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Acidopar 10mg Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Acidopar 10mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of indigestion, nausea and vomiting. It blocks the substance on the brain that triggers nausea or vomiting and it also increases the movement of food in the stomach, thereby improves digestion.

Acidopar 10mg Tablet is taken before meals 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 take this medicine until your doctor tells you to stop. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are headache, dry mouth, and stomach pain. 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. It also causes 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. This medicine may also cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration.

Before taking this medicine you should let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney problems. You shouldn't take it at the same time as an antacid. Pregnant women should also consult their doctor. You should avoid this medicine if suffering from bleeding ulcers of stomach.

Uses of Acidopar Tablet

Benefits of Acidopar Tablet

In Indigestion

Indigestion means discomfort of mainly the upper part of your stomach which may also have other symptoms such as stomach pain, bloating, feeling full etc. Acidopar 10mg Tablet improves the movement of food in your stomach and gut (intestine). This relieves these symptoms and helps in proper digestion of food.
Take Acidopar 10mg Tablet as prescribed by the doctor. Think about what foods trigger indigestion 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. Do not eat within 3-4 hours of going to bed.

In Nausea

Acidopar 10mg 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.

Side effects of Acidopar 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 Acidopar

  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Acidopar 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. Acidopar 10mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Acidopar Tablet works

Acidopar 10mg Tablet is a prokinetic. It works on the region in the brain that controls vomiting. It also acts on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing food to move more easily through the stomach.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Acidopar 10mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Acidopar 10mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Acidopar 10mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Acidopar 10mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Acidopar 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acidopar 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Acidopar 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acidopar 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Acidopar 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Acidopar Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Acidopar 10mg 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

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Quick Tips

  • Acidopar 10mg Tablet helps relieve nausea, vomiting and indigestion.
  • It should be taken before meals as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Acidopar 10mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Do not take it for longer than 7 days without consulting your doctor.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzimidazole Derivative
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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My wife is 13 week pregnent her docter change her tablet from mvista to doxynate plus me I know the reason is both tablet aee same. Docter asked to taje doxynate plus 2 tablet at bed time.please suggest.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Doxynate is tablet to stop vomiting dear. It is ok to take them at bed time. It is widely recommended to take for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.
HB low, indigestion ,vomitings
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Take emcet tablet twice a day for vomiting. Do not worry, these are common symptoms of early pregnancy
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FAQs

Q. What is Acidopar 10mg Tablet used for?

Acidopar 10mg Tablet is used for the treatment of nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting as and when recommended by your doctor.

Q. Is Acidopar 10mg Tablet an over the counter drug?

Acidopar 10mg Tablet is not an over the counter (OTC) medicine and it is not advisable to take it without a prescription.

Q. Does Acidopar 10mg Tablet cause weight gain?

Weight gain has not been reported with the use of Acidopar 10mg Tablet. If you notice any abnormal weight gain while using Acidopar 10mg Tablet, please talk to your doctor.

Q. Does Acidopar 10mg Tablet raise the blood pressure?

The increase in blood pressure is generally not seen with the use of Acidopar 10mg Tablet. But if you experience an increase in blood pressure while using Acidopar 10mg Tablet, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can I take Acidopar 10mg Tablet for morning sickness?

Acidopar 10mg Tablet is not indicated or recommended for treating morning sickness. Please consult your doctor if you plan to take any medicine for treating morning sickness.

Q. Can I take Acidopar 10mg Tablet with antibiotics?

The use of Acidopar 10mg Tablet with antibiotics like erythromycin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, spiramycin, and some antifungals is not recommended. Please consult your doctor before using any antibiotics with Acidopar 10mg Tablet.

Q. Can I take Acidopar 10mg Tablet with lansoprazole?

Yes, Acidopar 10mg Tablet can be taken with lansoprazole as no drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen when they are taken together. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Acidopar 10mg Tablet with doxycycline?

Yes, Acidopar 10mg Tablet can be taken with doxycycline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Acidopar 10mg Tablet with doxycycline.

