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Rantac Mps 400 Mg/20 Mg Syrup

Manufacturer: J B Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Magaldrate, Polydimethylsiloxane
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 11, 2019

This medication is composed of Magaldrate and Polydimethyl Siloxane. It is used to treat sour stomach, acid indigestion, heartburn and gas. The medicine acts as an antacid that neutralizes the stomach acid and slowly increases the pH level of the stomach. Taking anticoagulants and citrate salts may increase the side effects of this drug.

Inform your doctor before consuming this syrup if you have appendicitis, kidney and bowel problems, and rectal bleeding. Remember to ask the doctor any queries that you may have about the medicine and the course of the treatment.

The medication is primarily used for the following conditions:

Side effect that can occur because of consuming this medication are:

  • Coating On Tongue

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Please consult your doctor before using this medication during pregnancy.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Please consult your doctor before using this medication during breastfeeding.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as possible and avoid taking it if its almost time for the other dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    A doctor should be consulted immediately if such a situation is suspected.

It is an antacid drug that is used for the treatment of duodenal and gastric ulcers and esophagitis from gastroesophageal reflux. The aluminium magnesium hydroxide present in the drug neutralizes gastric acid and increases gastric ph which in turn inactivates pepsin.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    The drug interacts with ciprofloxacin, levothyroxine, raltegravirm, cefpodoxime, digoxin and liothyronine.
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