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Gelusil Syrup

Gelusil syrup is an antacid containing a mixture of Aluminum hydroxide with Dimethicone and Magnesium hydroxide. It is used to provide quick relief from acidity, heartburn, and gas. Aluminum hydroxide acts as an antacid for neutralizing the increase in stomach acid. Dimethicone is used as an antiflatulent for releasing gas. Magnesium hydroxide serves as a laxative by increasing the water in the intestine.

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I feel stomach issues without food, in the morning. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,The stomach blossoms without food, even in the morning. It is felt more in the upper part of the stomach.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to the You can have a gas problem due to functional indigestion. I suggest you take gelusil MPS like syrup before bedtime for one week. It is advisable to take Rabeprazole like antacid for the week also. If there is no improvement than USG abdomen scan should be done for ...  Read Full »

Is it good to take the tablet Doxinate throughout pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 13 weeks and 5 days pregnant at present. She vomits in the mornings, and she has continuous light stomach pain. Once or twice a day, she has intense stomach pain for 5 to 7 minutes. She takes¬†Doxinate tablet once a day. Is this type of pain common in pregnancy? Can she take...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to How are you doing? Usually, vomiting during pregnancy lasts till 12 to 16 weeks maximum. She can keep having Doxinate (Doxylamine succinate and Pyridoxine hydrochloride), 2 to 4 times a day. It is safe in pregnancy. Gelusil or Mucaine gel is safer and better alternative, ...  Read Full »

I have had a sharp pain in my upper abdomen and the left side of my stomach for the past three days. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing pain in my upper abdomen and the left side of my stomach for the past three days. I have frequent sharp pains that are extremely uncomfortable to handle. I also have a sore throat and keep getting headaches. I am currently taking Prozac. What could be the cause o...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query, and I can understand your concern. The cause of your condition could be acidity or gastritis. Do you have nausea, bloating, burping, pain during food intake, sour feelings in the throat, or chest burning? If present, they are indicative of ga...  Read Full »

Is endoscopy needed for constant burping?

Query: Hello doctor, My son took Accutane to treat his acne and stop taking the same. His acne is gone but he said he started having burping sometime after he took Accutane, mostly every day in the morning and whenever he eats. To prevent his burping he does not eat much. He does not feel bloated nor pa...  Read Full »

Dr. Mian Shah Yousaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for providing a detailed history of your son. This excessive burping usually occurs due to aerophagia. Patient is usually not aware of it and they swallow a lot of air during eating or drinking. We normally swallow a little air and we sometimes have one or two...  Read Full »

My son has indigestion and vomiting after taking foods from outside. Can it be due to gastritis?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 21 years old. He suffers from indigestion and vomiting for the past one and a half months. It got started suddenly after eating foods from outside. I consulted a doctor and he did an endoscopy. He was diagnosed with erosive pan gastritis and prescribed Pan for one month. He feel...  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Dhaniram Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Vomiting in gastritis occurs due to infection. Avoid eating foods outside. It is good to eat homemade bland food. I suggest your son to take Gelusil (Aluminium hydroxide, Magnesium hydroxide and Simethicone) syrup two tablespoons daily after food for five days. Try to tak...  Read Full »

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