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DUABIT 60MG CAPSULE

Manufacturer: Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Dexlansoprazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 30, 2019

DUABIT 60MG CAPSULE is a medicine used for treating excess acid reflux in the stomach and is a proton pump inhibitor. Its main function is to decrease the amount of acid the stomach produces. Hence it is a drug used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux diseases which is commonly known as heart burn. It also helps in relieving complications such as difficulty in swallowing, persistent cough, acid damage to the esophagus and prevents ulcer formation.

DUABIT 60MG CAPSULE works in actually binding with the proton pump and hence blocking it in the way so that gastric acid formation lessens.

DUABIT 60MG CAPSULE can be consumed in capsule or liquid format. The possible side effects of this drug include- diarrhea, unusual heart beat which may be slower or faster than normal, persistent muscle spasm, rash on skin specially in areas like the nose or cheeks and increased joint pain.

Severe stomach pain, dizziness, jittery feeling, sneezing and similar other effects may also be seen. Some medication also needs a higher level of stomach acid, but as DUABIT 60MG CAPSULE reduces acid formation there may be interactions and complications, hence it is compulsory to consult the physician and self medication should be avoided.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.
  • Acidity

  • Heartburn

  • Intestinal Ulcer

  • Stomach Ulcers

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and cause acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Ddr 60mg capsule mr is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to moderate liver disease. Not advisable in patients with the severe liver disease.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Dexlansoprazole, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

This medication is one of the proton pump inhibitors that work by reducing the level of acid in the stomach. Hence, the medicine is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) that causes heartburn and heals the damage done to the oesophagus by the acid.

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

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