Medicine Overview of Maies Tablet
Side Effects of Maies are Headache, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Flatulence, Diarrhoea.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Maies Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Maies Tablet is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.
In Depth Information on Maies Tablet
- Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking it for 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problem that needs attention.
- Maies Tablet can decrease magnesium levels in blood. Get your magnesium levels checked regularly. You may need a magnesium supplement or need to discontinue your medicine.
- Inform your doctor if you are suffering from osteoporosis as Maies Tablet can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
- Maies Tablet is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
- It may take a few days to show its effect. You can take an antacid for a quick relief during this time unless your doctor has asked you not to use them.
- Once you start feeling better, do not stop taking your medicine. Take it for the duration as advised by your doctor
Maies Tablet related warnings
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Maies Tablet 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.
Maies Tablet is safe to use during lactation.
Human 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.
Maies Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Maies Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Maies Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Maies Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Maies Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Maies Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Frequently asked questions about Maies Tablet
Q. Is Maies available over the counter?
No, Maies 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 Maies with aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate or other antacids?
Maies can be taken with antacids like aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate. But antacids should be taken two hours before or one hour after taking Maies. This is because Maies requires a lower pH for its action and antacids can increase the pH of the stomach and hence decrease the action of Maies.
Q. Is Maies a controlled substance?
Maies is not a controlled substance. It is available when prescribed by a doctor.
Yes, Maies is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor. However, its use is associated with some common side effects like nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. Can I take Maies with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Maies can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions or harmful effects have been seen when they are used together.
Q. Does Maies cause weight loss?
Maies is not known to lower weight. However, it may cause damage to your stomach lining on a long term use and weight loss could be an indication of the same or it can be due to an underlying condition which requires immediate attention.
Q. Does Maies cause hair loss?
Hair loss has been reported as a rare side effect of Maies. Talk to your doctor in case you experience excessive hair fall while you are taking Maies.
Q. Why is Maies better than omeprazole?
Maies and Omeprazole both belong to the same class of drugs and are used in disease conditions with excess acid production like heartburn, acidity, stomach ulcers and intestinal ulcers. Maies is an S-isomer of omeprazole and is seen to provide more effective and rapid acid control than omeprazole, without any increase in side effects and fewer variations in response between different patients.
Q. Does Maies cause palpitations (feeling of rapid, strong heart beat)?
Maies can lower the magnesium levels in your body and this can cause palpitations. You must get your magnesium levels checked regularly if you have to use this medicine for more than three months.
Q. Can a patient undergoing dialysis take Maies?
Maies can be taken by a patient undergoing dialysis in a manner as prescribed by the doctor. This is extensively bound to proteins in the body, so, it is not expected to be removed by dialysis.
Q. Is Maies better than rabeprazole?
Both Maies and rabeprazole are similar in efficacy and safety. One study mentions rabeprazole as a better choice for mild-to-moderate gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) compared to Maies while another study mentions Maies provides a more effective and faster acid-inhibitory effect.
Q. Is Maies better than ranitidine?
Both Maies and ranitidine lower acid production in your stomach and treat heartburn and heal stomach and intestine ulcers. There are not many studies which compare Maies with ranitidine. However, one study mentions that Maies once daily is more effective and well-tolerated compared ranitidine twice daily for healing gastric ulcers.
Q. Can I take Maies with domperidone?
Maies can be taken with domperidone. Maies decreases the acid secretion and domperidone increases the gut motility and helps in nausea and vomiting. It is safe to use the two medicines together and these are also available as a fixed-dose combination and help in the treatment of heartburn, stomach and duodenal ulcers and gastritis.
Q. Can I take Maies with clopidogrel?
Maies decreases the activation of clopidogrel and hence reduces its effectivity. Avoid using both drugs together or use an alternate drug. Patients who are taking these medicines together needs to be monitored closely by a doctor.
