|USA Brand Name||Zantac|
|Manufacturer||Cadila Pharmaceuticals, India|
What is Aciloc 150?
Aciloc- 150 mg is an antacid, anti-reflux, and anti-ulcerative medication. Ranitidine is the active salt present in this medicine.
It is manufactured by Cadila Pharmaceuticals and is available online at leading medicine stores and medical supply shops.
What are the uses of Aciloc?
Aciloc 150 is used to treat various conditions like-
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Peptic Ulcer
- Erosive Esophagitis
- Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome (excessive acid production by the stomach)
How does Aciloc work?
Aciloc 150 mg works by reducing acid production. It is a Histamine Receptor Antagonist which works by neutralizing the acid.
Histamine-2 blockers include Ranitidine, which is the generic form of Aciloc.
The reduction in acid also contributes to the relief of acid reflux and heartburn discomfort.
It should be taken for as long as prescribed. If not followed, it might cause profound implications.
Swallow Aciloc 150 mg as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.
One should take Aciloc 150 mg as long as the doctor directs.
The exact dosage of the medicine varies according to the disease as well as the age.
Aciloc- 150 mg tablets should be taken orally with or without meals.
In case of an overdose, immediately call the doctor and consult.
Consult your doctor. In case of a missed dose, take it as soon as you recall it.
However, if it’s almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose.
Strengths and Substitutes of Aciloc 150
Aciloc 150 is available in different strengths and forms, which include:
You can also take Zinetac as a substitute for Aciloc.
Side Effects Of Aciloc 150mg (Ranitidine)
Side effects of the medicine include-
- Nausea and vomiting
- Stomach pain
Rarely, it can cause mental confusion and difficulty in breathing
Aciloc might interact with some medicines, diseases, and food items.
Aciloc- 150mg should be avoided with some drugs as it decreases its absorption or causes other problems
Always make sure that you disclose all of your health-related conditions to your doctor before taking this medicine
Do not take 150 mg of Aciloc if you have any of the following diseases:
- Gut bleeding
- Kidney disease
- Liver disease
Aciloc 150 and Alcohol should be avoided because it can make your stomach injury more likely.
Avoid citrus-flavored foods and drinks because they can cause stomach irritation and increase acid formation.
It is also advisable to incorporate good behaviors and food into your lifestyle to treat problems like GERD, heartburn, and acidity.
- Avoid continuing to take this medicine if you are facing any type of allergic reaction
- Take medicine for a prescribed time
Store this medicine intact in a cool and dry space. Store it away from the reach of pets and children.