Histac 50mg Injection

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Composition for Histac 50mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Histac Injection

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Uses of Histac Injection

Histac 50mg Injection is used in the treatment of Acidity, Heartburn, Stomach ulcers and Intestinal ulcers.
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Side effects of Histac Injection

Common

Fatigue, Drowsiness, Headache, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Muscle pain.

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How to use Histac Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Histac Injection works

Histac 50mg injection lowers the acid production in the stomach.

In Depth Information on Histac Injection

Expert advice for Histac Injection

  • Histac is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take Histac before going to bed if you are taking this medicine once a day as it is very effective in controlling stomach acid released in the midnight.
  • If you are also taking an antacid, take it two hours before or after taking Histac.
  • Avoid taking soft drinks, citrus fruits like orange and lemon, which can irritate the stomach and increase acid secretion.
  • Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking Histac for two weeks or 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver disease. Dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Histac 50mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol use can increase acid secretion, acid reflux in food
pipe causing heartburn and decreasing effect of this drug. Histac 50mg Injection can also decrease alcohol breakdown and increase its level in blood.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Histac 50mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Histac 50mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Huma
n studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Histac 50mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Histac 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Histac 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Histac 50mg Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with underlying liver disease. Consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nevir 200mg Tablet, Nevimune 200mg Tablet, Onabet Powder, Vozuca 0.2mg Tablet

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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Histac 50mg Injection

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Q. How is Histac different from omeprazole?
Both Histac and omeprazole lower acid production in the stomach and are used to treat heartburn and stomach and duodenal ulcers. However, Omeprazole is seen to be more effective but has a slow onset of action. On the other hand, Histac provides quick relief and is sometimes used with omeprazole to help in relieving acidity for initial few days.
No, Histac is not available as an over-the-counter product. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by a physician.
Q. Can I take Histac with azithromycin?
Yes, Histac can be taken with azithromycin. Histac may be given with Azithromycin to lower the stomach acid, which may increase due to stomach irritation caused by the disease or other medicines. No drug-drug interactions or any additional harmful effects have been seen compared to when they are used alone.
Yes, Histac can cause constipation. It is one of the common side effect seen with the use of Histac. Taking high fiber diet and plenty of fluids can help in relieving constipation and can also help in decreasing acidity.
Q. Can I take Histac with prednisone?
Yes, Histac can be taken with prednisone. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile have been reported compared to when they are used alone.
Q. Can I take Histac with metoprolol?
Yes, Histac can be taken with metoprolol. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile have been reported compared to when they are used alone.
No, Histac is not an antacid. It belongs to the class of H2 blockers (antihistamines) which decrease the amount of acid produced in the stomach while antacids only neutralize the stomach acid by coating the stomach.
Histac can help in decreasing the redness of the allergies or hives (urticaria) when used along with antihistaminics like cetirizine by narrowing the blood vessels. However, this is not an approved use of Histac and should be used only when advised by a doctor.
Yes, Histac does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Histac after the expiry date.
Q. Can I take Histac with tramadol?
Yes, Histac can be taken with the tramadol. Histac may be given with Tramadol to lower the stomach acid, which may increase due to stomach irritation caused by the other medicine. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile has been reported compared to when they are used alone.
Yes, Histac is an antihistaminic drug. It acts on histamine receptors and blocks the action of a chemical messenger histamine which decreases the acid production in the stomach.
Yes, Histac is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. However, there are some very common side effects that you can experience at the doses advised like nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence
No, Histac does not contain aluminium. To know the complete list of ingredients of this medicine, please refer to the package insert of the prescribed brand before use.
Q. Can I take Histac with doxycycline?
Yes, Histac can be taken with doxycycline. Histac may be given with Doxycyclin to lower the stomach acid, which may increase due to stomach irritation caused by the underlying infection or Doxycyclin. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile has been reported compared to when they are used alone.
Q. How is Histac different from lansoprazole?
Both Histac and Lansoprazole lower acid production in the stomach. However, they work in different ways and have different effects. Lansoprazole is seen to be more effective in resolving acidity, reflux, and heartburn and rapidly heals stomach and duodenal ulcers. However, the effect of these medicines may vary from patient to patient.
Q. Which is better Histac or cimetidine?
Histac is three times more potent than cimetidine which means a much lower dose of Histac gives the same effect in treating your acidity as cimetidine. Also, Histac does not block the action of testosterone (male hormone) and does not cause some side effects like gynecomastia (enlarged breasts) as seen with cimetidine.
A significant number of patients infected with Helicobacter pylori can have negative test results if they are using Histac as it interferes with the urea breath test, which is done to identify H. Pylori infection.
Q. Can I take Histac with Rabeprazole?
Yes, Histac and Rabeprazole can be taken together. As Rabeprazole show its effect after some days, Histac can be taken along with for immediate relief. No drug-drug interactions or change in side effect profile has been reported when they are used together compared to either drug alone.
Q. How is Histac different from Rabeprazole?
Both Histac and Rabeprazole lower acid production in the stomach. However, they work in different ways and have different effects. Rabeprazole is seen to be more effective in resolving acidity, reflux, and heartburn and rapidly heals stomach and duodenal ulcers. However, the effect of these medicines may vary from patient to patient.
Q. Can I take Histac with sertraline?
Yes, Histac can be taken with sertraline. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile has been reported compared to the effect of the individual drug when used alone.
Histac itself does not cause glaucoma. However, there are some rare reports that Histac can increase the intraocular pressure in patients who have glaucoma. Inform your doctor in case you have glaucoma or high intraocular pressure before taking this medicine.
Q. Can I take Histac with steroids?
Yes, Histac can be taken with steroids. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile has been reported compared to the effect of the individual drug when used alone.
Q. Can I take Histac with famotidine?
Both Histac and famotidine lower gastric acid secretion by blocking the H2 receptor in the stomach. It is not advisable to take them together as they have a similar action and use and when used together, there could be an increased risk of side effects.
Yes, Histac can be used in the short-term treatment of gastritis. It helps by decreasing the amount of acid released into the stomach and relieving stomach pain and acid reflux.<br>
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