Table of content
- What is Aciloc RD?
- Aciloc RD Composition and Active Ingredients
- Aciloc RD Uses and Benefits
- How Does Aciloc RD Work?
- Aciloc RD Side Effects
- Aciloc RD Contraindications
- Precautions while taking Aciloc RD
- General warnings about Aciloc RD
- Drug interactions of Aciloc RD
- Substitutes forAciloc RD
What is Aciloc RD?
Aciloc RD is a combination of proton-pump inhibitor and dopamine antagonist generally prescribed for treating acidity, heartburn, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastrin-secreting tumor, esophageal mucosal injury, benign gastric ulcer, benign duodenal ulcer, esophagus inflammation, stomach ulcers, and other gastric-related issues.
Get to know how Aciloc RD works, its side effects, precautions, and contraindications where Aciloc RD is not suggested to use.
Aciloc RD Composition and Active Ingredients
Aciloc RD contains Domperidone and Omeprazole as active ingredients.
Manufactured By – Aciloc RD is manufactured & marketed by Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Aciloc RD is available in the packaging of 10 tablets per strip.
Prescription – Required
Available in the Forms – Tablet
Drug Type – Aciloc RD belongs to the group of medicine called dopamine antagonists and Proton pump inhibitor drugs.
Aciloc RD Uses and Benefits
Aciloc RD is effective in treating gastric ulcers which are characterized by a sore in the stomach lining or duodenum.
Aciloc RD is effective in treating peptic ulcers which develops on the lining of the stomach, esophagus, and small intestine.
Some other uses of this medicine are:
- Gastric acidity
- Gastro-Intestinal Reflux (GERD)
How Does Aciloc RDWork?
Aciloc RD works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach and intestines which helps in relieving indigestion and heartburn related to acid.
Domperidone is a dopamine antagonist and helps to move the food from stomach to intestine, stops the backward flow of the food from the stomach thus helps to reduce nausea and vomiting sensation.
Omeprazole in Aciloc RD is a proton pump inhibitor and helps to reduce the amount of acid present in the stomach by inhibiting acid secretion. It works on the inner lining cells of the stomach to inhibit acid production.
Aciloc RD Side Effects
When a medicine is used to cure some kind of health problems, along with the intended benefits there are chances of getting a few unwanted side effects too.
It is strongly recommended to consult your doctor for proper medical attention if the side effects don’t disappear in a short period. You Doctor would make changes in your medication, and dosage accordingly. Below mentioned are some possible side effects of Aciloc RD.
- Dry mouth
- Muscle pains
- Blurred vision
- Tenderness of Breast
- Skin Rashes
- Increased bone fracture
- Irregular Menstruation
Aciloc RD Contraindications
Aciloc RD is not prescribed for use in patients who are suffering from a known history of the following conditions:
- Allergy to Aciloc RD and its ingredients
- Blockage in intestine
- Patients with electrolyte disturbance especially Magnesium, potassium and calcium
- Patients with severe kidney and liver disease
- Congestive heart failure
Precautions while taking Aciloc RD
- Use Aciloc RD only if prescribed by your physician.
- Do not consume alcohol while using Aciloc RD as it can increase the risk of stomach damage.
- Take the full course of treatment as suggested by your doctor.
- Inform your doctor about any other medicine that you are using for any other health conditions.
- Tell your doctor if you are suffering from any disease.
- Do not take Aciloc RD if you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine.
- Do not take Aciloc RD after the expiry date stated on the package.
- Advised to place the medicine out of the reach to children.
General warnings about Aciloc RD:
Taking more than prescribed Aciloc RD may cause harmful side effects. Consult your physician or pharmacist if you suffer any side effects.
If missed certain regular dose, take at the earliest possible, and if it is nearing next dosage, then skip the missed dose and carry on with next regular dose. Never use extra dosage.
It is not recommended in pregnancy, but if have to use it then it is strongly recommended to use with proper advice from your doctor to avoid any side effects.
Aciloc RD is not known to cause any harm to the fetus, but should only be used after consulting with your physician.
Even though Aciloc RD is safe to use during breastfeeding consult your physician before using Aciloc RD.
Drug interactions of Aciloc RD
If you use other over the counter products or other drugs at the same time, the effects of the Aciloc RD may change. Also, the risk of side effects might be high and might show an effect on the intended benefits of the medicine.
If you are using any kind of medicine, or any supplements like herbal, or vitamin supplements for any kind of health problems, let your Doctor know about your course of medicines or any health products you are using to avoid any unwanted side effects. It would help your doctor to adjust the dosage to match your health conditions accordingly.
Aciloc RD may interact with the following medicines and products:
Substitutes forAciloc RD
These are the following drugs which have the same composition, Strength, and form as Aciloc RD, Hence can be used as its substitutes:
- Radizole D – Manufactured by Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
- Elcid DM – Manufactured by Embiotic Laboratories Pvt Ltd
- Domzole – Manufactured by Alkem Laboratories Ltd
- Omesun D Tablet – Manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
- Ozitab DM – Manufactured by Germex Laboratories
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Dr. Srishti Tayal is Chief Radiologist at Radiodent – Dental and Maxillofacial Imaging. She has completed BDS and MDS with Gold Medal from JSS Medical College, Mysore. She is a passionate medical researcher and has published five research papers in various medical journals and received an award for the best scientific paper.
In addition to following her pursuits in dentistry, she is also an avid medical writer who believes in bridging the information gap among the common population with regards to modern medicine.