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Sodium phosphate,monobasic, Ammonium phosphate and Sodium acid pyrophosphate oral
AMMONIUM BIPHOSPHATE/SODIUM BIPHOS/SODIUM ACID PYROPHOSPHATE-ORAL

Important Note

The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.

AMMONIUM BIPHOSPHATE/SODIUM BIPHOS/SODIUM ACID PYROPHOSPHATE-ORAL

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Uses

This medication is used to prevent formation of kidney stones.

How To Use

This medication is taken by mouth usually 3 times day. Follow each dose with a full glass of water. Take this as directed. Do not increase your dose or take this more often than prescribed. This medication is most effective when used in combination with a special diet to acidify the urine. Consult your doctor.

Side Effects

Nausea or acid stomach may occur. If these symptoms continue or become bothersome or if you develop diarrhea while taking this medication, notify your doctor. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions

Tell your doctor if you have: kidney problems, allergies. This medication should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known if this medication appears in breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Drug Interactions

Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

Overdose

If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.

Notes

It is important to drink plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Follow any dietary guidelines recommended.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Storage

Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light. Do not store in the bathroom.