Brand Names : M-Caps, Pedameth, Uracid, methionine, DL-methionine
- Acidifier, urinary
- Antidote, to acetaminophen overdose
Racemethionine (race-e-me-THYE-oh-neen) is used to make the urine more acidic.
Making the urine more acidic helps to relieve skin irritation in incontinent
(loss of bladder control) adults and diaper rash in infants. This medicine
also helps to control strong urine odor.
Racemethionine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the
following dosage forms:
Oral solution (U.S.)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
Generic name product may be available in the U.S.
Other commonly used names are methionine
† Not commercially available in Canada.