Q. Can I take Acidopar 10mg Tablet with omeprazole?

Yes, Acidopar 10mg Tablet can be taken with omeprazole. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Acidopar 10mg Tablet with citalopram?

The use of Acidopar 10mg Tablet with citalopram is not recommended as it may increase the underlying heart problems like prolonged QTc interval. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Acidopar 10mg Tablet with amitriptyline?

Yes, Acidopar 10mg Tablet can be taken with amitriptyline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Acidopar 10mg Tablet with amitriptyline.

Q. Can I take Acidopar 10mg Tablet with amoxicillin?

Yes, Acidopar 10mg Tablet can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Acidopar 10mg Tablet with amoxicillin.

Q. Can I take Acidopar 10mg Tablet with paracetamol?

Yes, Acidopar 10mg Tablet can be taken with paracetamol. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor.

Q. Can I take Acidopar 10mg Tablet with tramadol?

Yes, Acidopar 10mg Tablet can be taken with tramadol as no drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Acidopar 10mg Tablet with tramadol.

Q. Is Acidopar 10mg Tablet safe?

Yes. Acidopar 10mg Tablet is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the physician/ doctor.

Q. Is Acidopar 10mg Tablet used for motion sickness?

Acidopar 10mg Tablet is indicated for use in motion sickness. Please consult your doctor before using Acidopar 10mg Tablet for motion sickness as it must be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Acidopar 10mg Tablet an antibiotic?

No, Acidopar 10mg Tablet is not an antibiotic. Acidopar 10mg Tablet is an anti-emetic which is used to treat nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick).

Q. Does Acidopar 10mg Tablet cause drowsiness?

Drowsiness has been reported as one of the rare side effects with Acidopar 10mg Tablet. Please talk to your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness while taking Acidopar 10mg Tablet.

Q. Does Acidopar 10mg Tablet increase milk secretion?

Yes, Acidopar 10mg Tablet can increase milk secretion also known as galactorrhea. This is an uncommon side effect of Acidopar 10mg Tablet. Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing this side effect while taking this medicine.

Q. Does Acidopar 10mg Tablet cause bloating (gas)?

Acidopar 10mg Tablet can cause some uncommon gastrointestinal side effects like regurgitation, appetite disorder, and heartburn, diarrhoea. However, bloating (gas) has not been reported as a side effect with Acidopar 10mg Tablet.

Q. Does Acidopar 10mg Tablet cause hair loss?

Acidopar 10mg Tablet has not been reported to cause hair loss. Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive hair loss while taking Acidopar 10mg Tablet.

Q. Does Acidopar 10mg Tablet help to treat constipation?

Acidopar 10mg Tablet is not indicated to treat constipation. Please talk to your doctor regarding its use.

Q. Does Acidopar 10mg Tablet cause heart problems?

Acidopar 10mg Tablet may be associated with an increased risk of heartbeat problem and heart attack. This risk may be more likely in those over 60 years old or taking higher doses. The risk also increases when Acidopar 10mg Tablet is given together with other medicines. Please share your medical history with your doctor if you are prescribed Acidopar 10mg Tablet.

Q. Does Acidopar 10mg Tablet cause constipation?

Yes, Acidopar 10mg Tablet has been seen to cause constipation as a side effect.Consult your doctor if you experience excessive constipation while using Acidopar 10mg Tablet.

Q. Does Acidopar 10mg Tablet help to relieve bloating (gas)?

Acidopar 10mg Tablet is an anti-emetic which is used to treat nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick). It is not indicated to treat bloating (gas). Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Q. Can I take Acidopar 10mg Tablet with rabeprazole?

Acidopar 10mg Tablet can be safely taken with Rabeprazole as no harmful effects have been reported clinically. A fixed-dose combination of these two medicines is also available. Acidopar 10mg Tablet increases gut motility and Rabeprazole decreases the acid production in the stomach. So, this combination is very effective in the treatment of reflux esophagitis associated with acidity, heartburn, intestinal and stomach ulcers.

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