FAQs ABOUT PEPTARD D
Can PEPTARD D cause diarrhoea?
Yes. PEPTARD D 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 PEPTARD D cause acid reflux?
No. PEPTARD D is used to treat Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and does not cause acid reflux. If you experience any unusual symptoms after taking PEPTARD D, kindly consult your doctor.
Can PEPTARD D cause kidney damage?
PEPTARD D 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 PEPTARD D. Your doctor might reduce the dose or suggest an alternative therapy.
When and how should I take PEPTARD D?
Take PEPTARD D 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 PEPTARD D and duration of therapy for you, depending upon your age, body weight and health condition.
Can PEPTARD D be used in children?
No. PEPTARD D 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).