Aciloc 300 Mg
USA Brand Name
Cadila Pharmaceuticals, India
What is Aciloc 300 mg?
Aciloc 300 mg tablet is an effective medicine to decrease the amount of acid produced in the stomach.
Ranitidine, the main ingredient in this drug, is used to treat Ulcers, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), and some other acidity-related disorders.
This medicine is also used in treating sour stomach and indigestion.
Aciloc inhibits secretions, reducing the quantity of acid in the stomach.
300 mg tablets of Aciloc are prescribed for the following conditions:
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: GERD is a chronic condition in which acid or bile from the stomach flows into the food pipe, irritating the lining.
Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome: In this condition, excess acid is produced due to tumors in the small intestine.
Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers: Gastric Ulcers are formed in the stomach. Duodenal Ulcers are found in the small intestine.
Erosive Esophagitis: In this disease, the esophagus is damaged due to the excess acid. This condition is a severe form of GERD.
Aciloc can also be used in the treatment of Hypersecretory conditions like Multiple Endocrine Adenoma Syndrome and Systemic Mastocytosis. It can also be prescribed for Dyspepsia.
How does the Aciloc 300 mg tablet work?
300 mg variation of Aciloc belongs to a class of medicines known as H2 blockers.
The main ingredient of Aciloc, Ranitidine, inhibits the effects of Histamine on the Histamine H2 receptors in the parietal cells, which line the stomach wall.
Histamine is the chemical that stimulates the parietal cells to release gastric acid.
This medicine blocks Histamine, thereby decreasing gastric acid secretion.
Dosage of Aciloc 300 mg
- The medicine should be taken as per your doctor's recommendation
- The tablet should be taken orally with a glass of water
- Do not crush or chew the medicine
- The pill can be taken on an empty stomach
Take Aciloc tablets as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, you can skip it. Do not double it to make up for the missed dose.
This is a prescription medicine to be taken per your doctor's instructions. Seek emergency medical help if you overdose.
Things to remember
- Do not take Aciloc 300 Mg if you are allergic to any ingredient
- Before consuming this medicine, let your doctor know if you are breastfeeding, pregnant, or trying to conceive
- Do not drink carbonated beverages with this drug
- Avoid alcohol and nicotine with this medication as it may increase the risk of side effects
- Keep the medicine out of the reach of children
What are the available forms and strengths of Aciloc?
The strength of medicine is the amount of active ingredients in it.
Aciloc 300 mg, manufactured by Cadila Pharmaceuticals, is available in multiple strengths such as:
300 mg tablets of Aciloc may have some common side effects such as:
- Muscle pain
- Difficulty in breathing
- Nausea or vomiting
- Stomach pain
- Mental confusion
Make sure your physician is aware if you are taking herbal supplements or other drugs.
Aciloc can interact with the following medicines
You should keep away from this medication if you are suffering from the following conditions:
Keep the medicine at room temperature below 30℃. Prevent exposure to direct sunlight and moisture.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Aciloc 300 mg?
Aciloc is an H2 blocker medicine. The drug treats Indigestion, sour stomach, and other hypersecretory conditions.
What is Aciloc 300 Mg used for?
This medicine treats acid-related conditions and infections like Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Stomach and intestinal Ulcers, and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.
Can I use this medicine if I am pregnant?
Aciloc is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. Please check with your doctor before taking this medicine.
Can I use this medicine if I am breastfeeding?
This medicine is not suitable for breastfeeding women unless necessary. It would be best to consult your doctor.