Q: What are the precautions I need to take before taking this medicine?
You need to tell your doctor if you have any heart, liver or kidney problem
Check if you have low levels of magnesium or vitamin B12
You should avoid the use of this medicine for a prolonged time
Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines for treating HIV
Q: What is GERD?
A: GERD stands for gastro-intestinal reflux disorder. There is a valve-like structure in between stomach and food pipe, which allows food to pass from food pipe into the stomach. In this disease, the acid from the stomach, goes back, upwards in the food pipe. This acid then causes chest discomfort, pain, burping and damage to the food pipe.
Q: Can I give this medicine to my child for acidity?
A: No, this medicine is not meant for children less than 12 years of age.