ULCIDOM 10 MG/150 MG CAPSULE

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Composition for ULCIDOM 10 MG/150 MG CAPSULE

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10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of ULCIDOM 10 MG/150 MG CAPSULE

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Uses of Domperidone

Domperidone is used in the treatment of vomiting.
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Side effects of Domperidone

Common

Dry mouth.

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How to use Domperidone

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.

How ULCIDOM 10 MG/150 MG CAPSULE works

Domperidone indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that can increase the motility of the intestine.
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Uses of Ranitidine

Ranitidine is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, stomach ulcers and intestinal ulcers.
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Side effects of Ranitidine

Common

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

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How to use Ranitidine

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.

How ULCIDOM 10 MG/150 MG CAPSULE works

Ranitidine lowers the acid production in the stomach.

In Depth Information on ULCIDOM 10 MG/150 MG CAPSULE

Expert advice for Domperidone

  • Do not take Domperidone, if you are allergic to it or to any other content in the tablets.
  • Do not take the medicine, if you notice black, tarry stools (bowel motions) or blood in your stools, blockage or tear in the intestines or if you have a tumor of the pituitary gland (prolactinoma).
  • Do not take the drug, if you have moderate to severe liver disease, heart problems (irregular heart rate or heart failure) or abnormal salt levels in the blood.
  • Do not crush or chew the tablets, swallow them whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not take the drug if you intend to drive or operate heavy machinery as it may cause drowsiness.
  • Always take the tablets 15 to 30 minutes before meals and, if needed, before going to bed at night.
  • Consult your doctor, if you are above 60 years of age and taking domperidone for a long period of time.
  • Inform your doctor, if you are already taking medicines for fungal infections (ketoconazole) or antibiotics (e.g. gentamycin, erythromycin).

Expert advice for Ranitidine

  • Ranitidine is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take Ranitidine 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 Ranitidine.
  • 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 Ranitidine 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for ULCIDOM 10 MG/150 MG CAPSULE
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol use can increase acid secretion, acid reflux in food
pipe causing heartburn and decreasing effect of this drug. Ulcidom 10 mg/150 mg capsule can also decrease alcohol breakdown and increase its level in blood.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ulcidom 10 mg/150 mg capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Ulcidom 10 mg/150 mg capsule is probably safe to use during
breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with severe renal impairment.

Caution to be advised in patients with underlying kidney disease. Consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with underlying liver disease. Consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for ULCIDOM 10 MG/150 MG CAPSULE

