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Diastase

Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Diastase disintegrate the starch and convert it into maltose. It is obtained from an important enzyme that acts as a catalyst in the breakdown of carbohydrates to transform it into an easily digestible form. It is known to aid the process of digestion and other gastric functions.

The dosage depends upon the age, weight, medical history of the patient, health conditions and the response to the therapy.

Most of the drugs are contraindicated in patients who have suffered or are suffering from cardiac disorders, lungs or liver disorders or renal malfunctioning. In such cases, immense precaution is required in the determination of the dosage. Take proper medical help in case you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy any time soon or breastfeeding. You must also inform the doctor of any other prescription drugs that you may be taking, such as hormonal pills as oral contraceptives, or any dietary supplements as Diastase may interact with the other drugs and cause a number of health complications. The doctor should also be informed of any allergies that you may be having of any drug, food or other substance. You must avoid alcohol consumption, smoking, tobacco or caffeine during the course of the treatment to avoid any further health complications. Even the slightest discomfort should be reported to the doctor immediately, in order to avoid complications.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

pancreatitis
In addition to its intended effect, Diastase may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Abdominal bloating.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Nuzyme tablet 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.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Diastase as ingredient
Zest Pharma
Ronyd Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Diastase is among the group of enzymes that function by breaking down starch into a mixture of disaccharide and trisaccharide maltose containing 1-4- linked glucose residues and into oligosaccharides or dextrins containing 1-6-linked glucose residues. The drug is used for digestion related treatments like acid indigestion, epigastric distress, flatulence and sour stomach.
What are you using Diastase for?
Indigestion
Other
pancreatitis
How much was the improvement?
Average
Excellent
Poor
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
More than 2 days
Within 6 hours
Within 2 hours
Within a day
Within 2 days
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Twice a day
Not taking on daily level
Once a day
Thrice a day
Four times A Day
How did you take this medicine?
With Food
With or without food
Empty stomach
What were the side effects of this medicine?
Other
Stomach Pain
Diarrhoea
Abdominal bloating
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Lybrate does not take responsibility for any aspect of medicines or treatments. If you have any doubts about your medication, we strongly recommend you to see a doctor immediately.

Popular Questions & Answers

Hi .I'm 32 year old mom of 3 boys. My tummy still look s 5 months pregnant. I have a 2finger gap diastases recti. I have tried exercise for a month .no change so gave up. What to do?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hi .I'm 32 year old mom of 3 boys. My tummy still look s 5 months pregnant. I have a 2finger gap diastases recti. I h...
Hello Maryam... It may cause hernia.. and it is better to take first treatment to strengthen your muscles... with exercise... You can consult me through lybrate...

I am 68 years old. I have Allergic Asthma and COPD (Chronic obstructive Pulmonary disease). Allergy is due to pollution, sudden weather changes etc. I am taking precautions like not exposing to pollution etc. To take care of Asthma. I am also using COMBIHALE FB 200 (2 puffs daily twice) and Romilast 5 mg. Question is how can I get cured of COPD, because of which I feel breathlessness when ever I exert even slightly.

MBBS, MRCP - General Medicine, MRCP Respiratory Medicine, CCST Respiratory Medicine
Pulmonologist, Gurgaon
I am 68 years old. I have Allergic Asthma and COPD (Chronic obstructive Pulmonary disease). Allergy is due to polluti...
COPD is an incurable diastase, but normally it does not progress if you stop smoking. You might benefit from adding more inhalers to your regimen. Please see a pulmonologist.
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I'm suffering from pancreatic and having much pain, now I have gas trouble from 2 days and much pain. Please I tried some medicine james pantoprazole & kompetisine (sr) capsule at empty stomach 2 days.

M.B.B.S.; MD(MEDICINE)
General Physician, Lucknow
I'm suffering from pancreatic and having much pain, now I have gas trouble from 2 days and much pain.
Please I tried ...
Try some diastase enzyme, use papaya, avoid cigarettes, lentils, cauliflower, cabbage, ensure you are not breathing by mouth.

I am 28 years old, I have been having this pain in my testicles and after my scrotal sonography its been detected that I have bilateral varicocele and my report says moderate on left and mild on right which becomes prominent on valsalva maneuver, I am taking homoeopathy medications but its been some time that I am not also not getting proper erection but able to ejaculate since last month or so, is this erection problem because of varicocele or am I suffering from ED?

