There is limited data available on whether Rancet 20mg Capsule can be used for the 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 Rancet 20mg Capsule for longer than 2 weeks unless advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Rancet 20mg Capsule empty stomach?
Rancet 20mg Capsule 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 Rancet 20mg Capsule effective?
Rancet 20mg Capsule would be effective only if used for the right indication in the dose and 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 Rancet 20mg Capsule?
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 Rancet 20mg Capsule?
Alcohol does not interfere with the working of Rancet 20mg Capsule. But, you should avoid taking alcohol as it may further damage the stomach, delaying your recovery.
Q. How long does it take for Rancet 20mg Capsule to start working?
Rancet 20mg Capsule 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 Rancet 20mg Capsule and omeprazole?
Rancet 20mg Capsule and Omeprazole belong to different groups of medicines. While Rancet 20mg Capsule belongs to histamine H2 antagonists group, Omeprazole belongs to proton pump inhibitors group. These medicines (Rancet 20mg Capsule 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 4th Dec 2022. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.