Rexom

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Rexom Potassium Citrate Mixture
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Rexom Potassium Citrate Mixture
    Malaysia
  • Language:
  • English

Status

  • Source:
  • NPRA - National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency - Bahagian Regulatori Farmasi Negara
  • Authorization number:
  • MAL19962488
  • Last update:
  • 28-05-2018

Patient Information leaflet: composition, indications, side effects, dosage, interactions, adverse reactions, pregnancy, lactation

Consumer Medication Information Leaflet (RiMUP)

REXOM

TM

POTASSIUM CITRATE MIXTURE

Potassium Citrate (1.5g/5ml)

1

What is in this leaflet

What REXOM

Potassium Citrate

is used for

How REXOM

Potassium Citrate

works

Before you use REXOM

Potassium Citrate

How to use REXOM

Potassium

Citrate

While you are using REXOM

Potassium Citrate

Side effects

Storage and disposal of REXOM

Potassium Citrate

Product description

Manufacturer and Product

Registration Holder

Date of revision

What REXOM

TM

Potassium Citrate is

used for

For the relief of the symptoms of cystitis

(inflammation of the bladder) and other

mild urinary tract infections.

How

REXOM

TM

Potassium

Citrate

works

Potassium citrate has the action to make

urine

alkaline

thereby

providing

symptomatic

relief

pain

discomfort

during

urination

treatment of infections of the

urinary

tract.

Before you use REXOM

TM

Potassium

Citrate

-When you must not use it

take

REXOM

Potassium

Citrate if you have:

allergic to potassium citrate or to other

ingredients in it.

high level of potassium in the blood

abnormal heart rhythms

Addison’s Disease (insufficient steroid

hormone production)

impaired kidney function

-Before you start to use it

Caution to the elderly.

Pregnancy and lactation

Talk to you doctor before taking this

medicine

pregnant,

might

become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

-Taking other medicines

Inform your doctor or pharmacist before

taking this medicines, including any that

you get without a prescription from your

pharmacy, supermarket or health food

shop.

Some

medicines

REXOM

Potassium

Citrate

interfere

with

each other. They may be affected by

REXOM

Potassium

Citrate

affect how well it works.

It may interfere with:

potassium sparing diuretics (increase

urination

without

loss

potassium)

ACE inhibitors (to treat high blood

pressure)

Ciclosporin

inhibit

activity

immune system)

Cardiac

glycosides

treat

heart

failure and certain irregular heartbeats)

Salicylates (to reduce pain and fever)

Tetracylines (to treat infection)

Barbiturate (to treat seizures)

Sympathomimetics and stimulants (to

treat

blood

pressure

heart

failure)

How

to

use

REXOM

TM

Potassium

Citrate

-How much to use

Always

REXOM

Potassium

Citrate

exactly

your

doctor

prescribed.

should

check

with

your doctor or pharmacist if in doubt.

mixture

should

taken

well

diluted with water, after meals.

Shake well before use.

The usual dose:

Cystitis:

Adults & children over 6 years: 10ml

Children 1-6 years: 5ml

-When to use it

To be used 3 times daily. Use as directed

by your doctor or pharmacist.

-How long to use it

Continue taking REXOM

Potassium

Citrate as your doctor recommended. If

symptoms persist, consult your doctor.

-If you forget to use it

Consult your doctor or pharmacist on

what you should do if you forget to use

Take the missed dose as soon as you

remember. If it is almost time for your

next dose, wait until then to take the

medicine and skip the missed dose. Do

not take a double dose to make up for the

missed dose.

-If you use too much (overdose)

Contact your doctor immediately or go to

Emergency

Department

your

nearest

hospital,

think

anyone else may have taken too much of

this medicine. Do this even if there are no

signs of discomfort or poisoning. You

may need urgent medical attention.

Taking too much REXOM

Potassium

Citrate may cause:

Nausea

Vomiting

Abdominal pain

Symptoms due to hyperkalemia and

metabolic

acidosis

abnormality

heartbeat,

muscle

pain

muscle

weakness

rapid

shallow

breathing

confusion.

While

you

are

using

REXOM

TM

Potassium Citrate

-Things you must do

Tell

doctors,

dentists

pharmacists treating you that you are

taking REXOM

Potassium Citrate.

Tell your doctor immediately if you

become

pregnant

while

taking

this

medication.

- Things you must not do

take

more

than

recommended

dose

unless

your

pharmacist or doctor tells you.

Do not take any new medicines without

consulting your doctor or pharmacist.

give

REXOM

Potassium

Citrate to anyone else, even if they

have the same symptoms or condition

as you.

Consumer Medication Information Leaflet (RiMUP)

REXOM

TM

POTASSIUM CITRATE MIXTURE

Potassium Citrate (1.5g/5ml)

2

-Things to be careful of

careful

driving

operating

machinery

until

know

REXOM

Potassium

Citrate

affects

you.

Side effects

Like

medicines,

REXOM

Potassium Citrate can cause side effects,

although not everybody gets them.

If side effects persist, do not take the

medicine and refer to the doctor.

Tell your doctor if you notice any of the

following side effects or notice any other

effects not listed:

Mild nausea

Vomiting due to gastric irritation.

report

side

effects

adverse drug reactions directly to the

National

Centre

Adverse

Drug

Reaction Monitoring by calling Tel: 03-

78835550,

visiting

website

npra.moh.gov.my (Public Reporting

Medicinal

Problems

Side

Effects

AEFI / Vaccine Safety).

Storage and disposal of

REXOM

TM

Potassium Citrate

-Storage

Keep

container

tightly

closed.

Store

below 30°C. Protect from light.

Keep medicine out of reach of children.

-Disposal

Medicines should not be disposed of via

wastewater

household

waste.

your

pharmacist

dispose

medicines

longer

required.

These

measures

will

help

protect

environment.

Product description

-What it looks like

Colourless liquid with lemon flavor.

Ingredients

-Active ingredient

Each 5ml contains

1.5g Potassium citrate.

-Inactive ingredients

Chloroform, Lemon Flavour, Syrup

Simplex, Citric Acid Anhydrous and

Purified water.

MAL number

MAL19962488X

Manufacturer and Product

Registration Holder

KCK Pharmaceutical Industries Sdn.

Bhd.

Plot 61, Bayan Lepas Industrial Park

Phase 4, 11900 Penang,

Malaysia.

Date of revision

30/10/2017

Serial Number

NPRA(R4/1)301017/00291