Table of Contents
- What is Digene?
- Uses of Digene
- How does Digene work?
- How to take Digene?
- Digene Common Dosage
- When to Avoid Digene?
- Precautions While Taking Digene:
- Side-Effects of Digene:
- Drug Interactions to be Careful About
- Buyer’s Guide – Digene Composition, Variant and Price
- Substitutes of Digene
- FAQs – 10 Important Questions Answered about Digene
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1What is Digene?
It is predominantly used as a gastric acid neutralizer and helps in managing indigestion, bloating and provides relief in irritable bowel movements. Stomach cramps and constipation are the common side effects of this drug. Digene syrup should never be used in cases of gastrointestinal bleeding, appendicitis and intestinal blockage.
Digene Composition: Aluminium hydroxide 830mg + Magnesium hydroxide 185mg +
Simethicone 50mg + Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose 100mg.
Manufactured By: Abbott.
Prescription: Not required, available as over the counter drug (OTC)
Form: Syrup, Sachets, Gels and Tablets
Price: Rs. 108.85 for 200 ml Syrup.
Expiry/Shelf Life: 24 months from the date of manufacturing
Type of Drug: Digestive+ laxative + Antacids + Antireflux agents