MBBS (Gold Medalist, Hons), MS (Obst and Gynae- Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst and Gynae), Fellow- Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (ACOG, USA), FIAOG, MRCOG (London, UK)
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
I am 28 years old, I have been having this pain in my testicles and after my scrotal sonography its been detected tha...
ED is unlikely to be due to varicocele, unless testicular size has been diminished. We need to rule out other causes of ED, particularly hormonal problems, sugar, local diastase of penis, nerves, blood etc. then we can treat the cause to cure ED. Do not take medicines shown in TV/ newspaper as they may harm you.
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Popular Health Tips

Certified Food & Nutritionist
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Jamnagar
HEALTH BENEFITS OF COCONUT WATER:

Coconut water is made out of bioactive chemicals, for example, folic harsh corrosive, phosphatase, catalase, dehydrogenase, diastase, peroxidase, RNA polymerases et cetera. These catalysts help in simple assimilation and metabolism. The water likewise has more minerals like calcium, manganese and zinc than a few apples and oranges like oranges. It is additionally a great wellspring of Vitamin B, for example, riboflavin, thiamine, pyridoxine, and folates. Human form obliges them from outside sources to renew and subsequently It gets to be extremely key to the human figure.

Potassium- It serves to lower blood vessel pulse.

Glucose- It goes about as a sugar required for vigor.

Vitamin C – Vitamin C shields the form from some illnesses.

Vitamin B – It helps in the supplanting of exhausted tissues.

Muscle Cramps: One of the grandest profits of coconut water is that it forestalls muscle spasms. Coconut water is high in potassium, whose insufficiency can expedite muscle issues.

Stronger Bones: Add Coconut water in your diet plan because is rich in calcium and is required for solid bones, muscles and likewise tissues.

Weight reduction: Coconut water has sufficient energy and again ended up being extremely adequate for getting thinner. This beverage has been seen as one of the healthiest approaches to get more fit as it is a characteristic drink and holds no chemicals whatsoever. Coconut water has been utilized for a long time everywhere throughout the planet for weight reduction and has demonstrated positive outcomes. In addition it is amazingly tasteful, so you can savor the integrity of coconut water as an unanticipated morning juice.

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8 Benefits of Drinking A Coconut Water Daily

B.H.M.S., M.D. (Homoeopathy)
Homeopath, Surat
8 Benefits of Drinking A Coconut Water Daily

Drinking coconut water can save your body from various health related problems. It contains a lot of supplements and nutrients that are needed to sustain healthy life.

1. Rich in Minerals:

Chief nutrient contents are:
Potassium- Helps to reduce Blood Pressure
Glucose- Provides energy
Vitamin C- Improves immunity
Magnesium- Improves Muscular and Nervous system
Copper- Helps the body to form red blood cells
Cytokinins and Lauric acid - Slows down the aging process and the development of cancerous cells
Antioxidants - Prevents or delays any type of cell damage

2. Boosts Energy & Hydrates Body:

Coconut water is widely known to replace the minerals and fluids that we lose during physical activities. It has high content of potassium, calcium and chloride which helps to hydrate, replenish and rejuvenate the body. People who work out on a regular basis should drink a coconut water daily. It has less sugar than many sports drinks and much less sugar than sodas and some fruit juices. Plain coconut water could be a better choice for adults and kids looking for a beverage that is less sweet.

3. Increases Metabolic Rate & Aids Weight Loss:

Regular consumption of coconut water increases the metabolism rate which helps to burn sugar a lot faster. As a result, the level of insulin in a person’s body burns faster. Thus a person has more energy and loses fat faster.

4. Prevents Kidney Stone:

Coconut water also helps in dissolving kidney stones because of the presence of potassium, which plays a key role in urine alkalizing and preventing formation of kidney stones.

5. Improves Digestion:

It contains easily digested carbohydrate in the form of sugar and electrolytes. Coconut water is composed of bioactive enzymes such as folic acid, phosphatase, catalase, dehydrogenase, diastase, peroxidase, RNA polymerases and so on. These enzymes help in easy digestion and metabolism. The water also has more minerals like calcium, manganese and zinc than some fruits like oranges. It is also a good source of Vitamin B such as riboflavin, thiamine, pyridoxine, and folates. Human body requires them from external sources to replenish and hence It becomes very essential to the human body.

