Zytak 150 MG Tablet

Manufactured byZydus Cadila
ContainsRanitidine
Description

Zytak 150 MG Tablet is a very effective medicine that is used to reduce the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It is used to treat and prevent stomach acid-related disorders such as heartburn and acid reflux disease.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Zytak 150 MG Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Mental confusion
  • Muscle pain
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Gynecomastia

Uses of Zytak 150 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease
  • Erosive Esophagitis
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
  • Hypersecretory Condition
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed after an hour of oral or intravenous administration.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4-6 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 is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless 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 ranitidine or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

Porphyria

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with porphyria, a disorder that results from a buildup of porphyrin in the body.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

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

Breast-feeding

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

Pneumonia

Use of this medicine may increase the risk of developing pneumonia. Symptoms like chest pain. fever. difficulty in breathing and presence of green or yellow mucus with a cough is to be reported to the doctor on priority.

Chronic heartburn

If you have a chronic heartburn (more than 3 months) or your heartburn continues or worsens, consult your doctor immediately since this may be a sign of a more serious condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in such cases based on the clinical condition.

Vitamin deficiency

This medicine can interfere with the absorption of Vitamin B12 upon prolonged usage. Your doctor may prescribe appropriate supplementation or may suggest appropriate changes in your diet based on your clinical condition.

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments and close monitoring of renal function may be required based on the clinical condition.

Phenylketonuria

Some formulations of this medicine may contain phenylalanine. Such formulations should be used with extreme caution in patients with Phenylketonuria who must restrict their intake of phenylalanine. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Use of nicotine

Use of nicotine is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

Pediatric use

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in children due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Missed Dose

Oral forms: If a dose of this medicine is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.

Overdose

Oral forms: Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical 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

Loperamide

Metformin

Atazanavir

Dasatinib

Pazopanib

Disease interactions

Gastro-intestinal bleeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding since it may worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments and close monitoring of liver function may be required based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Oral forms: Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Injection: This medicine should be administered only by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical or hospital setting. Carefully follow all the instructions given by your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken before food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

H2 antagonists

Schedule

Schedule H

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Information on this page was last updated on 12 Feb 2018

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