ZOTEC 40mg Tablet 14s

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Drug Strength: 40mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 14s

Lansoprazole:40mg | Anti-peptic ulcerants

Manufactured / Marketed By : Pulse Product Form : TabletPack Size : 14sIngredients : Lansoprazole:40mgGeneric Category : Anti-peptic ulcerants

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How it works

ZOTEC 40mg Tablet 14s works by interfering with the final step of acid release in the stomach. Thus, acidity in the stomach is decreased.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ZOTEC 40mg Tablet 14s

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

Uses of ZOTEC 40mg Tablet 14s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Peptic Ulcer

    This medicine is used for the treatment of ulcer of the food pipe, stomach, and small intestine.

  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

    This medicine is used to treat a condition where an excessive amount of acid is produced in the stomach due to tumors in the small intestine.

  • Acid related dyspepsia

    This medicine is used for the treatment of acid indigestion marked by severe heartburn in the stomach and chest.

  • Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease

    This medicine is used in the treatment of reflux disease, where acid from the stomach enters and irritates the food pipe (esophagus).

  • Helicobacter pylori Infection

    This medicine is used to treat Helicobacter Pylori infection in combination with other medicines.

  • Erosive Esophagitis

    This medicine is used for the treatment in the healing of Erosive Esophagitis (inflammation and swelling of the lining of the esophagus) caused due to an excess amount of acid secretion.

  • NSAID-Induced Gastric Ulcer

    This medicine is used to treat and prevent stomach ulcers associated with the use of Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

  • Duodenal Ulcer

    This medicine is used for short-term treatment and maintenance of healed ulcers of the small intestine (Duodenal).

  • Active benign gastric ulcer

    This medicine is used for the short-term treatment for symptom relief and healing of an active benign gastric ulcer.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-3 hours of administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 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 tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

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

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for patients who are allergic to ZOTEC 40mg Tablet 14s , other benzimidazoles, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

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

General Warnings
  • Diarrhea

    The use of this medicine has been associated with an increased incidence of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea in some patients. Report any such incidence to the doctor on priority. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

  • Liver disease

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

  • Immune system disorder

    The use of this medicine for durations longer than medically recommended can cause skin disorders by affecting the immune system. Report any incidence of skin lesion formation to the doctor while using this medicine. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Risk of infection

    The use of this medicine increases the susceptibility to infections from bacteria.

  • Bone fractures

    The use of a high dose of this medicine or for a 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 blurred vision, drowsiness, dizziness, etc. 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.

  • Lupus

    Use of this medicine may be associated with lupus (systemic and cutaneous). Signs and symptoms like extreme tiredness, painful joints, rashes and lesions on the skin after consuming this medicine should be reported immediately to the doctor and usage should be discontinued. An alternative treatment option should be considered in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

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

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Clopidogrel severe
  • Ketoconazole moderate
  • Methotrexate severe
  • Warfarin moderate
  • Nelfinavir severe
  • Digoxin moderate
Disease interactions
  • 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.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with osteoporosis due to the increased risk of fractures of the hip, wrist, or spine. 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 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.

  • 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 this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course/without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • To be taken before food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ZOTEC 40mg Tablet 14s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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