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Diurex by Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc.

Medically reviewed on June 7, 2017

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: Pamabrom 50mg
Labeler: Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc.
NDC Code: 52389-136

Disclaimer: This drug has not been found by FDA to be safe and effective, and this labeling has not been approved by FDA. For further information about unapproved drugs, click here.

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each soft gel capsule)

Solubilized pamabrom, 50 mg




For the relief of

  • temporary water weight gain
  • bloating
  • swelling
  • full feeling

associated with the premenstrual and menstrual periods.


Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any other medication.

Stop use and ask a doctor if symptoms last for more than ten consecutive days.

If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.  In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Read all package directions and warnings before use.
  • Use only as directed.
  • Adults:  One (1) soft gel capsule after breakfast with a full glass of water.
  • Dose may be repeated after 6 hours, not to exceed four (4) soft gel capsules in 24 hours.
  • Start taking 5 or 6 days before onset of period and continue until desired relief is obtained or end of period.
  • Drink 6 to 8 glasses of water daily.
  • For use by normally healthy adults only.
  • Persons under 18 years of age should use only as directed by a doctor.

Other information

**Contents sealed:  Each Diurex Aquagel, clear translucent blue colored, oval shaped soft gel capsule bears the identifying mark "ALVA" and is sealed in a clear plastic blister with a foil backing.  Do not use if seal appears broken or if product contents do not match product description.  You may report serious side effects to the phone number provided under Questions? below.

Inactive ingredients

FD&C Blue #1, gelatin, glycerin, hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitol and titanium dioxide.

Questions?  1-800-792-2582

pamabrom capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:52389-136
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Pamabrom (BROMOTHEOPHYLLINE) Pamabrom50 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
FD&C Blue No. 1 
Polyethylene glycol 400 
Povidone K29/32 
Propylene glycol 
Titanium dioxide 
Product Characteristics
ColorblueScoreno score
ShapeCAPSULE (oval soft gel capsule) Size8mm
FlavorImprint CodeALVA
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:52389-136-201 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
unapproved drug other04/10/2000
Labeler - Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc. (042074856)

Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc.

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