Ranicom AS Tablet is a combination of four medicines: Clidinium, Chlordiazepoxide, Dicyclomine and Ranitidine which treat irritable bowel syndrome. Clidinium and Dicyclomine are antispasmodic medicines which relaxe the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine). They stop sudden muscle contractions (spasms). In doing this, They relieve cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort. Chlordiazepoxide is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain. Ranitidine is an H2 blocker. It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which relieves acid-related indigestion and heartburn.
Alcohol use can increase acid secretion, acid reflux in food pipe causing heartburn and decreasing effect of this drug. Ranicom AS Tablet can also decrease alcohol breakdown and increase its level in blood.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ranicom AS Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy. There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Ranicom AS Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. As Ranicom AS Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Ranicom AS Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ranicom AS Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Ranicom AS Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ranicom AS Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.