Acical Plus Chewable Tablet For Hyperacidity And Flatulence - 30 Tabs Details

  • The best price of Acical Plus Chewable Tablet For Hyperacidity And Flatulence - 30 Tabs by ِAl Dawaa Pharmacies in Saudi Arabia is 7 SAR
  • The first appearance of this product was on Jul 15, 2020

ِAl Dawaa Pharmacies's Description

Product Name

  • Acical Chewable Tablets

Scientific Name

  • Dihydroxy Aluminum Sodium And Simethicone

Category Of Acical Chewable Tablets

  • Antacid

Mechanism Of Action Of antacid

  • The antacids act by neutralizing the acid in the stomach
  • Simethicone is anti-flatulent that changes surface tension of gas bubbles, allowing easier elimination of gas.

Therapeutic Indications Of Acical Chewable Tablets

  • Acid reflux, which can include regurgitation, bitter taste, persistent dry cough, pain when lying down, and trouble swallowing
  • Heartburn, which is a burning sensation in your chest or throat caused by acid reflux
  • Indigestion, which is a pain in your upper gut that can feel like gas or bloating
  • Peptic ulcer, which is a sore on the lining of your stomach, small intestine, or esophagus Swelling in abdomen
  • Heart burn
  • Painful pressure
  • Hiccups
  • Heartburn

Method Of Administration Of Acical Chewable Tablets

  • For oral administration, chew thoroughly before swallowing.
  • Adults including the elderly and children 12 years and over:
  • When symptoms occur take two to four tablets after meals and at bedtime up to four times a day.
  • Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
  • If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
  • If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
  • Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.

Undesirable Side Effects Of Acical Chewable Tablets

  • Diarrhea or constipation.
  • Flatulence (wind)
  • Stomach cramps.
  • Feeling sick or vomiting.
  • Tiredness or weakness
  • Nausea

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Precautions While Taking Acical Chewable Tablets

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.

Non-Pharmacological Treatments & Advice To Reduce Hyperacidity

  • Eat sparingly and slowly
  • Avoid certain foods that are more likely than others to trigger reflux, including mint, fatty foods, spicy foods, tomatoes, onions, garlic, coffee, tea and chocolate
  • Don't drink carbonated beverages, drink flat water instead of sparkling water.
  • Stay up after eating
  • Don't move too fast
  • Sleep on an incline
  • Lose weight
  • If you smoke, quit since Nicotine may relax the lower esophageal sphincter.
  • Check your medications: Some drugs including postmenopausal estrogen, tricyclic antidepressants, and anti-inflammatory painkillers can relax the sphincter, while others particularly bisphosphonates, which are taken to increase bone density, can irritate the esophagus.

Warnings & Special Precautions while Taking Acical Chewable Tablets

  • Do not take it if:
  1. You are allergic to any of the ingredients
  2. You have severe stomach problems
  3. You have an intolerance to some sugars
  • Use with caution if:
  1. You have heart, kidney or liver problems
  2. You have diabetes
  3. You need a laxative dose every day, or you have persistent abdominal pain, or if symptoms persist
  4. You are elderly or feel very weak
  5. You are on a controlled sodium diet
  6. You are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • It may interact with the following drugs and products:
  1. Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin) because the risk of their side effects may be increased
  2. Azole antifungals (eg, ketoconazole), bisphosphonates (eg, alendronate), cation exchange
  3. Resins (eg, sodium polystyrene sulfonate), cephalosporins (eg, cephalexin), mycophenolate,
  4. Penicillamine, quinolone antibiotics (eg, ciprofloxacin), or tetracyclines (eg, doxycycline)
  5. Because their effectiveness may be decreased.

Storage Conditions Of Acical Chewable Tablets

  • Store below 25°c
  • Don’t refrigerate
  • For your safety, discard any medicine remaining 6 months after opening the bottle.
  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.

For More Information About Antacid

  • Ask your physician or pharmacist
  • Visit Drugbank at Information About Antacid
  • Visit Drugs.com at Information About Antacid
  • SFDA website

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