Ketosteril Tablet is a nutritional supplement used in the treatment of chronic kidney disease. It reduces urea levels in the blood and helps prevent the progression of kidney disease. This way it delays the risk of undergoing long-term dialysis.
Ketosteril Tablet is to be taken by mouth with or without food. Take it in the exact dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Taking it along with a low-protein diet may help get the best of the medicine. Ensure that you maintain adequate calorie intake during treatment. While you are taking this medicine, your doctor may advise regular monitoring of serum calcium levels.
This medicine is usually well tolerated with no common side effects. Ensure regular doctor consultation to evaluate medicine effects on your body. Before taking Ketosteril Tablet, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines for other health conditions.
USES OF KETOSTERIL TABLET
- Treatment of Chronic kidney disease
BENEFITS OF KETOSTERIL TABLET
In Treatment of Chronic kidney disease
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) refers to the loss of normal kidney function over a long span of time. CKD progresses gradually over a few years but may become permanent if left untreated. Ketosteril Tablet is a combination of essential amino acids which when combined with a low or very low protein diet slows down the progression of CKD and improves the quality of life. It also helps in the elimination of toxic materials such as urea from the kidneys and improves kidney function. However, you must follow your doctor’s instructions carefully and take it as advised to get maximum benefit.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects
- Increased calcium level in blood
HOW TO USE TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ketosteril Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW TABLET WORKS
Ketosteril Tablet belongs to a class of drugs called nutritional supplements. It follows same catabolic pathways as amino acids and works by improving the metabolism of protein in the body, thereby improving the renal function.