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Junior Lanzol 30 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Lansoprazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 18, 2019

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

  • Erosive Esophagitis

  • Gastric Ulcer

Side effects that can occur because of consuming this medication are:

  • 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 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.

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

    Liver 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.

    Osteoporosis

    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.

    Hypomagnesemia

    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 this medication in such cases.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

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

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Clopidogrel

    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.

    Ketoconazole

    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.

    Methotrexate

    This 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.

    Warfarin

    Usage 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.

    Nelfinavir

    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.

    Digoxin

    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.

Ques: What is Junior Lanzol 30 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication has Lansoprazole as an active element present. It performs its action by decreasing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

Ques: What are the uses of Junior Lanzol 30 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux), systemic mast cell diseases, erosive esophagitis, Zollinger Ellison syndrome, helicobacter pylori infection and peptic ulcer disease.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Junior Lanzol 30 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication has some commonly reported side effects. Here are some side effects of this medication which are as follows: nausea, headache, abdominal pain, constipation, flatulence, and diarrhea.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Junior Lanzol 30 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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