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Mac OS Suspension 200 ml

Mac OS Suspension 200 ml

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

Corona Remedies Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Mac OS Suspension

Mac OS Suspension is used to treat peptic ulcers or gastrointestinal ulcers. It also treats hyperacidity, heartburn, indigestion, and gastritis (inflammation of the stomach). The stomach is usually protected from acid by a mucous layer. In some cases, due to excess acid production, the mucous layer gets eroded, which leads to complications like acidity and heartburn. A peptic ulcer is a sore on the stomach's lining or the first part of the small intestine (duodenum). Ulcers or sores of the stomach region are called gastric ulcers, while the duodenum ulcer is known as a duodenal ulcer.

Mac OS Suspension is a combination of two medicines: Sucralfate and Oxetacaine. Sucralfate is a gastrointestinal protectant that works by forming a protective barrier or coat over the ulcer so that digestive enzymes, acid and bile salts cannot further irritate the lining of the stomach duodenum. This protects the ulcer from the acid of the stomach, allowing it to heal. Besides this, Oxetacaine is a local anaesthetic that exerts a numbing effect, thereby providing relief from pain due to ulcers or acidic injury in the stomach.

It is better to take Mac OS Suspension an hour before a meal or without a meal for its best results. Your doctor will advise you on how often you take Mac OS Suspension based on your medical condition. Some people may experience common side effects like constipation, dizziness, sleepiness, dry mouth, blurred vision, and diarrhoea. Most of these side effects of Mac OS Suspension do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are known to be allergic to Mac OS Suspension or active and inactive ingredients present on it, please tell your doctor. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Mac OS Suspension . Mac OS Suspension should not be given to children as safety has not been established. Try not to stop taking Mac OS Suspension of your own. Stopping a sudden intake of Mac OS Suspension will not influence the frequency or severity of future ulceration. Avoid taking aluminium and magnesium-containing antacids with Mac OS Suspension . Aluminium-containing antacids and Mac OS Suspension could lead to constipation and intestinal obstruction, whereas magnesium-containing antacids might cause diarrhoea.  Avoid consuming alcohol along with Mac OS Suspension as it could lead to increased acidity.

Uses of Mac OS Suspension

Treatment of Acidity, Heartburn, Stomach ulcer, Duodenal ulcer.

Medicinal Benefits

Mac OS Suspension belongs to a group of anti-ulcerants used to treat acidity, heartburn, gas and stomach ulcers. Mac OS Suspension  is a combination of two medicines: Sucralfate (anti-ulcer) and Oxetacaine (Local anaesthetic). Sucralfate works by forming a protective barrier or coat over the ulcer to pepsin and bile and inhibiting gastric acid diffusion. This protects the ulcer from the acid of the stomach, allowing it to heal. It exhibits a cytoprotective effect and forms a viscous, adhesive barrier on the intact intestinal mucosa and stomach surface. It also stimulates the synthesis and release of gastric mucosal prostaglandins and bicarbonate and the epidermal growth factor that stimulates healing and formation of new healthy skin. On the other hand, Oxetacaine exerts a numbing effect, thereby providing relief from pain due to ulcers or acidic injury in the stomach. It does not lose its activity even in strongly acidic conditions and provides prolonged anaesthetic action.

Directions for Use

Take Mac OS Suspension one hour before a meal or as advised by the doctor. Shake the bottle well before use. Take the prescribed dose by mouth using the measuring cup provided with the pack. Avoid drinking anything immediately after taking Mac OS Suspension as it can reduce the effectiveness of this medicine.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Mac OS Suspension

  • Constipation

  • Dizziness

  • Sleepiness

  • Dry Mouth

  • Nausea

Drug Warnings

You should avoid taking Mac OS Suspension if you are allergic to Mac OS Suspension or other ingredients present in it.  Inform your doctor before taking Mac OS Suspension if you have a history of appendicitis, blockage of the bowel, rectal bleeding, kidney problems, low-magnesium diet, or if you have undergone recent bowel surgery. Caution is required before giving Mac OS Suspension to elderly patients. Sucralfate in Mac OS Suspension contains aluminium, which is normally removed by your kidney. Therefore, older adults and people who have kidney problems may be at greater risk for developing high aluminium levels while using this drug with other products that contain aluminium (e.g. antacids). Do not take Mac OS Suspension if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by the doctor. The safety and effectiveness in children are not established, please consult your doctor before giving them Mac OS Suspension . Avoid consuming alcohol along with Mac OS Suspension as it could lead to increased acidity. 

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Mac OS Suspension interact with the antacid drug (aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide), anti-HIV drug (dolutegravir), vitamin D analogs (doxercalciferol, paricalcitol), antibiotic (ciprofloxacin, gemifloxacin, levofloxacin), antidiabetic (acarbose, metformin, glipizide, glimepiride, glyburide), blood thinner (warfarin).

