Aciran is used in the following conditions:

  • Reduce the production of stomach acid
  • Heartburn
  • Acid indigestion
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Prevent and treat stomach ulcers caused by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or the bacteria Helicobacter pylori.
This medicine may be recommended for different uses. Approach your physician or pharmacist for more information.

Do not use Aciran in people with the following conditions:

  • Allergy: If you have a known allergy or hypersensitivity to Aciran or any other H2 blockers, it is important to avoid taking this medication.
  • Porphyria: Aciran may exacerbate the symptoms of porphyria, a group of rare genetic disorders that affect the production of heme, a component of hemoglobin. It is crucial to discuss this condition with your healthcare provider before using Aciran.
  • Kidney or liver impairment: If you have significant kidney or liver impairment, your healthcare provider may need to adjust the dosage of Aciran or consider alternative treatment options.
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding: The safety of Aciran during pregnancy and breastfeeding has not been established, and it is recommended to consult with your healthcare provider before using it in these situations.

Aciran may have the following side effects:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Abdominal pain or discomfort
  • Rash or allergic reactions (rare)
  • Fatigue or weakness

Keep in mind that your physician has recommended this drug since he or she has known that the advantage to you is more noteworthy than the risk of adverse reactions. Many individuals utilizing this medicine don’t have serious side effects.

A serious allergy to this medication is uncommon. In any case, seek emergency medical help if you see any manifestations of a serious allergic response, including a rash, tingling or swelling particularly of the face or tongue or throat, dizziness or difficulty in breathing.

This is not a complete list of side effects. If you see other effects not recorded above, contact your physician or pharmacist.


Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Kidney or liver problems: If you have kidney or liver problems, your healthcare provider may need to adjust your Aciran dosage or monitor you more closely during treatment.
  • Porphyria: If you have porphyria, a group of rare genetic disorders affecting the production of heme, Aciran should be used with caution. It is important to discuss your condition with your healthcare provider to determine if Aciran is suitable for you.
  • Respiratory conditions: Individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma should exercise caution when taking Aciran, as it may cause respiratory symptoms to worsen.
  • Gastric cancer: Aciran is not intended for the treatment of gastric cancer. If you suspect or have been diagnosed with gastric cancer, your healthcare provider will determine the appropriate treatment plan.
  • Other medical conditions: Always inform your healthcare provider about any other medical conditions you have, such as diabetes, immune system disorders, or blood disorders. They can evaluate the potential risks and benefits of Aciran in your specific case.

Prior to taking this medicine, tell your physician or pharmacist if you are allergic to it, or if you have some other hypersensitivities. This drug may contain inert ingredients which can cause unfavorable side effects or different issues. Talk with your pharmacist for more information.


Aciran may interact with the following medicines:

  • Antacids: Taking Aciran with antacids may decrease the effectiveness of Aciran. It is recommended to wait at least 2 hours between taking Aciran and antacids.
  • Warfarin and other blood thinners: Aciran may increase the effects of blood thinners, leading to an increased risk of bleeding. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your dosage or monitor you more closely if you are taking blood thinners.
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs): Aciran may interact with NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen or naproxen, increasing the risk of stomach bleeding. Your healthcare provider may recommend additional measures to protect your stomach if you need to take both medications.
  • Certain antifungal medications: Some antifungal medications, like ketoconazole or itraconazole, may interact with Aciran. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust the dosage or monitor you more closely if you are taking these medications together.
  • Certain HIV medications: Certain HIV medications, such as atazanavir or delavirdine, may have reduced effectiveness when taken with Aciran.

It is important to discuss this with your healthcare provider if you are taking HIV medications.

Inform your physician about the drugs you take including over-the-counter medications, prescribed drugs, supplements and vitamins.

This is not a complete list of drug interactions. Approach your physician or pharmacist for more details.

The effects of certain medications can change if you consume different medications or herbal products simultaneously. This can build your risk for side effects or may cause your drugs not to work effectively. These interactions are conceivable, yet don’t generally happen. Your physician or pharmacist can prevent or oversee interactions by changing how you utilize your prescriptions or by close checking.

While utilizing this drug, don’t start, stop, or change the dose of other medicines you are using without your physician’s advice.

If you suspect an overdose, contact your doctor right away.

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