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Opratab DM 10 mg/20 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Opratab DM Tablet

Opratab DM 10 mg/20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity and heartburn.

Opratab DM Tablet side effects

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

How to use Opratab DM Tablet

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. Opratab DM 10 mg/20 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Take Opratab DM 10 mg/20 mg Tablet 30 minutes before food.

How Opratab DM Tablet works

Opratab DM 10 mg/20 mg Tablet 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.

Opratab DM Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and cause acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Opratab DM 10 mg/20 mg 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.
Lactation
Opratab DM 10 mg/20 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Opratab DM 10 mg/20 mg Tablet may cause dizziness and visual disturbances. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Opratab DM 10 mg/20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Opratab DM 10 mg/20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Opratab DM 10 mg/20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Opratab DM 10 mg/20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Opratab DM 10 mg/20 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Opratab DM 10 mg/20 mg Tablet 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 Opratab DM

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Dear sir/mam I am having regular heartburn and acidity for last 2 months even if having blood in stool from 2days.please suggest me what should I do? I didn't take any regular medical treatment . I have used some analgesic, eno etc to get relief
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicines:1.ADEL 2 - apo-HAM DropsDosage: 20 drops in half cup of water, 3 times a day LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/ConstipationPiles/products/ADEL2-apoHAM/StandardApplication: Apply externally twice daily to properly cleaned and dried affected portion. LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/ConstipationPiles/products/AESCULUS/StandardInclude fresh vegetables and fruits in your diet.Increase water intake atleast 2 to 3 liters per day.Take small meals, don't take heavy meals.Avoid fried food or junk food.Try to reduce the Weight
Respected sir I m facing stomach problems always heartburn irregular stool problem.I took omez D for a long time .But when stopped it same problems appear .And take o2 tablet for stool problem but after medicine taking feel good but again after 6-10 problem emerge. What medicines to take me and for how long.
Dr. Pawan Rawal
Gastroenterologist
Good physical activity if no contraindications Avoid stress Less Tea, coffee and milk More curd and butter milk Should meet a gastroenterologist and physician definitely
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FAQs

Q. Is it safe to use Opratab DM?

Yes, Opratab DM 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 Opratab DM?

The use of Opratab DM 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 Opratab DM?

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

Q. Can the use of Opratab DM cause abnormal heartbeat?

Yes, the use of Opratab DM 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 Opratab DM lead to dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Opratab DM 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 Opratab DM?

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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Ravenbhel Pharmaceuticals (P) Ltd., 7, Baba Budha Ji Avenue, G.T. Road, Amritsar-Punjab (143001)
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