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Racemethionine (Systemic)

Brand Names : M-Caps, Pedameth, Uracid, methionine, DL-methionine

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects | Additional Information

  • 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:

  • Capsules (U.S.)
  • Oral solution (U.S.)
  • Tablets (U.S.)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • M-Caps
  • Pedameth
  • Uracid

Generic name product may be available in the U.S.

Other commonly used names are methionine and DL -methionine .

† Not commercially available in Canada.


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Racemethionine: Before Using

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