Disodium Hydrogen Citrate 1.25gm – Disodium Hydrogen Citrate 1.25gm helps in the treatment of gout and kidney stones. It prevents the production of uric acid in the body and decreases the episodes of gout attack and prevent kidney stones. Disodium Hydrogen Citrate is a urine alkalizer. It works by raising the pH of urine that makes it less acidic. Also, this helps the kidneys get free of excess uric acid, by stopping gout and certain types of kidney stones.
How to use this drug:
You should take this citrate in doses or as your doctor prescribes you. Gently shake your bottle well before each use. Mix it in a glass of water or you can also use juices. Don’t take citrate empty stomach. Drink a lot of water during taking the medicine to avoid stomach upset. Take it daily and do not quit using the medicine even if you get more satisfied until that doctor tells you it is alright to stop.
Side effects of Disodium Hydrogen Citrate:
- Stomach pain
- Excessive production of urine
If you face any of these side effects after using the citrate and these effects do not resolve with time or get worsen then you should get medical attention.
To make sure the citrate is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know all the other medicines you are using. Also inform your doctor if you have any other health problems with your heart, kidneys, or liver. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your doctor first before taking this medicine and discuss all risks and benefits of the medicine.