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What is Digene?

Digene Tablet is used for Acid indigestion, Bloating from excessive gas, Stomach upset, Heartburn, Stomach acid, Skin disorders and other conditions. Digene Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Digene Tablet works by absorbing into the skin; neutralizing the acids released in the stomach; neutralizing the acid in the stomach; providing relief from flatulence and preventing gastroesophageal reflux;
Abbott Health manufactures Digene Tablet.
Detailed information related to Digene Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Digene Tablet Uses

Digene Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
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Digene Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Digene Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
  • Absorbing into the skin.
  • Neutralizing the acids released in the stomach.
  • Neutralizing the acid in the stomach.
  • Providing relief from flatulence and preventing gastroesophageal reflux.

Digene Tablet - Composition and Active Ingredients

Digene Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Digene Tablet - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Digene Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
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Digene Tablet - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Digene Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

Digene Tablet - Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Digene Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Digene Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Acetaminophen
  • Capecitabine
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Clopidogrel
  • Dolutegravir dutrebis
  • Esomeprazole
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Digene Tablet - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Digene Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Digene Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
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Digene Tablet - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Digene Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    • Magnesium Aluminium Silicate: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Dried Aluminium Hydroxide: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Magnesium Hydroxide: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Activated Poly Di Methyl Siloxane: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Digene Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
    • Magnesium Aluminium Silicate: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Dried Aluminium Hydroxide: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Magnesium Hydroxide: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Activated Poly Di Methyl Siloxane: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Can Digene Tablet be used for acid indigestion and bloating from excessive gas?
    Yes, acid indigestion and bloating from excessive gas are among the most common reported uses for Digene Tablet. Please do not use Digene Tablet for acid indigestion and bloating from excessive gas without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Digene Tablet.
  • How long do I need to use Digene Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?
    all4insure.ru website users have reported same day and 1 day as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Digene Tablet. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Digene Tablet.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Digene Tablet?
    all4insure.ru website users have reported once a day and other as the most common frequency of using Digene Tablet. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Digene Tablet. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Digene Tablet.
  • Should I consume Digene Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?
    all4insure.ru website users have most commonly reported consuming Digene Tablet after food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Digene Tablet.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Digene Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Digene Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Digene Tablet

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 1, 2, 3, 4

Overdosage of Digene Tablet

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Digene Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 5, 6, 7

Storage of Digene Tablet

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Digene Tablet.
References: 8, 9, 10, 11

Expired Digene Tablet

  • Taking a single dose of expired Digene Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 12, 13

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

Questions - Digene Tablet

Digene does not cause any harm to the fetus. Digene contains Magnesium hydroxide, Aluminum hydroxide, and Simethicone in combination as its active ingredients. Digene is an antacid used to treat heartburn, work by neutralizing the stomach acid. It is a non-prescription drug.

A study published in 2010 in Journal of Canadian Family Physicians reported that Antacids, proton pump inhibitors, and histamine-2 receptor antagonists are safe to use for heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) during pregnancy. Another study also reported that Antacids containing calcium, magnesium, and aluminum does not cause any teratogenic effect in animal studies and these are recommended as first-line treatment for heartburn and acid reflux during pregnancy.

Most of the antacids are proven to be safe, but it may cause side effects during treatment of heartburn in pregnancy, such as diarrhea, constipation or muscle cramps, and may interfere with food absorption. Women taking Digene are advised to notify their gynaecologist if they become pregnant or intend to become pregnant during therapy or are breastfeeding an infant.

References
1. Law R, Maltepe C, Bozzo P, Einarson A. Treatment of heartburn and acid reflux associated with nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Can Fam Physician. 2010;56(2):143-4. URL: Accessed December 11, 2017
2. Dowswell T, Neilson JP. Interventions for heartburn in pregnancy. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008;(4):CD007065 URL: Accessed December 20, 2017
3. MedlinePlus Taking antacids URL: Accessed December 20, 2017
4. all4insure.ru Digene Tablet URL: http://all4insure.ru/digene-tablet Accessed December 20, 2017
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Digene does not cause any harm to the fetus. Digene contains Magnesium hydroxide, Aluminum hydroxide, and Simethicone in combination as its active ingredients. Digene is an antacid used to treat heartburn, work by neutralizing the stomach acid. It is a non-prescription drug.

A study published in 2010 in Journal of Canadian Family Physicians reported that Antacids, proton pump inhibitors, and histamine-2 receptor antagonists are safe to use for heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) during pregnancy. Another study also reported that Antacids containing calcium, magnesium, and aluminum does not cause any teratogenic effect in animal studies and these are recommended as first-line treatment for heartburn and acid reflux during pregnancy.

Most of the antacids are proven to be safe, but it may cause side effects during treatment of heartburn in pregnancy, such as diarrhea, constipation or muscle cramps, and may interfere with food absorption. Women taking Digene are advised to notify their gynaecologist if they become pregnant or intend to become pregnant during therapy or are breastfeeding an infant.

