Brand Name: Cital
Genric Name :Disodium Hydrogen Citrate
Disodium hydrogen citrate, is a sodium acid salt of citric acid or sodium citrate. It is available as an antioxidant in food as well as to improve the effects of another antioxidants. It is also utilized as an acidity regulator and sequestrant.
Typical products include jam, sweets, ice cream, gelatin, carbonated beverages, milk powder, wine, and processed cheeses.
It is a systemic alkaliser which alleviates the discomfort of cystitis caused by lower UTI
It is used to prevent these diseases:
1. Acidosis following diarrhoea
2. Uremic acidosis
3. Burning micturition
4. Renal tubular acidosis
5. Adjuvant to sulphonamide therapy
15-30ml twice or thrice every day, dissolved in water.
7-12 years: 5ml.
All three times a day
Take the missed dose as shortly as noticed and if it is the time for adjacent dose then skip the lost dose. Continue the usual schedule. Don’t double the dose to catch up.
If you belief overdose is taken then take symptomatic and supportive treatment
Put in a cool dark place. Protect from light and heat. Keep out of the scope of children.
Stomach cramps & flatulance. Over dosage or too rapid administration can cause metabolic alkalosis (especially in renal impairment)Mild diuresis
Hypoventilatory states hypocalcemia, renal disease, alkalosis, and neonates.
May increase T ½ of basic drugs like quinidine, amphetamines, ephedrine & pseudoephedrine. Cut down nephrotoxicity caused by methrotrexate. Intensify elimination of salicylates & barbiturates. Extra effect with a retention caused by corticosteroids. Potentiates renal elimination of tetracyclines. Hypochloraemia alkalosis may happen if utilized in conjuction with pottasium- depleting dieuritics.
It should not be indicated in people who have:
1. Hypersensitivity to the drug or any components of it
2. Renal impairment