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Overview

Uses of Polycain Oral Gel

Polycain Oral Gel side effects

Common
  • Chalky taste
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation

How to use Polycain Oral Gel

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

How Polycain Oral Gel works

Polycain Oral Gel is a combination of two medicines: Magaldrate and simethicone. Magaldrate is an inorganic salt that neutralises the excess acid in stomach. Simethicone is an antifoaming medicine which disintegrates gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.

Polycain Oral Gel related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Polycain Oral Gel is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Polycain Oral Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Polycain Oral Gel in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Polycain Oral Gel in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Polycain Oral Gel
Ulticid 800 mg/125 mg Oral Gel
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Expert Advice

  • It is better to take it after food or as suggested by the doctor.
  • Some healthy tips to prevent acidity from happening:
    • Avoid taking hot tea, coffee, spicy food, and chocolate. Instead, have cold milk and cold coffee as these help neutralize the acid in the stomach.
    • Avoid alcohol and smoking.
    • Avoid eating late at night or before bedtime.
  • Do not take Polycain Oral Gel at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with other medicines.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice any signs of appendicitis such as lower abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, nausea, and vomiting. 

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Polycain

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I had Stomach ulcers a year ago, had medications, but still i feel bloating and stomach ache and also i have high homocystine levels.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Please consult a physician regarding this
What is the treatment of incompetent LES with multiple erosion in fundus of stomach
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
What are theproblems you are facing because of LES incompetence, like acidity, heart burn, bloating, bulching etc. Since how many days you are having this. For this issue , my advice to you is to meet personaly to an ayurvedic and also a yoga specialist and then according to your body prakrity mediciencne and yoga can be told to you.
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References
  1. Drugs.com. Magaldrate and Simethicone. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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