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food interaction for DURACID O

alcohol interaction for DURACID O

pregnancy interaction for DURACID O

lactation interaction for DURACID O

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Duracid o syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR DURACID O

Oxetacaine(10 mg)

Uses

Oxetacaine is used for local anaesthesia (numb tissues in a specific area)

How it works

Oxetacaine works by blocking pain signals from the peripheral nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.

Common side effects

Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Weakness, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Headache, Hypersensitivity reaction, Loss of appetite, Nausea
Aluminium Hydroxide(300 mg)

Uses

Aluminium Hydroxide is used in the treatment of acidity, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers

How it works

Aluminium Hydroxide is an inorganic salt that neutralizes the excess acid in the stomach.

Common side effects

Constipation
Magnesium Trisilicate(150 mg)

Uses

Magnesium Trisilicate is used in the treatment of acidity, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers

How it works

Magnesium Trisilicate is an inorganic salt that neutralizes the excess acid in the stomach.

Common side effects

Constipation, Diarrhoea
Milk of Magnesia(100 mg)

Uses

Milk of Magnesia is used in constipation

How it works

Milk of Magnesia works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, which makes the stool soft and easier to pass.

Common side effects

Dehydration, Drug dependence
Simethicone(25 mg)

Uses

Simethicone is used in the treatment of bloating and abdominal pain

How it works

Simethicone disintegrates the gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.

Common side effects

Coating on tongue

SUBSTITUTES FOR DURACID O

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR DURACID O

  • Avoid continuous use for long durations.
  • Swallow the whole tablet, do not crush or chew, as doing this may cause numbing of the mouth.
  • Tell your doctor if you have any kidney disorder, inflammation of a part of the intestine (appendicitis) or decreased levels of potassium in the blood.If you are elderly patient, you may prescribed lower doses and will be recommended medical supervision.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to oxetacaine or any of its ingredients.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)