Zinemac 150 Tablet

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Composition for Zinemac 150 150mg Tablet

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₹0.35/Tablet
15 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Zinemac 150 Tablet

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Uses of Zinemac 150 Tablet

Zinemac 150 Tablet is used in the treatment of Acidity, Heartburn, Stomach ulcers and Intestinal ulcers.
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Side effects of Zinemac 150 Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Zinemac 150 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 Zinemac 150 Tablet at a fixed time.

How Zinemac 150 Tablet works

Zinemac 150 tablet lowers the acid production in the stomach.

In Depth Information on Zinemac 150 Tablet

Expert advice for Zinemac 150 Tablet

  • Zinemac 150 is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take Zinemac 150 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 Zinemac 150.
  • 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 Zinemac 150 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 Zinemac 150 Tablet
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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. Zinemac 150 Tablet can also decrease alcohol breakdown and increase its level in blood.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zinemac 150 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
Zinemac 150 Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human s
tudies 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Zinemac 150 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Zinemac 150 Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zinemac 150 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Zinemac 150 Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with underlying liver disease. Consult your doctor.
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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 Ranitidine, 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

Frequently asked questions for Zinemac 150 150mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ranitidine

Q. How is Zinemac 150 different from omeprazole?
Both Zinemac 150 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, Zinemac 150 provides quick relief and is sometimes used with omeprazole to help in relieving acidity for initial few days.
No, Zinemac 150 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 Zinemac 150 with azithromycin?
Yes, Zinemac 150 can be taken with azithromycin. Zinemac 150 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.
Yes, Zinemac 150 can cause constipation. It is one of the common side effect seen with the use of Zinemac 150. Taking high fiber diet and plenty of fluids can help in relieving constipation and can also help in decreasing acidity.
Q. Can I take Zinemac 150 with prednisone?
Yes, Zinemac 150 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 Zinemac 150 with metoprolol?
Yes, Zinemac 150 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.
No, Zinemac 150 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.
Zinemac 150 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 Zinemac 150 and should be used only when advised by a doctor.
Yes, Zinemac 150 does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Zinemac 150 after the expiry date.
Q. Can I take Zinemac 150 with tramadol?
Yes, Zinemac 150 can be taken with the tramadol. Zinemac 150 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.
Yes, Zinemac 150 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.
Yes, Zinemac 150 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
No, Zinemac 150 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 Zinemac 150 with doxycycline?
Yes, Zinemac 150 can be taken with doxycycline. Zinemac 150 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 Zinemac 150 different from lansoprazole?
Both Zinemac 150 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 Zinemac 150 or cimetidine?
Zinemac 150 is three times more potent than cimetidine which means a much lower dose of Zinemac 150 gives the same effect in treating your acidity as cimetidine. Also, Zinemac 150 does not block the action of testosterone (male hormone) and does not cause some side effects like gynecomastia (enlarged breasts) as seen with cimetidine.
A significant number of patients infected with Helicobacter pylori can have negative test results if they are using Zinemac 150 as it interferes with the urea breath test, which is done to identify H. Pylori infection.
Q. Can I take Zinemac 150 with Rabeprazole?
Yes, Zinemac 150 and Rabeprazole can be taken together. As Rabeprazole show its effect after some days, Zinemac 150 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 Zinemac 150 different from Rabeprazole?
Both Zinemac 150 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 take Zinemac 150 with sertraline?
Yes, Zinemac 150 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.
Zinemac 150 itself does not cause glaucoma. However, there are some rare reports that Zinemac 150 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 Zinemac 150 with steroids?
Yes, Zinemac 150 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 Zinemac 150 with famotidine?
Both Zinemac 150 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.
Yes, Zinemac 150 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>
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