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Arkpine 40 Tablet


Overview

Arkpine Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

How to use Arkpine 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. Arkpine 40 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Arkpine Tablet works

Arkpine 40 Tablet is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which in turn relieves acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

Arkpine Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Arkpine 40 Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Arkpine 40 Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Arkpine 40 Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Arkpine 40 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Arkpine 40 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Arkpine 40 Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Arkpine 40 Tablet is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
Arkpine 40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Arkpine 40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Arkpine Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Arkpine 40 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

  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • 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.
  • Do not stop taking medication without talking to your doctor. 

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Arkpine with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Konit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Clopinorm
MINOR
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Arkpine

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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,
Feeling pain of both kidneys suspecting may be due to swollen kidney but not due to kidney stones. Taking potrate mb6 syrup, cystone tablets for kidney stones. Ursocol 300, evion 400 for fatty liver nd high SPGT levels. Please suggest how to deal with this as am confused due to both problems at a time nd interlinked.I Stopped taking feburic 40 tablets after finding high SPGT levels.Please suggest an advise
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. I suppose you have acid reflux. Just take a combination of Pantoprazole and domepridone.
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FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Arkpine to work?

Arkpine 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 Arkpine?

It is best to take Arkpine before your breakfast. If you are taking two doses, take it in the morning and evening. Arkpine is more effective when it is taken 30 min before your food.

Q. Can I stop taking Arkpine if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Arkpine before completing the full course of treatment. You will start to feel better before your treatment is completed.

Q. Is it safe to use Arkpine for long term?

Arkpine should be used as long as prescribed by your doctor. Arkpine is usually considered to be safe when taken in the recommended dose and duration.

Q. Can I take Arkpine at bedtime?

If advised by your doctor, Arkpine can be taken at bedtime. It is helpful in controlling overnight excess acid secretion.

Q. Does Arkpine cause hair loss?

No, hair loss has not been reported with the use of Arkpine. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Arkpine, please consult your doctor.

Q. Does Arkpine cause constipation?

Yes, both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as common side effects of Arkpine in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Arkpine.

Q. Does Arkpine cause gas?

Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) can occur as a result of Arkpine use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.

Q. Is Arkpine safe?

Yes, Arkpine is relatively safe if taken in the prescribed dose for the prescribed duration advised by your doctor.

Q. What is Arkpine used for?

Arkpine is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). PPIs are used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.

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References
  1. Wallace JL, Sharkey KA. 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. 12th ed. New York, New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.; 2011. [Accessed 24 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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