Frequently asked questions for Domperidone

Q. What is Domperidone used for?
Domperidone is used for the treatment of nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting as and when recommended by your doctor.
Q. Is domperidone an over the counter drug?
Domperidone is not an over the counter (OTC) medicine and it is not advisable to take it without a prescription.
Q. Does domperidone cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported with the use of domperidone. If you notice any abnormal weight gain while using domperidone, please talk to your doctor.
Q. Does domperidone raise the blood pressure?
The increase in blood pressure is generally not seen with the use of domperidone. But if you experience an increase in blood pressure while using domperidone, please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take domperidone for morning sickness?
Domperidone is not indicated or recommended for treating morning sickness. Please consult your doctor if you plan to take any medicine for treating morning sickness.
Q. How long can I take domperidone for breastfeeding?
Domperidone is not recommended if you are breastfeeding because it passes into breast milk and may affect your baby. Talk to your doctor as either you should not take this medicine or you should stop breastfeeding if you are asked to take it.
Q. Can I take domperidone with antibiotics?
The use of domperidone with antibiotics like erythromycin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, spiramycin, and some antifungals is not recommended. Please consult your doctor before using any antibiotics with domperidone.
Q. Can I take domperidone with lansoprazole?
Yes, domperidone can be taken with lansoprazole as no drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen when they are taken together. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take domperidone with doxycycline?
Yes, domperidone can be taken with doxycycline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking domperidone with doxycycline.
Q. Can I take domperidone with omeprazole?
Yes, domperidone can be taken with omeprazole. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take domperidone with citalopram?
The use of domperidone with citalopram is not recommended as it may increase the underlying heart problems like prolonged QTc interval. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take domperidone with amitriptyline?
Yes, domperidone can be taken with amitriptyline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking domperidone with amitriptyline.
Q. Can I take domperidone with amoxicillin?
Yes, domperidone can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking domperidone with amoxicillin.
Q. Can I take domperidone with paracetamol?
Yes, domperidone can be taken with paracetamol. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take domperidone without food?
It is recommended to take domperidone tablets 15 - 30 minutes before meals.
Q. Can I take domperidone with tramadol?
Yes, domperidone can be taken with tramadol as no drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking domperidone with tramadol.
Q. Is domperidone safe in pregnancy?
There is limited data on the use of domperidone in pregnant women. Therefore, domperidone should only be used during pregnancy when justified and recommended by the doctor.
Q. Is domperidone safe?
Yes. Domperidone is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the physician/ doctor.
Q. Is domperidone safe for babies?
Yes, domperidone is safe for use babies if used at prescribed doses and duration as advised by your doctor. Please consult your doctor before giving any medicine to your child.
Q. Is domperidone used for motion sickness?
Domperidone is indicated for use in motion sickness. Please consult your doctor before using domperidone for motion sickness as it must be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is domperidone an antibiotic?
No, domperidone is not an antibiotic. Domperidone is an anti-emetic which is used to treat nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick).
Q. Does domperidone cause drowsiness?
Drowsiness has been reported as one of the rare side effects with domperidone. Please talk to your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness while taking domperidone.
Q. Does domperidone increase milk secretion?
Yes, domperidone can increase milk secretion also known as galactorrhea. This is an uncommon side effect of domperidone. Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing this side effect while taking this medicine.
Q. Does domperidone cause bloating (gas)?
Domperidone can cause some uncommon gastrointestinal side effects like regurgitation, appetite disorder, and heartburn, diarrhoea. However, bloating (gas) has not been reported as a side effect with domperidone.
Q. Does domperidone cause hair loss?
Domperidone has not been reported to cause hair loss. Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive hair loss while taking domperidone.
Q. Does domperidone help constipation?
Domperidone is not indicated to treat constipation. Please talk to your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Does domperidone cause heart problems?
Domperidone may be associated with an increased risk of heartbeat problem and heart attack. This risk may be more likely in those over 60 years old or taking higher doses. The risk also increases when domperidone is given together with other medicines. Please share your medical history with your doctor if you are prescribed domperidone.
Q. Does domperidone cause constipation?
Yes, domperidone has been seen to cause constipation as a side effect.Consult your doctor if you experience excessive constipation while using domperidone.
Q. Does domperidone relieve bloating (gas)?
Domperidone is an anti-emetic which is used to treat nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick). It is not indicated to treat bloating (gas). Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.
Q. Can I take Domperidone with rabeprazole?
Domperidone can be safely taken with Rabeprazole as no harmful effects have been reported clinically. A fixed-dose combination of these two medicines is also available. Domperidone increases gut motility and Rabeprazole decreases the acid production in the stomach. So, this combination is very effective in the treatment of reflux esophagitis associated with acidity, heartburn, intestinal and stomach ulcers.
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Frequently asked questions for Ranitidine