References
1. Law R, Maltepe C, Bozzo P, Einarson A. Treatment of heartburn and acid reflux associated with nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Can Fam Physician. 2010;56(2):143-4. URL: Accessed December 11, 2017
2. Dowswell T, Neilson JP. Interventions for heartburn in pregnancy. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008;(4):CD007065 URL: Accessed December 20, 2017
3. MedlinePlus Taking antacids URL: Accessed December 20, 2017
4. all4insure.ru Digene Tablet URL: http://all4insure.ru/digene-tablet Accessed December 20, 2017
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Digene does not cause any harm to the fetus. Digene contains Magnesium hydroxide, Aluminum hydroxide, and Simethicone in combination as its active ingredients. Digene is an antacid used to treat heartburn, work by neutralizing the stomach acid. It is a non-prescription drug.

A study published in 2010 in Journal of Canadian Family Physicians reported that Antacids, proton pump inhibitors, and histamine-2 receptor antagonists are safe to use for heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) during pregnancy. Another study also reported that Antacids containing calcium, magnesium, and aluminum does not cause any teratogenic effect in animal studies and these are recommended as first-line treatment for heartburn and acid reflux during pregnancy.

Most of the antacids are proven to be safe, but it may cause side effects during treatment of heartburn in pregnancy, such as diarrhea, constipation or muscle cramps, and may interfere with food absorption. Women taking Digene are advised to notify their gynaecologist if they become pregnant or intend to become pregnant during therapy or are breastfeeding an infant.

References
1. Law R, Maltepe C, Bozzo P, Einarson A. Treatment of heartburn and acid reflux associated with nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Can Fam Physician. 2010;56(2):143-4. URL: Accessed December 11, 2017
2. Dowswell T, Neilson JP. Interventions for heartburn in pregnancy. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008;(4):CD007065 URL: Accessed December 20, 2017
3. MedlinePlus Taking antacids URL: Accessed December 20, 2017
4. all4insure.ru Digene Tablet URL: http://all4insure.ru/digene-tablet Accessed December 20, 2017
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Digene does not cause any harm to the fetus. Digene contains Magnesium hydroxide, Aluminum hydroxide, and Simethicone in combination as its active ingredients. Digene is an antacid used to treat heartburn, work by neutralizing the stomach acid. It is a non-prescription drug.

A study published in 2010 in Journal of Canadian Family Physicians reported that Antacids, proton pump inhibitors, and histamine-2 receptor antagonists are safe to use for heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) during pregnancy. Another study also reported that Antacids containing calcium, magnesium, and aluminum does not cause any teratogenic effect in animal studies and these are recommended as first-line treatment for heartburn and acid reflux during pregnancy.

Most of the antacids are proven to be safe, but it may cause side effects during treatment of heartburn in pregnancy, such as diarrhea, constipation or muscle cramps, and may interfere with food absorption. Women taking Digene are advised to notify their gynaecologist if they become pregnant or intend to become pregnant during therapy or are breastfeeding an infant.

References
1. Law R, Maltepe C, Bozzo P, Einarson A. Treatment of heartburn and acid reflux associated with nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Can Fam Physician. 2010;56(2):143-4. URL: Accessed December 11, 2017
2. Dowswell T, Neilson JP. Interventions for heartburn in pregnancy. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008;(4):CD007065 URL: Accessed December 20, 2017
3. MedlinePlus Taking antacids URL: Accessed December 20, 2017
4. all4insure.ru Digene Tablet URL: http://all4insure.ru/digene-tablet Accessed December 20, 2017
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Digene does not cause any harm to the fetus. Digene contains Magnesium hydroxide, Aluminum hydroxide, and Simethicone in combination as its active ingredients. Digene is an antacid used to treat heartburn, work by neutralizing the stomach acid. It is a non-prescription drug.

A study published in 2010 in Journal of Canadian Family Physicians reported that Antacids, proton pump inhibitors, and histamine-2 receptor antagonists are safe to use for heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) during pregnancy. Another study also reported that Antacids containing calcium, magnesium, and aluminum does not cause any teratogenic effect in animal studies and these are recommended as first-line treatment for heartburn and acid reflux during pregnancy.

Most of the antacids are proven to be safe, but it may cause side effects during treatment of heartburn in pregnancy, such as diarrhea, constipation or muscle cramps, and may interfere with food absorption. Women taking Digene are advised to notify their gynaecologist if they become pregnant or intend to become pregnant during therapy or are breastfeeding an infant.

References
1. Law R, Maltepe C, Bozzo P, Einarson A. Treatment of heartburn and acid reflux associated with nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Can Fam Physician. 2010;56(2):143-4. URL: Accessed December 11, 2017
2. Dowswell T, Neilson JP. Interventions for heartburn in pregnancy. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008;(4):CD007065 URL: Accessed December 20, 2017
3. MedlinePlus Taking antacids URL: Accessed December 20, 2017
4. all4insure.ru Digene Tablet URL: http://all4insure.ru/digene-tablet Accessed December 20, 2017
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Digene Tablet - Packages and Strengths

Digene Tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
Digene Tablet - Packages: 50 Tablet, 12 Tablet, 9 Tablet
Digene Tablet - Strengths: 300MG+25MG+25MG, 300MG+50MG+25MG, 300MG+100MG+125MG

Digene Tablet - Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

Digene Tablet - Demographic Information

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  8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  9. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  10. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  11. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
  12. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  13. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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