Sodium Citrate/Dextrose/Fructose

Reviewed on 9/22/2021

Brand Name: Nauzene
Generic Name: Sodium Citrate/Dextrose/Fructose
Drug Class: Antiemetic Agents

What Is Sodium Citrate/Dextrose/Fructose and How Does It Work?

Sodium citrate/dextrose/fructose is an over-the-counter (OTC) product used for relief of nausea associated with upset stomach, including that due to overindulgence in food and drink.

Sodium citrate/dextrose/fructose is available under the following different brand names: Nauzene.

Dosages of Sodium Citrate/Dextrose/Fructose

Dosage Forms and Strengths

Tablet, Chewable

  • 230mg/968mg/175mg

Oral Solution

  • (0.921g/4.35g/4.17g)/15mL

Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:

Nausea

  • Indicated for relief of nausea associated with upset stomach, including that due to overindulgence in food and drink
  • Chew 2-4 tablets completely; may repeat after 15 minutes if needed
  • Not to exceed 6 doses/24 hours
  • Children under 18 years: Safety and efficacy not established

What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Sodium Citrate/Dextrose/Fructose?

Sodium citrate/dextrose/fructose has no listed side effects.
 

This document does not contain all possible side effects and others may occur. Check with your physician for additional information about side effects.

What Other Drugs Interact with Sodium Citrate/Dextrose/Fructose?

If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor, health care provider or pharmacist first.

  • Sodium citrate/dextrose/fructose has no listed severe interactions with other drugs.
  • Sodium citrate/dextrose/fructose has no listed serious interactions with other drugs.
  • Sodium citrate/dextrose/fructose has no listed moderate interactions with other drugs.
  • Sodium citrate/dextrose/fructose has no listed mild interactions with other drugs.
     

This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist. Check with your physician if you have health questions or concerns.

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What Are Warnings and Precautions for Sodium Citrate/Dextrose/Fructose? 

Warnings
 

This medication contains sodium citrate/dextrose/fructose. Do not take Nauzene if you are allergic to sodium citrate/dextrose/fructose or any ingredients contained in this drug.


Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Contraindications

  • Hereditary fructose intolerance

Effects of Drug Abuse

  • No information available

Short-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Sodium Citrate/Dextrose/Fructose?”

Long-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Sodium Citrate/Dextrose/Fructose?”

Cautions

Pregnancy and Lactation

Use sodium citrate/dextrose/fructose with caution during pregnancy if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies are not available or neither animal nor human studies were done.

It is unknown if sodium citrate/dextrose/fructose is distributed in breast milk.

Pregnant or breastfeeding patients should seek advice of a health professional before using over-the-counter (OTC) drugs.

References
https://reference.medscape.com/drug/nauzene-sodium-citrate-dextrose-fructose-999797

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