Medicine Overview of Pepdin Tablet
Side Effects of Pepdin are Headache, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Constipation.
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. Pepdin 40 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Pepdin 40 mg Tablet is a H2 blocker (antacid). 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 Pepdin Tablet
- Pepdin 40 mg Tablet is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
- Take Pepdin 40 mg Tablet before going to bed if you are taking this medicine once a day as it is very effective in controlling stomach acid released in the midnight.
- If you are also taking an antacid, take it two hours before or after taking Pepdin 40 mg Tablet.
- Avoid taking soft drinks, citrus fruits like orange and lemon, which can irritate the stomach and increase acid secretion.
- Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking Pepdin 40 mg Tablet for two weeks or 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problems.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver disease. Dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
Pepdin Tablet related warnings
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.
Pepdin 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Pepdin 40 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.
Pepdin 40 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Pepdin 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pepdin 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Pepdin 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pepdin 40 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Pepdin 40 mg 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.
Questions Related to Pepdin
Now I am taking esomeprazole-40mg once in the morning in empty stomach. What is the best medicine in ayurveda for acidity?What should be best medicine in stead of allopathic?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
there are a lotbof medicines to cure acidity in Ayurveda. syrup smllapitta mishran 10 ml thrice before meal, and powder anago 1 spoon befre meal twice. Anago powder is my self prepared medicine and is very effective. follow a healthy lifestyle, avoid junk spicy oily food
I have acidity &lots of gases problemsI am waiting. Thanku
Dr. Pushkar Mani
take RABEKIND DSR twice daily 1 hour before breakfast and 1 hour before dinner for 4 weeksTab ZINCOVIT once daily after breakfast for 4 weeksSyrup ULGEL 10ml twice daily with meals for 2 weeks
I have a hyper acidity and gastric problem I don't have a gall bladder as it was operated and removed please suggest me what can I do.
Dr. Manju Singh
On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicines:1. ADEL 49 - apo-ENTERIT DropsDosage: 20 drops in half cup of water 3 times daily. LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/ADEL49-apo-ENTERIT/Standard2. Nux Vomica 30, Dilution, ADELDosage: 4 drops in 1 teaspoon of water, 3 times a day. LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/Nux-Vomica./Standard
I want to loose some weight want tu reduce fatness of stomach and hips too.i had generally acidity problems.also have digesticI want to loose some weight want tu reduce fatness of stomach
Dr. Shamika Desai
Sure. Make sure you manage small and frequent meals. Include vegetables in your diet. Have a healthy breakfast and start your day with Fruits . Dinners a has to be light and early.Make sure you manage PLANKS daily. Min 2 min hold. Start Surya Namaskar and For hips start with Lunges and squats min 2 -3 sets
Hello Doctor . Sir/Mam I have major issues in digestion. My tummy is starting bulging out and high fat is increasing rapidly . how to control it. and What should i eat and in what manner to prevent indignation , Gas , acidity
Dr. Shikha Mishra
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,sprouts,idly,curd eggs,sprouts homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water limit your sugar consumption to 2 spoon per day. Be active whole day do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio,
Sir / Madam, I am a diabetic patient from 3 years now under control by the Grace of Almighty. I got acidity more often a day, it makes lot mental disturbances while being the moment I got this acidity inside and I am very much perturbed. Pls pls help me or suggest to get out from this. Regards, PATIENT
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Take triphala 1/2 teaspoon with mild hot water at nighthttp://www.1mgayush.com/Digestion/products/AMLANT_TABLETS/Standard
Hello sir/mdm good evening I am having hiatal hernia and cause GERD and acidity I am taking SOMPRAZ D in the morning and FAMTAC 40 during bedtime It is not possible for me to survive without these medicine I want to ask u if these medicines are good to take for a long duration?? (Until operation is not done) Reports are as attached in photos
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Yes u may need to take the medicines for longEat small frequent meals Avoid oily spicy heavy meals
Frequently asked questions about Pepdin Tablet
Q. How is Pepdin different from omeprazole?
Both Pepdin and omeprazole lower the acid production in your stomach but they belong to the different group of drugs. Studies have shown that omeprazole is more effective than Pepdin in treating heartburn and in rapid healing of duodenal ulcers. However, the effect of these medicines may vary upon individual response.
Pepdin belongs to the class of H2 receptor blockers which decrease the amount of acid produced in the stomach. While antacids only neutralize the stomach acid by coating the stomach.
Q. What is the difference between Pepdin and pantoprazole?
Pepdin is an H2 histamine receptor blocker whereas pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor. Pantoprazole is more potent at inhibiting gastric acid production compared to famotidine and also its effect lasts for a long time.
