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DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of Indigestion. It is an antacid which is used to relieve acid indigestion, heartburn, and gas.

DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet helps to neutralize the acid present in the stomach by producing carbon dioxide which results in a reduction of irritation in the stomach and intestine. It also increases the pH of blood and urine, thereby correcting acid indigestion, heartburn, and helps in the removal of toxic substances from the body in certain types of poisoning.

DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Excess intake of this medicine can disturb the fine balance of electrolytes and can cause unwanted side effects such as stomach cramp and flatulence. 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 doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

It is important to consult a doctor before taking this medicine if you are suffering from severe stomach and kidney disease. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine. It is an effective medicine with very little side effects like dry mouth and increased thirst.

Uses of DavaIndia Tablet

Benefits of DavaIndia Tablet

In Indigestion

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort or a burning sensation in the upper part of your stomach. It also causes stomach pain and a feeling of fullness. DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet treats indigestion and thus gives relief from its symptoms by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach. DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet also gives relief from excess gas by breaking trapped gas and allows its easy passage. Take DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg 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. Avoid eating within 3-4 hours of going to bed.

Side effects of DavaIndia 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 DavaIndia

  • Stomach cramp
  • Flatulence

How to use DavaIndia 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. DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How DavaIndia Tablet works

DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet is an alkalizer. It works by increasing the pH of blood and urine, thereby correcting metabolic acidosis (high acid levels in the body). It also speeds up the removal of toxic substances from the body in certain types of poisoning. In case of excessive fluid loss (such as in diarrhea), it works by replenishing salt and electrolyte levels.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
SAFE
DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take DavaIndia Tablet?

If you miss a dose of DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg 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.

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Fact Box

Chemical Class
Organic Carbonic Acids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Interaction with Drugs

Taking DavaIndia with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): M Spirin, Aspirin, Asalite
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Alendrate
SERIOUS

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FAQs

Q. What is DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet tablet used for? How does it work?

DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet is an antacid used to relieve acid indigestion, heartburn, and gas. When taken orally, it neutralizes the acid present in the stomach by producing carbon dioxide which results in reduction of irritation in stomach and intestine.

Q. Is DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet harmful?

DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet is safe if used as a medication and as prescribed by the doctor. However, excess of DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet can disturb the fine balance of electrolytes (like sodium, potassium, carbonate, etc.) that is needed by the body to function properly. As a result, it can cause unwanted side effects. Therefore, to avoid such disturbances, DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet is usually prescribed for maximum of 2 weeks when taken orally as taking it in excess can cause transient alkalosis, which can be harmful.

Q. What if I take excess of DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet?

Excess of DavaIndia Sodium Bicarbonate 500mg Tablet causes alkalosis (excessive blood alkalinity) which can be observed as mood changes, tiredness, slow breathing, muscle weakness and irregular heartbeat. Muscle hypertonicity, twitching and tetany may develop, especially in patients with low levels of calcium in blood.

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References

  1. McQuaid KR. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 1069.
  2. Drugs.com. Sodium bicarbonate Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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DavaIndia Corporate Office- 1, Near Batliboi, Unity Industrial Estate, Pandesara, Udhna, Surat, Gujarat 394210
Country of Origin: India
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