Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. ME-500


Racemethionine is used to make the urine more acidic. Making the urine more acidic helps to relieve skin irritation in incontinent (loss of bladder control) adults and diaper rash in infants. This medicine also helps to control strong urine odor.

Racemethionine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although this use is not included in product labeling, racemethionine may be used to treat acetaminophen poisoning when the preferred medicine for treatment is not available.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder
  • Tablet
  • Capsule
  • Liquid