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CYSTOLEVE POWDERS

Active substance(s): SODIUM CITRATE

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PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
CYSTOLEVE POWDERS
Please read this leaflet carefully because it contains important information for you. If you
have further questions, please ask your doctor or pharmacist.
The name of your medicine is Cystoleve Powders.
Composition
Each sachet contains 4g of sodium citrate as the active substance.
Each sachet also contains: sucrose extra fine, lemon juice POL 610406E, sodium saccharin
and tartaric acid.
Pharmaceutical Form
Cystoleve powders are lemon flavoured powders used to relive the symptoms of cystitis in
women. They are dissolved in a glass full of water to give a clear sweet lemon flavoured
drink. They are packed in sachets containing 9.05g of powder, a carton contains 6 sachets.
Product Type
The active substance in your medicine will reduce the discomfort of cystitis by making the
urine alkaline. This reduces the burning/ stinging pain felt on passing urine and inhibits the
growth of bacteria.
After absorption, sodium citrate is metabolised to bicarbonate. Bicarbonate ions are excreted
in the urine along with sodium ions. The urine is then rendered alkaline.
MA Holder
Ayrton Saunders Ltd, North Way, Walworth Industrial Estate, Andover, SP10 5AZ
Manufacturer
Cupal Ltd, King Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 2DX
Assembler
Simco Ltd, Charwell House, Braye Road Industrial Estate, Vale, Guernsey, Channel Islands
Uses
To relieve the symptoms of cystitis in women.
Before taking Cystoleve Powders
Please read the following before taking this product:







Do not take if you have problems with your kidneys.
Do not take if you have heart disease.
Do not take if you are male or a child, except on medical advice.
Do not take if you have high blood pressure.
Should not be used in pregnancy without first consulting your doctor.
Speak to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are on a restricted salt diet.






If symptoms persist after 48 hours treatment, consult your doctor.
If symptoms of cystitis come back regularly, consult your doctor.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Keep out of the reach of children

Instructions for Use
Adult Females Only
Directions for use
Empty the contents of one sachet into a glassful of water. Stir until dissolved and then drink
all the solution.
Dosage
Take the contents of one sachet three times daily approximately every eight hours for 48
hours. It is important that the full course is taken. Not to be taken by children or men,
except on medical advice.
Side Effects
No side effects have been reported following the use of this product.
If you experience any reactions following the use of this product, then discontinue its use
immediately, and report this to your doctor or pharmacist, who will advise you on the
necessary action to take.
Storage Instructions
Do not use Cystoleve Sachets after the expiry date printed on the sachet and carton.
Cystoleve Sachets should not be stored above 25°C.
Store out of the reach of children.
Date of revision: February 2013

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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