This medication is a urinary antiseptic, prescribed for urinary tract infections. It helps in formation of formaldehyde in the urine, which kills bacteria in the urine.
Contraindicated in patients with kidney, liver disease, severe dehydration, who are taking sulfonamides and hypersensitivity.
Adult- 1 tablet (1.0 g) twice daily.
Child- 1/2 to 1 tablet (0.5 to 1.0 g) twice daily.
It comes as a tablet and liquid to take by mouth, with or without food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Diarrhea, nausea, stomach upset, vomiting, painful urination and rash.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature, away from excess heat.
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