6. Diuretic Properties:

Coconut water is effective as a diuretic as it expedites the flow of urine. Coconut water mixed with lemon juice not only aids dehydration, but also helps to cure intestine worms in children.

7. Reduces Blood Pressure:

Coconut water is rich in Potassium and contains lesser amount of Sodium which helps to reduced the Blood Pressure.

8. Cardiovascular Health:

Some recent studies have found that coconut water can help increase HDL (good) cholesterol, which makes it a wonderful natural treatment for maintaining good cardiovascular health.

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9 Positive Effects Of Coconut Water On The Health

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Jaipur
9 Positive Effects Of Coconut Water On The Health

The goodness of water is known to all and sundry. Another fluid to watch out for is the coconut water. Coconut water will leave you with a mouth open awe with its health benefits. From small kids to pregnant women to elderly people, everyone can drink coconut water (unless asked to avoid on doctor recommendation) without any tension. The sweet, nut-like taste of coconut water is indeed very refreshing and soothing, a great respite in the scorching summers.

Positive effects of coconut water on the health

  1. A low-calorie drink: Coconut water is an ideal and healthy substitute for processed fruit juice, aerated drinks, and beverages. Some of the amazing health benefits of coconut water include;
  2. Improves Digestion: Coconut water is an excellent source of phosphatase, diastase, folic acid, and other enzymes that aids in the digestion of food.
  3. A person with dehydration (an outcome of dysentery, diarrhea or cholera) can benefit immensely from coconut water. The coconut water works by restoring the lost electrolyte and plasma balance in the body.
  4. Keeps skin aging at bay: Cytokines and lauric acid are known to have anti-aging properties. They maintain the pH balance of the skin. Coconut water is a rich source of lauric acid and cytokines. As expected, coconut water helps to restore the natural glow of the skin. Coconut water greatly nourishes and protects the skin from rashes and skin infections.
  5. Drink coconut water, forget depression forever: Riboflavin, pathogenic acid, and thiamine are the triple healing vitamins that help to lower depression and stress in a person. With these important vitamins present, coconut water will lift your mood and spirits effortlessly.
  6. Weight management: Being a low- calorie drink, coconut water is a healthy option for people who are on a diet and want to lose few extra kilos.
  7. Healthy bones the natural way: An excellent source of calcium, coconut water will keep your bones strong and healthy.
  8. Kidney stones a thing of the past: A natural way to deal with the problem of kidney stones is indeed a great news. Potassium is present in abundance in coconut water. Thus, it not only helps in dissolving the kidney stones, but also ensures that there is no recurrence of the condition (kidney stones).
  9. A healthy blood pressure: Coconut water comes as a much-needed blessing for people with high blood pressure. The minerals (Potassium and Magnesium) along with Vitamin C ensure that the blood pressure is within healthy limits.

The magnesium present in coconut water comes as a savior for people with migraines.

  • A rich source of potassium implies coconut water helps to lower the instances of muscle cramps.
  • Having long, healthy, and lustrous hair is no longer a dream, all thanks to the coconut water. It hydrates the scalp, thus providing the necessary nourishment to the hair.
  • Being low in sugar and calories, coconut water is an excellent remedy for diabetic patients.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Coconut Water - 9 Reasons You Must Start Drinking It Today!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Indore
Coconut Water - 9 Reasons You Must Start Drinking It Today!

The goodness of water is known to all and sundry. Another fluid to watch out for is the coconut water. Coconut water will leave you with a mouth open awe with its health benefits. From small kids to pregnant women to elderly people, everyone can drink coconut water (unless asked to avoid on doctor recommendation) without any tension. The sweet, nut-like taste of coconut water is indeed very refreshing and soothing, a great respite in the scorching summers.

