AVI DSR CAPSULE
AVI DSR CAPSULE is a gastrointestinal medicine composed of Rabeprazole (stomach acid reducer) and Domperidone (nausea/vomiting reducer). Together they reduce the amount of acid your stomach makes and decrease the symptoms of nausea and vomiting. It treats symptoms of acid reflux due to hyperacidity, stomach ulcer (Peptic ulcer disease), and Zollinger Ellison syndrome (overproduction of acid due to a pancreatic tumour). Besides this which is used short-term to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
GERD is a condition in which the sphincter (valve) located at the uppermost part of the stomach gets irritated and damaged due to excessive stomach acid production. As a result, the stomach acid and juice flow back into the food pipe, leading to stomach upset and heartburn. Heartburn is the post effect of the acid reflux with a burning like feeling that rises from the stomach towards the neck.
AVI DSR CAPSULE contains two medicines, namely Rabeprazole and Domperidone. Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor that helps in reducing the stomach acid by blocking the actions of an enzyme (H+/K+ ATPase or gastric proton pump). This gastric proton pump lies in the cells of the stomach wall responsible for the release of gastric acid secretion damaging tissues in the food pipe, stomach, and duodenum (uppermost part of the small intestine). On the other hand, Domperidone is a prokinetic agent that increases the motility of the upper gastrointestinal tract and block the vomiting inducing centre (chemoreceptor trigger zone-CTZ).
It is better to take AVI DSR CAPSULE an hour before a meal or without a meal for its best results. AVI DSR CAPSULE should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, crush, or break it. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. An adult taking AVI DSR CAPSULE might have common side effects like headache, diarrhoea, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, flatulence, dizziness, and arthralgia (joint pain). In the case of children taking AVI DSR CAPSULE might report upper respiratory tract infections (URI), headache, fever, diarrhoea, vomiting, rash, and abdominal pain. These side effects are temporary and may get resolve after some time; however if this side persists contact the doctor.
You can increase the efficacy of AVI DSR CAPSULE by taking a small meal or snacks frequently. Try to avoid caffeine-containing beverages (coffee, tea), spicy/deep fried/processed foods, carbonated drinks, acidic foods like citrus fruits/vegetables (tomatoes). Tell your doctor if you have stomach or intestinal cancer, liver problem, allergic to AVI DSR CAPSULE, or will have an endoscopy in the future. Prolonged intake of AVI DSR CAPSULE may cause deficiency of Vitamin B-12 and low level of calcium, magnesium, and Vitamin-D leading to osteoporosis (brittle or weak bones).
Gastro-Esophagal Reflux Disease (GERD), Acid reflux, Heartburn, Peptic ulcer, stomach ulcers, Dyspepsia (stomach discomfort due to indigestion)
AVI DSR CAPSULE helps in reducing the excess amount of stomach. In turn, it prevents the formation of an ulcer in the upper part of the intestine (duodenal ulcer), gastro-esophagal reflux disease (GERD) with or without ulcer and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome in which the stomach makes exceptionally high amounts of acid. Besides AVI DSR CAPSULE also treat symptoms of nausea and vomiting in adults and children more than 12 years of age (with at least 35 kg or more).
Every medicine has its own side effects. Likewise, AVI DSR CAPSULE also has some common side effects. An adult taking AVI DSR CAPSULE might have common side effects like rash, brittle bones, low vitamin B-12, loss of libido (sexual desire), cough, sore throat, runny nose, flatulence (gas formation), back pain, weakness or loss of strength, sleeplessness, headache, dizziness, and benign polyps in the stomach. These side effects are temporary and may get resolve after some time; however, if this side persists contact the doctor.
You should avoid taking AVI DSR CAPSULE if you are allergic to AVI DSR CAPSULE or proton pump inhibitors, have gastric cancer, liver disease, low magnesium level (osteoporosis), low vitamin B12, pregnant or planning for pregnancy, and breastfeeding mothers. AVI DSR CAPSULE may interact with a blood thinner (warfarin), antifungal (ketoconazole), anti-HIV drug (atazanavir, nelfinavir), iron supplements, ampicillin antibiotic, anti-cancer drug (methotrexate). Let your doctor know if you are taking these medicines. Prolonged intake of AVI DSR CAPSULE may cause lupus erythematosus (an inflammatory condition in which the immune system attacks its own tissues), Vitamin B-12, and magnesium deficiency. Intake of AVI DSR CAPSULE may mask the symptom of gastric cancer, so if you have any severe stomach pain or gastric bleeding (blood in mucous or stool) immediately consult the doctor. Tell your doctor that you are using before having a specific blood test known as Chromogranin A.
Drinking alcohol with AVI DSR CAPSULE may cause dehydration and elevate the level of stomach acid thereby decreasing its efficiency. So try to avoid, limit alcohol or contact doctor before intake of AVI DSR CAPSULE.
It is not known whether AVI DSR CAPSULE affects the baby or not. So, contact a doctor before intake of AVI DSR CAPSULE. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.
Domperidone present in AVI DSR CAPSULE passes into the breast milk. However, no evidence of risk has been reported. Please consult your doctor before intake of AVI DSR CAPSULE. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.
In some cases, AVI DSR CAPSULE may cause dizziness, sleepy, or blur vision. If you observe these symptoms do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you feel better.
If u have or had history or evidence of any liver-related diseases, please consult the doctor before taking the medicine.
If u have or had history or evidence of any kidney-related diseases, please consult the doctor before taking the medicine.
Do not take AVI DSR CAPSULE for more than four weeks of duration without consulting the doctor.
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Usually, a thick layer of mucous protects the stomach against its own acid secretion. But, in the long run, it gets eroded by excessive stomach acid production leading to complications like GERD, peptic ulcer, and Zollinger Ellison syndrome. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a gastrointestinal problem that occurs when stomach acid frequently flows back into the food pipe (oesophagus). This backflow (acid reflux) irritates the food pipe that causes heartburn. On the other hand, peptic ulcer is a painful condition followed by the development of sores or ulcers in the stomach lining or duodenum (first part of the small intestine) (the duodenum). Zollinger Ellison syndrome is a rare condition in which a gastrin-secreting tumour of the pancreas causes excessive acid production leading to peptic ulcers.
No. AVI DSR CAPSULE prevents excess production of stomach acid causing acid reflux and heartburn. If blood is coming in your stool or mucous immediately contact the doctor.
Yes, AVI DSR CAPSULE can cause dry mouth and it is due to domperidone. In case you fell excessive thirsty, please increase your fluid intake and do frequent mouth rinses.
AVI DSR CAPSULE
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