Q. How is Pepdin different from cimetidine?
Both Pepdin and cimetidine lower gastric acid secretion by blocking the H2 receptor in the stomach. However, Pepdin is longer acting, more efficacious, and has very less side effects when compared to cimetidine.
Q. Is Pepdin safe to use?
Pepdin is safe if used for a prescribed duration in doses as prescribed by your physician. However, there are some common side effects that you can experience with the dose advised, like a headache, muscle pain, fatigue, diarrhea, drowsiness, and constipation.
Q. Can I take Pepdin with ibuprofen?
Pepdin can be taken with ibuprofen. Ibuprofen is a pain killer and belongs to the group of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents) which can cause stomach acidity, heartburn, and stomach ulcers. Drugs like Pepdin are used to prevent and treat gastric problems caused by ibuprofen.
Q. Would there be a change in the dose of Pepdin in patients undergoing dialysis?
Yes, there could be a change in the dose of Pepdin in patients undergoing dialysis. In patients with severe renal failure, a lower dose of Pepdin is recommended. However, patients who undergo dialysis do not need to add a dose even if there is a considerable variation in the clearance of the drug from the body in these patients.
Q. Can I take Pepdin with aspirin?
Aspirin can be taken with Pepdin. Aspirin is a pain killer and belongs to the group of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents) which can increase the gastric acid secretion and worsen stomach acidity, heartburn, and stomach ulcers. On the other hand, drugs like Pepdin are used to prevent and treat gastric problems caused by painkillers.
Q. Why does Pepdin cause dizziness?
Dizziness is a commonly reported side effect with the use of Pepdin. The exact mechanism of this is not known. However, it is suggested to block H2 receptor located in some brain areas (cerebral cortex and corpus striatum) which can lead to dizziness. Do not drive or use any machinery in case you feel dizzy while taking Pepdin.
Q. What is the role of Pepdin before surgery?
Pepdin is given as a part of pre-anesthetic medication before surgery to decrease the stomach acid secretion so that stomach acid is not aspirated into the lungs during surgery.
Q. Can I take Pepdin with ranitidine?
Both Pepdin and ranitidine lower gastric acid secretion by blocking the H2 receptor in the stomach. They are not used together as they have a similar action and use and when used together, there could be an increased risk of side effects.
Q. What is the role of Pepdin in critically ill patients?
Pepdin may be used in critically ill patients to decrease stomach acid secretion and lower the risk of acid aspiration into the lungs. It also helps in decreasing stomach ulcers and gastrointestinal bleeding in these patients.
Q. What is the difference between Pepdin and esomeprazole?
Pepdin is an H2 histamine receptor blocker whereas esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor. Esomeprazole is more potent at inhibiting gastric acid production compared to Pepdin and also its effect lasts for a long time.
Q. Is Pepdin an over the counter product?
Pepdin is not available as an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine and is available when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Are there any withdrawal symptoms associated with the use of Pepdin?
Pepdin is not seen to be associated with any withdrawal symptoms. In treatment-withdrawal studies of Pepdin, no significant withdrawal symptoms were observed after discontinuing the medication.
Q. Why is Pepdin added to total parenteral nutrition?
Patients on total parenteral nutrition are prone to increased secretion of stomach acid in the absence of food. H2 receptor blockers like Pepdin is given in these patients to decrease acid secretion and prevent gastric ulcers.
Q. What are the side effects of Pepdin seen in infants?
Irritability, lethargy, diarrhea, dry mouth, vomiting, constipation, abdominal discomfort, fatigue, and urticaria are some of the side effects reported with the use of Pepdin in infants (children less than 1 year of age).
Q. Why is Pepdin used in cancer patients?
Pepdin may be used for multiple reasons in cancer patients. It can lower stomach acid volume in patients undergoing chemotherapy to prevent aspiration and lower the risk of stomach ulceration and bleeding. According to some studies, Pepdin can potentiate white blood cell against cancer cells and can be helpful in the treatment of cancer.
Q. When does Pepdin expire?
Yes, Pepdin does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Pepdin after the expiry date.
Q. Is there any benefit of taking Pepdin with Lansoprazole?
Both Pepdin and pantoprazole lower gastric acid secretion, however, they work by different mechanisms. If you have been advised to take pantoprazole, you can take Pepdin initially for rapid relief of heartburn and acid reflux as pantoprazole may take a few days to show its effect and help in relieving symptoms.
