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Maxicot O Syrup


Overview

Uses of Maxicot O Syrup

Maxicot O Syrup is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.

Maxicot O Syrup side effects

Common
  • Constipation
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Maxicot O Syrup

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. Maxicot O Syrup is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably 15 minutes before food.

How Maxicot O Syrup works

Maxicot O Syrup 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.

Maxicot O Syrup 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 Maxicot O Syrup during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Maxicot O Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Maxicot O Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Maxicot O Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Maxicot O Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Maxicot O Syrup 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 Maxicot O

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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Maxicot O cause constipation?

Yes, Maxicot O 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 Maxicot O prescribed?

Maxicot O is prescribed for the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.

Q. How should I take Maxicot O?

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

Q. Can I drink water after taking Maxicot O?

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

Q. Can I stop taking Maxicot O when my symptoms are relieved?

No, take Maxicot O 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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