Preventing bladder infections from indwelling urinary catheters.
Acetic Acid Solution is an antibacterial solution. It works by lowering the pH in the bladder, which prevents certain bacteria from growing.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Acetic Acid Solution. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Acetic Acid Solution. Because little, if any, of Acetic Acid Solution is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Acetic Acid Solution may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Acetic Acid Solution as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Acetic Acid Solution.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
No common side effects.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blood in the urine; diarrhea; groin or bladder pain; headache; nausea; seizures; tremors; vomiting.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately.Proper storage of Acetic Acid Solution:
Store Acetic Acid Solution at room temperature at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Acetic Acid Solution out of the reach of children and pets.
This information is summary only. It does not contain all information about Acetic Acid Solution. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.