Cystitis makes passing urine very painful. Urination is usually more frequent with a feeling of greater urgency. Sleep may also be disturbed due to the pain and discomfort, and working life may be disrupted.
Cystitis generally most commonly affects women, but may affect all age groups from either sex.
Increased frequency of sexual intercourse
People with incorrect, compromised or poor toilet hygiene such as people with dementia or young girls.
People who fail to empty their bladder properly due to various conditions such as kidney or bladder stones or, for males, an enlarged prostate.
People with diabetes.
People who have an altered immune system.
People with a childhood history of cystitis.
People with an abnormally structured bladder.
People who have a urinary catheter in place or after its removal.
Each CRANCLENSE effervescent tablet contains:
Herbal extract equivalent to 10 grams of cranberry (vaccinium macrocarpon) fresh fruit.
sodium bicarbonate 1.5 g,
citric acid anhydrous 750 mg and
tartaric acid 800 mg.
These are alkalising ingredients which raise the pH (or reduce the acidity) of urine.
Take one CRANCLENSE effervescent tablet dissolved in a glass of cool water to help prevent cystitis.
CRANCLENSE may be taken up to four times daily if necessary to relieve the symptoms of cystitis
Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about CRANCLENSE, cystitis or incontinence.
If symptoms, pain or irritation persist for more than 48 hours, consult your doctor. The presence of blood in the urine warrants immediate action.
CRACLENSE contains 412.4 mg (17.94 mmol) of sodium per dose, which should be taken into account by those on a low sodium diet. The maximum recommended dose of four tablets daily contains 1.65 g of sodium.
Always read the label. Use only as directed. Incorrect use could be harmful. Consult your healthcare professional if symptoms persist.