Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s

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Drug Strength: 20 mg
Drug Form : Capsule
Pack Size : 14s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Zoltar capsule contains Omeprazole | belongs to Proton pump inhibitor

SKU: pu_pg_25308_35239 Categories: ,

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    How it works

    Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s works by interfering with the final step of acid release in the stomach. Thus, acidity in the stomach is decreased and ulcer healing process is fastened.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s

    • Abdominal pain severe
    • Fever rare
    • Joint pain rare
    • Sore throat rare
    • Loss of appetite rare
    • Constipation
    • Diarrhea
    • Difficulty in breathing
    • Dizziness
    • Muscle pain
    • Drowsiness

    Uses of Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease

      Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s is used in the treatment of GERD (a condition where stomach acid and contents flow back and irritate the food pipe).

    • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

      Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s is used in the treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (a condition where the tumor in the upper part of the small intestine will produce the excess amount of acid in the stomach.)

    • Duodenal Ulcer

      Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s is used in the treatment of Duodenal ulcer (a condition with open sores on the lining of the small intestine).

    • Helicobacter pylori Infection

      Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s is used in the treatment of H.Pylori infection which is a most common cause of peptic ulcer caused by bacteria called Helicobacter pylori.

    • Erosive Esophagitis

      Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s is used in the treatment of Erosive Esophagitis which is an inflammation of the food pipe (Esophagus).

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 2 hours of administration.

    • Duration of Effect

      This medicine is excreted primarily in urine and the effect of this medicine lasts for a duration of 72 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

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

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendency has been reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine can be used during pregnancy only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      Avoid if you have a known allergy to Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s or any medicine of the same class.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine can be used during pregnancy only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

    General Warnings
    • Clostridium difficile associated Diarrhea

      Use of Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s or other medicines of the same class may increase the risk of gastrointestinal infections like Clostridium Difficile-associated Diarrhea.

    • Cutaneous and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

      Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s may be associated with lupus (systemic and cutaneous). Signs and symptoms such as extreme tiredness, painful joints, rashes and lesions on the skin after consuming Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s should be reported immediately to the doctor and Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s should be discontinued.

    • Impaired liver function

      Use with caution if you suffer from liver impairment. A daily dose of 10 to 20 mg is sufficient.

    • Bone fracture

      Use of high dose of Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s 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 this medicine may decrease the absorption of Vitamin B-12 in the body. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • Driving or operating machinery

      The use of this medicine may cause visual disturbances or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose and follow the regular schedule.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Ketoconazole severe
    • Methotrexate moderate
    • Warfarin severe
    • Nelfinavir moderate
    • Atazanavir severe
    • Digoxin moderate
    • Citalopram severe
    • Clopidogrel severe
    • Atorvastatin moderate
    Disease interactions
    • moderate

      The risk of bone fractures is more if you are on high doses and long-term therapy. Use with caution if you are at risk of developing bone fractures and lower doses for a short duration of time should be considered.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with any incidences of magnesium level imbalances due to increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. The imbalance could occur due to a disease or some other medication being taken. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustment, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • severe

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with colitis due to the increased risk of clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustment, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

    General Instructions

    Take Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s at least half an hour before breakfast. Do not consume in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experiences any undesirable effects.

    Other details

    • Food timings: Information not available
    • Administration time: Information not available
    • Sleep inducing: Information not available

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    How to use Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s

    Intermittent or continuous IV infusion in Glucose 5% or NaCl 0.9%.
    Reconstitution: Reconstitute each 40 mg vial with infusion fluid and dilute to 100 mL; for intermittent infusion, give 40 mg over 20-30 min.
    Stability: Reconstituted solution is stable for 3 hours in glucose 5% or 12 hours in NaCl 0.9%.

    UNLICENSED USE
    Children: Capsules/tablets not recommended for children except for severe ulcerating reflux oesophagitis in children over 1 yr. Injection not recommended for children under 12 yr.
    GERD, acid-related dyspepsia, treatment of duodenal and benign gastric ulcers including those complicating NSAID therapy, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, fat malabsorption despite pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy in cystic fibrosis: ORAL: Neonate, 700 mcg/kg once daily, increased if necessary after 7-14 days to 1.4 mg/kg; some neonates may require up to 2.8 mg/kg once daily; 1 mth-2 yr, 700 mcg/kg once daily, increased if necessary to 3 mg/kg (max 20 mg) once daily; child body-weight 10-20 kg, 10 mg once daily increased if necessary to 20 mg once daily; child body-weight over 20 kg, 20 mg once daily increased if necessary to 40 mg once daily.
    Helicobacter pylori eradication with antibacterials: ORAL: 1-12 yr, 1-2 mg/kg (max 40 mg) once daily; 12-18 yr, 40 mg once daily.
    INJECTION: IV infusion 40-60 min. 1 mth-12 yr, initially 500 mcg/kg (max 20 mg) once daily, increased to 2 mg/kg (max 40 mg) once daily if necessary.

    what are the adverse effects of Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s?