Drug-Food Interaction: Drinking alcohol and nicotine (tobacco) with Mac OS Suspension may cause dehydration and elevate the level of stomach acid thereby decreasing Mac OS Suspension efficacy.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Before taking Mac OS Suspension it is better to inform your doctor if you have any kidney or liver disease as a dose of Mac OS Suspension needs to be adjusted.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • ALUMINIUM HYDROXIDE
  • MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE
  • DOLUTEGRAVIR
  • DOXERCALCIFEROL
  • PARICALCITOL
  • CIPROFLOXACIN
  • GEMIFLOXACIN
  • LEVOFLOXACIN
  • ACARBOSE
  • METFORMIN
  • GLIPIZIDE
  • GLIMEPIRIDE
  • GLYBURIDE
  • WARFARIN

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Avoid intake of acid or heartburn triggering foods or drinks like peppermint, chocolate, onions, caffeinated beverages, citrus fruits or juices, tomatoes, and high-fat and spicy foods.

  • Eating five or six smaller meals throughout the day rather than three large meals. It can help reduce the production of stomach acid.

  • Avoid taking alcohol and smoking cigarettes and red meat. It increases the production of stomach acid and makes symptoms worse. It can also cause erosion of the stomach lining.

  • Include the high fiber-containing foods, leafy green veggies (kale, spinach), green tea in your meal. Fermented dairy products like miso, sauerkraut, and kimchi contain probiotics which help in the prevention of excess acid production.

  • Cranberry juice can be beneficial in peptic ulcer and H. pylori infections.

Special Advise

  • If your condition does not improve even after taking Mac OS Suspension for 4-5 weeks, please consult your doctor.  Do not take Mac OS Suspension for more than 8 weeks. 

  • Sucralfate in Mac OS Suspension contains aluminium, so if you are a kidney patient, let your doctor know about this before taking Mac OS Suspension .

Disease/Condition Glossary

Gastrointestinal ulcer: The stomach is usually protected from acid by a mucous layer. In some cases, due to excess acid production, the mucous layer gets eroded, which leads to complications like acidity. Due to this, acid frequently flows back into the food pipe (oesophagus). This backflow (acid reflux) irritates the food pipe and causes heartburn. Symptoms include heartburn, a sour or bitter taste in the mouth, and difficulty swallowing. Indigestion is the feeling of fullness. It occurs due to slow gastric emptying. Symptoms include stomach pain, bloating, heartburn, nausea and vomiting. A peptic ulcer is a sore on the stomach's lining or the first part of the small intestine (duodenum). Ulcers or sores of the stomach region are called gastric ulcers, while the duodenum ulcer is known as a duodenal ulcer.

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Alcohol

Caution

Drinking alcohol with Mac OS Suspension may cause dehydration and elevate the level of stomach acid thereby decreasing Mac OS Suspension efficacy.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Mac OS Suspension is a pregnancy category B drug. It should not be taken until prescribed. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

There is limited data on how Mac OS Suspension affects breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor, before taking Mac OS Suspension . your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.

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Driving

Caution

Mac OS Suspension decrease alertness, affect your vision, or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

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Liver

Caution

Mac OS Suspension to be taken with caution if you had or have a history of liver disease/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

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Kidney

Caution

Consult your doctor before taking Mac OS Suspension if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Sucralfate in Mac OS Suspension contains aluminum, which is normally excreted by your kidney. Therefore, people who have kidney problems may be at greater risk for developing high aluminum toxicity in the body. The dose adjustment is necessary for patients with kidney disease.

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Children

Caution

The safety and effectiveness of Mac OS Suspension in children has not been established. Please consult your doctor before giving Mac OS Suspension to children.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Corona House, Block C, Mondeal Business Park, Near Gurudwara,, S. G. Highway, Thaltej, Thaltej, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380059
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FAQs

Mac OS Suspension is used to treat peptic ulcers or gastrointestinal ulcers. It also treats hyperacidity, heartburn, indigestion, and gastritis (inflammation of the stomach).
Mac OS Suspension is a combination of two medicines: Sucralfate and Oxetacaine. Sucralfate is an antiulcers covers the damaged ulcer tissue in the stomach and protects it from acid or injury to facilitate healing. Oxetacaine is a local anesthetic that shows numbing effect provides fast relief from pain caused due to ulcers or acidic injury in the stomach.
If you miss a dose of Mac OS Suspension , take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it's almost time for the next dose, do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
Do not take Mac OS Suspension for longer durations unless prescribed by the doctor. Talk to your doctor if you do not feel better even after taking Mac OS Suspension for a few days.
Do not stop taking Mac OS Suspension without consulting your doctor. The stomach ulcer and duodenal ulcer tends to be recurrent disease. If you stop taking Mac OS Suspension , it will not influence the frequency or severity of future ulceration.
Do not take aspirin and ibuprofen as a pain killer while taking Mac OS Suspension unless your doctor says it to take. These pain killers increase the secretion of stomach acid and exaggerate gastrointestinal bleeding. Besides this, avoid acid-containing food/drinks, coffee, tea, carbonated drinks and vegetables like lemon, tomato etc.

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