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Aztec 150mg Tablet

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By IND SWIFT LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Ranitidine(150.0 Mg)
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Antacid

Medical Description

Aztec 150mg Tablet contains ranitidine. It is a medicine that reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach.

Uses of Aztec 150mg Tablet

  • Stomach and intestinal ulcers
  • Heartburn
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) condition of acid regurgitation

Contraindications of Aztec 150mg Tablet

If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredient of this medicine.

Side effects of Aztec 150mg Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rashes
  • Muscle pain
  • Tiredness
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Reversible impotency
  • Breast enlargement in men

Precautions and Warnings of Aztec 150mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Aztec 150mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine can be used by pregnant women only when prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Aztec 150mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid the use of this medicine if you are breastfeeding as there is no information is available on the use of Aztec 150mg Tablet during breastfeeding. Consult with your doctor before breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Aztec 150mg Tablet?
A:
This medicine does not affect your ability to drive or to use machinery. However, if you experience side effects like dizziness, you should avoid driving or using machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Aztec 150mg Tablet?
A:
Alcohol increases acidity, heartburn. It is recommended to avoid excessive alcohol consumption with Aztec 150mg Tablet as it can worsen your underlying disease.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you have kidney problems as dose adjustments may be needed
  • If you are taking painkillers and are suffering from peptic ulcer
  • If you are an adult or an elderly person suffering from dyspeptic (indigestion)
  • If you have a history of any blood disorder related to haemoglobin (porphyria)
  • If you are an older person having compromised immunity, lungs disorder or diabetes, there are chances of developing pneumonia
  • Severely ill or elderly persons may experience mental disorders like hallucinations, confusion and depression

Mode of Action of Aztec 150mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

The stomach produces acid to digest food. When this acid is produced in excess, it can lead to acidity, heartburn and ulcers. Aztec 150mg Tablet works by blocking the secretion of gastric acid and thereby reduces the amount of acid present in the stomach. This helps in the relief of acid concerned indigestion and heartburn.
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Directions for Use of Aztec 150mg Tablet

  • Take Aztec 150mg Tablet as your doctor has advised you
  • Take it with meals

Interactions of Aztec 150mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • If you are taking blood thinners like warfarin and medicine to treat fits like Phenytoin, close monitoring is needed
  • Caution is needed if you are taking Phenytoin, Diazepam, Amitriptyline (to treat mental conditions), Theophylline (to treat respiratory problems), Ciclosporin (as an immunosuppressants), Ketoconazole (to treat fungal infection), Diltiazem, Propranolol, Fluorouracil (to treat high blood pressure) and Epirubicin
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Interactions with food items

This medicine should be taken after food.

Storage and disposal of Aztec 150mg Tablet

  • Store this medicine below 25°C
  • Keep this medicine out of the reach of children

Dosage of Aztec 150mg Tablet

Overdose

There are no known symptoms of overdose. However, you may experience vomiting if you have taken too much dose of this medicine. Seek for medical help or call doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do not take a double dose to compensate for the missed dose.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Rukman Mecca

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is acid reflux?

A: There is a valve-like structure called the sphincter between the food pipe and stomach. This valve prevents the acid and the food in your stomach from coming back into the food pipe. When this valve is weak or damaged, acid starts entering the stomach causing heartburn, difficulty in swallowing and food regurgitation.

Q: Can I reduce ma acidity problem by changing my lifestyle habits?

  • Yes, there are following points which can help you to reduce acidity problem like
  • Try to lose excess weight
  • Avoid lying down for three hours after a meal
  • Eat smaller meals more frequently throughout the day
  • Wear loose-fitting clothing to avoid pressure on your abdomen
  • Quit smoking
  • Avoid sugar, processed food, meat, sodas, high protein diet etc.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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