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Lanzopen 30 MG Capsule

Manufactured byMorepen Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsLansoprazole
Description

Lanzopen 30 MG Capsule is a proton pump inhibitor used in the treatment of stomach ulcers, Gastroesophageal reflux disease(GERD) and other acidity related disorders. It decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Lanzopen 30 MG Capsule

  • Diarrhea
  • Allergic skin reaction
  • Severe stomach ache
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Flu like symptoms
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Depression
  • Unusual bleeding
  • Headache
  • Flatulence
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Decreased appetite

Uses of Lanzopen 30 MG Capsule

What is it prescribed for?

  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
  • Acid related dyspepsia
  • Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease
  • Helicobacter pylori Infection
  • Erosive Esophagitis
  • Multiple endocrine adenomas
  • Systemic mast cell disease
  • Other forms of Ulcers
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-3 hours of oral administration.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
  • 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 can be used by pregnant women only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use by breastfeeding women as it may cause some harm to the infant. However, if it is absolutely necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for patients who are allergic to Lansoprazole or any other drug of the same group i.e Benzimidazoles.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine can be used by pregnant women only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use by breastfeeding women as it may cause some harm to the infant. However, if it is absolutely necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Diarrhea

This medicine has with associated with an increased incidence of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea in some patients. Consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea that does not improve over time.

Liver disease

Report any incidence of liver disease to the doctor. This medicine is not recommended for use if the impairment is severe. For mild to moderate impairment, this medicine can be given with suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring.

Immune system disorder

Use of this medicine for durations longer than medically recommended can cause skin disorders by affecting the immune system. Report any incidence of skin lesions formation to the doctor while using this medicine.

Risk of infection

Use of this medicine increases the susceptibility to infections from bacteria.

Bone fracture

Use of high dose of Lanzopen 30 MG Capsule for prolonged duration may increase the risk of bone fractures especially in older patients and women. Supplements like Calcium citrate and Vitamin D should be taken after consulting the doctor.

Vitamin B12 deficiency

Long-term treatment with Lanzopen 30 MG Capsule may decrease the absorption of Vitamin B-12 in the body. Supplements can be taken after consulting the doctor.

Kidney disease

This medicine may cause mild kidney impairment. Caution should be exercised while administering this medicine to a patient suffering from impaired functioning of the kidney.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose should be skipped.

Overdose

Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms may include confusion, stomach pain, severe diarrhea, dry mouth, nausea, and headache.
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

Clopidogrel

Ketoconazole

Methotrexate

Warfarin

Nelfinavir

Digoxin

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

Report any incidence of liver disease to the doctor. Suitable adjustment in dosage might be needed based on the extent of the liver impairment.

Osteoporosis

Suitable adjustment in dosage and duration should be made for patients who are at risk for Osteoporosis related fracture. Established treatment guidelines should be strictly followed in such cases.

Hypomagnesemia

Report any incidence of magnesium level imbalance in the body to the doctor. The imbalance could occur due to a disease or due to other medication used by the patient. Regular monitoring is recommended for patients taking Lanzopen 30 MG Capsule in such cases.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Lanzopen 30 MG Capsule as instructed by the doctor. This medicine should be taken an hour before food preferably in the mornings. An adequate amount of water should be consumed with this medicine. Do not take this medicine for longer than the recommended duration.
Miscelleneous

To be taken before food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by interfering with the final step of acid release in the stomach. Thus, acidity in the stomach is decreased.
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 16 Nov 2017

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