Acipan 80 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Acipan Tablet
Acipan 80 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux).
Acipan Tablet side effects
Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Acipan 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. Acipan 80 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Acipan Tablet works
Acipan 80 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.
Acipan Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Acipan 80 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Acipan 80 mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
Acipan 80 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Acipan 80 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Acipan 80 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Acipan 80 mg Tablet is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
Acipan 80 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Acipan 80 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Acipan Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Acipan 80 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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Acipan 80 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.
  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Acipan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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MODERATE
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MODERATE
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MINOR
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MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Acipan

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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
Ayurveda
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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FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Acipan to work?
Acipan will start working in 2-3 hours after ingestion. You should start to feel better in 2-3 days.
Q. What is the best time to take Acipan?
It is best to take Acipan before your breakfast. If you are taking two doses, take it in the morning and evening. Acipan is more effective when it is taken 30 min before your food.
Q. Can I stop taking Acipan if I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Acipan before completing the full course of treatment. You will start to feel better before your treatment is completed.
Q. Is it safe to use Acipan for long term?
Acipan should be used as long as prescribed by your doctor. Acipan is usually considered to be safe when taken in the recommended dose and duration.
Q. Can I take Acipan at bedtime?
If advised by your doctor, Acipan can be taken at bedtime. It is helpful in controlling overnight excess acid secretion.
Q. Is Acipan a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?
Yes, Acipan is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Q. Can I take Acipan forever?
No, Acipan should be used for the duration advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Acipan with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of Acipan while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Acipan along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Acipan with other medications?
Acipan can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Acipan and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Acipan with other medications.
Q. Can I take Acipan with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between Acipan and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Acipan cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported with the use of Acipan. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Acipan, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Acipan cause constipation?
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of Acipan in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Acipan.
Q. Does Acipan cause weight gain?
Change in weight has been associated with Acipan. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Acipan use.
Q. Does Acipan cause dry mouth?
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Acipan. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Acipan.
Q. Does Acipan cause gas?
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Acipan use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Is Acipan safe?
Acipan is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. What is Acipan used for?
Acipan is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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