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Aldepraz 40 MG Injection

Manufactured byAlde Medi Impex Ltd.
ContainsPantoprazole
Description

Aldepraz 40 MG Injection is a proton pump inhibitor used in the treatment of stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other acidity-related disorders. It decreases the acid produced in the stomach and helps in promoting healing of ulcers

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Aldepraz 40 MG Injection

  • Headache
  • Altered sense of taste
  • Runny Nose and Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Skin Rash
  • Anorexia
  • Injection site Thrombophlebitis

Uses of Aldepraz 40 MG Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Erosive Esophagitis
  • Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease
  • Helicobacter pylori Infection
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
  • Gastro-duodenal ulcers
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    Aldepraz 40 MG Injection is rapidly absorbed from the gastro-intestinal tract and reaches its peak levels after 2 to 2.5 hours of oral administration.
  • Duration of effect
    Aldepraz 40 MG Injection remains active in the body for up to 24 hours after the administration of the dose.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is considered safe for consumption by pregnant women. However, discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Aldepraz 40 MG Injection or any other drug of the same group, i.e. Benzimidazoles.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is considered safe for consumption by pregnant women. However, discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Allergic Reactions

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Aldepraz 40 MG Injection or any other drug of the same group, i.e. benzimidazoles since it may cause severe allergic reactions. This risk is especially higher if the drug is administered intravenously.

Heartburn

Aldepraz 40 MG Injection does not give instant relief from heartburn. Hence, it is not effective in treating acute heartburn symptoms.

Liver Disease

Aldepraz 40 MG Injection should be used with caution in patients with active liver diseases or a history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Bone Fractures

Use of high doses of Aldepraz 40 MG Injection for a prolonged duration may increase the risk of bone fractures. This risk is especially higher in the elderly population and in women. Appropriate calcium and vitamin D supplementation may be required in some cases to reduce this risk.

Vitamin B-12 Deficiency

Long-term treatment with Aldepraz 40 MG Injection may decrease the absorption of Vitamin B12 in the body. This may cause vitamin B12 deficiency and associated symptoms. Appropriate vitamin B12 supplementation may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Oral forms: The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already the time for your next scheduled dose. Injection: Since Aldepraz 40 MG Injection injection is usually administered by a qualified healthcare professional in a clinical setting, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.

Overdose

Oral forms: Seek emergency medical treatment or contact your doctor in case of an overdose. Injection: Since this medicine is usually administered in the hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Ketoconazole

Methotrexate

Warfarin

Nelfinavir

Digoxin

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

Aldepraz 40 MG Injection should be used with caution in patients with a history of liver diseases or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Osteoporosis

Aldepraz 40 MG Injection should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of osteoporosis due to the increased risk of fractures. This risk is especially higher with a high dose and prolonged use. Appropriate dose adjustments, clinical monitoring, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Hypomagnesemia

Aldepraz 40 MG Injection should be used with caution in patients who are prone to magnesium imbalances since it increases the risk of low magnesium levels. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Regular monitoring of magnesium levels, appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)

You may get a false-positive result for this test while taking this medicine. It is advised that you inform the doctor and the lab technician about all your current medicines including herbs and supplements before undergoing any lab tests. An alternative lab test may need to be performed to confirm the test result.
Oral forms: Take Aldepraz 40 MG Injection with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Injection: Aldepraz 40 MG Injection should be administered by a qualified healthcare professional for the prescribed duration only after a test dose. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Aldepraz 40 MG Injection works by interfering with the final step of acid release in the stomach. This helps in reducing the acidity in the stomach.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Proton pump inhibitors

Schedule

Schedule H

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Information on this page was last updated on 14 Dec 2017

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