Q. How is ranitidine different from omeprazole?
Both ranitidine and omeprazole lower acid production in the stomach and are used to treat heartburn and stomach and duodenal ulcers. However, Omeprazole is seen to be more effective but has a slow onset of action. On the other hand, ranitidine provides quick relief and is sometimes used with omeprazole to help in relieving acidity for initial few days.
Q. Is ranitidine an over the counter (OTC) drug?
No, Ranitidine is not available as an over-the-counter product. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by a physician.
Q. Can I take ranitidine with azithromycin?
Yes, Ranitidine can be taken with azithromycin. Ranitidine may be given with Azithromycin to lower the stomach acid, which may increase due to stomach irritation caused by the disease or other medicines. No drug-drug interactions or any additional harmful effects have been seen compared to when they are used alone.
Q. Is ranitidine gluten free?
Yes, ranitidine is free from gluten. To know the complete list of ingredients of this medicine, please refer to the package insert of the prescribed brand before use.
Q. Does ranitidine cause constipation?
Yes, Ranitidine can cause constipation. It is one of the common side effect seen with the use of Ranitidine. Taking high fiber diet and plenty of fluids can help in relieving constipation and can also help in decreasing acidity.
Q. Can I take ranitidine with prednisone?
Yes, ranitidine can be taken with prednisone. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile have been reported compared to when they are used alone.
Q. Can I take Ranitidine with metoprolol?
Yes, Ranitidine can be taken with metoprolol. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile have been reported compared to when they are used alone.
Q. Is ranitidine an antacid?
No, ranitidine is not an antacid. It belongs to the class of H2 blockers (antihistamines) which decrease the amount of acid produced in the stomach while antacids only neutralize the stomach acid by coating the stomach.
Q. Can I take ranitidine for the treatment of allergies or hives (urticaria)?
Ranitidine can help in decreasing the redness of the allergies or hives (urticaria) when used along with antihistaminics like cetirizine by narrowing the blood vessels. However, this is not an approved use of Ranitidine and should be used only when advised by a doctor.
Q. Does ranitidine expire?
Yes, Ranitidine does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Ranitidine after the expiry date.
Q. Can I take ranitidine with tramadol?
Yes, Ranitidine can be taken with the tramadol. Ranitidine may be given with Tramadol to lower the stomach acid, which may increase due to stomach irritation caused by the other medicine. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile has been reported compared to when they are used alone.
Q. Is ranitidine an antihistaminic drug?
Yes, ranitidine is an antihistaminic drug. It acts on histamine receptors and blocks the action of a chemical messenger histamine which decreases the acid production in the stomach.
Q. Is Ranitidine safe?
Yes, Ranitidine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. However, there are some very common side effects that you can experience at the doses advised like nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence
Q. Does ranitidine contain aluminum?
No, ranitidine does not contain aluminium. To know the complete list of ingredients of this medicine, please refer to the package insert of the prescribed brand before use.
Q. Can I take ranitidine with doxycycline?
Yes, ranitidine can be taken with doxycycline. Ranitidine may be given with Doxycyclin to lower the stomach acid, which may increase due to stomach irritation caused by the underlying infection or Doxycyclin. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile has been reported compared to when they are used alone.
Q. How is Ranitidine different from lansoprazole?
Both Ranitidine and Lansoprazole lower acid production in the stomach. However, they work in different ways and have different effects. Lansoprazole is seen to be more effective in resolving acidity, reflux, and heartburn and rapidly heals stomach and duodenal ulcers. However, the effect of these medicines may vary from patient to patient.
Q. Which is better Ranitidine or cimetidine?
Ranitidine is three times more potent than cimetidine which means a much lower dose of Ranitidine gives the same effect in treating your acidity as cimetidine. Also, Ranitidine does not block the action of testosterone (male hormone) and does not cause some side effects like gynecomastia (enlarged breasts) as seen with cimetidine.
Q. Does Ranitidine interfere with H. pylori test results?
A significant number of patients infected with Helicobacter pylori can have negative test results if they are taking Ranitidine as it interferes with the urea breath test, which is done to identify H. Pylori infection.
Q. Can I take Ranitidine with Rabeprazole?
Yes, Ranitidine and Rabeprazole can be taken together. As Rabeprazole show its effect after some days, Ranitidine can be taken along with for immediate relief. No drug-drug interactions or change in side effect profile has been reported when they are used together compared to either drug alone.
Q. How is Ranitidine different from Rabeprazole?
Both Ranitidine and Rabeprazole lower acid production in the stomach. However, they work in different ways and have different effects. Rabeprazole is seen to be more effective in resolving acidity, reflux, and heartburn and rapidly heals stomach and duodenal ulcers. However, the effect of these medicines may vary from patient to patient.
Q. Can I smoke while taking Ranitidine?
It is preferable to avoid cigarette smoking when you are taking Ranitidine. Clinical research studies have shown that smoking can decrease the effectiveness of Ranitidine and can also increase acid production in the stomach which can aggravate the underlying disease.
Q. Can I take Ranitidine with sertraline?
Yes, Ranitidine can be taken with sertraline. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile has been reported compared to the effect of the individual drug when used alone.
Q. Does Ranitidine cause glaucoma?
Ranitidine itself does not cause glaucoma. However, there are some rare reports that Ranitidine can increase the intraocular pressure in patients who have glaucoma. Inform your doctor in case you have glaucoma or high intraocular pressure before taking this medicine.
Q. Can I take Ranitidine with steroids?
Yes, Ranitidine can be taken with steroids. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile has been reported compared to the effect of the individual drug when used alone.
Q. Can I take Ranitidine with famotidine?
Both Ranitidine and famotidine lower gastric acid secretion by blocking the H2 receptor in the stomach. It is not advisable to take them together as they have a similar action and use and when used together, there could be an increased risk of side effects.
Q. Can Ranitidine be used to treat gastritis?
Yes, Ranitidine can be used in the short-term treatment of gastritis. It helps by decreasing the amount of acid released into the stomach and relieving stomach pain and acid reflux.<br><br>
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