Asitac

Smilax Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Asitac Products

Asitac Products are primarily used for

About Asitac Products

Uses of Asitac Products

Ranitidine is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) and peptic ulcer disease.

Asitac Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Asitac are Headache, Constipation, Diarrhea, Sleepiness, Tiredness.

How Asitac Products work

Ranitidine is a H2 blocker (antacid). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.

In Depth Information for Asitac Products

Expert advice for Asitac Products

  • Asitac is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take it with or without food.
  • Take Asitac 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 Asitac.
  • 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 Asitac 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 disease. Dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
  • Do not stop taking medication without talking to your doctor. 

Patient Concerns about Asitac Products

Frequently asked questions about Asitac Products

Frequently asked questions about Ranitidine

Q. Is Asitac safe for long-term use?
There is limited data available on whether Asitac 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 Asitac for longer than 2 weeks unless advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Asitac empty stomach?
Asitac 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 Asitac effective?
Asitac 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 disease 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 Asitac?
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 at meal times. You should stop or cut down on smoking.
Q. Can I take alcohol with Asitac?
Alcohol does not interfere with the working of Asitac. But, you should avoid taking alcohol as it will further damage the stomach, delaying your recovery.
Q. How long does it take for Asitac to start working?
After taking Asitac orally, the effect occurs within one hour. The maximum effect is generally reached within one to three hours of taking it. However, it depends upon the dose. The action of the medicine lasts for about 10 to 12 hours.
Q. What is the difference between Asitac and omeprazole?
Asitac and Omeprazole belong to different group of medicines. While Asitac belongs to histamine H2 antagonists group, Omeprazole belongs to proton pump inhibitors group. These medicines (Asitac and Omeprazole) work by reducing the amount of acid made by the stomach, to give relief of symptoms and allow healing to take place.

Products for Asitac

Asitac 150mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Smilax Pharmaceuticals
MRP
7.2
Not Available

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