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    Acid Reducers

    Acid reducers are used for the treatment of various gastrointestinal conditions like:

    • Peptic ulcer disease
    • Dyspepsia
    • Prevention of stress ulcers
    • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)

    Acid reducers are also known as H2 receptor antagonists. The H2 blockers are required to be taken by mouth, although some of the injectable forms are also available. The H2 blockers work by blocking the action of histamines on the parietal cells of the stomach and thereby decreasing the amount of acid produced by the parietal cells present on the wall of the stomach. Thus, the stomach juices are made less irritating. It relieves the symptoms of burning sensation in the stomach and esophagus.

    Causes of Stomach problems:

    There are avarious causes of stomach problems. Common causes of acid reflux and other gastritis problems of stomach:

    • Several food items are there that can cause stomach abnormalities like citrus, tomatoes, chocolates, garlic, onion and spicy foods
    • Being too much overweight
    • Eating large quantities of food specially spicy food
    • Drinking too much of alcoholic beverages and caffeinated drinks like coffee or tea
    • Being pregnant
    • Taking aspirin, ibuprofen and certain blood pressure medications
    • Too much smoking
    • Signs of stomach acidity and gaseous troubles of stomach:
    • Some of the common symtoms of acid reflux are as follows:
    • Bloating
    • Heart burn
    • Hiccups
    • Nausea
    • Weight loss
    • Wheezing
    • Dry cough
    • Hoarseness or sore throat
    • Rigurtition

    You may or may not feel all of the symptoms but most of these symptoms are commonly felt by a patient suffering from stomach ailments.

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    ACILOC 300mg Tablet 20's

    What is Ranitidine? Ranitidine is a histamine-2 blocker drug and belongs to a family of drugs called histamine-2 blockers. This acid reducer drug functions by lowering the natural production of acid in the stomach. Ranitidine is available as various brands across the globe, some of which are Zantac and Aciloc (made by Candila). Ranitidine is an acid reducer which is used to primarily treat and prevent stomach and intestinal ulcers. It is also used to treat conditions characterized by excessive acid production in the stomach like Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Ranitidine may be given in people who have gastro-esophageal reflux disease or GERD and other conditions in which the stomach acid flows into the esophagus and causes heartburn. Ranitidine may also be used for conditions not mentioned here.
    £7.49
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    FAMOCID 20mg Tablet 14's

    About the drug: Famotidine is a histamine-2 blocker drug and belongs to a family of drugs called histamine-2 blockers. This drug functions by lowering the natural production of acid in the stomach. Famotidine is available under various brands across the globe.
    £6.60
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    ACILOC 150mg Tablet 30's

    About the drug: Ranitidine is a histamine-2 blocker drug and belongs to a family of drugs called histamine-2 blockers. Ranitidine is available under various brand names across the globe. Uses of the drug: Ranitidine is an acid reducer which is used to primarily treat and prevent stomach and intestinal ulcers. It is also used to treat conditions characterized by excessive acid production in the stomach like Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Ranitidine may be given to people who have gastro-esophageal reflux disease or GERD and other conditions in which the stomach acid flows into the esophagus and causes heartburn. Ranitidine may also be used for conditions not mentioned here.
    £7.37
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    VOMISTOP 10mg Tablet 10's

    About the drug: Domperidone is a drug that expedites the mobilization of food through the esophagus, stomach, and gut. Hailing from a family of drugs known as anti-emetics, it acts as a dopamine agonist and facilitates your digestion by sending your food to its correct destination. Mostly, this medicine is used to cure indigestion related problems such as nausea, vomiting, belching, and a bloated stomach, breaking wind after eating, and fullness during or after meals
    £7.18