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Pepsigard-P Suspension

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Product introduction

Pepsigard-P Suspension is a combination medicine used in the treatment of acidity and vomiting. It helps in relieving the symptoms of acidity such as heartburn, stomach pain and irritation. It also promotes the movement of food in the stomach to prevent nausea or vomiting.

Pepsigard-P Suspension 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.

The most common side effect is dryness in the mouth which is temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about these side effects. To prevent and manage dry mouth stay hydrated and maintain good oral hygiene. This medicine can also cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your dizziness.

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 kidney diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Pepsigard-P Oral Suspension

Benefits of Pepsigard-P Oral Suspension

In Vomiting

Pepsigard-P Suspension blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused due to some medicines or cancer treatment. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably from cancer treatments such as radiation therapy or chemotherapy. It is also effective at preventing nausea and vomiting after an operation (in adults only). The dose will depend on what you are being treated for but always take this medicine as it is prescribed.

In Acidity

Pepsigard-P Suspension relieves excessive acidity in your stomach which prevents heartburn and indigestion. Usually, it is used along with other medicines for management of your condition.
Continue taking it for as long as the doctor may advise you to. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it. Take a fiber-rich diet, avoid oily or spicy food and drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

Side effects of Pepsigard-P Oral Suspension

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Pepsigard-P

  • Dryness in mouth
  • Constipation

How to use Pepsigard-P Oral Suspension

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. Pepsigard-P Suspension is to be taken empty stomach.

How Pepsigard-P Oral Suspension works

Pepsigard-P Suspension is a combination of two medicines:.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Pepsigard-P Suspension. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Pepsigard-P Suspension 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pepsigard-P Suspension 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
Pepsigard-P Suspension may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pepsigard-P Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pepsigard-P Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Pepsigard-P Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pepsigard-P Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Pepsigard-P Suspension is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Pepsigard-P Oral Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Pepsigard-P Suspension, 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.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Pepsigard-P Suspension to prevent vomiting and to reduce acidity.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • Avoid taking any antacid at least 2 hours before or after taking Pepsigard-P Suspension.
  • Incorporate the folowing lifestyle changes in order to prevent acidity.
    1. Make sure you eat regular meals and drink plenty of water.
    2. Avoid spicy and fatty fried food.
    3. Lose weight if you are obese.
    4. If you are a smoker, consider giving up.
    5. Don't drink too much alcohol.
    6. o not go to bed immediately after taking a meal. Sit in a relaxed position for some time for better digestion.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient concerns

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Dr prescribed my 6 year child pepsigard-p 5 ml before meal. But her mother give him 5ml before meal and 5ml after meal at a time is it harmful for him?
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
Please share contents of pepsigard
Abdominal pain during 15 days. The pain occurs only when he taking dinner. He i He is already talking Pepsigard P and rantac syrup but the pain remains same.
Dr. Amit Modi
Paediatrics
Hello, chronic pain abdomen must be clinically evaluated. The paediatrician may also require USG abdomen to reach to proper diagnosis. Please physically visit a pediatrician for the same.Please deworm your child with syp albendazole 400 mg stat single dose.
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