This medication is an alkalinizing agent, prescribed for the treatment of metabolic acidosis.
Contraindicated in patients with aluminum toxicity and hypersensitivity.
Dose is based on patient’s condition.
It comes as a liquid to take by mouth, 4 times/day, with food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney disease, heart disease, electrolyte/mineral imbalances, Addison disease, ulcer, high blood pressure, urinary tract infection, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
• Monitor electrolyte levels during the treatment.
Diarrhea, loose stools, nausea, stomach upset and vomiting.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature (20º - 25ºC), and in an airtight container.
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