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Ultracid Suspension 200 ml

Ultracid Suspension 200 ml

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

Obsurge Biotech Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Ultracid Suspension

Ultracid 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.

Ultracid 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 Ultracid Suspension an hour before a meal or without a meal for its best results. Your doctor will advise you on how often you take Ultracid 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 Ultracid 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 Ultracid 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 Ultracid Suspension . Ultracid Suspension should not be given to children as safety has not been established. Try not to stop taking Ultracid Suspension of your own. Stopping a sudden intake of Ultracid Suspension will not influence the frequency or severity of future ulceration. Avoid taking aluminium and magnesium-containing antacids with Ultracid Suspension . Aluminium-containing antacids and Ultracid Suspension could lead to constipation and intestinal obstruction, whereas magnesium-containing antacids might cause diarrhoea.  Avoid consuming alcohol along with Ultracid Suspension as it could lead to increased acidity.

Uses of Ultracid Suspension

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

Medicinal Benefits

Ultracid Suspension belongs to a group of anti-ulcerants used to treat acidity, heartburn, gas and stomach ulcers. Ultracid 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 Ultracid 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 Ultracid Suspension as it can reduce the effectiveness of this medicine.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Ultracid Suspension

  • Constipation

  • Dizziness

  • Sleepiness

  • Dry Mouth

  • Nausea

Drug Warnings

You should avoid taking Ultracid Suspension if you are allergic to Ultracid Suspension or other ingredients present in it.  Inform your doctor before taking Ultracid 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 Ultracid Suspension to elderly patients. Sucralfate in Ultracid 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 Ultracid 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 Ultracid Suspension . Avoid consuming alcohol along with Ultracid Suspension as it could lead to increased acidity. 

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Ultracid 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 Ultracid Suspension may cause dehydration and elevate the level of stomach acid thereby decreasing Ultracid Suspension efficacy.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Before taking Ultracid Suspension it is better to inform your doctor if you have any kidney or liver disease as a dose of Ultracid 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 Ultracid Suspension for 4-5 weeks, please consult your doctor.  Do not take Ultracid Suspension for more than 8 weeks. 

  • Sucralfate in Ultracid Suspension contains aluminium, so if you are a kidney patient, let your doctor know about this before taking Ultracid 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 Ultracid Suspension may cause dehydration and elevate the level of stomach acid thereby decreasing Ultracid Suspension efficacy.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Ultracid 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 Ultracid Suspension affects breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor, before taking Ultracid Suspension . your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.

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Driving

Caution

Ultracid 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

Ultracid 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 Ultracid 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 Ultracid 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 Ultracid Suspension in children has not been established. Please consult your doctor before giving Ultracid Suspension to children.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

101-102 District Centre, Laxmi Nagar Delhi : 110092, India
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FAQs

Ultracid Suspension is used to treat peptic ulcers or gastrointestinal ulcers. It also treats hyperacidity, heartburn, indigestion, and gastritis (inflammation of the stomach).
Ultracid 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 Ultracid 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 Ultracid Suspension for longer durations unless prescribed by the doctor. Talk to your doctor if you do not feel better even after taking Ultracid Suspension for a few days.
Do not stop taking Ultracid Suspension without consulting your doctor. The stomach ulcer and duodenal ulcer tends to be recurrent disease. If you stop taking Ultracid Suspension , it will not influence the frequency or severity of future ulceration.
Do not take aspirin and ibuprofen as a pain killer while taking Ultracid 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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