Ranispas NF 10mg/10mg Tablet

Introduction

Ranispas NF 10mg/10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity-related abdominal pain. It works effectively to reduce abdominal pain, bloating, discomfort and cramps by relaxing the muscles of the stomach and gut. It also neutralizes excessive acid in the stomach and relieves indigestion or heartburn.

Ranispas NF 10mg/10mg Tablet is taken with or 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.

The most common side effects are nausea, diarrhea, constipation, flatulence, headache, dryness in mouth, blurred vision, and nervousness. 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. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your drowsiness.

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 Ranispas NF Tablet

  • Abdominal pain

Side effects of Ranispas NF Tablet

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 Ranispas NF

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Sleepiness
  • Nervousness

How to use Ranispas NF Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ranispas NF 10mg/10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ranispas NF Tablet works

Ranispas NF 10mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Omeprazole and dicyclomine. Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn. Dicyclomine is an antispasmodic which works by relaxing the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms). In doing this, it relieves cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Ranispas NF 10mg/10mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ranispas NF 10mg/10mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ranispas NF 10mg/10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Ranispas NF 10mg/10mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Ranispas NF 10mg/10mg Tablet may cause dizziness and visual disturbances. This may affect your driving ability.

Kidney

CAUTION
Ranispas NF 10mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ranispas NF 10mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CAUTION
Ranispas NF 10mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ranispas NF 10mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.