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Ural

Generic Name: Sodium citrotartrate
Product Name: Ural

Indication

Ural is used to relieve the symptoms of infections in the urinary system or excessive gastric acid. Ural works to reduce the burning sensation when passing urine and the discomfort experienced. Ural can be used to treat other medical conditions. If you have any questions as to why you were given Ural please consult your doctor.  

Action

Ural works to increase the pH in the urinary and gastric system, therefore making your urine less acidic.

Dose advice

  • Before taking Ural, please consult your doctor or pharmacist especially if you have any medical conditions or are taking other medications.
  • To take Ural, dissolve 4 to 8g (1 to 2 sachets) in a glass of cold water three to four times a day or as directed by your doctor.

Schedule

Unscheduled1,2

Common side effects

All medicines have side effects. Most commonly the side effects for Ural are minor and the benefits of taking Ural outweigh the side effects. A mild laxative effect is a common side effect experienced.

Uncommon side effects

If Ural is used excessively or for prolonged periods, this will result in a disturbance in your electrolyte and acid-base balance which is potentially harmful.

References

  1. Australian Medicines Handbook 2007, Adelaide, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, 2007.
  2. MIMS Online. [Monograph online] MIMS Australia Pty Ltd 2003. [Cited January 29, 2008] http://www.mims.com.au

 

For further information talk to your doctor.

Dates

Posted On: 11 February, 2005
Modified On: 30 January, 2014
Reviewed On: 5 April, 2008

 



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