Nodosis Tablet is an antacid used in the treatment of indigestion, metabolic acidosis and used as an alkalinizing agent. It acts as a buffer that helps neutralize excess acid and restore a healthier pH level in the body.
Nodosis Tablet relieves irritation by producing carbon dioxide which neutralizes the acid present in the stomach. It also increases the pH of blood and urine, thereby correcting acid indigestion, heartburn. Additionally, it helps in the removal of toxic substances from the body in certain types of poisoning.
Nodosis Tablet may be taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Excessive intake may cause electrolyte imbalance leading to unwanted side effects. 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.
It is important to consult a doctor before taking Nodosis Tablet if you are suffering from stomach and kidney disease. Let your doctor also know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.
BENEFITS OF NODOSIS TABLET
In Treatment of Indigestion
Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort or a burning sensation in the upper part of your stomach. It also causes stomach pain and a feeling of fullness. Nodosis Tablet treats indigestion and thus gives relief from its symptoms by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach. Nodosis Tablet also gives relief from excess gas by breaking trapped gas and allows its easy passage. Take Nodosis Tablet as prescribed by the doctor. Think about what foods trigger indigestion and try to avoid them; eat smaller, more frequent meals; try to lose weight if you are overweight, and try to find ways to relax. Avoid eating within 3-4 hours of going to bed.
In Treatment of Alkalinizing agent
Alkalinizing agents are medicines used to manage disorders associated with low pH. Nodosis Tablet is used to treat metabolic acidosis (a condition where there is too much acid in the body) due to kidney failure. It helps restore the lost electrolyte balance and raises the pH of the urine and blood. This prevents complications that may arise due to metabolic acidosis such as osteoporosis, kidney damage, weakening of muscles, fatigue etc. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the most benefit.
In Treatment of Metabolic acidosis
Metabolic acidosis occurs when the body accumulates too much acid or loses too much base, leading to a disrupted pH level. Nodosis Tablet acts as a buffer that helps neutralize excess acid and restore a healthier pH level. This prevents further complications related to the acidosis, such as organ dysfunction and electrolyte imbalances. This way it supports the proper functioning of various bodily systems and promotes overall health.
HOW TO USE NODOSIS 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. Nodosis Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW NODOSIS TABLET WORKS
Nodosis Tablet works primarily by providing a source of bicarbonate ions to the body. Nodosis Tablet neutralizes the acidity in stomach, providing relief from the discomfort of acid reflux or heartburn. It can help temporarily increase the pH of the blood, making it less acidic. This property can be useful in certain medical situations, such as metabolic acidosis, where the body becomes too acidic due to conditions like kidney dysfunction or severe dehydration. Nodosis Tablet may also help in cases where the urine needs to be less acidic, such as when trying to promote the excretion of certain drugs or when managing certain urinary tract conditions.
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Nodosis Tablet.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nodosis 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.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Nodosis Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Nodosis Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Nodosis Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nodosis Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Nodosis Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nodosis Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
INTERACTION WITH DRUGS
- ETHACRYNIC ACID
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE NODOSIS TABLET?
If you miss a dose of Nodosis Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
SIDE EFFECTS OF NODOSIS 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 Nodosis
- Increased sodium level in blood
- Brain swelling
- Decreased potassium level in blood
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.
Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.