Urodan - combined drug, promotes the excretion of uric acid from the body.
Similar in effect counterparts Urodana: Atofan, Urozin, blemaren.
Structure and Composition
Urodan produced in the form of easily water soluble white granules.
The drug composition comprises a mixture Urodan 2, 5 parts of piperazine phosphate, 8 parts of hexamine, 2, 5 parts of sodium benzoate, 2 parts lithium benzoate or citrate, 10 parts of sodium phosphate dibasic, 37, 5 parts of sodium bicarbonate, 37, 5 parts tartaric acid and sugar (1, 9 g). In addition, in the dry Urodana it includes a highly standardized extract from the leaves of bearberry.
Pharmacological action Urodana
Urodan Urodana and analogues have anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and diuretic action. Granules Urodana contain large amounts of tannins and arbutin, helps cleanse the urinary tract by pathogenic flora and products of inflammation. Glycoside arbutin contained in the extract of bearberry leaves, under the influence of the enzyme arbutazy splits into glucose and free hydroquinone. Hydroquinone has a local irritant and antimicrobial action, enhances the activity of redox processes, affects the metabolism, absorption of oxygen to tissues, regulates the concentration of potassium, glucose, glutathione decreases in diabetes ketoacidosis. Standing out through the kidneys in the urine, hydroquinone annoying kidney tissue and increases the excretion of urine. Tannins interfere with reproduction and inhibit the growth of most bacteria.
There are reviews Urodane as preparations possessing protivopodagricakih action. Piperazine and lithium salts, are part of Urodana, coming into contact with uric acid, are converted into readily soluble compounds, and in this form are excreted in the urine (pH of urine is shifted to the alkaline side).
According to the instructions Urodan should be used in the treatment of the following diseases:
- chronic polyarthritis;
- hypersensitivity to any component of the formulation;
- organic diseases of the central nervous system;
During pregnancy and breast-feeding before you start taking the drug should consult a doctor beforehand.
Side effects Urodana
Reviews Urodane suggest that the drug may cause nausea, headache, abdominal pain. There are also reviews Urodane confirming that an overdose of this medication can cause tremors, alkalosis, anxiety and tonic convulsions.
Dosing instructions for Urodana
One teaspoon of the drug is diluted in half a glass of water to form an effervescent suspension. According to the instructions Urodan taken orally before meals 3-4 times a day. The course of treatment is about a month. If necessary, treatment course should be repeated.
Possible loss of efficiency by sharing a Urodana with quinidine and acetylsalicylic acid.