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Citralka Syrup

PFIZER LTD.
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Citralka Syrup

PFIZER LTD.
*Estimated Price
65
Add to Cart

About Citralka Syrup

Citralka Syrup is used to neutralize uric acid. It provides relief from acidity, gout, helps in the treatment of kidney stones, urinary tract infection. It contains Disodium Hydrogen Citrate which helps in making urine less acidic.

Uses Benefits and uses of Citralka Syrup

Citralka Syrup is generally used to neutralize acid in urinary tract but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  2. Excess Uric Acid
  3. Kidney Stones
  4. Gout
  5. Burning Micturition Relief
  6. It helps in urine alkalization
  7. Acidity Regulator
  8. Improve the effect of antioxidants
  9. Acidosis caused by kidney stones
  10. Removing excess acid from blood and urine
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Citralka Syrup as well. Please do not take this syrup because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the liquid suspension.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Citralka Syrup

Apart from the uses of Citralka Syrup, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Flatulence
  2. Stomach irritation
  3. Anxiety
  4. Stomach Cramps
  5. Diarrhea
  6. Fatigue/Tiredness
  7. Gastric ulcers
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Citralka Syrup

Citralka Syrup is made from Disodium Hydrogen Citrate (1.53gram per 5ml) which is an acidic salt of citric acid. It is a natural urinary alkalinizer that helps in neutralizing the Uric acid by increasing its excretion through urine. Citralka Syrup should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this liquid syrup with food or immediately after food. The effect may start as early as 1 minute and it may last up to 5-6 hours. Source - Wikipedia

You can buy Citralka Syrup from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in form of a liquid suspension of 100ml in one bottle and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Pfizer Ltd.

How to use Citralka Syrup? - Citralka is in form of liquid and it should be taken orally. A standard dosage is 2ml (thrice a day) for infants and young children. Children 7-12 years are given 5ml while 13+ children and adults usually take 15-30ml along with water.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Citralka Syrup

  • How does it work? It contains Disodium Hydrogen Citrate which belongs to a class of drugs called urinary alkalinizer. It is an acidic salt of citric acid which is alkaline and helps in neutralizing excess uric acid in blood and urine
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Citralka Syrup
  • Do not take this syrup on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this syrup to someone you feel has the same symptoms
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the suspension
  • Store Citralka Syrup at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Citralka Syrup  is not the cure to a problem but only provides temporary relief from certain symptoms
  • Taking Citralka Syrup while on empty stomach may cause acid reflux
  • Citralka Liquid has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Citralka Syrup

Before using Citralka Syrup, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Allergic to Citralka Syrup or any of its components
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Kidney Disorder
  • History of high potassium levels
  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding
  • Hypertension
  • Heart Problems
  • Dehydration
Citralka Syrup Drug Interactions
  • Corticosteroids
  • Ephedrine
  • Barbiturates
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Citralka Syrup. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight
  • Please share all the existing medications and symptoms with the doctor
  • Immediately seek medical help if you have breathing problems, high blood pressure or swollen ankles
  • It should be avoided in case of acute bacterial infections

FAQs Commonly asked question on Citralka Syrup

1. I missed a dose of Citralka Syrup, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the syrup. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Citralka Syrup, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Citralka Syrup, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Citralka Syrup be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Citralka Syrup. Alcohol might reduce the effectiveness of Citralka Syrup. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Citralka Syrup be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Citralka Liquid is NOT recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding. You must consult a gynecologist for more details before consuming the syrup.

5. Can I drive while using Citralka Liquid?
Not recommendedCitralka Syrup might make you feel drowsy & calm. It can also impair thinking temporarily. Moreover, it can also cause blurred vision. It is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Citralka Syrup addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Citralka Syrup might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can using Citralka Syrup provide relief from Urinary Tract Infection?
Yes, Citralka Liquid helps in neutralizing acid in the urinary tract and thus provides relief from UTI.

9. Can I use Citralka Syrup to treat kidney stones?
Citralka Syrup can definitely help in the treatment of kidney stones. However, it should only be used on the advice of a medical professional. 

10. How does using Citralka Syrup helps with Gout?
Citralka Syrup has Disodium Hydrogen Citrate that helps in getting rid of uric acid and helps in prevention of gout.

11. Is using Citralka Syrup safe?
Yes. Citralka Syrup is considered safe as long as it is used under the guidance of a medical professional.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Citralka Syrup

Citralka Syrup is a strong syrup for UTI treatment.
My doc told me I have high uric acid and gave me citralka liquid. Is it any good?.
I use citralka for kidney stones. So far so food.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Nupur Tandon. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Citralka Syrup is available in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Citralka Syrup. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Citralka Syrup. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

About Citralka Syrup

Citralka Syrup is used to neutralize uric acid. It provides relief from acidity, gout, helps in the treatment of kidney stones, urinary tract infection. It contains Disodium Hydrogen Citrate which helps in making urine less acidic.

