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Swicain Liquid

Manufacturer: Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Magaldrate, Simethicone, Oxetacaine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Swicain Liquid is used to treat a sour stomach, acid indigestion, heartburn and gas. It is 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 Swicain Liquid. Let your doctor know if you are on a low magnesium diet, have appendicitis, kidney and bowel problems, and rectal bleeding. If you have an allergy to Swicain Liquid or any related medication and food, let your doctor know.

It is in the form of a suspension liquid that can be taken with or without food. Never take a double dose of Swicain Liquid, it is better that you skip it till the next time you can take it. Remember to ask the doctor any queries that you may have about the medicine and the course of the treatment.

There are very few possible side effects of Swicain Liquid that include intestinal pain, constipation and diarrhea. More serious side effects that need medical attention are loss of appetite, tarry stools, slow reflexes, vomiting and rashes.

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 Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.

  • Coating on tongue.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

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

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. 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 have the same composition, strength and form as Swicain Liquid , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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

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