Lanzoprax Kid 15mg Tablet 10'S

Ulcer/Reflux/Flatulence Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET contains Lansoprazole which belongs to the group of medicines called Proton Pump Inhibitors. It is used in the treatment and prevention of intestinal and peptic (stomach) ulcers. Peptic or intestinal ulcers are open sores that form on the inside lining of your stomach and the upper part of your small intestine, causing stomach pain.

LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET is also used to treat reflux oesophagitis (inflammation of lower food pipe due to backflow of acidic stomach material) and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome (small tumour in the first part of your bowel due to excessive gastrin secretion).

Before taking LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have severe liver disease, phenylketonuria, osteoporosis or if you are about to have a specific blood test (Chromogranin A). LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women. LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children.

Your doctor may perform an additional examination (endoscopy) to diagnose your condition or exclude malignant disease and regular blood tests to monitor your levels of magnesium. The most common side effects of taking LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET are dizziness, nausea, headache, diarrhea. Contact your doctor if any of the symptoms gets worse over time.

USES OF LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET

Treats:

  • and prevents intestinal and peptic ulcers
  • reflux oesophagitis
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

HOW LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET WORKS

LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET suppresses stomach acid secretion by specific inhibition of an enzyme system at the secretory surface of stomach cells, that results in blockage of the final step of acid production.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow with enough water. Do not crush or chew it. For effective results take LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET at least half an hour before food. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition. Do not stop taking LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET unless your doctor advises you to stop.

SIDE EFFECTS OF LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET

COMMON

  • headache, dizziness
  • diarrhoea, constipation, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, gas
  • dry or sore mouth or throat
  • skin rash, itching
  • tiredness
  • benign stomach polyps (pain on pressing the stomach, nausea, blood in stool, anemia)
  • altered liver function tests

UNCOMMON

  • depression
  • joint or muscle pain
  • swelling or fluid retention
  • fracture of the back, wrist or hip
  • altered blood cell counts

RARE

  • fever
  • restlessness, drowsiness, confusion, feeling things that are not really there, lack of sleep, visual disturbances, spinning sensation
  • altered taste sensation, loss of appetite, inflammation of tongue
  • skin reactions (burning or pricking feeling under the skin, bruising, reddening, excessive sweating)
  • sensitivity to light
  • hair loss
  • tingling or prickling sensation, shakiness
  • anaemia
  • kidney problems
  • pancreatitis (abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting)
  • breast swelling in males, impotence
  • candidiasis (fungal infection of skin or mucosa)

Stop taking LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • angioedema (swollen face, tongue or pharynx, difficulty to swallow or breathe, hives)
  • severe hypersensitivity reactions including anaphylactic shock (fever, rash, swelling and sometimes a fall in blood pressure)
  • very severe skin reactions causing reddening, blistering, inflammation and skin loss (Ex. Stevens Johnson Syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, erythema multiforme)
  • liver inflammation (yellowing of skin or eye)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhoea:

To avoid dehydration, drink ample amount of fluids such as water, fruit juices or electrolytes. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

Nausea or vomiting:

Take LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET with or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oily or spicy foods. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Rest in a quiet and dark room. Massage the scalp or head gently. Avoid drinking excessive alcohol, as it could make your headache worse. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

Dizziness:

Lie or sit down as soon as you start to feel dizzy. If you're having severe episode of spinning, lie in a dark and quite place and close your eyes. Try to avoid vehicle driving. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

Skin rash:

Avoid hot showers as it can irritate your skin further. Do not scratch the affected area. Use protective clothing when going outdoors and moisturize your skin regularly. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if you experience dizziness, spinning sensation, tiredness and visual disturbances after taking LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET.

KIDNEY

No dosage adjustment of LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET is necessary in patients with kidney impairment, however, consult your doctor before taking it.

LIVER

LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients having severe liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET is not recommended for use if you are allergic to Lansoprazole or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Before taking LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you:

  • have osteoporosis (weak and brittle bones)
  • have low level of Vitamin B12
  • are about to have a specific blood test (Chromogranin A)
  • had a skin reaction when previously treated with any medicine used to reduce acidity
  • have phenylketonuria (a rare genetic disorder)

Use in pediatrics:

LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children. Consult your doctor before taking it.

Use in geriatrics:

No dosage adjustment of LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET is necessary in elderly patients, however, consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before taking LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • medicines used to treat HIV (Ex. atazanavir, nelfinavir)
  • methotrexate (used in autoimmune disorders and cancer)
  • medicines used to treat infections (Ex. ketoconazole, itraconazole, rifampicin)
  • digoxin (used to treat heart problems)
  • warfarin (used to stop blood clot formation)
  • theophylline (used to treat asthma)
  • tacrolimus (used to prevent transplant rejection)
  • fluvoxamine, St John´s wort (used to treat depression and other psychiatric diseases)
  • medicines used to treat heartburn or acid regurgitation (Ex. magnesium hydroxide, calcium carbonate)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Lansoprazole
Pharmacological Category :   Proton Pump Inhibitors
Therapeutic Indication :   Reflux oesophagitis, Stomach ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
Dosage Forms :   Injection, Capsule, Tablet, Orally Disintegrating Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET out of reach of children
  • Store below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET

Does LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET reduce heartburn?

LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET stops the acid secretion in stomach and prevents the movement of contents from stomach back up to the food pipe and thus reduces heartburn (burning pain and discomfort felt in the chest and throat).

What is the preferred time to take LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET?

LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET works best if taken on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes before food to reduce the amount of acid secretion. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET treatment for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

Can I take LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET along with painkillers?

Yes. LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET can be taken with painkillers because some of the painkillers like aspirin, ibuprofen cause acidity in some patients. LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET reduces the acidity caused by the painkillers. Talk to your doctor for advice.

Does LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET cause dry mouth?

One of the common side effects of LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET is dry or sore mouth. In such case, chew sugar-free gum or suck on sugar-free hard candies to stimulate the flow of saliva. Sip water at regular intervals of time. Do not use alcoholic mouthwashes because they can be drying. If symptom persists, consult your doctor.

What if I forget a dose of LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET?

If you forget to take a dose of LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, skip that dose if it's almost time for the next dose. Do not take LANZOPRAX KID 15MG TABLET two times to make up for the missed dose.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Drugs for Peptic Ulcer and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Eighth edition. Page- 701.

2. Thomas O. Kovacs, James W. Freston, Marian M. Haber, Barbara Hunt, Stuart Atkinson and David A. Peura. Long-Term Efficacy of Lansoprazole in Preventing Relapse of Erosive Reflux Esophagitis. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. PubMed Central. August 2009. [Accessed 21st May 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2702676/

3. Takeda. Safety and Efficacy of Lansoprazole in Patients With Reflux Disease. NIH U.S. National Library of Medicine. ClinicalTrials.gov. [Revised in September 2012] [Accessed 21st May 2022] https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01135368

4. LABORATORIOS LICONSA, S.A. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in September 2021]. [Accessed 21st May 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.4761.pdf

5. Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. U.S Food & Drug Administration [Revised in September 2012] [Accessed 21st May 2022] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2012/020406s078-021428s025lbl.pdf

6. Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO). [Accessed 21st May 2022] https://cdscoonline.gov.in/CDSCO/Drugs

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Urea breath test
  • Upper GI endoscopy

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    LANSOPRAZOLE 15MG
    Hsn Code
    30049034
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Lanzoprax Kid 15mg Tablet 10'S

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