Label: CYSTEX PLUS- methenamine, sodium salicylate tablet

  • NDC Code(s): 42364-4501-1, 42364-4501-2, 42364-4501-4
  • Packager: DSE Healthcare Solutions, LLC
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: unapproved drug other

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Updated May 30, 2012

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  • Active ingredients (in each tablet):

    Methenamine 162 mg
    Sodium Salicylate 162.5 mg (NSAID)*

    *nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

  • Purpose

    Sodium Salicylate.....Analgesic (pain reliever)

  • Use

    temporarily relieves:

    • painful urination
    • burning urination

  • Warnings

    Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

    Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which may cause stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you

    • age 60 or older

    • have stomach ulcers or bleeding problems

    • take a blood thinner (anticoagulant) or steroid drug

    • take other drugs containing an NSAID (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)

    • have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

    • take more or for a longer time than directed

  • Do not use:

    • if you are on a sodium restricted diet

    • if you are allergic to salicylates

    • if you have stomach problems (such as heartburn, upset stomach, or stomach pain) that persist or recur, or if you have ulcers or bleeding problems

  • Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • frequent, burning urination for the first time

    • stomach problems that last or come back, such as heartburn, upset stomach, or stomach pain

    • ulcers

    • taken a diuretic

    • bleeding problems

    • reached age 60 or older

    • high blood pressure

    • liver cirrhosis

    • heart or kidney disease

  • Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    • taking any other drug containing an NSAID (prescription or non prescription)

    • taking a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug

  • When using this product

    • do not take more than the recommended dosage

  • Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • product has been used for 3 days

    • you feel faint, vomit blood, or have bloody or black stools. These are signs of stomach bleeding.

    • stomach pain or upset gets worse or lasts


    If pregnant or breast feeding, ask a health professional before use.

  • Keep out of reach of children.

    In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    adults and children 12 years and over

    take 2 tablets with a full glass of water 3 times a day. Drink plenty of fluids

    children under 12 years

    ask a doctor

  • Other information

    • store at 59-86°F (15-30°C) in a dry place

    • protect from light

    • each tablet contains: 23.7 mg sodium
  • Questions?

    call 1(800) 331-0221

  • Inactive ingredients

    Benzoic Acid, Cellulose,Croscarmellose Sodium, Edible black ink, FD&C Red #40 Lake,FD&C Yellow #6 Lake, Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Magnesium Stearate, Methacrylic Acid-Ethyl Acrylate Copolymer, Silica, Stearic Acid, Titanium Dioxide,Triethyl Citrate.

  • Package Label




    100 Tablets        See New Warnings Information

    Does Not Discolor Urine

    Relieves pain & burning
    Plus helps control infection*

    The ONLY brand that provides
    pain relief (NSAID)
    plus antibacterial protection*

    *Only Cystex tablets help inhibit the progression of infection until you see the doctor.
    Cystex is not intended to replace a doctor’s care

    Do not use if tamper resistant seal on
    bottle neck is broken or missing at time
    of purchase

    If you have any questions or difficulties finding this product, please go to our website:
    Distributed by: DSE Healthcare Solutions, LLC, Edison, NJ 08818 Rev. 4/12 4007

    Carton Label
    methenamine, sodium salicylate tablet
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:42364-4501
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    Methenamine (UNII: J50OIX95QV) (Methenamine - UNII:J50OIX95QV) Methenamine 162 mg
    Sodium Salicylate (UNII: WIQ1H85SYP) (Salicylic Acid - UNII:O414PZ4LPZ) Sodium Salicylate 162.5 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    Benzoic Acid (UNII: 8SKN0B0MIM)  
    Powdered Cellulose (UNII: SMD1X3XO9M)  
    Croscarmellose Sodium (UNII: M28OL1HH48)  
    Fd&c Red No. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)  
    Fd&c Yellow No. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    Hydroxypropyl Cellulose (UNII: RFW2ET671P)  
    Hypromelloses (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    Magnesium Stearate (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    Methacrylic Acid - Ethyl Acrylate Copolymer (1:1) Type A (UNII: NX76LV5T8J)  
    Silicon Dioxide (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    Stearic Acid (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    Titanium Dioxide (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    Triethyl Citrate (UNII: 8Z96QXD6UM)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color RED Score no score
    Shape ROUND Size 10mm
    Flavor Imprint Code CYSTEX
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:42364-4501-1 10 in 1 BOTTLE
    2 NDC:42364-4501-4 40 in 1 CARTON
    3 NDC:42364-4501-2 100 in 1 BOTTLE
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    unapproved drug other 04/01/2012
    Labeler - DSE Healthcare Solutions, LLC (603016069)
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    ULTRAtab Laboratories, Inc. 151051757 MANUFACTURE(42364-4501)