Q. What is the benefit of taking Pepdin with Pantoprazole?
Both Pepdin and pantoprazole lower gastric acid secretion, however, they work by different mechanisms. If you have been advised to take pantoprazole, you can also take Pepdin initially for rapid relief of heartburn and acid reflux as omeprazole may take a few days to show its effect and provide relief.
Q. Does Pepdin use cause hair loss?
No, use of Pepdin is not seen to cause hair loss. Some common side effects associated with its use includes a headache, muscle pain, fatigue, diarrhea, drowsiness, and constipation.
Q. What are the side effects of Pepdin in elderly?
No specific studies have been done to study the use of Pepdin in elderly. Headache, dizziness, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal discomfort, fatigue, and urticaria are some of the side effects reported with its use. Elderly patients are more prone to have kidney related problems and so a dose adjustment may be needed.
Q. Is it safe to take Pepdin with Tramadol?
Yes Pepdin can be taken with Tramadol. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Pepdin with Ciprofloxacin?
Pepdin and Ciprofloxacin can be taken together. Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Pepdin is sometimes given along with for the relief of associated stomach acidity or acid reflux. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Is it safe to take Pepdin with Azithromycin?
Pepdin and Azithromycin can be taken together. Azithromycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Pepdin is sometimes given along with for the relief of associated stomach acidity or acid reflux. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Pepdin with Doxycyclin?
Pepdin and Doxycyclin can be taken together. Doxycyclin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Pepdin is sometimes given along with for the relief of associated stomach acidity or acid reflux. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Pepdin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Voglibose: Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose
Medicines with composition Metformin: Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet, Clovimet
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Miglicon
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
One of the following vendor pharmacies will deliver Pepdin 40mg Tablet: APT, HPC, ANT, XMX, MKT, PRC, VDH, SPD, JIV, LCC, BJP, SPV, RPA, DVH, DZY, MKE, GHR, IAD, ZEL, GPP, CRN, GDA, BHM, BMJ, AFT, MSD, JHC, JVO, OWP, BNT, APS, WHP, PMA, MDN, AVS, SAA, MRS, AGP, JBT, BLP, QTM, WHL, HGI, TFP, HSP, RPP, GLM, UPA, YAG, RPI, TAP, UMP, SCH, MAX, NVL, EMB, NNP, STS, FRM, SHC, AVB, SRG, SDM, MLC, AMR, HMP, CTP, PRN, SBA, BLE, MTM, PSF, BTM, VOP, NLC, HZF, NXT, 9MM, EEC, BDI, NDP, KNH, DPP, KIS, VSL, VVN, LHA, SLN, WDE, EQN, NLP, TNH, KIM, KHP, BBN, AHP, SBL, SHN, NWP, ESY, RWP, AXM, PRL, ASP, NAS, NVY, CZT, USM, SHD, BLS, RSA, LHP, PNT, BNC, CLT, SNH, HPP, TOM, BHS, HWS, BHP, WPL, MOM, GBL, WAD, VHP, SVH, GFL, ALC, MDO, AMM, SNG, HSM, DFP, NPH, UHP, NEW, SMS, MFN, PHN, PWN, THP, NSL, DAO, BSL, INC, GTC, ZPR, SHG, ANS, GGL, BKB, RDH, SVS, HEX, RHW, USF, ATL, AAA, PPR, BBS, SPF, RHL, PEN, DHR, ALY, BJR, OLT, BAP, MAM, AGT, SLC, RVC, DYL, BSN, AAR, PTI, NXG, DGN, BHA, VJS, DLY, GPT, CMD, IPP, PLT, SWA, CMC, AYM, KHH, RUS, ATP, FGH, SDE, 4IT, PRT, AAY, DRA, PVP, MBP, RGH, SOF, PSE, GEO, HLT, EPS, HNP, TSS, SGC, MDH, STA, RAC, VNS, SMN, KMC, LMS, SAF, DPL, KAL, NTB, AYU, BRC, BNA, NLG, QLF, MIP, AYN, RDR, UVD, JVN, IPL, NPS, 1MH, PHC, VRS, VTR, SCP, SSS, SBN, HBV, AMH, MDI, OIP, IMC, JJE, KHC, HTS, OWN, SSI, VSC, HCP, RWL, FIP, KLC, DLP, BGS, MAP, ENP, HAT, OBS, RHS, SJP, DYG, PTP, MKS, GMA, WSI, RKS, KHD, GLD, RRP, TAT, ADT, CPK, ZVP, HIP, JSL, ABP, ARD, MJT, RSS, OHM, ANP, SWP, RTL, HTV, DHP, SYN, GNC, BIO, OMV, SIO, NTL, PNQ, BAL, EVP, SGH, EAN, NEO, AVL, LIP