For the treatment and prophylaxis of Sodium Chloride deficiency
Dosage & Administration
It is important that the tablet should be swallowed whole with water (approx. 70 ml per tablet where kidney function is normal to avoid hypernatraemia), and not chewed.
Adults: For prophylaxis 8-16 tablets per day. For treatment dosage to be adjusted to individual needs up to a maximum of 40 tablets per day in case of severe salt depletion. For control of muscle cramps during routine maintenance haemodialysis usually 20-32 tablets per dialysis. In some cases of chronic renal salt-wasting up to 40 tablets per day may be required with appropriate fluid intake.
Children: Dosage should be adjusted to individual needs.
Elderly: No special dosage adjustment.
Use in Pregnancy: No additional precautions required.
Effects on ability to drive and use machines: Nil.