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Renacidin Dosage

Generic name: ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 6.602g in 100mL, GLUCONOLACTONE 0.198g in 100mL, MAGNESIUM CARBONATE 3.268g in 100mL
Dosage form: irrigation

Medically reviewed on January 23, 2018.

Renacidin for local irrigation within the lower urinary tract is available in single-use 30 mL containers.

Prepare and Administer the Dose:

Step 1: Inspect Renacidin visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration. If particulate matter or discoloration are observed, do not administer.

Step 2: Remove the plastic tab connected to the conical tip of the Renacidin container by twisting the plastic tab. See Figure 1.

Figure 1

Figure 1

Step 3: Connect the conical tip of the Renacidin container to the end of the urethral catheter or cystostomy tube. See Figure 2.

Figure 2

Figure 2

Step 4: Squeeze the Renacidin container to expel the entire contents into the urethral catheter or cystostomy tube. See Figure 3.

Figure 3

Figure 3

For Dissolution of Bladder Calculi: Instill 30 mL (one container) of Renacidin into the bladder via a urethral catheter or cystostomy tube. Clamp the urethral catheter or cystostomy tube for 30 to 60 minutes. Release the clamp and drain the bladder. Repeat the instillation procedure 4 to 6 times a day. Monitor for dissolution of calculi.

For Prevention of Encrustations in Urethral Catheters and Cystostomy Tubes: Instill 30 mL (one container) of Renacidin into the urethral catheter or cystostomy tube. Clamp the urethral catheter or cystostomy tube for 10 minutes. Remove the clamp and drain the bladder. Repeat the instillation procedure 3 times a day.

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