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Overview

Introduction

Litacid Oral Gel is a prescription medicine. It is helpful in treating stomach acidity and ulcers by relieving the symptoms such as stomach pain or irritation. It also helps in neutralizing and releasing excess gas in the stomach.


Litacid Oral Gel is a combination of three medicines. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it by mouth before meals, preferably at bedtime. In case you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Always complete the prescribed course of treatment. Do not take more than the recommended doses of this medicine as high dose may have harmful effects on the body.

This medicine is generally well tolerated by patients. However, it may cause constipation and diarrhea. Proper hydration helps to overcome these side effects. Always consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Also inform your doctor if you are suffering from any severe stomach, liver, kidney disease, or any other known disease. Immediately consult your doctor if you experience severe diarrhea and constipation.

Uses of Litacid Oral Gel

Side effects of Litacid Oral Gel

Common
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea

How to use Litacid Oral Gel

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Litacid Oral Gel is to be taken with food.

How Litacid Oral Gel works

Litacid Oral Gel is a combination of two antacids (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium) and an antifoaming medicine (Activated Dimethicone/Simethicone). The antacids neutralise excess acid in stomach. The antifoaming medicine disintegrates gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Litacid Oral Gel. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Litacid Oral Gel during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Litacid Oral Gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Litacid Oral Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Litacid Oral Gel is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Litacid Oral Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Litacid Oral Gel in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Patient Concerns

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Mouth ulcers with chewing toboco
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
kenacort .1 percent oral gel for application twice daily over ulcers . Tab folvite 5 mg once daily for 1 month
I had Stomach ulcers a year ago, had medications, but still i feel bloating and stomach ache and also i have high homocystine levels.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Please consult a physician regarding this
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References
  1. Drugs.com. Aluminium Hydroxide+Magnesium+Activated Dimethicone/Simethicone. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. DailyMed. Aluminium Hydroxide+Magnesium+Activated Dimethicone/Simethicone. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Magnesium hydroxide. Huddersfield, West Yorks: Thornton & Ross Ltd.; 1988 [revised 02 Nov. 2017]. [Accessed 01 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Mayo Clinic. Drugs and Supplements: Simethicone. [Accessed 01 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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B-22 H-Block, Pimpri, Pune - 411018, MIDC
MRP
69.28
170 ml in 1 bottle
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