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Oletdm Capsule


Overview

Introduction

Oletdm Capsule is a prescription medicine. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux) and peptic ulcer disease. It relieves heartburn, stomach pain or irritation, and indigestion. It promotes the movement of food in the stomach to prevent nausea or vomiting.

Oletdm Capsule is a combination of two medicines. It is to be taken in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. In case you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. A high dose or overdose may have harmful effects on the body.

This medicine is generally well tolerated by patients. Some of the common side effects of this medicine are stomach pain, diarrhea, constipation, and headache. Before taking the medicine always consult your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you are suffering from any severe stomach, liver, kidney disease, or any known disease.

Oletdm Capsule side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Flatulence

How to use Oletdm Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Oletdm Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Take Oletdm Capsule 30 minutes before food.

How Oletdm Capsule works

Oletdm Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Domperidone and Omeprazole. Domperidone is a prokinetic which works on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing the food to move more easily through the stomach. Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

Oletdm Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Oletdm Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Oletdm Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Oletdm Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Oletdm Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Oletdm Capsule may cause dizziness and visual disturbances. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Oletdm Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oletdm Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Oletdm Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oletdm Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Oletdm Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Oletdm Capsule for the treatment of acidity and heartburn.
  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • 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.
  • Long-term use can cause weak bones and deficiency of minerals such as magnesium. Take adequate dietary intake of calcium and magnesium or their supplements as prescribed by your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Oletdm

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Suffering from acid reflux disease due to which pain in throat and right side of lower abdomen
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir for the time being you can take Robinia 30, 04 drops in half cup water and Nixocid tab 2 tab thrice daily for a month, but as this case needs supervision, discussion and examination you need to visit a homeopath so that he can discuss your case in detail, get some investigations, do examination and guide you accordingly,
I grind my teeth in sleep. What should i do?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Grinding your teeth or bruxism is a sleep related movement disorder.Doctors don't completely understand what causes bruxism. Possible physical or psychological causes may include: Emotions, such as anxiety, stress, anger, frustration or tension Aggressive, competitive or hyperactive personality type Abnormal alignment of upper and lower teeth (malocclusion) Other sleep problems, such as sleep apnea Response to pain from an earache or teething (in children) Stomach acid reflux into the esophagus An uncommon side effect of some psychiatric medications, such as phenothiazines or certain antidepressants A coping strategy or focusing habit Complication resulting from a disorder such as Huntington's disease or Parkinson's diseaseIn case it is causing damage to your teeth , visit a dentist.In case you have headache, facial pain, get a psychiatric evaluation
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FAQs

Q. Is it safe to use Oletdm?

Yes, Oletdm is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like diarrhea, stomach pain, flatulence, dryness in the mouth, dizziness, headache and other uncommon and rare side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine.

Q. What are the contraindications of Oletdm?

The use of Oletdm is considered to be harmful in patients with a known hypersensitivity to omeprazole or domperidone or any other inactive ingredients present in the medicine. Cautious use is advised in patients with underlying kidney or liver disease.

Q. What is the best time to take Oletdm?

It is best to take the medicine daily before breakfast or on an empty stomach.

Q. Can the use of Oletdm cause abnormal heartbeat?

Yes, the use of Oletdm can cause an increased risk of irregular heartbeat (serious arrhythmias). These are serious side effects but the chances that it may happen is very low. The risk may be slightly higher in those who are more than 60 years of age.

Q. Does the use of Oletdm lead to dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Oletdm can cause dry mouth. Dryness of mouth occurs due to Domperidone, which is present in this combination. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips of water during the day and keep some water on your bedside at night. Cut down the intake of alcohol and avoid smoking. If you have dry mouth, try to use alcohol-free mouthwash as its use increases the risk of tooth decay.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Oletdm?

Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
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