Junior Lanzol 30 MG Tablet
This medication belongs to a class of medicines called proton pump inhibitors. It works by decreasing acid production in the stomach. This effectively controls the pH of stomach secretions. 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. Over the counter, this medication should not be given to anyone who is 18 years of age or younger. The initial recommended dose is 30mg, taken orally once daily for 8 weeks.
The medication is useful against the following conditions:
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medication lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this medication can be observed within 1-3 hours of oral administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication 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 medication 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.
Missed Dose instructionsTake 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 instructionsContact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.
This medication 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
OsteoporosisSuitable 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.
HypomagnesemiaReport 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 this medication in such cases.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
LabInformation not available.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Medicine
ClopidogrelReport 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.
KetoconazoleThis 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.
MethotrexateThis medication 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.
WarfarinUsage of this medication 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.
NelfinavirThis 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.
DigoxinThis 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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