Are Effercitrate tablets right for me?
Are you suffering from discomfort or a burning sensation when you go to the toilet? If so then you may have cystitis or another urinary tract infection. This is where Effercitrate tablets can help, working to relieve the irritation caused by these conditions and helping you to feel comfortable again.
How do Effercitrate tablets work?
Effercitrate tablets contain the active ingredients potassium citrate and citric acid, which work together to make your urine less acidic. This reduces the irritation that occurs when you pass water. Effercitrate tablets also work to soothe the lining of the bladder, relieving the discomfort caused by infection.
How to take Effercitrate tablets.
For adults and children over 6 years old, dissolve two Effercitrate tablets in a glass of water and drink. Take this up to three times a day, preferably with or after meals.
When should Effercitrate tablets not be used?
Effercitrate tablets should not be used by children under the age of 6. If you are pregnant or breast feeding, speak to your doctor before taking Effercitrate tablets. Do not take Effercitrate tablets if you are allergic to potassium citrate, citric acid or any of the other listed ingredients. Effercitrate tablets are not suitable for those who have:
- Kidney disease
- Heart disease (including an irregular heartbeat)
- Addison’s disease
- High levels of potassium in the blood
As with all medicines, you may experience some side effects while taking Effercitrate tablets. You may find that you need to urinate a lot more often, which is perfectly normal and shows that the medication is working properly. You may also experience an upset stomach, although this can be improved if you take Effercitrate tablets with or after meals. If these side effects become serious, or you experience any others, contact your doctor or pharmacist.