Ural is a sugar-free, pleasantly lemon-flavoured urinary alkalinizer made in Australia.
– Mild urinary tract infection (UTI): To provide symptomatic relief of discomfort such as pain and burning sensation during urination (dysuria)
– Gout therapy: Reduce uric acid levels to prevent urates crystallisation and uric acid stones (kidney stones) formation Each 4g sachet contains: Sodium bicarbonate 1.76 g Sodium citrate, anhydrous 0.63 g Citric acid, anhydrous 0.72 g Tartaric acid 0.89 g
Renal failure or hypernatremia; in conjuction with hexamine mandelate or hexamine hippurate therapy because an acidic urine is needed. Caution is advised in overt and occult cardiac failure. Concomitant use of urinary alkalinisers and quinolone antibiotics should be avoided; crystalluria may be more likely to occur in alkaline urine.
This preparation contains 644mg of sodium per sachet which should be taken into account by those on a low sodium diet.
Dosage and administration
4g to 8g (1 to 2 sachets) dissolved in cold water four times daily or as prescribed.