FAQs ABOUT AVI DSR
Can AVI DSR cause diarrhoea?
Yes. AVI DSR can cause diarrhea in some individuals. Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids, oral electrolytes, and juices. Do not self-treat diarrhea if it persists for a longer period. Contact your doctor for advice.
Can AVI DSR cause acid reflux?
No. AVI DSR is used to treat Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and does not cause acid reflux. If you experience any unusual symptoms after taking AVI DSR, kindly consult your doctor.
Can AVI DSR cause kidney damage?
AVI DSR may rarely cause damage to your kidneys (Ex. interstitial nephritis). However, inform your doctor immediately if you experience any signs of kidney damage such as dark urine, blood in urine, painful urination, or lower abdominal discomfort during treatment with AVI DSR. Your doctor might reduce the dose or suggest an alternative therapy.
When and how should I take AVI DSR?
Take AVI DSR on an empty stomach or as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine as a whole and do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose of AVI DSR and duration of therapy for you, depending upon your age, body weight and health condition.
Can AVI DSR be used in children?
No. AVI DSR is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (below 18 years) due to lack of safety and effectiveness. Kindly consult child’s doctor if your child experiences any symptoms of gastro-esophageal reflux disease or peptic ulcer (such as nausea, vomiting, discomfort in upper stomach, stomach pain, heartburn, burping, etc).