Acikair consists of Aluminum Hydroxide, Dimethicone, activated, Magnesium Hydroxide. |
Aluminum Hydroxide - This medication is used to treat the symptoms of too much stomach acid such as stomach upset, heartburn, and acid indigestion. Acikair (Aluminum Hydroxide) is an antacid that works quickly to lower the acid in the stomach. Liquid antacids usually work faster/better than tablets or capsules. This medication works only on existing acid in the stomach. It does not prevent acid production. It may be used alone or with other medications that lower acid production (e.g., H2 blockers such as cimetidine / ranitidine and proton pump inhibitors such as omeprazole ). OTHER USES: This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional. Acikair (Aluminum Hydroxide) is also used to lower phosphate levels in certain kidney conditions (usually in capsule form).
Magnesium Hydroxide - A small colorless crystal used as an anticonvulsant, a cathartic, and an electrolyte replenisher in the treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. It causes direct inhibition of action potentials in myometrial muscle cells. Excitation and contraction are uncoupled, which decreases the frequency and force of contractions. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1083)
Indication: Used for immediate control of life-threatening convulsions in the treatment of severe toxemias (pre-eclampsia and eclampsia) of pregnancy and in the treatment of acute nephritis in children. Also indicated for replacement therapy in Acikair (Magnesium Hydroxide) deficiency, especially in acute hypomagnesemia accompanied by signs of tetany similar to those of hypocalcemia. Also used in uterine tetany as a myometriat relaxant.
Acikair (Magnesium Hydroxide) sulfate is a small colorless crystal used as an anticonvulsant, a cathartic, and an electrolyte replenisher in the treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. It causes direct inhibition of action potentials in myometrial muscle cells. Excitation and contraction are uncoupled, which decreases the frequency and force of contractions. Acikair (Magnesium Hydroxide) sulfate is gaining popularity as an initial treatment in the management of various dysrhythmias, particularly torsades de pointes, and dyrhythmias secondary to TCA overdose or digitalis toxicity.
Acikair pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs, medications or other health care products:
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Acikair available forms, composition, doses:
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Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a drug. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the drug stable.
Doses are various strengths of the drug like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each drug comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease. The below information contains the forms, composition, doses of Acikair drug.
- Suspension; Oral; Aluminum Hydroxide 250 mg; Dimethicone, activated 15 mg; Magnesium Hydroxide 250 mg / 15 ml
Acikair destination | category:
Destination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so. The below information contains the destination, category of Acikair drug.
- Antacids, antireflux agents and antiulcerants
Acikair indications and usages, anatomical therapeutic chemical and diseases classification codes:
A drug is classified depending on the organ or system it acts[Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the drug. A drug can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code. The below information contains the Indications and usages, anatomical therapeutic chemical and diseases classification codes of Acikair drug.
- A02AF - Antacids with antiflatulents
Acikair pharmaceutical companies, researchers, developers, manufacturers, distributors and suppliers:
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Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug. The below information contains the information about Pharmaceutical companies and Researchers involved in the development of Acikair drug.
Acikair - Frequently asked Questions
Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Acikair?
Depending on the reaction of the Acikair after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Acikair not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.
Is Acikair addictive or habit forming?
Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.
Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.
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