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Diurex by Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc.

Dosage form: capsule
Ingredients: Pamabrom 50mg
Labeler: Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc.
NDC Code: 52389-325

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each capsule)

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:  Take one (1) capsule after breakfast with a full glass of water.  Dose may be repeated after six (6) hours, not to exceed four (4) capsules per day.
  • 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.
  • Note:  The appearance of golden-tinted urine, which may occur after taking Diurex Water capsules, is a normal and temporary effect.

Other Information

**Contents sealed:  Each Diurex Capsule bears the identifying mark "ALVA" in red, contains white, blue and golden colored beads and is sealed closed with a blue band, then further sealed in a clear plastic blister with a foil backing.  Do not use if seal appears broken or if contents do not match product description.  You may report serious side effects to the phone number provided under Questions? below.

Inactive ingredients

Butyl alcohol, citric acid, FDC Blue #1 Lake, FDC Red #40 Lake, gelatin, magnesium oxide, polysorbate, potassium sorbate, povidone, propylene glycol, riboflavin, shellac, sodium hydroxide, starch, sucrose, talc and titanium dioxide.

Questions?  1-800-792-2582

pamabrom capsule
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:52389-325
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Pamabrom (BROMOTHEOPHYLLINE) Pamabrom50 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Butyl alcohol 
FD&C Blue No. 1 
FD&C Red No. 40 
Magnesium oxide 
Polysorbate 80 
Potassium sorbate 
Propylene glycol 
Sodium hydroxide 
Titanium dioxide 
Product Characteristics
Colorwhite (Clear, colorless capsule containing blue, white and golden beads, sealed closed with a blue band.) Scoreno score
Shapecapsule (Clear number 1 capsule) Size19mm
FlavorImprint CodeALVA
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:52389-325-422 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
1NDC:52389-325-0121 CAPSULE in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:52389-325-211 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
2NDC:52389-325-0121 CAPSULE in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
unapproved drug other04/01/2005
Labeler - Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc. (042074856)

Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc.

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Medically reviewed on Jun 7, 2017

Further information

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