Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet

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Introduction

Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet is a combination medicine used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux), acidity, nausea and vomiting. It relieves the symptoms of acidity such as indigestion, stomach pain, or irritation. It also decreases the acid production in the stomach to relieve heartburn.

Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet 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.

The most common side effects are diarrhea, constipation, headache, fatigue, muscle pain, dryness in mouth, and flushing of skin. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine may cause dizziness and drowsiness, 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 dizziness.

Before you start taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if you are suffering from liver disease. Lifestyle modifications like having cold milk and avoiding hot tea, coffee, spicy food or chocolate can help you to get better results.

Uses of Acidom O Tablet

Benefits of Acidom O Tablet

In Nausea

Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused due to some medicines or cancer treatment. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably from cancer treatments such as radiation therapy or chemotherapy. It is also effective at preventing nausea and vomiting after an operation (in adults only). The dose will depend on what you are being treated for but always take this medicine as it is prescribed.

In Acidity

Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet relieves excessive acidity in your stomach which prevents heartburn and indigestion. Usually, it is used along with other medicines for management of your condition.
Continue taking it for as long as the doctor may advise you to. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it. Take a fiber-rich diet, avoid oily or spicy food and drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

Side effects of Acidom O Tablet

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 Acidom O

  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle pain
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Flushing of skin

How to use Acidom O 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. Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Acidom O Tablet works

Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Ondansetron and ranitidine which prevent nausea and vomiting. Ondansetron is an antiemetic (anti-nausea medicine). It inhibits the action of serotonin, a chemical messenger that can trigger nausea and vomiting. Ranitidine is an H2 blocker (antacid). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Acidom O Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Acidom O 4 mg/150 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.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet
₹1.63/Tablet
Sanron 4mg/150mg Tablet
Sansill Formulations
₹2.25/tablet
38% costlier
Tiron 4mg/150mg Tablet
Plenteous Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹3/tablet
84% costlier
₹3/tablet
84% costlier

Quick tips

  • Acidom O 4 mg/150 mg Tablet is used to give relief from nausea, vomiting as well as acidity, heartburn and other discomfort associated with acid reflux.
  • It is advisable to take your doses about 3-4 hours before meals.
  • If you vomit within one hour of taking a dose, take another dose.
  • Avoid taking soft drinks, citrus fruits like orange and lemon, which can irritate the stomach and increase acid secretion.
  • Incorporate the following lifestyle changes in order to prevent acidity:
    1. Make sure you eat regular meals and drink plenty of water.
    2. Avoid spicy and fatty fried food.
    3. Lose weight if you are obese.
    4. If you are a smoker, consider giving up.
    5. Don't drink too much alcohol.
    6. Do not go to bed immediately after taking a meal. Sit in a relaxed position for sometimes for better digestion.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient concerns

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8 week pregnant feeling nausea and acidity
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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References

  1. Ondansetron. Portage, Indiana: Monosol Rx, LLC; 1991 [revised Jul. 2010]. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ranitidine hydrochloride. London, UK: Omega Pharma Ltd.; 1994 [revised 26 Apr. 16]. [Accessed 16 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Ranitidine. Research Triangle Park, North Carolina: GlaxoSmithKline; 2004. [Accessed 16 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of origin: India

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