    Headache, GI upset, skin rashes, paraesthesia, dizziness, somnolence, insomnia, arthralgia, myalgia. Increased risk of GI infections. Increase in liver enzymes, thrombocytopenia, fundic gland polyps. Report of subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Zoltar capsule 20 mg 14’s?

    Adults: ORAL: Duodenal ulcer: 20 mg once daily x 4 wk. Severe cases, increasing to 40 mg once daily. Prevention of relapse, 10 mg once daily, increasing to 20 mg once daily if symptoms return.
    Gastric ulcer: 20 mg once daily x 8 wk. Severe cases, increase to 40 mg once daily. Prevention of relapse, 20 mg once daily, increased to 40 mg once daily if necessary.
    Acid-reflux disease: Long-term management, 10 mg once daily, increasing to 20 mg once daily if symptoms return.
    GERD: 20 mg once daily x 4 wk, extend for a further 4-8 wk if not fully healed. Refractory cases, 40 mg once daily x 8 wk, maintenance 20 mg once daily.
    Acid related dyspepsia: 10-20 mg once daily for 2-4 wk according to response.
    NSAID associated duodenal or gastric ulcer or erosions: 20 mg once daily x 4 wk, may be continued for further 4 wk if necessary.
    Prophylaxis for history of NSAID duodenal or gastric ulcer or erosions or dyspeptic symptoms: 20 mg once daily.
    Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: 60 mg once daily adjusted to response. Usual maintenance, 20-120 mg daily. Doses over 80 mg daily, give in twice daily doses.
    Reflux oesophagitis: 20 mg once daily x 4 wk, extend for a further 4-8 wk if not fully healed. Refractory cases, 40 mg once daily.
    DU with H. pylori: 40 mg once daily x 2 wk with antibacterials as recommended.
    Acid aspiration: 40 mg in the evening of day before surgery, then 40 mg 1-4 hrs prior to surgery.
    Adults: INJECTION: IV infusion over 20-30 min or IV injection over 5 min. Prophylaxis of acid aspiration: 40mg completed 1 hr before surgery.
    Treatment and prevention of benign gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, NSAID-associated ulcer & gastro-oesophageal reflux: 40mg once daily until oral administration possible.
    Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: Initially 60 mg once daily if above 60 mg/day the dose is divided in 2 doses.
    Major peptic ulcer bleeding (following endoscopic treatment): Initial IV inf of 80 mg over 40-60 min, then by continuous IV inf, 8 mg/hr for 72 hrs, then change to oral therapy.
    Children: Capsules/tablets not recommended for children except for severe ulcerating reflux oesophagitis in children over 1 yr. Injection not recommended for children under 12 yr.
    Severe ulcerating reflux oesophagitis in children over 1 yr: ORAL: gt; 1 yr, 700 mcg/kg once daily, may be increased if necessary to 3 mg/kg (max 20 mg once daily); Children 10-20 kg body weight, 10 mg once daily may be increased to 20 mg once daily for max 12 wk at higher dose. Children gt; 20 kg body weight, 20 mg once daily may be increased to 40 mg once daily for max 12 wk at higher dose.
    GERD, acid-related dyspepsia, treatment of duodenal and benign gastric ulcers including those complicating NSAID therapy, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, fat malabsorption despite pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy in cystic fibrosis: ORAL: 1 yr-2 yr, 700 mcg/kg once daily, increased if necessary to 3 mg/kg (max 20 mg) once daily; child body-weight 10-20 kg, 10 mg once daily increased if necessary to 20 mg once daily; child body-weight over 20 kg, 20 mg once daily increased if necessary to 40 mg once daily.
    INJECTION: IV infusion 40-60 min. 12-18 yr, 40 mg once daily.

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