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Drug information on Ketosteril (Methionine - Combination) from Fresenius Kabi Oncology Ltd


Fresenius Kabi Oncology Ltd
Generic : Methionine
53mg / 30mg / 36mg / 23mg / 105mg / 38mg / 59mg / 68mg / 101mg / 86mg / 67mg
10 Tablets
Combination of Generics : Methionine, Isoleucine, L-Histidine, L-Leucine, L-Threonine, L-Tryptophan, Leucine, Nitrogen, Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Valine

Drug Name : Methionine

Methionine generic Methionine is an amino acid. It is used to: • Make the urine more acidic and reduce irritation from diaper rash in an infant or rash due to bladder incontinence in an adult. • It also helps in controlling strong urine odor. • Prevents liver damage in patients with acetaminophen/paracetamol poisoning.
More Info about Methionine

Pallavi Singh
Written & Compiled by Pharmacist Pallavi Singh, M. Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)
Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
Last Updated on Feb 05, 2018
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Side effects of Methionine

  Gastrointestinal disorder: Nausea and vomiting

  Others: Drowsiness

When is Methionine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Methionine is contraindicated in the following conditions:

• Allergy to methionine
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
• Acidosis, which can worsen
• Liver disease
Atherosclerosis and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) deficiency, due to possible homocysteine build up which can increase the risk for heart disease

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