There is limited data available on whether Advene 150mg Tablet can be used for a long term or not, but it is a relatively safe medicine. You should take it for the duration advised by your doctor. Do not take over-the-counter Advene 150mg Tablet for longer than 2 weeks unless advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Advene 150mg Tablet empty stomach?
Advene 150mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. It can be taken once daily before bedtime or twice daily in the morning and before bedtime, as recommended.
Q. Is Advene 150mg Tablet effective?
Advene 150mg Tablet would be effective only if used for the right indication in the dose and for the duration as advised by the doctor. In case you do not find any change in your condition while taking this medicine, please talk to your doctor. Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor.
Q. What are the dos and don’ts while taking Advene 150mg Tablet?
Avoid taking aspirin and other painkillers used to treat arthritis, period pain or headache. These medicines may irritate the stomach and make your condition worse. Contact your doctor who may suggest other medicines. Avoid coffee, tea, cocoa and cola drinks because these contain ingredients that may irritate your stomach. Eat smaller, more frequent meals. Eat slowly and chew your food carefully. Try not to rush while having meals. You should stop or cut down on smoking.
Q. Can I take alcohol with Advene 150mg Tablet?
Alcohol does not interfere with the working of Advene 150mg Tablet. But, you should avoid taking alcohol as it may further damage the stomach, delaying your recovery.
Q. How long does it take for Advene 150mg Tablet to start working?
Advene 150mg Tablet starts working as fast as 15 minutes from when it is given. Its effect is seen to last all day or all night.
Q. What is the difference between Advene 150mg Tablet and omeprazole?
Advene 150mg Tablet and Omeprazole belong to different group of medicines. While Advene 150mg Tablet belongs to histamine H2 antagonists group, Omeprazole belongs to proton pump inhibitors group. These medicines (Advene 150mg Tablet and Omeprazole) work by reducing the amount of acid made by the stomach, to give relief of symptoms and allow healing to take place.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 21st Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.