PANKREOFLAT TABLET 10'S


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DIMETHICONE 80MG+PANCREATIN 170MG
By ABBOTT INDIA LTD
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Drug Information

What is Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination used for?

Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination tablet is used for the treatment of digestive problems.

Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination work?

In Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination, Dimethicone belongs to the class of drugs called anti-bloating agents. The drug acts by inhibiting the formation of mucus around the gas pockets in the gastrointestinal tract. Thus, it causes belching and relieves gastric distress.

Pancreatin belongs to the class of drugs called digestive enzymes. The drug acts hydrolysing certain components required for the proper digestion of food.

How to take Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the tablet Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.

If you miss a dose of Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination, please take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

What are the drugs that interact with Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination?

Drugs that interact with Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination include the following:

  • Acarbose
  • Acetaminophen
  • Caffeine
  • Docusate
  • Folic acid
  • Levonorgestrel
  • Magnesium hydroxide
  • Omeprazole
  • Quinapril
  • Simethicone

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination?

The following are the most common side effects of Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination:

  • Irritation in the mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Increased thirst
  • Increased hunger
  • Increased urination

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Sweating
  • Anxiety
  • Confusion
  • Slurred speech
  • Severe dizziness

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination?

  • Avoid taking the medicine if you are allergic to Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination or similar drugs.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Avoid Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Do not stop taking the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.

You are advised not to take Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of heart, liver or kidney diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

Frequently Asked Questions about Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination

  1. How should Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination be stored?
  2. Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination should be stored at room temperature, away from heat, light and moisture.                        

  3. How long can I take Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination?
  4. Take Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination for a prescribed duration of time as recommended by your doctor.

  5. Is it safe to alter the dose of Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination?
  6. No. It is advised not to alter the dose of Dimethicone + Pancreatin combination unless recommended by the doctor.

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