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Alwel 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Alwel Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

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

How Alwel Tablet works

Alwel 10 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.

Alwel Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Alwel 10 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Alwel 10 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Alwel 10 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Alwel 10 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Alwel 10 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Alwel Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Alwel 10 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

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Expert Advice

  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • Some healthy tips to prevent acidity from happening:
    • Avoid taking hot tea, coffee, spicy food, and chocolate. Instead, have cold milk and cold coffee as these help neutralize the acid in the stomach.
    • Avoid alcohol and smoking.
    • Avoid eating late at night or before bedtime.
       
  • 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 Alwel with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Konit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MINOR
Brand(s): Clopinorm
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Alwel

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Suffering from acid reflux disease due to which pain in throat and right side of lower abdomen
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir for the time being you can take Robinia 30, 04 drops in half cup water and Nixocid tab 2 tab thrice daily for a month, but as this case needs supervision, discussion and examination you need to visit a homeopath so that he can discuss your case in detail, get some investigations, do examination and guide you accordingly,
I grind my teeth in sleep. What should i do?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Grinding your teeth or bruxism is a sleep related movement disorder.Doctors don't completely understand what causes bruxism. Possible physical or psychological causes may include: Emotions, such as anxiety, stress, anger, frustration or tension Aggressive, competitive or hyperactive personality type Abnormal alignment of upper and lower teeth (malocclusion) Other sleep problems, such as sleep apnea Response to pain from an earache or teething (in children) Stomach acid reflux into the esophagus An uncommon side effect of some psychiatric medications, such as phenothiazines or certain antidepressants A coping strategy or focusing habit Complication resulting from a disorder such as Huntington's disease or Parkinson's diseaseIn case it is causing damage to your teeth , visit a dentist.In case you have headache, facial pain, get a psychiatric evaluation
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FAQs

Q. Alwel is used for?

Alwel is used in the treatment of indigestion, peptic ulcer (ulcer in the lining of stomach or intestine) and gastroesophageal reflux disease.

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References
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