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Elcid Od Cap 15`S

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15 Capsule(s) in Strip
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MRP 40.00
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Medical Description

Elcid Od Cap 15`S is used to treat ulcers in the stomach and intestines, heartburn, chest pain due to acid reflux disease. It is also helpful in managing Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Elcid Od Cap 15`S...
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ContainsOmeprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity, heartburn, stomach ulcers
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationANTACID
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Uses of Elcid Od Cap 15`S

  • Elcid Od Cap 15`S is used in treating heartburn and chest pain due to stomach acid reflux disease in which acidic content from the stomach comes up to food pipe and mouth.
  • It is also used for the treatment of ulcers of the stomach, intestine and inflammation and erosion of food pipe due to stomach acid.
  • Management of a condition of increased gastric acid production induced by a tumor of the intestine or pancreas, also known as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Contraindications of Elcid Od Cap 15`S

  • If you are allergic to omeprazole or any other ingredients of Elcid Od Cap 15`S .
  • If you have an allergic reaction to any medicines that are proton pump inhibitors (PPI) such as Esomeprazole, Pantoprazole, Rabeprazole and Lansoprazole.
  • If you are taking nelfinavir, used to treat HIV infection.

Side effects of Elcid Od Cap 15`S

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Elcid Od Cap 15`S

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Elcid Od Cap 15`S during pregnancy?
A:
Elcid Od Cap 15`S can be taken during pregnancy only after consulting your doctor. It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Elcid Od Cap 15`S while breastfeeding?
A:
Omeprazole from Elcid Od Cap 15`S passes into breast milk but in small amounts and may not harm the baby. Hence, Elcid Od Cap 15`S can be used while breastfeeding only after consulting your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Elcid Od Cap 15`S ?
A:
Elcid Od Cap 15`S may cause dizziness and drowsiness. You should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Elcid Od Cap 15`S ?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Elcid Od Cap 15`S as it is known to increase acidity and can make your stomach disease worse.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any problems with your liver.
  • You are experiencing frequent diarrhoea.
  • You have abnormal weight loss.
  • You have a family history of stomach cancer.
  • You vomit food or blood or you are passing black stools.
  • You have a skin reaction after taking similar medicine.
  • You have stomach pain, indigestion and problems in swallowing.
  • You are expected to take Elcid Od Cap 15`S for a longer duration as there are several risks associated with it.

Mode of Action of Elcid Od Cap 15`S

How Does It Work?

A pump called the proton pump present in the stomach wall is responsible for the secretion of stomach acids. Omeprazole present in Elcid Od Cap 15`S binds to this proton pump in stomach cells, thus b...
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Directions for Use of Elcid Od Cap 15`S

  • Elcid Od Cap 15`S should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • It should be taken without food preferably in the morning.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.

Interactions of Elcid Od Cap 15`S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Elcid Od Cap 15`S may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you ha...
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  • Concomitant use of Elcid Od Cap 15`S with Nelfinavir and Atazanavir used to treat HIV infection is not allowed.
  • Concomitant use along with antifungals such as Posaconazole and anticancer medicine like Erlotinib should be avoided.
  • There can be increased chances of getting side effects if you are taking a medicine containing Digoxin used to treat heart failure along with Elcid Od Cap 15`S , especially in elderly patients.
  • Other medicines like Clopidogrel, Cilostazol, Phenytoin, Saquinavir, Tacrolimus, Methotrexate, Rifampicin, Clarithromycin and Voriconazole should be used cautiously.

Interactions with food items

Your doctor may recommend that you take Elcid Od Cap 15`S on an empty stomach, at least 40 minutes before meals.

Storage and disposal of Elcid Od Cap 15`S

  • Store Elcid Od Cap 15`S s in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Elcid Od Cap 15`S

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Elcid Od Cap 15`S s are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, stomach pain, diarrhoea, headache, depression, confusion. Seek urgent medical help if you experience any of the symptoms...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Elcid Od Cap 15`S , take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Elcid Od Cap 15`S used for?

A: Elcid Od Cap 15`S is used for the treatment of chest pain and heartburn due to stomach acid. It is also used in the treatment of several forms of ulcer of the gut and conditions of excessive stomach acid production.

Q: Can Elcid Od Cap 15`S be taken before food?

A: Yes, you should always take Elcid Od Cap 15`S at least 40 mins before food, preferably in the morning before breakfast.
Last Updated on: 10 May 2022 | 05:06 PM (IST)
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