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      ACINIL MINT FLAVOUR 170ML SUSP

      Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension is a combination medicine used in treatment, control, prevention of acidity, heartburn, peptic ulcer pain, occasional constipation, indigestion, hiccups. It neutralizes excess acid in the stomach and helps in easy passage of gas. The suspension makes the stool soft and slippery making it easier to pass, thus resulting in easy bowel evacuation. It is prescribed in treating gastroesophageal reflux disease, dyspepsia, erosive esophagitis, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. However, the uses mentioned are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredients of Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension are Aluminium hydroxide (250Mg), Simethicone (50Mg) and Magnesium hydroxide (250Mg)/5ML

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension is a combination medicine that works by inhibiting the secretion of gastric juice; retaining the fluid in the colon; neutralizing the acids released in the stomach. Magnesium hydroxide makes the stool soft and slippery making it easier to pass, thus resulting in bowel evacuation and reduces stomach acid by reacting with hydrochloric acid. Aluminium hydroxide neutralizes hydrochloric acid in the stomach resulting in increased gastric pH and inhibition of pepsin activity. Simethicone is an anti-foaming agent used to reduce bloating, discomfort and pain caused by excess gas in the stomach.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the suspension
      • Intestinal obstruction
      • Fructose intolerance
      • Faecal impaction
      • Appendicitis
      • Anuria
      • Hypophosphatemia
      • Acute porphyria
      • Caution:
      • Colostomy
      • Ileostomy
      • Electrolyte imbalance
      • Oedema
      • Hepatitis
      • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage
      • Renal and hepatic impairment
      • Pregnancy
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Acinil mint flavour suspension. When taken in the recommended dosage guidelines, the suspension is well tolerated. Most of the side effects are generally mild and you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Gastrointestinal irritation
      • Diarrhea
      • Nausea
      • Vomiting
      • Unusual weakness or tiredness
      • Chalky taste
      • Loss of appetite
      • Abdominal cramps or distension
      • Excessive bowel activity
      • Dizziness and drowsiness
      • Faecal discoloration and impaction
      • Intestinal obstruction

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Hypermagnesemia in patients with renal impairment
      • Paralytic ileus
      • Hypophosphatemia
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Take Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension as instructed by your doctor. Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
      The suspension should be taken on an empty stomach. Intake of fibre rich food including whole grain bread and cereals, fruits and vegetables should be increased. The suspension should preferably be taken 1 hour after meals at bedtime as it requires 6-8 hours to show its effect. Take the suspension at the same time every day as it helps to maintain consistent level of medicine in the body.
      Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking more than the recommended dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the suspension, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Acinil mint flavour suspension, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Muscle weakness
      • Phosphate depletion
      • Anorexia
      • Malaise
      • Osteomalacia, osteoporosis
      • Urinary calculi
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take Acinil mint flavour suspension only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      This suspension should be used with caution in patients with renal problems. Dose adjustments may be needed. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

      Liver:

      Caution is advised in patients with liver problems. Dose adjustments may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

      Pregnancy:

      Use of Acinil mint flavour suspension in pregnancy is generally acceptable when taken in prescribed dose. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consumption of this medicine.

      Lactation:

      The medicine is likely safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass through the breastmilk and does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

      Alcohol:

      Interaction of alcohol with the suspension is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Driving:

      The medicine may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      Caffeine, chocolates, spicy and fatty foods should be avoided.

      Drug Interactions:

      Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Acinil mint flavour suspension with ketoconazole, tetracyclines, azithromycin, phenylbutazone, quinidine, digoxin, naproxen, dexamethasone, sulphonamides.

      Precautions
      • Do not use this medicine past the expiry date
      • Store at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius)
      • Keep the suspension out of reach of children
      • Shake well before use
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category N: Not yet classified.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Aluminium Hydroxide for:

      It is used to lower high phosphate levels in certain kidney conditions. It is used to treat heartburn, upset stomach and indigestion.

      How does Aluminium Hydroxide work:

      It is an antacid that lowers stomach acid. Aluminum binds phosphate in the GI (gastrointestinal) tract and prevents absorption.

      How should Aluminium Hydroxide be used:

      Take 1 to 3 hours after meals as an antacid. Drink lots of non caffeine liquids unless told to drink less liquid by your doctor.

      Common side effects of Aluminium Hydroxide :

      Bad taste in your mouth. Hard stools (constipation).

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. - Many times this drug is taken on an as needed basis.

      What precautions should I take when taking Aluminium Hydroxide :

      If you have an allergy to aluminum or any other part of this drug.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Aluminium Hydroxide :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category N : Not yet classified.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Antacids, Antireflux Agents & Antiulcerants


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension?

      The suspension is a combination medicine used in treatment, control, prevention of acidity, heartburn, peptic ulcer pain, occasional constipation, indigestion, hiccups. It neutralizes excess acid in the stomach and helps in easy passage of gas. The suspension makes the stool soft and slippery making it easier to pass, thus resulting in easy bowel evacuation. It is prescribed in treating gastroesophageal reflux disease, dyspepsia, erosive esophagitis, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension?

      The suspension is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include gastrointestinal irritation, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, chalky taste, dizziness and drowsiness, abdominal cramps or distension, excessive bowel activity, unusual weakness and tiredness, faecal discoloration and impaction, intestinal obstruction. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as Hypermagnesemia in patients with renal impairment, paralytic ileus, hypophosphatemia.

      Q3. Should we take Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension with food or without food?

      The suspension should be taken on an empty stomach. To improve taste, you can dilute it with water, milk or fruit juice. Intake of fibre rich food including whole grain bread and cereals, fruits and vegetables should be increased.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised among patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the suspension, intestinal obstruction, faecal impaction, renal failure, appendicitis, fructose intolerance, anuria, hypophosphatemia, acute porphyria, colostomy, ileostomy, electrolyte imbalance, oedema, hepatitis, gastrointestinal haemorrhage, renal and hepatic impairment, pregnancy.

      Q5. Does Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension make you sleepy?

      The medicine may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension harmful? What does an overdose of Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension lead to?

      The suspension is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to muscle weakness, phosphate depletion, anorexia, malaise, osteomalacia, osteoporosis, urinary calculi.

      Q7. Can I take Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension during pregnancy?

      Use of this suspension in pregnancy is generally acceptable when taken in prescribed dose. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consumption of this medicine.

      Q8. Can Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension?

      Interaction of alcohol with the suspension is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Q10. How to store Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the suspension according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q12. Can we give Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension to children?

      This medicine is not recommended for children below 3 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension?

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its effect in the body is for about 20-60 minutes after administration.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension last?

      The duration of time required for the medicine to show its effect in the body depends on the intended use and the clinical condition of the patient.

      Q15. Can we take Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension daily? If yes, how many suspensions can we take everyday?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is twice a day.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take Acinil mint flavour 170ML suspension?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. To get the most benefits, take the suspension preferably 1 hour after meals at bedtime as it requires 6-8 hours to show its effect.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
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      VERITAZ HEALTHCARE LTD

      plot no 11, survey no 9, water mark building, 6th floor hitech city, kondapur, hyderabad - 500084

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      VERITAZ HEALTHCARE LTD

      plot no 11, survey no 9, water mark building, 6th floor hitech city, kondapur, hyderabad - 500084

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