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Anz 30 MG Capsule

Manufacturer: Taurus Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Lansoprazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: April 01, 2019

Anz 30 MG Capsule belongs to a class of medicines called proton pump inhibitors which work by decreasing acid production in the stomach. It effectively controls pH of stomach secretions and acts as an alternate to intravenous pantoprazole in those who cannot swallow solid-dose formulations. It prevents and treats stomach and intestinal ulcers, oesophagitis, and other stomach conditions involving excess acid production such as zollinger-ellison syndrome. It is also used to treat frequent heartburns happening 2 or more times a week.

Some side effects of taking Anz 30 MG Capsule include nausea, stomach pain, diarrhoea, constipation, and headache. Stop the medication and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any any serious side effects like seizure, kidney problems or symptoms of low magnesium in body. Inform your doctor if you have the following conditions before taking the medication :

  • liver disease
  • low magnesium level in your blood
  • low bone mineral density
  • trouble with swallowing
  • bloody or black stools or vomit.
  • unexplained loss of weight
  • metabolic disorder
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding a baby

Over the counter Anz 30 MG Capsule should not be given to anyone who is 18 years of age or younger. Initial recommended dose is 30mg, taken orally once daily for 8 weeks. Maintenance dose for Anz 30 MG Capsule is 15mg, taken once a day. Dosage may differ from person to person depending on their medical condition.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.

  • Peptic Ulcer

    Anz 30 MG Capsule is used for the treatment of ulcer of the food pipe, stomach, and small intestine.
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

    Anz 30 MG Capsule is used to treat a condition where excessive amount of acid is produced in the stomach due to tumors in the small intestine.
  • Acid related dyspepsia

    Anz 30 MG Capsule is used for the treatment of acid indigestion marked by severe heartburn in the stomach and chest.
  • Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease

    Anz 30 MG Capsule is used in the treatment of a reflux disease where acid from the stomach and bile irritates the food pipe.
  • Helicobacter pylori Infection

    Anz 30 MG Capsule is used to treat Helicobacter Pylori infection in combination with other medicines.
  • Erosive Esophagitis

    Anz 30 MG Capsule is used in the treatment of severe ulcers caused by chronic acidity.
  • Multiple endocrine adenomas

    Anz 30 MG Capsule is used for the relief of symptoms caused due to tumor in the endocrine system affecting stomach and intestine.
  • Systemic mast cell disease

    Anz 30 MG Capsule is also used for relieving the symptoms of a condition where mast cells are abnormally high in certain specific sites in the stomach, intestine, and other parts of the body.
  • Other forms of Ulcers

    Anz 30 MG Capsule is also used to prevent and treat ulcers in the stomach (Gastric) and small intestines (Duodenal) caused due to stress or pain medications.

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for patients who are allergic to Lansoprazole or any other drug of the same group i.e Benzimidazoles.

In addition to its intended effect, Anz 30 MG Capsule may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

  • Diarrhea

  • Allergic skin reaction

  • Severe stomach ache

  • Nausea and vomiting

  • Flu like symptoms

  • Muscle or joint pain

  • Depression

  • Unusual bleeding

  • Headache

  • Flatulence

  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet

  • Irregular heartbeat

  • Decreased appetite

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-3 hours of oral administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine can be used by pregnant women only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for use by breastfeeding women as it may cause some harm to the infant. However, if it is absolutely necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Anz 30 MG Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose should be skipped.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms may include confusion, stomach pain, severe diarrhea, dry mouth, nausea, and headache.

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Anz 30 MG Capsule is a proton pump inhibitor drug and binds to H+/K+-exchanging ATPase in gastric parietal cells, resulting in blockage of acid secretion.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Report any incidence of liver disease to the doctor. Suitable adjustment in dosage might be needed based on the extent of the liver impairment. Suitable adjustment in dosage and duration should be made for patients who are at risk for Osteoporosis related fracture. Established treatment guidelines should be strictly followed in such cases. Report any incidence of magnesium level imbalance in the body to the doctor. The imbalance could occur due to a disease or due to other medication used by the patient. Regular monitoring is recommended for patients taking Anz 30 MG Capsule in such cases.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

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

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative for reducing the stomach acidity while you are being treated with Clopidogrel. This medicine should be used with Ketoconazole or other antifungals of the same group with caution. Inform the doctor about the usage of either of these medications so that safer alternatives can be prescribed. Anz 30 MG Capsule should not be used with Methotrexate. Use of either of the drugs should be reported to the doctor so that safer substitute could be prescribed. Usage of Anz 30 MG Capsule with Warfarin should be strictly monitored by the doctor. Suitable adjustment in dosage and monitoring of Prothrombin time is necessary to ensure safety. Any symptoms like unusual bleeding, swelling, vomiting, presence of blood in urine should be reported immediately. This medicine is not recommended for use when the patient is already taking anti-viral medications like Nelfinavir or other drugs used in the management of HIV Infection. This medicine should be used with caution if the patient is on Digoxin. Prior usage of any of these drugs should be informed to the doctor. Any symptoms like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, disturbances in vision, and abnormalities in heartbeat should be reported immediately.
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