Mucaine Gel Orange

Introduction

Mucaine Gel Orange is a prescription medicine that is used in the treatment of acidity, stomach ulcer and heartburn. It helps in relieving the symptoms of acidity and ulcers such as stomach pain, heartburn or irritation. It also neutralizes excessive acid in the stomach.

Mucaine Gel Orange is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Do not take it for more than the recommended duration as long-term administration may have harmful effects on the health.

The most common side effects are diarrhea, constipation, and allergic reaction. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. To overcome constipation, you should add fiber-rich foods in your diet and stay hydrated. Lifestyle modifications like having a fiber-rich diet, increase fluid intake and regular exercise can help you to get better results.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Mucaine Oral Gel

Side effects of Mucaine Oral Gel

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Mucaine

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Mucaine Oral Gel

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Mucaine Gel Orange is to be taken empty stomach.

How Mucaine Oral Gel works

Mucaine Gel Orange is a combination of three medicines: Oxetacaine, Aluminium Hydroxide, and Milk Of Magnesia. Oxetacaine is a local anesthetic that provides faster relief from pain due to ulcers or acidic injury in the stomach. Aluminium Hydroxide and Milk Of Magnesia are antacids that neutralize the excess acid in stomach.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Mucaine Gel Orange. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Mucaine Gel Orange during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Mucaine Gel Orange during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Mucaine Gel Orange alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mucaine Gel Orange is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mucaine Gel Orange may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Mucaine Gel Orange in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.