NUPENTA LS Capsule 10's


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Levosulpiride 75mg+Pantoprazole 40mg
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Drug Information for NUPENTA LS Capsule 10's

What is NUPENTA LS Capsule used for?

NUPENTA LS Capsule combination is primarily used for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. It is also used to treat the following conditions:

  • Erosive oesophagitis
  • Indigestion
  • Frequent heartburn
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

NUPENTA LS Capsule may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does NUPENTA LS Capsule work?

In NUPENTA LS Capsule combination, Levosulpiride belongs to the class of drugs called anti-psychotics. The drug acts by blocking the action of D2 dopaminergic receptors, which are located on both central and peripheral pathways of the brain.

Pantoprazole belongs to the class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. The drug acts by suppressing the final step of gastric acid secretion by forming a covalent bond and inhibiting the action certain enzymes on the surface of the gastric parietal cell.

How to take NUPENTA LS Capsule?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take NUPENTA LS Capsule as prescribed by your doctor.

Swallow the whole tablet. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.

If you miss a dose of Levosalbutamol, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

The overdose symptoms of NUPENTA LS Capsule may include:

  • Trouble in breathing
  • Excessive sweating
  • Seizures
  • Unusual tiredness

What are the drugs that interact with NUPENTA LS Capsule?

Drugs that interact with NUPENTA LS Capsule include the following:

  • Atazanavir
  • Dasatinib
  • Diltiazem
  • Erlotinib
  • Ipratropium
  • Magnesium Hydroxide
  • Methotrexate
  • Nelfinavir
  • Pregabalin
  • Rilpivirine
  • Sucralfate
  • Tramadol

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of NUPENTA LS Capsule?

The following are the most common side effects of NUPENTA LS Capsule:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Fever
  • Bloating
  • Constipation
  • Drowsiness
  • Increase in the blood pressure
  • Rashes
  • Headache
  • Muscle spasms

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Chronic inflammation
  • Joint pain

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking NUPENTA LS Capsule?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to NUPENTA LS Capsule or similar drugs.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption as it may alter the absorption of the drug.
  • Do not use Levosulpiride during pregnancy unless it is recommended by a doctor.
  • Keep the medication away from the reach of children.

You are advised not to take NUPENTA LS Capsule if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking NUPENTA LS Capsule?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of low magnesium levels in the blood, osteoporosis or liver disease.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

Frequently Asked questions about NUPENTA LS Capsule

  1. How long can I take NUPENTA LS Capsule combination drug?
  2. Use NUPENTA LS Capsule combination for a recommended duration. Taking the drug for longer duration may lead to increased side effects.

  3. Is it safe to use NUPENTA LS Capsule combination during breastfeeding?
  4. No. NUPENTA LS Capsule combination is not advised in breastfeeding.

  5. Can I alter the dose of NUPENTA LS Capsule combination?
  6. No. Altering the dose of NUPENTA LS Capsule combination is not advised as it may increase the risk of side effects.

  7. Is it safe to drive after using NUPENTA LS Capsule combination?
  8. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if NUPENTA LS Capsule combination medicine causes dizziness or blurred vision.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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