIT SR
Not recommended adoption of NEORALIT SR in case of:
- Hypersensitivity to any component of the tablet. The most common symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling of lips and face, shortness of breath.
Ask your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
- High levels of potassium in the blood
- Heart failure
- Renal failure
- Genitourinary infection
WHAT SHOULD I TELL MY DOCTOR BEFORE TAKING NEORALIT SR
Tell your doctor if:
For you apply any of the following conditions
- Untreated diabetes
- Addison's disease
- Serious tissue damage as severe burns
- Ulcers of the stomach and duodenum
- Severe dehydration
- Chronic diarrhea
- Ischemic heart disease or myocardial infarction
- Swelling of the feet and legs
- High blood pressure
- Pregnancy, planning pregnancy and lactation.
- Obstruction of the esophagus, stomach and intestines.
Are using any of the following
aspirin, diuretics, potassium-containing preparations, salt substitutes, steroids, medicines for high blood pressure, quinidine, antacids, methenamine, ACE inhibitors (Captopril, Enalapril, Benazepril)
This list may be incomplete, so tell your doctor about all medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products and nutritional supplements you are taking. Do not start taking any new medicine without consulting your doctor.
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF NEORALIT SR
At recommended doses of potassium citrate is generally well tolerated. During the first few days, you may experience symptoms of abdominal discomfort, nausea, vomiting and loose stool until the body adapts to the drug. Be sure to tell your doctor if these symptoms continue or worsen, and in the case of stomach pain, weakness, muscle pain, fast or irregular heartbeat, shortness of breath, tingling or numbness of the extremities, nervousness, unpleasant taste in the mouth, shiny black stools .
HOW TO TAKE NEORALIT SR
Typically NEORALIT SR is administered three times daily in doses, depending on the individual needs. In the event that your doctor recommends otherwise, be taken three times two tablets NEORALIT SR 540 mg or three times a tablet NEORALIT SR 1080 mg during meals or half an hour after eating. Swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water (240 ml). Increased fluid intake (2-3 liters per day) is recommended when using NEORALIT SR. Do not chew or crush the tablets. Do not lie down for at least half an hour after taking the drug. If you miss a dose, take the scheduled dose as soon as you remember. If you remember too late, and it is almost time for your next dose, wait and take the prescribed dose as at the time of the next dose, skipping missed dose. Never take a double dose to make up the missed dose.
Measure twice a day - morning and evening urine pH with test strips by following the instructions for proper consideration of the pH value printed on the box. In case of the third day after taking the drug urine pH is not within the physiological values (6.0-7.0) increase the daily dose by adding 1 tablet to each Neoralit SR daily intake, ie the dose increased by 3 tablets daily. The effect of increasing the dose re-evaluated after three days. They are so dose adjustments as necessary to achieve the desired therapeutic result.
Control the acidity of urine test strips daily basis throughout the course of treatment.
The maximum daily dose Neoralit SR should not exceed 10 800 mg.
Do not take more than 20 tablets per day of Neoralit SR 540 mg!
Do not take more than 10 tablets per day of Neoralit SR 1080 mg!
Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor!
In case of overdose seek immediate medical attention. The symptoms of overdose usually include heaviness in limbs, muscle weakness, stiffness, slow or irregular heartbeat, feeling of loss of consciousness.