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    • POTZEST 200ML SYP

      Potzest 200ML syrup
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Potzest 200ML syrup is combination of three medicines used in the prevention and treatment of kidney stones. It also treats certain urinary tract infections and prescribed in renal tubular acidosis, certain heart diseases and in bowel evacuation before surgery. The medicine works by preventing the formation and breaking down of crystals in the kidneys. It is also useful in the treatment of the issues that arise due to over secretion of acids in the stomach. However, the uses of this medicine mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which the medication may be prescribed upon your doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      Potzest 200ML syrup contains Magnesium citrate 375Mg, Potassium citrate 1100Mg and Pyridoxine 20Mg/5ML as main active ingredients.

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Potzest syrup contains potassium-magnesium citrate that decreases the acidity of urine and helps the kidneys to get rid of uric acid, thereby preventing gout and kidney stones. It prevents certain kinds of bacteria from sticking to the walls of the urinary tract and prevents infections (UTIs). It treats carbohydrate-deficient glycoprotein syndrome, an inherited metabolic disorder. Pyridoxine prevents the synthesis of oxalate, which is one of the constituents of kidney stones.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Potzest 200ML syrup:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the syrup
      • Pulmonary congestion or oedema
      • Hyperkalaemia
      • Severe renal impairment
      • Severe dehydration
      • Peptic ulcers
      • Caution:
      • History of kidney stones
      • Conditions which impair potassium excretion: Myocardial damage or heart failure
      • Urinary tract obstruction
      • Gastrointestinal bleeding
      • Pregnancy and lactation
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Potzest 200ML Syrup. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most of the side effects are generally mild and you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Nausea
      • Vomiting
      • Chills
      • Diarrhea
      • Stomach pain
      • Extreme thirst
      • Dizziness
      • Tachycardia
      • Loose bowel movements

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Continued burning or pain when you urinate
      • Muscle weakness
      • Signs of kidney stones
      • Skin necrosis
      • Pink or red urine
      • Waves of sharp pain in your back or side spreading to your lower stomach and groin
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Take Potzest 200ML syrup as instructed by your doctor. Before taking dilute the medicine well with water.
      Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Do not take two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
      The syrup should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. Take the medicine at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
      Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking more than the recommended dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the syrup, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Potzest 200ML syrup, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • High potassium levels
      • Abdominal swelling
      • Bloody stools
      • Constipation
      • Dizziness
      • Fast heartbeat
      • Severe stomach or abdominal pain
      • Vomiting
      • Painful swallowing
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Use this syrup only on the advice of your medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the Potzest 200ML syrup, may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Extreme caution is advised among patients with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this syrup.

      Liver:

      Caution is advised among patients with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the medicine may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

      Pregnancy:

      Potzest 200ML syrup might be risky to use during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

      Lactation:

      Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass into the breastmilk. Such infants should be closely monitored. Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this medicine, consult your doctor if you are nursing mother and stay on the safe side.

      Alcohol:

      Consumption of alcohol with Potzest 200ML syrup is not recommended as it increases side effects such as gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the syrup should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Driving:

      The syrup may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      High sodium diet should be avoided.

      Drug Interactions:

      Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Potzest 200ML syrup with cyclosporin (increased nephrotoxicity), potassium sparing diuretics (amiloride, spironolactone, triamterene), anticholinergics (atropine), aspirin, ACE inhibitors, quinidine, lithium, morphine.

      Precautions
      • Do not use this medicine post the expiry date
      • Store at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius) away from moisture and light
      • Keep the medicine out of sight of children
      • Shake well before use
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


      Drug Composition information
      What is pyridoxine for:

      This medication is a vitamin, prescribed for the treatment and prevention of vitamin B6 deficiency. It is important for the breakdown of protein, fats, and carbohydrates from foods.

      How does pyridoxine work:

      Pyridoxine is a diet aid. It protects the nerves from side effects of some drugs.

      How should pyridoxine be used:

      It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with food. Adult- PO- The recommended dose range is 150 to 400mgday.

      Common side effects of pyridoxine :

      Headache. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Damage to the nerves. This can be long-lasting. - Shot: - Pain and irritation where this drug goes into the body. Short-term pain after use.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

      What precautions should I take when taking pyridoxine :

      If you have an allergy to pyridoxine or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Numbness or tingling in your hands or feet. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take pyridoxine with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store pyridoxine :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category A : Adequate and well-controlled human studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).

      Therapeutic Classification

      Vitamins


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Potzest 200ML syrup?

      The syrup is combination of three medicines used in the prevention and treatment of kidney stones. It also treats certain urinary tract infections and prescribed in renal tubular acidosis, certain heart diseases and in bowel evacuation before surgery. The medicine works by preventing the formation and breaking down of crystals in the kidneys. It is also useful in the treatment of the issues that arise due to over secretion of acids in the stomach.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Potzest 200ML syrup?

      The syrup is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include headache, nausea, vomiting, chills, diarrhea, stomach pain, extreme thirst, dizziness, tachycardia, loose bowel movements. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as continued burning or pain when you urinate, muscle weakness, signs of kidney stones, skin necrosis, pink or red urine, waves of sharp pain in your back or side spreading to your lower stomach and groin.

      Q3. Should we take Potzest 200ML syrup with food or without food?

      The syrup should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. Before taking, dilute the medicine with water.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Potzest 200ML syrup?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. The medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the syrup, pulmonary congestion or oedema, hyperkalaemia, severe renal disease, severe dehydration, peptic ulcers. Caution is advised among patients with history of kidney stones, conditions which impair potassium excretion such as myocardial damage or heart failure, urinary tract obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeding, pregnancy and lactation.

      Q5. Does Potzest 200ML syrup make you sleepy?

      The syrup may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, difficulty in concentration, fatigue, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Potzest 200ML syrup harmful? What does an overdose of Potzest 200ML syrup lead to?

      The syrup is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to hyperkalaemia (high potassium levels), acute renal failure, acidosis, abdominal swelling, bloody stools, constipation, dizziness, fast heartbeat, severe stomach or abdominal pain, vomiting, painful swallowing.

      Q7. Can I take Potzest 200ML syrup during pregnancy?

      The syrup should be used with caution during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

      Q8. Can Potzest 200ML syrup be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      Yes, you can take the medicine without doctor’s prescription but if you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, promptly seek medical attention.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Potzest 200ML syrup?

      Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases side effects such as gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the syrup should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Q10. How to store Potzest 200ML syrup?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q12. Can we give Potzest 200ML syrup to children?

      The safety and efficacy of using this syrup in children is not clinically established.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Potzest 200ML syrup?

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is 30-60 minutes.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Potzest 200ML syrup last?

      The duration of time required for the syrup to show its effect in the body depends on the intended use and the clinical condition of the patient.

      Q15. Can we take Potzest 200ML syrup daily? If yes, how many times can we take everyday?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is two times per day.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Potzest 200ML syrup?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take Potzest 200ML syrup?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      INNOVATIVE PHARMACEUTICALS

      the primus, amravati rd, near axis bank, wadi, maharashtra 440023

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      INNOVATIVE PHARMACEUTICALS

      the primus, amravati rd, near axis bank, wadi, maharashtra 440023

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