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Mac OS 1000 mg/10 mg Suspension


Overview

Uses of Mac OS Suspension

Mac OS Suspension side effects

Common
  • Constipation
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Mac OS Suspension

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. Mac OS 1000 mg/10 mg Suspension is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably 15 minutes before food.

How Mac OS Suspension works

Mac OS 1000 mg/10 mg Suspension is a combination of two medicines: Sucralfate and Oxetacaine / Oxethazaine. Sucralfate is a medication to treat ulcers. It covers the damaged ulcer tissue in the stomach and protects it from acid or injury to facilitate healing. Oxetacaine / Oxethazaine is a local anesthetic whose numbing effect provides fast relief from pain caused due to ulcers or acidic injury in the stomach.

Mac OS Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Mac OS 1000 mg/10 mg Suspension during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Mac OS 1000 mg/10 mg Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mac OS 1000 mg/10 mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mac OS 1000 mg/10 mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Mac OS 1000 mg/10 mg Suspension 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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Expert Advice

  • Mac OS 1000 mg/10 mg Suspension helps treat acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
  • Take it on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
  • Avoid drinking anything immediately after taking this medicine as that can reduce its effectiveness.
  • Do not take antacid medicines half an hour before or after taking this medicine.
  • It may cause constipation. Drink plenty of water and eat more high-fibre foods. Inform your doctor if it becomes severe or doesn’t go away.
  • It may take 4-6 weeks or more for the ulcers to heal completely. Do not stop taking the medicine until your doctor tells you to.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mac OS

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Im suffering from regular acidity heartburn and stomach disorder. what shoud i do
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
take avipattuikar churan1 spoon twice, amlapittamishran suspension 10 ml twice before meal, kaamdudha ras 1 tab t
Having severe acidity. I didn't have this problem Before but now since 3 months started having it. Was taking Ocid tablet in the morning but 10 days back had this severe heartburn n till now I continue to have it I go regularly to the gym. My sugar is normal, got ecg done that was normal. Don't know what to do or what medicine to take. Plz suggest
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
neksium 40 mg once daily in empty stomach for 1 month
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Mac OS cause constipation?

Yes, Mac OS contains Sucralfate, which can cause constipation. To prevent constipation, eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities like swimming, jogging or take a short walk. Talk to your doctor about treating constipation if it persists for a long time.

Q. Why is Mac OS prescribed?

Mac OS is prescribed for the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.

Q. How should I take Mac OS?

Take Mac OS on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.

Q. Can I drink water after taking Mac OS?

Avoid drinking anything immediately after taking Mac OS as that can reduce the effectiveness of this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Mac OS when my symptoms are relieved?

No, take Mac OS for the full prescribed length of time even if you feel better. Do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor.

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References
  1. Sucralfate. Bridgewater, New Jersey: Aptalis Pharma US; 2013. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. MedIndia. Oxethazaine. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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