Acicot O Suspension

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Introduction

Acicot O Suspension is a combination medicine used in the treatment of acidity, stomach ulcer, and heartburn. It helps in relieving the symptoms of acidity and ulcers such as stomach pain or irritation. It also neutralizes excessive acid in the stomach and helps in the easy passage of gas.

Acicot O Suspension is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Do not take it for more than the recommended duration as long-term administration may have harmful effects on the health.

The most common side effects are constipation, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, insomnia, and allergic reaction. These are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any side effects. To overcome constipation, you should add fiber-rich foods in your diet and stay hydrated. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness. Lifestyle modifications like having cold milk and avoiding hot tea, coffee, spicy food or chocolate can help you to get better results.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Acicot O Suspension

Benefits of Acicot O Suspension

In Treatment of Acidity

Acidity is a condition when your stomach produces more acid than is needed for the digestion of food. Acicot O Suspension helps treat acidity. Acicot O Suspension gives relief from burning sensation and stomach pain associated with acidity.

In Treatment of Heartburn

Heartburn is a burning feeling in your chest caused by stomach acids travelling back up towards your throat and mouth. Acicot O Suspension works by reducing the amount of acid your stomach makes and relieves the burning sensation and pain associated with heartburn. You can also take control of heartburn with few lifestyle changes. Think about what foods trigger heartburn and try to avoid them; eat smaller, more frequent meals; try to lose weight if you are overweight and try to find ways to relax. Avoid eating within 3-4 hours of going to bed.

In Treatment of Stomach ulcers

Stomach ulcers are painful sores that develop in the inner lining of the stomach. Acicot O Suspension is used to treat stomach ulcers. Acicot O Suspension covers the damaged ulcer tissue in the stomach and protects it against stomach acid or further injury. This helps ulcers heal more quickly. $also gives relief from pain and discomfort in the stomach associated with stomach ulcers. You need to keep taking the medicine as it is prescribed for it to be effective, even if the symptoms seem to disappear.

Side effects of Acicot O Suspension

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Acicot O

  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Acicot O Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Acicot O Suspension is to be taken empty stomach.

How Acicot O Suspension works

Acicot O Suspension is a combination of two medicines: Sucralfate and Oxetacaine / Oxethazaine. Sucralfate is a medication to treat ulcers. It covers the damaged ulcer tissue in the stomach and protects it from acid or injury to facilitate healing. Oxetacaine / Oxethazaine is a local anesthetic whose numbing effect provides fast relief from pain caused due to ulcers or acidic injury in the stomach.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Acicot O Suspension. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Acicot O Suspension during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Acicot O Suspension during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Acicot O Suspension may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Acicot O Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acicot O Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Acicot O Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Acicot O Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Acicot O Suspension, 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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Quick tips

  • Acicot O Suspension helps treat acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
  • Take it on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
  • Avoid drinking anything immediately after taking this medicine as that can reduce its effectiveness.
  • Do not take antacid medicines half an hour before or after taking this medicine.
  • It may cause constipation. Drink plenty of water and eat more high-fibre foods. Inform your doctor if it becomes severe or doesn’t go away.
  • It may take 4-6 weeks or more for the ulcers to heal completely. Do not stop taking the medicine until your doctor tells you to.

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GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient concerns

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Constipated .heaviness in stomach acidity heartburn
Dr. Pushkar Mani
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rabekind DSR once daily in empty stomach for 1 weeksyrup DUPHALAC 10 ml in night for 1 week
Im suffering from regular acidity heartburn and stomach disorder. what shoud i do
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Ayurveda
take avipattuikar churan1 spoon twice, amlapittamishran suspension 10 ml twice before meal, kaamdudha ras 1 tab t
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FAQs

Q. Why is Acicot O Suspension prescribed?

Acicot O Suspension is prescribed for the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.

Q. How should I take Acicot O Suspension?

Take Acicot O Suspension on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.

Q. Can I drink water after taking Acicot O Suspension?

Avoid drinking anything immediately after taking Acicot O Suspension as that can reduce the effectiveness of this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Acicot O Suspension cause constipation?

Yes, Acicot O Suspension contains Sucralfate, which can cause constipation. To prevent constipation, eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities like swimming, jogging or take a short walk. Talk to your doctor about treating constipation if it persists for a long time.

Q. Can I stop taking Acicot O Suspension when my symptoms are relieved?

No, take Acicot O Suspension for the full prescribed length of time even if you feel better. Do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor.

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References

  1. Hoogerwerf WA, Pasricha PJ. Pharmacotherapy of Gastric Acidity, Peptic Ulcers, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 967-981.
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