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Avrocid

My Dr & I | Avrocid Suspension

What is Avrocid?

It is used to relieve symptoms of excess stomach acid. It is available on Drugstore Nigeria, an Online Pharmacy in Lagos.

Uses

It is used for the treatment and relief of too much stomach acid, heartburn, peptic ulcer, sour stomach, flatulence, gastroesophageal reflux, retinal detachment, acid indigestion, stomach upset, and feelings of discomfort in the stomach.

Dosage

Use as prescribed by a physician.

Side Effects

Possible side effects include Nausea, Diarrhea, Headache, and Constipation.

Serious side effects include Dizziness, Slow breathing, Irregular heartbeat, Mood swings, Deep sleep, Abdominal pain, Pain with urination, Black/tarry stools, and Fainting.

Precautions

Before taking this drug, let your doctor know if you’re allergic to Simethicone, Aluminum hydroxide, or Magnesium. Inform your doctor about any other health conditions or medications you’re on.

Interactions

Let your doctor know about any other medication you’re on, because antacids may interfere with the absorption of some other drugs.

Are Liquid antacids better than tablets?

Liquid antacids are said to work faster than tablets.

How long does it take for a liquid antacid to work?

Liquid antacids take effect instantly but work best if taken 30 minutes before eating. 

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