Positive effects of coconut water on the health

  1. A low-calorie drink: Coconut water is an ideal and healthy substitute for processed fruit juice, aerated drinks, and beverages. Some of the amazing health benefits of coconut water include;
  2. Improves Digestion: Coconut water is an excellent source of phosphatase, diastase, folic acid, and other enzymes that aids in the digestion of food.
  3. A person with dehydration (an outcome of dysentery, diarrhea or cholera) can benefit immensely from coconut water. The coconut water works by restoring the lost electrolyte and plasma balance in the body.
  4. Keeps skin aging at bay: Cytokines and lauric acid are known to have anti-aging properties. They maintain the pH balance of the skin. Coconut water is a rich source of lauric acid and cytokines. As expected, coconut water helps to restore the natural glow of the skin. Coconut water greatly nourishes and protects the skin from rashes and skin infections.
  5. Drink coconut water, forget depression forever: Riboflavin, pathogenic acid, and thiamine are the triple healing vitamins that help to lower depression and stress in a person. With these important vitamins present, coconut water will lift your mood and spirits effortlessly.
  6. Weight management: Being a low- calorie drink, coconut water is a healthy option for people who are on a diet and want to lose few extra kilos.
  7. Healthy bones the natural way: An excellent source of calcium, coconut water will keep your bones strong and healthy.
  8. Kidney stones a thing of the past: A natural way to deal with the problem of kidney stones is indeed a great news. Potassium is present in abundance in coconut water. Thus, it not only helps in dissolving the kidney stones, but also ensures that there is no recurrence of the condition (kidney stones).
  9. A healthy blood pressure: Coconut water comes as a much-needed blessing for people with high blood pressure. The minerals (Potassium and Magnesium) along with Vitamin C ensure that the blood pressure is within healthy limits.

The magnesium present in coconut water comes as a savior for people with migraines.

  • A rich source of potassium implies coconut water helps to lower the instances of muscle cramps.
  • Having long, healthy, and lustrous hair is no longer a dream, all thanks to the coconut water. It hydrates the scalp, thus providing the necessary nourishment to the hair.
  • Being low in sugar and calories, coconut water is an excellent remedy for diabetic patients. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ayurveda.
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9 Amazing Reasons To Drink Coconut Water!

BAMS
Ayurveda, Faridabad
9 Amazing Reasons To Drink Coconut Water!

The goodness of water is known to all. Another fluid to watch out for is the coconut water. Coconut water will leave your mouth open with its amazing health benefits. From kids to pregnant women to elderly people, everyone can drink coconut water (unless asked to avoid on doctor recommendation) any day and any-time. The sweet, nut-like taste of coconut water is indeed very refreshing and soothing, a great respite in the scorching summers.

Positive effects of coconut water on the health

  1. A low-calorie drink: Coconut water is an ideal and healthy substitute for processed fruit juice, aerated drinks and sweetened beverages. Further, being low in sugar and calories, coconut water is an excellent remedy for diabetic patients.
  2. Improves Digestion: Coconut water is an excellent source of phosphatase, diastase (a group of enzymes that breakdowns starch into maltose), folic acid, and other enzymes that aids in the digestion of food. A person with dehydration (an outcome of dysentery, diarrhea or cholera) can benefit immensely from coconut water. The coconut water works by restoring the lost electrolyte and plasma balance in the body.
  3. Keeps skin aging and hair problems at bay: Cytokines and lauric acid are known to have anti-aging properties. They maintain the pH balance of the skin. As expected, coconut water helps in restoring the natural glow of the skin. Coconut water greatly nourishes and protects the skin from rashes and skin infections. Also, having long, healthy, and lustrous hair is no longer a dream, all thanks to the coconut water. It hydrates the scalp, thus providing the necessary nourishment to the hair.
  4. Drink coconut water, forget depression forever: Riboflavin, pathogenic acid and thiamine are the triple healing vitamins that help to lower depression and stress in a person. With these important vitamins present, coconut water will lift your mood and spirits effortlessly.
  5. Weight management: Being a low-calorie drink, coconut water is a healthy option for people who are on a diet and want to lose few extra kilos.
  6. Healthy bones and muscles the natural way: An excellent source of calcium, coconut water will keep your bones strong and healthy.  A rich source of potassium implies coconut water helps to lower the instances of muscle cramps.
  7. Kidney stones a thing of the past: A natural way to deal with the problem of kidney stones is indeed a great news. Potassium, which is present in abundance in coconut water. Thus, it not only helps in dissolving the kidney stones but also ensures that there is no recurrence of the condition (kidney stones).
  8. A healthy blood pressure: Coconut water comes as a much-needed blessing for people with high blood pressure. The minerals (potassium and magnesium) along with vitamin C ensure that the blood pressure is within healthy limits.
  9. Can tackle migraine pain:  The magnesium present in coconut water comes as a savior for people suffering from migraine pain.

Now that you are aware of the benefits of coconut water, you just need to grab one and drink it up. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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