Uses Benefits and uses of Citralka Syrup

Citralka Syrup is generally used to neutralize acid in urinary tract but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  2. Excess Uric Acid
  3. Kidney Stones
  4. Gout
  5. Burning Micturition Relief
  6. It helps in urine alkalization
  7. Acidity Regulator
  8. Improve the effect of antioxidants
  9. Acidosis caused by kidney stones
  10. Removing excess acid from blood and urine
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Citralka Syrup as well. Please do not take this syrup because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the liquid suspension.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Citralka Syrup

Apart from the uses of Citralka Syrup, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Flatulence
  2. Stomach irritation
  3. Anxiety
  4. Stomach Cramps
  5. Diarrhea
  6. Fatigue/Tiredness
  7. Gastric ulcers
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Citralka Syrup

Citralka Syrup is made from Disodium Hydrogen Citrate (1.53gram per 5ml) which is an acidic salt of citric acid. It is a natural urinary alkalinizer that helps in neutralizing the Uric acid by increasing its excretion through urine. Citralka Syrup should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this liquid syrup with food or immediately after food. The effect may start as early as 1 minute and it may last up to 5-6 hours. Source - Wikipedia

You can buy Citralka Syrup from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in form of a liquid suspension of 100ml in one bottle and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Pfizer Ltd.

How to use Citralka Syrup? - Citralka is in form of liquid and it should be taken orally. A standard dosage is 2ml (thrice a day) for infants and young children. Children 7-12 years are given 5ml while 13+ children and adults usually take 15-30ml along with water.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Citralka Syrup

  • How does it work? It contains Disodium Hydrogen Citrate which belongs to a class of drugs called urinary alkalinizer. It is an acidic salt of citric acid which is alkaline and helps in neutralizing excess uric acid in blood and urine
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Citralka Syrup
  • Do not take this syrup on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this syrup to someone you feel has the same symptoms
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the suspension
  • Store Citralka Syrup at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Citralka Syrup  is not the cure to a problem but only provides temporary relief from certain symptoms
  • Taking Citralka Syrup while on empty stomach may cause acid reflux
  • Citralka Liquid has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Citralka Syrup

Before using Citralka Syrup, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Allergic to Citralka Syrup or any of its components
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Kidney Disorder
  • History of high potassium levels
  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding
  • Hypertension
  • Heart Problems
  • Dehydration
Citralka Syrup Drug Interactions
  • Corticosteroids
  • Ephedrine
  • Barbiturates
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Citralka Syrup. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight
  • Please share all the existing medications and symptoms with the doctor
  • Immediately seek medical help if you have breathing problems, high blood pressure or swollen ankles
  • It should be avoided in case of acute bacterial infections

FAQs Commonly asked question on Citralka Syrup

1. I missed a dose of Citralka Syrup, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the syrup. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Citralka Syrup, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Citralka Syrup, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Citralka Syrup be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Citralka Syrup. Alcohol might reduce the effectiveness of Citralka Syrup. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Citralka Syrup be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Citralka Liquid is NOT recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding. You must consult a gynecologist for more details before consuming the syrup.

5. Can I drive while using Citralka Liquid?
Not recommendedCitralka Syrup might make you feel drowsy & calm. It can also impair thinking temporarily. Moreover, it can also cause blurred vision. It is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Citralka Syrup addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Citralka Syrup might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can using Citralka Syrup provide relief from Urinary Tract Infection?
Yes, Citralka Liquid helps in neutralizing acid in the urinary tract and thus provides relief from UTI.

9. Can I use Citralka Syrup to treat kidney stones?
Citralka Syrup can definitely help in the treatment of kidney stones. However, it should only be used on the advice of a medical professional. 

10. How does using Citralka Syrup helps with Gout?
Citralka Syrup has Disodium Hydrogen Citrate that helps in getting rid of uric acid and helps in prevention of gout.

11. Is using Citralka Syrup safe?
Yes. Citralka Syrup is considered safe as long as it is used under the guidance of a medical professional.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Citralka Syrup

Citralka Syrup is a strong syrup for UTI treatment.
My doc told me I have high uric acid and gave me citralka liquid. Is it any good?.
I use citralka for kidney stones. So far so food.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Nupur Tandon. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Buy Citralka Syrup in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Citralka Syrup. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Citralka Syrup. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

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