Rotane Forte Tablet

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Sanofi India Ltd

Composition for Rotane NA Tablet

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Primarily used for

Acidity, Heartburn, Intestinal ulcers
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Kidney
198.4
₹19.84/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Rotane Tablet

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Uses of Rotane Tablet

Rotane Forte Tablet is used in the treatment of Acidity, Heartburn, Intestinal ulcers and Stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Rotane Tablet

Common

Fatigue, Drowsiness, Headache, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Muscle pain.

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How to use Rotane Tablet

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Rotane Forte Tablet at a fixed time.

How Rotane Tablet works

Rotane forte tablet lowers the acid production in the stomach.

In Depth Information on Rotane Tablet

Expert advice for Rotane Tablet

  • Rotane is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take Rotane 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 Rotane.
  • 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 Rotane 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Rotane Forte Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and ca
use acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Rotane Forte 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Rotane Forte Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

As Roxatidine passes into the breast milk and may have some effect on the child.
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Driving
It is not known whether Rotane Forte Tablet alters the abili
ty to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Rotane Forte Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function as it is excreted through the urine.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Rotane Forte Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Precaution should be taken in patients with underlying liver disease as this drug is metabolized in the liver.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nevir 200mg Tablet, Nevimune 200mg Tablet, Onabet Powder, Vozuca 0.2mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Roxatidine, 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.

Patient Concerns

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