Primarily used for

Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area), Acidity, Constipation
43.75
170 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Duracid O Syrup

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Uses of Oxetacaine

Oxetacaine is used for local anesthesia.
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Side effects of Oxetacaine

Common

Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Weakness, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Headache, Hypersensitivity reaction, Loss of appetite, Nausea.

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How to use Oxetacaine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use.

How Duracid O Syrup works

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

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

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Constipation.

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How to use Aluminium Hydroxide

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use.

How Duracid O Syrup works

Aluminium hydroxide is an inorganic salt that neutralizes the excess acid in the stomach.
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Uses of Magnesium Trisilicate

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

Common

Constipation, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Magnesium Trisilicate

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use.

How Duracid O Syrup works

Magnesium trisilicate is an inorganic salt that neutralizes the excess acid in the stomach.
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Uses of Milk of Magnesia

Milk of Magnesia is used in constipation.
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Side effects of Milk of Magnesia

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Dehydration.

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How to use Milk of Magnesia

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use.

How Duracid O Syrup works

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

Simethicone is used in the treatment of bloating and abdominal pain.
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Side effects of Simethicone

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Coating on tongue.

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How to use Simethicone

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use.

How Duracid O Syrup works

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

In Depth Information on Duracid O Syrup

Expert advice for Oxetacaine

  • 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.

Expert advice for Aluminium Hydroxide

  • The Aluminium Hydroxide should be used only for occasional relief from increased stomach acid. Do not take it for more than 2 weeks, unless otherwise prescribed by the doctor.
  • Avoid Aluminium Hydroxide, if  you show signs of appendicitis or inflammed bowel (such as lower abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, nausea, vomiting). Please consult your doctor.
  • Do not take the Aluminium Hydroxide at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with other medicines.

Expert advice for Magnesium Trisilicate

  • The Magnesium Trisilicate should be used only for occasional relief from increased stomach acid. Do not take it for more than 2 weeks, unless otherwise prescribed by the doctor.
  • Avoid Magnesium Trisilicate, if  you show signs of appendicitis or inflammed bowel (such as lower abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, nausea, vomiting). Please consult your doctor.
  • Do not take the Magnesium Trisilicate at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with other medicines.

Expert advice for Milk of Magnesia

  • Avoid taking a Milk of Magnesia for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 
  • Together with Milk of Magnesia, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • A Milk of Magnesia should preferably be taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
  • Notify your doctor if you are on a low-sugar diet because the Milk of Magnesia contains sugars.
  • Take Milk of Magnesia after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.

Expert advice for Simethicone

  • Avoid drinking soft drinks or eating food that increases gas formation. Food that creates gas in one person may not create gas in another. 
  • Do not chew the capsules or soft gels. Swallow them whole.
  • It is better to take Simethicone with food or at bedtime. 
Warnings
Special precautions for Duracid O Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Duracid O Syrup du
ring lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Duracid O Syrup alters the ability t
o drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Duracid O Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Duracid O Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Duracid
O Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Aluminium Hydroxide

Q. How does Aluminium Hydroxide work?
Aluminum hydroxide belongs to a class of medication call antacids. It acts by neutralizing the acids released in the stomach thus treating irritation of stomach lining
Q. Is Aluminium Hydroxide an alkali/ weak base/strong base/amphoteric?
Aluminium Hydroxide is a strong base and is amphoteric
Q. Is Aluminium Hydroxide safe?
Aluminium Hydroxide is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Q. Is Aluminium Hydroxide known to cause Alzheimer's?
Aluminium Hydroxide was thought to be associated with neurological symptoms. Studies clearly show that aluminum hydroxide does not cause neurological symptoms and thus does not cause Alzheimer's.
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Frequently asked questions for Simethicone

Q. Is Simethicone antacid?
No. Simethicone is not an antacid. But it is used in preparations which are used as antacid
Q. Does it contain aspirin?
It does not contain aspirin
Q. Is Simethicone available over the counter?
Yes. Simethicone is sold over the counter without a prescription
Q. Is Simethicone gluten free?
Yes. Simethicone is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Is Simethicone safe?
Yes. Simethicone is relatively safe
Q. Is it safe for babies?
Safe for infants and babies, if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Is it safe to take Simethicone daily?
It is advisable to take Simethicone only as per the instructions of the doctor
Q. Is Simethicone good for gas?
Yes. Simethicone is effective in the treatment of gas
Q. Does it have any side effects?
It does not have any known serious side-effects
Q. Can I take simethicone with ibuprofen, famotidine, lansoprazole, omeprazole, antibiotics, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin, Pepto-bismol, or Depakote?
Yes. Simethicone can be taken with ibuprofen, famotidine, lansoprazole, omeprazole, antibiotics, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin, Pepto-bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) or Depakote (divalproate sodium), if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Does Simethicone cause nausea or constipation?
Simethicone is not known to cause nausea or constipation. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Is Simethicone effective against acid reflux?
Simethicone is effective in controlling acid reflux if combined with an antacid.
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