Q. Can I take Maies with levosulpiride?
Maies can be taken with levosulpiride. Maies decreases the acid secretion and levosulpiride increases the intestinal motility. It is safe to use the two medicines together. Maies is also available as a fixed-dose combination with levosulpiride. This combination helps in the treatment of heartburn, stomach and duodenal ulcers and gastritis.
Q. Is dexlansoprazole better than Maies?
Dexlansoprazole and Maies belong to the same class of medicines and works the same way. Some studies mention that dexlansoprazole helps in better control of symptoms like heartburn as compared to Maies, however, there is no definitive evidence for this and different patients may find that one works better for them than the other.
Maies belongs to the class of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) which decrease the amount of acid produced in the stomach. While antacids only neutralize the stomach acid by coating the stomach.
Q. Does Maies cause tinnitus?
Tinnitus has been reported as a rare side effect with Maies (<1% patients taking this drug). Please consult your doctor if you experience tinnitus while taking Maies.
Q. Does Maies has an expiry date?
Yes, Maies does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Maies after the expiry date.
Q. Is Maies an antibiotic?
No, Maies is not an antibiotic. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Q. Can I take Maies with nitrofurantoin?
Maies can be taken with nitrofurantoin. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Maies with ranitidine?
Yes, Maies can be taken with ranitidine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together. As Maies do take some days to show its action, so, ranitidine is given to the patients to immediate relief.
Q. Can I take Maies with ibuprofen?
Maies can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Maies with hyoscine?
Maies can be taken with hyoscine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Does Maies cause tiredness?
Tiredness is a rare side effect seen with Maies. Talk to your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness as this may be due to some liver abnormalities as Maies breaks down in the liver or due to an underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Can the use of Maies cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not be reported to occur with Maies. However, its use is associated with some common side effects like nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. Can the use of Maies affect birth control?
Maies does not seem to affect birth control, as no drug interactions have been reported between Maies and oral birth control pills. It is safe to take the two medications together.
Q. Can a patient with underlying cardiac disease take Maies?
Patients with the underlying cardiac disease can take Maies. However, Maies can interact with certain drugs (e.g clopidogrel, digoxin) which might be used by these patients. They may need to be monitored for digoxin toxicity. Maies decreases the activation of clopidogrel, thus reducing its effects, so the patients taking these medicines together should also be monitored regularly.
Q. Can Maies be given in cancer patients?
Maies is seen to increase the antitumor effect of the medicines with no added side effects. Since cancer patients may also take many medicines for the primary cancer treatment or for other symptoms and infections, there are chances of drug-drug interactions with Maies. So, it should be used only as advised by your doctor.
Q. How is Maies different from pantoprazole?
Maies and pantoprazole both belong to the same class of drugs and are seen to be equally effective in the treatment of disease conditions with excess acid production like heartburn, acidity, stomach ulcers and intestinal ulcers. However, as per some research studies, pantoprazole provides significantly faster first-time relief from daytime and night-time GERD-related symptoms than Maies.
Q. Is Maies more effective than lansoprazole?
Yes, Maies is seen to achieve a better acid control and is more effective in relief of heartburn symptoms and acid reflux symptoms as compared to lansoprazole in many research studies. Also, healing rates were consistently high with Maies.
Q. Can I take Maies with sodium bicarbonate as a buffer?
Sodium bicarbonate buffer can protect against acid degradation of Maies in addition to immediate antacid action. Maies can be taken with sodium bicarbonate as a buffer only in a manner as prescribed by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Maies with naproxen?
Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by reducing inflammation and pain in the body. Maies and naproxen can be taken together. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects of using Maies with naproxen.
Maies is not a narcotic. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Q. CAn the use of Maies cause constipation?
Constipation has been reported as a common side effect of Maies. Other common side effects associated with its use are nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. What is the difference between Maies and famotidine ?
Maies is a proton pump inhibitor whereas Famotidine is an H2 histamine receptor blocker. Maies is more potent at inhibiting gastric acid production compared to famotidine and also its effect lasts for a long time.
Maies is not a steroid. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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