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Drug information on Prosan SYR (Methionine) from Novartis Pharma

Prosan SYR

Novartis Pharma
Generic : Methionine
0.5mcg / 30mg / 7.5mg / 0.5mg / 0.5mg / 90mg / 0.5mg / 50mg / 2.2g / 15mL
200 ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which Prosan SYR may be prescribed

Overview of Prosan SYR

Methionine is used to prevent liver damage due to acetaminophen overdose and diaper rash in the infant.

Side effects of Prosan SYR

  Gastrointestinal disorder: Nausea and vomiting

  Others: Drowsiness

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The recommended dose for:

Acetaminophen poisoning is: 2.5 g every four hours for 4 doses within 10 hours of acetaminophen intake.

Acidification of urine in adults: 200mg three to four times a day orally in the form of capsules or powder.
The dose in children will be decided by the physician.

How to use Prosan SYR?

• Methionine is available as a tablet, capsule, powder or liquid.

When is Prosan SYR 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

Warnings and Precautions for Prosan SYR

• An overdose of methionine can worsen liver disease.

Other Precautions for Prosan SYR

• The treatment should be taken only on the advice of a physician.

Drug Interactions of Prosan SYR

• Not known

Storage Conditions for Prosan SYR

• Store the drug at room temperature and also away from heat and moisture.

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