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Background and Date of Approval

Zingiber Officinale is a dietary supplement drug developed by the U.S. Food And Drug Administration and initially approved for treating hyperacidity and gastritis.

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Zingiber Officinale is believed to have a soothing effect on the stomach. It may help relax the gastrointestinal muscles, which can be beneficial for individuals experiencing discomfort due to excessive stomach acid. This relaxation can help reduce the burning sensation and pain associated with hyperacidity.

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Zingiber Officinale is used traditionally to manage hyperacidity and gastritis. Ginger promotes stomach emptying, which can be beneficial for individuals with slow digestion or delayed gastric emptying. This effect may reduce the discomfort associated with hyperacidity.

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Take the Zingiber Officinale as your physician advises. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the tablet if your doctor advises you to stop.

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Individuals with known allergies to ginger or related plants (such as turmeric or cardamom) should avoid consuming Zingiber Officinale, as they may experience allergic reactions.  While ginger is known for its digestive benefits, some individuals with sensitive stomachs may experience gastrointestinal discomfort or heartburn when consuming this drug, particularly in high doses. If you experience any adverse effects, discontinue use and seek medical advice.


This drug is not recommended for children without the guidance of a pediatrician. It's necessary to ensure that any supplements or remedies are suitable for a child's age and weight. Pregnant or breastfeeding individuals and those taking medications should consult their physician before consuming large quantities of ginger supplements.

Side Effects

The side effects known to occur commonly during the treatment with Zingiber Officinale are heavy menstrual bleeding, heartburn, gas, and bloating.

Word Of Advice

While Zingiber Officinale is generally considered safe for most people, it can cause mild side effects like heartburn or stomach upset in some individuals. To minimize the risk of these side effects, choose fresh and high-quality ginger when possible, as older or lower-quality ginger may be spicier and more likely to irritate.

Frequently Asked Question


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The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice; it is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you are eligible to receive this treatment.