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Overview

Introduction

Oxypep Oral Gel is a combination medicine used in the treatment of acidity, stomach ulcer and heartburn. It helps in relieving the symptoms of acidity and ulcers such as stomach pain or irritation. It also neutralizes excessive acid in the stomach and helps in easy passage of gas.

Oxypep Oral Gel is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Do not take it for more than the recommended duration as long-term administration may have harmful effects on the health.

The most common side effects are diarrhea, constipation, and allergic reaction. These are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any side effects. To overcome constipation, you should add fiber-rich foods in your diet and stay hydrated. Lifestyle modifications like having cold milk and avoiding hot tea, coffee, spicy food or chocolate can help you to get better results.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Oxypep Oral Gel

Side effects of Oxypep Oral Gel

Common
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Allergic reaction

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Constipation
    Try to eat foods which are high in fiber such as fresh fruits, vegetables and cereals to increase the bulk and consistency of bowel movements. Drink plenty of water or non-alcoholic drinks and stay hydrated to promote healthy digestion. Increasing physical activities such as walking, yoga and regular exercise can also be helpful. If your condition does not improve, you can ask your doctor to prescribe you laxative medicine.
  • Coping with Diarrhea
    Keep up your intake of fluids and electrolytes (sugars and salts) to avoid getting dehydrated. Eat less fiber (avoid raw fruits, fruit juice and vegetables). Talk to your doctor about possible medication to manage diarrhea. Ask about reducing the dosage of your drug or other suitable treatments.
  • Coping with Allergic reaction
    Avoid touching other areas of your body, especially your face. Wash the affected area with water. Put a cold compress such as an ice pack or wet washcloth on the itchy area in case of a mild reaction. Using moisturizing creams may also bring relief. Speak to your doctor if the itchiness or rash gets worse or does not go away. Get medical help right away if you see signs of severe allergic reactions such as difficulty breathing, swelling of face or throat, sudden weakness with dizziness and restlessness.

How to use Oxypep Oral Gel

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Oxypep Oral Gel is to be taken empty stomach.

How Oxypep Oral Gel works

Oxypep Oral Gel is a combination of a local anesthetic (Oxetacaine/Oxethazaine) and two antacids (Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium). The anesthetic provides fast relief from pain due to ulcers or acidic injury in the stomach on account of its numbing effect. The antacids neutralize the excess acid in stomach, thereby relieving acidity and heartburn.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Oxypep Oral Gel. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Oxypep Oral Gel during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Oxypep Oral Gel during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Oxypep Oral Gel alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Oxypep Oral Gel is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Oxypep Oral Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Oxypep Oral Gel in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Patient Concerns

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Constipated .heaviness in stomach acidity heartburn
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
rabekind DSR once daily in empty stomach for 1 weeksyrup DUPHALAC 10 ml in night for 1 week
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
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References
  1. Medlineplus. Aluminum Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. MedIndia. Oxethazaine - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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