Renacidin Irrigation

  • Miscellaneous urogenital disorders

Renacidin Irrigation Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Citric acid 6.602g, glucono-delta-lactone 198mg, magnesium carbonate 3.177g; per 100mL; irrigation soln (pH 3.85).

Pharmacological Class

Irrigation solution.

How Supplied

Containers (500mL)—6


Renacidin Irrigation Indications


Dissolution of renal or bladder calculi composed of apatite or struvite in select patients. Adjunct to dissolve apatite or struvite calculi after surgery or to achieve partial dissolution prior to surgical removal. Prevention of incrustations of indwelling urinary tract catheters.

Renacidin Irrigation Dosage and Administration


Renal calculi: Irrigate with sterile saline at 60mL/hr after fourth or fifth post-operative day and increase until pain, elevated pressure or a maximum of 120mL/hr is achieved; then start Renacidin at max rate achieved with saline. Bladder calculi: 30mL through urinary catheter into bladder, clamp for 30–60 minutes, drain bladder; repeat 4–6 times a day. Catheter incrustation: 30mL through catheter, clamp for 10 minutes, drain; repeat 3 times daily.

Renacidin Irrigation Contraindications


UTIs (obtain urine culture prior to use). Urinary tract extravasation.

Renacidin Irrigation Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Renacidin Irrigation Warnings/Precautions


Monitor magnesium, phosphate, serum creatinine, intrapelvic pressure, and for UTI or catheter obstruction; discontinue if these increase or severe urothelial edema on X-ray occur. Impaired renal function. Maintain catheter patency. Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Renacidin Irrigation Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Renacidin Irrigation Interactions


Concomitant magnesium: not recommended.

Renacidin Irrigation Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Transient flank pain, urthelial ulceration and/or edema, fever, UTI, back pain, dysuria, transient hematuria, nausea, hypermagnesemia, hyperphosphatemia, elevated serum creatinine, candidiasis, bladder irritation.

Renacidin Irrigation Clinical Trials

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Renacidin Irrigation Note

Not Applicable

Renacidin Irrigation Patient Counseling

See Literature