Acera Fast 20 mg Tablet


Uses of Acera Fast Tablet

Acera Fast 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux).

Acera Fast Tablet side effects

  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

How to use Acera Fast Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acera Fast 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Acera Fast Tablet works

Acera Fast 20 mg Tablet is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.

Acera Fast Tablet related warnings

Acera Fast 20 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Acera Fast 20 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Acera Fast 20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Acera Fast 20 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Acera Fast 20 mg Tablet is recommended.
Acera Fast 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acera Fast 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Acera Fast Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Acera Fast 20 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking it for 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problem that needs attention.
  • Long-term use can cause weak bones and deficiency of minerals such as magnesium. Take adequate dietary intake of calcium and magnesium or their supplements as prescribed by your doctor.
  • You have been prescribed Acera Fast 20 mg Tablet to reduce stomach acid and heal stomach ulcers.
  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Acera Fast with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Dizapam
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Acera Fast

Now I am taking esomeprazole-40mg once in the morning in empty stomach. What is the best medicine in ayurveda for acidity?What should be best medicine in stead of allopathic?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
there are a lotbof medicines to cure acidity in Ayurveda. syrup smllapitta mishran 10 ml thrice before meal, and powder anago 1 spoon befre meal twice. Anago powder is my self prepared medicine and is very effective. follow a healthy lifestyle, avoid junk spicy oily food
I have acidity &lots of gases problemsI am waiting. Thanku
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take RABEKIND DSR twice daily 1 hour before breakfast and 1 hour before dinner for 4 weeksTab ZINCOVIT once daily after breakfast for 4 weeksSyrup ULGEL 10ml twice daily with meals for 2 weeks
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User Feedback


Q. Does Acera Fast cause bone problems?
Yes, long term use of Acera Fast can cause thinning of bones, which is called osteoporosis. Acera Fast decreases the calcium absorption leading to calcium deficiency, and increases the risk of bone fractures of hip, wrist or spine.
Q. How is Acera Fast useful in the treatment of H. pylori infection?
Acera Fast is used along with antibiotics for the treatment of H.Pylori infection. It works by decreasing stomach acid volume and decreasing breakdown and washout of antibiotics leading to an increased antibiotic concentration and tissue penetration. It also helps in the symptomatic relief by decreasing associated acidity, reflux, and heartburn.
Q. Can I take Acera Fast with vitamin D?
Yes, vitamin D can be taken along with Acera Fast. Vitamin D is generally advised to be taken as a supplement with Acera Fast as its long-term use decreases the absorption of calcium and cause calcium deficiency. This can lead to osteoporosis (thinning of bones) and increase the risk of bone fractures like hip, wrist and spine fractures.
Q. Can long term use of Acera Fast cause magnesium deficiency?
Long-term use of Acera Fast can lower magnesium levels in patients taking multiple daily doses for a year or longer (at least 3 months). Get your magnesium levels checked at regular intervals. Tell your doctor if you experience seizures, dizziness, abnormal or fast heartbeat, jitteriness, jerking movements or shaking (tremors), muscle weakness, spasms of the hands and feet, cramps, muscle aches or spasm of the voice box.
Q. How long does it take for Acera Fast to work?
Acera Fast will start working in 2-3 hours after taking it. You should start feeling better in 2-3 days.
Q. What is the best time to take Acera Fast?
It is best to take Acera Fast before your breakfast. If you are taking two doses, take it in the morning and evening. Acera Fast is more effective when it is taken 30 min before your food.
Q. Can I stop taking Acera Fast if I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Acera Fast before completing the full course of treatment. You will start to feel better before your treatment is complete.
Q. Is it safe to use Acera Fast for long term?
Acera Fast should be used as long as prescribed by your doctor. Acera Fast is usually considered to be safe when taken in the recommended dose and duration.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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