What is Cetornan® (L-ornithine oxoglurate monohydrate) used for?
Cetornan® is commonly used for a nutritional supplement to compensate for undernourishment in the elderly.
How should I take Cetornan® (L-ornithine oxoglurate monohydrate)?
Drink solution before eating lunch and dinner.
If you have any questions or doubts, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
How do I store Cetornan® (L-ornithine oxoglurate monohydrate)?
Cetornan® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Cetornan® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Cetornan® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush Cetornan® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Precautions & warnings
What should I know before using Cetornan® (L-ornithine oxoglurate monohydrate)?
Before using this drug, tell your doctor if:
- You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
- You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
- You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of Cetornan® or other medications.
- You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
There isn’t enough information about the safety of using this medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking this medication.
What side effects can occur from Cetornan® (L-ornithine oxoglurate monohydrate)?
If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
What drugs may interact with Cetornan® (L-ornithine oxoglurate monohydrate)?
Cetornan® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Especially if you are taking glucose-galactose malabsorption.
Does food or alcohol interact with Cetornan® (L-ornithine oxoglurate monohydrate)?
Cetornan® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with Cetornan® (L-ornithine oxoglurate monohydrate)?
Cetornan® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
Health condition that may interact with your drug is phenylketonuria (PKU; a hereditary disease diagnosed at birth).
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Cetornan® (L-ornithine oxoglurate monohydrate).
What is the dose of Cetornan® (L-ornithine oxoglurate monohydrate) for an adult?
The recommended dose is 2 sachets per day.
What is the dose of Cetornan® (L-ornithine oxoglurate monohydrate) for a child?
The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How is Cetornan® (L-ornithine oxoglurate monohydrate) available?
Cetornan® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- Powder for Solution; Oral; L-Ornithine Oxoglurate Monohydrate 5 g
- Powder for Solution; Oral; L-Ornithine Oxoglurate Monohydrate 10 g
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Cetornan®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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Review Date: April 30, 2017 | Last Modified: September 12, 2019
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