Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about PM - B6 SYRUP
PM - B6 Oral Solution Orange is a combination of three medicines. It is used in the treatment and prevention of kidney stones. It works by preventing the formation as well as breaking down the crystals in the kidneys.
PM - B6 Oral Solution Orange may be prescribed alone or in combination with other medicines. It should be taken with food. Measure the solution and dilute it in a glass of water before taking it. Take it regularly and do not take more or use it for a longer duration than recommended by your doctor. You should not stop taking the medicine until your doctor tells you it is okay to stop.
In Treatment and prevention of Kidney stone
PM - B6 Oral Solution Orange is used to make the urine less acidic. This helps the kidneys get rid of the uric acid, thereby preventing the formation of kidney stones. PM - B6 Oral Solution Orange further inhibits kidney stone formation. Your doctor may direct you to eat a low-salt (low-sodium) diet, drink lots of fluids and eat citrus fruits like oranges, lemons etc. Also limit the intake of salt, sugar, animal protein, and foods rich in oxalate such as spinach, almonds, peanuts etc.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Oral Solution Orange is to be taken with food.
The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders such as problems with your heart, liver, or kidneys. Let your doctor also know all the other medicines you are taking to make sure the medicine is safe for you. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine.
Q. How should I take PM - B6 Oral Solution Orange?
PM - B6 Oral Solution Orange should be taken as directed by the treating doctor. Always dilute the dosage recommended by your doctor with one glass of water, before taking it.
Q. Who should not take PM - B6 Oral Solution Orange?
PM - B6 Oral Solution Orange should not be taken by people who suffer from high potassium levels (hyperkalemia) as it may lead to rise of potassium to even higher levels that can cause a cardiac arrest. Such people include those with chronic renal failure, uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, acute dehydration, those who do strenuous exercise, or suffer from adrenal insufficiency, extensive tissue breakdown, or those taking potassium-sparing agents (such as triamterene, spironolactone or amiloride). People with delayed gastric emptying, esophageal compression, intestinal obstruction or stricture, or those taking anticholinergic medications should also refrain from taking PM - B6 Oral Solution Orange. People who have peptic ulcer disease, active urinary tract infection, or renal insufficiency (glomerular filtration rate of less than 0.7 ml/kg/min) should also not take Potrate-MB6 Oral Solution Orange. If you have any further doubts, please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take PM - B6 Oral Solution Orange in pregnancy?
There is no clarity on the use of PM - B6 Oral Solution Orange in pregnancy. However, if you are pregnant or planning to conceive, consult your doctor before taking PM - B6 Oral Solution Orange. You may take it only if prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Are there any foods that may be avoided while taking PM - B6 Oral Solution Orange?
Yes, certain foods containing high levels of potassium such as almonds, apricots, bananas, beans (lima, pinto, white), cantaloupe, carrot juice (canned), figs, grapefruit juice, halibut, milk, oat bran, potato (with skin), salmon, spinach, etc., must be avoided while taking PM - B6 Oral Solution Orange. It is advised to consult a dietitian, to get a diet that suits your body requirements.
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