Alkacon Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Food Interaction and all others data.

Citric Acid Monohydrate is indicated for the management of dry cough.

Trade Name Alkacon
Generic Citric acid
Citric acid Other Names ácido cítrico, Acidum citricum, Anhydrous citric acid, Citric acid monoglyceride, Citric acid, anhydrous, Citronensäure
Type Syrup
Formula C6H8O7
Weight Average: 192.1235
Monoisotopic: 192.02700261
Groups Approved, Nutraceutical, Vet approved
Therapeutic Class  
Manufacturer Concept Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Available Country India
Last Updated: September 19, 2023 at 7:00 am


Citric Acid Monohydrate contains the active ingredient Citric Acid Monohydrate which helps to reduce the dry cough and soothes the throat from any related discomfort and pain. Citric Acid is a demulcent which relieves irritation of the mucous membrane in the throat by forming a protective film. Citric Acid is absorbed after oral administration. It is found naturally in the body and is widely distributed.

Alkacon is also used to associated treatment for these conditions: Acidosis, Catheter site calcification caused by appetite, Catheter site calcification caused by struvite, Gouty Arthritis, Headache, Heartburn, Kidney Stones, Metabolic Acidosis, Blood Specimen Collection, Blood sample storage, Bowel preparation therapy, Chemical contraception, Potassium placement, Urine alkalinization therapy, Cleansing of the colon as a preparation for colonoscopy, Oral antisepsis


Alkacon dosage

Age Dose Dose frequency

1-5 years 5 ml Upto 4 times daily

6-12 years 10 ml Upto 4 times daily

>12 years & Adults 20 ml 3-4 times daily

Side Effects

There are no known side effects from using this medicine when used as directed. If taken excessively above the stated dose, glycerol present in the medicine may cause headache, stomach upset and diarrhea.


ORAL (LD50): Acute: 5040 mg/kg [Mouse]. 3000 mg/kg [Rat].


Patients with rare hereditary problems of fructose intolerance, glucose-galactose malabsorption or sucrase-isomaltase insufficiency should not take this medicine.

Food Interaction

No interactions found.

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding use

There are no or limited amount of data from the use of Citric Acid Monohydrate in pregnant women. There is insufficient information on the excretion of Citric Acid Monohydrate & its metabolites in human milk.

Interaction with other Medicine

No drug-drug interaction has been found.

Storage Condition

Keep in a cool and dry place, away from light. Keep out of the reach of children.

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