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Cystitis Relief Tablets
Anhydrous Sodium Carbonate, Citric Acid, Sodium Bicarbonate
Read this leaflet carefully because it contains
important information for you.
This medicine is available without prescription for you to
treat minor conditions. However, you still need to take it
carefully to get the best results from it.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need more information
or advice.
• You must contact a pharmacist or doctor if your
symptoms worsen or do not improve after 2 days.

What this medicine is for
This medicine contains sodium carbonate, citric acid and
sodium bicarbonate, which react together as part of the
‘effervescent’ (fizzing) process to form sodium citrate.
Sodium citrate is an alkalinising agent, which is used to
make the urine less acidic.
This medicine relieves the symptoms of cystitis
in women.

Before you take this medicine
This medicine can be taken by adult women. However,
some people should not take this medicine or should
seek the advice of their pharmacist or doctor first.

Do not take
• If you have heart or kidney disease
• If you have high blood pressure or diabetes
• If you are on a low sodium diet (each tablet
contains 535mg of sodium)
• If you have an intolerance to some sugars,
unless your doctor tells you to (this medicine
contains sorbitol)
• If you are pregnant

Talk to your pharmacist or doctor
•If your symptoms do not go away within 2 days

How to take this medicine
Check the foil is not broken before use. If it is, do not
take that tablet.
Dissolve the tablets in water and drink the solution.

How many
to take

How often to take

Adult women

Two tablets
dissolved in

Three times a day
for 2 days

Men and children: Not recommended
You should complete the 2 day course of 12 tablets.
Do not take more than the amount recommended above.

If you take too many tablets:
Talk to a doctor.

Possible side effects
This medicine is not expected to cause side effects.
If you notice any side effect, please tell your
pharmacist or doctor.

How to store this medicine
Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children,
preferably in a locked cupboard.
Do not use after the Use By date on the end flap of the
carton and the blister (marked ‘EXP’). The Use By date
refers to the last day of that month.

What is in this medicine
Each effervescent tablet contains Anhydrous Sodium
Carbonate 137.5mg, Citric Acid 1470mg, Sodium
Bicarbonate 1735mg, which react together to form the
equivalent of 2250mg of Sodium Citrate.
As well as the active ingredient, the tablets also contain
sorbitol (E420), sodium saccharin, flavour (pineapple).
The pack contains 12 white tablets.

Who makes this medicine
The medicine is manufactured for the Marketing Authorisation holder Max Remedies Ltd, Holmfirth HD9 2JT
by Hamol Limited, Nottingham NG90 2DB.
Leaflet prepared July 2011.
If you would like any further information about this product, please contact Max Healthcare Ltd, Waterside, Digley Road,
Holmbridge, West Yorkshire HD9 2QN.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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