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Dosage & Use
What Is the Right
Dosage of Eno?
When would I use ENO?
ENO powder is used to relieve acidity and heartburn."
What is the right dose of ENO powder for me?
If you are an adult, or a child who is at least 12 years old, the correct dose is to simply dissolve 1 sachet or one spoonful of powder (5gm) in 150 ml of water. if you feel that you need it again, you may take a second dose after 2-3 hours, but you should not take ENO powder more than two times a day. Minimum dosing interval: 2 hours."
How long should I keep taking ENO?
Do not take ENO powder consistently for more than 14 days in a row. If your symptoms persist or worsen, please consult your doctor."
How do I take ENO powder?
Simply dissolve the contents of 1 sachet or one spoonful of powder (5gm), in a glass of water (~150ml) and drink."
Should I drink the ENO solution immediately, while the bubbles are still there?
It is recommended you consume ENO powder as soon as it has completely dissolved in the water."
Does ENO solution lose effectiveness if I wait to drink it until the bubbles settle down?
There is no effect on ENO powder’s overall performance against the symptoms of acidity in such a case, but you may miss out on the gas and pressure-relieving burp that helps with the feeling of bloating."
Should I mix ENO powder with cold or room-temperature water?
If you have the option, ENO powder should be mixed with room-temperature water."
Will ENO powder help to prevent my acidity?
No, ENO powder does not prevent acidity. ENO provides fast relief of the symptoms of acidity once it occurs."
Will ENO powder provide me with relief in 6 seconds?
ENO powder starts to work on the acid in your stomach in just 6 seconds. This does not imply relief as it depends on a lot of factors, and the timing of it will vary from person to person."
Can I give ENO powder to my children?
ENO powder is indicated for adults and children who are at least 12-years-old."
What warnings and precautions should I be aware of before taking ENO powder?
- Do not exceed the stated dose.
- Do not take this medicine for more than 14 days in a row.
- If your symptoms persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
- This product reduces the acidity of your stomach and may interfere with how other medications are absorbed; therefore please take other medications at a different time of the day.
Consult your doctor before taking this product if you have any medical condition, are taking any medicines and/or are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Can I mix ENO powder with other liquids, like fruit juice, instead of water?
Please use ENO powder as directed on the product label. Dissolve 1 sachet or one spoonful of powder (5gm) of ENO in a glass of water (~150ml). Mixing the product with other liquids may alter the product’s properties.
Can I take ENO powder if I’m pregnant?
Consult your doctor before taking ENO if you are pregnant or breastfeeding."
What should I do if I have taken more than the recommended dose of ENO powder?
In the event of an overdose, seek immediate medical attention."
Can I continue to use ENO powder past the expiration date on the package?
Do not use ENO powder if it is past its expiration date."
Can I use ENO powder if it has solidified?
No. ENO powder should be free flowing when you use it and should not be used if it has solidified."
Is ENO powder a vegetarian product?
Yes, ENO is a vegetarian product. It has no contact with any ingredient of animal origin from its raw materials stage, through product manufacturing."
Should ENO powder be taken with or without food?
ENO powder should be taken when symptoms occur. The interaction of ENO with food has not been studied."
Can young children suffering from heartburn have ENO?
ENO is recommended to be used by adults and children aged 12 years and over."
Can I Take ENO if I Have an Existing Medical Condition?
Can I still take ENO powder if I have a medical condition?
Do not take ENO powder if you have any of the following medical conditions:
- If you have liver, heart, or kidney problems
- If you suffer from high blood pressure
- If you have an allergy to any of the ingredients in ENO
- If you are on a low sodium diet
Consult your doctor before taking this product if you have any medical condition, are taking any medicines and/or are pregnant or breastfeeding."
Can I take ENO powder when I am taking other medications?
This product reduces the acidity of your stomach and may interfere with how other medications are absorbed; therefore please take other medications at a different time of the day. Consult your doctor before using this product if you are taking any other medicines."
Can I take ENO powder when I have stomach pain?
ENO powder is indicated for the symptomatic relief of heartburn, acid indigestion, sour stomach, and upset stomach due to these symptoms. Consult your doctor before using this product if you have any medical condition."
Can a heart patient consume ENO?
Patients with heart problems should not consume ENO."
Can ENO be consumed by a diabetic?
Consult your doctor before taking ENO if you are diabetic or have other existing medical conditions."
What Are the ENO Products?
What flavors of ENO powder are available?
ENO Fruit Salt is available in lemon, regular, cola, orange and ajwain flavors."
Why is ENO powder called fruit salt?
ENO Fruit Salt is just a brand name. Historically in ENO, instead of nimbukamlam, tartaric acid was used, which was sourced from grapes and hence probably it was called fruit salt."
Is ENO powder better than other antacids?
Lab studies have shown ENO powder gets to work faster than leading liquids and tablet brands."