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Overview

Lanzol 30 MG Capsule

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Lansoprazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Lanzol 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 Lanzol 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 Lanzol 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 Lanzol 30 MG Capsule is 15mg, taken once a day. Dosage may differ from person to person depending on their medical condition.

Peptic Ulcer
Lanzol 30 MG Capsule is used for the treatment of ulcer of the food pipe, stomach, and small intestine.
Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
Lanzol 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
Lanzol 30 MG Capsule is used for the treatment of acid indigestion marked by severe heartburn in the stomach and chest.
Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease
Lanzol 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
Lanzol 30 MG Capsule is used to treat Helicobacter Pylori infection in combination with other medicines.
Erosive Esophagitis
Lanzol 30 MG Capsule is used in the treatment of severe ulcers caused by chronic acidity.
Multiple endocrine adenomas
Lanzol 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
Lanzol 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
Lanzol 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.
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, Lanzol 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 Major Common
Allergic skin reaction Major Less Common
Severe stomach ache Major Less Common
Nausea and vomiting Moderate Less Common
Flu like symptoms Moderate Rare
Muscle or joint pain Moderate Rare
Depression Moderate Rare
Unusual bleeding Major Rare
Headache Minor Less Common
Flatulence Minor Common
Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet Major Rare
Irregular heartbeat Major Rare
Decreased appetite Moderate Less Common
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 Lanzol 30 MG Capsule, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd
Unichem Laboratories Ltd
Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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.
India
United States
Japan
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 Moderate
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 Moderate
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 Moderate
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 Lanzol 30 MG Capsule 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 Major
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 Moderate
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 Major
Lanzol 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.
Warfarin Moderate
Usage of Lanzol 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.
Nelfinavir Major
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 Moderate
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.
What are you using Lanzol 30 MG Capsule for?
Other
Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease
Peptic Ulcer
Acid related dyspepsia
Erosive Esophagitis
Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
Helicobacter pylori Infection
How much was the improvement?
Excellent
Average
Poor
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
Within 2 hours
More than 2 days
Within 6 hours
Within a day
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Once a day
Four times A Day
Twice a day
Thrice a day
How did you take this medicine?
Empty stomach
With or without food
With Food
What were the side effects of this medicine?
Other
Headache
Decreased appetite
Flatulence
Depression
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Popular Questions & Answers

Hi, My 4 years daughter is suffering from fever and stomach pain followed by vomiting from Thursday. Dr. Told fever is due to cold. She has cold and cough. Stomach pain and vomit is due to gas. He prescribe sumol ds, sporidex ds, levolin, and lanzol. She took this medicine from Thursday but no improvement. Is anything serious? Please suggest something.

BHMS, BSc
Homeopath, Delhi
Dear Ms. lybrate-user Gut /stomach flu is a typical seasonal infection common in toddlers or young children, Abdominal pain cramps nausea and fever with or without diarhhoea are usual symptoms accompanied, vomiting & diarhoea usual recovers ina day or 2 so is the pain, if they all persists beyond 2 days you require to re evaluate the case with your doctor, however following may help you 1-If child appears ill from face, sleepy and inactive 2-mostly pain in stomach or tummy ache causes child to double up, pains are more or so around belly button, if pain happens to other areas such as deeper down to right side etc you require to check with doctor asap 3- if loose motion is blood tinged you require to show to doctor 4- prolonged vomiting may cause dehydration, any signs such as dry mouth or creasy skin may require you to rehydrate her and show to doctor asap 5- burning in urine or child avoiding to pass urine or any pain during may be the sign of UTI and require to seek doctors help As such fever below 100F, Bearable pain abdomen or mild vomiting or less freq, If child is eating well and active you need not to worry, she may recover soon, presence of any of the above will require you to be vigil and seek help of doctor immediately. Take care & wish dhrubika to recover quickly.
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My baby boy is 9 months old. What ever he is having like milk, cerelac. He is vomiting. Please suggest. What medicine or drops can be used for this. Can Jr. Lanzol tab be useful for this?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), FWT (W.B)
Homeopath, 24 Parganas
My baby boy is 9 months old. What ever he is having like milk, cerelac. He is vomiting. Please suggest. What medicine...
Hi Lybrate user you can give homoeopathic medecine for your child, you must maintain his quantity of milk &cerelac don't over eating, give water, you not say about potty ,whatever you can give Aethusa cynapium 6 1drop mixed with half teaspoonful water every after 4 hours, up to 3 days &China 6 2 drops to be taken every morning in empty stomach up to 7 days then report me ifs need you can consult with me privately, Take care.

My daughter is 10 years old now suffering from gastric problems, doctors advice pan 20 md, another doctor advice lanzol junior but problem is that she feels okay when she uses the medicine, please advise me a permanent solution if possible in homeopathy.

BHMS, M.D.
Homeopath, Pune
My daughter is 10 years old now suffering from gastric problems, doctors advice pan 20 md, another doctor advice lanz...
Hello lybrate User, Avoid spicy food, have healthy diet, add curd or buttermilk in meals. have more fruits in diet. Take homeopathic treatment for gastric trouble.It’s a safe, natural and highly effective in gastric troubles and pediatric complaints. It is a holistic way of treatment, homeopathic medicine is selected individually on the basis of thorough details of patient, like medical history, causes, routine, temperament etc..; such well selected medicine gives complete cure without any side effects. Message back for online homeopathic consultation.  

Am suffering from too much burping from two months also I suffer from diarrhea and I also feel pain in my left shoulder neck and arm. I have taken gaviscon for 3 days and lanzol for two weeks. I feel relief only two days after taking lanzol after this symptoms back. In this I also take intestinal infec. Med which are prescribed by dr.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Am suffering from too much burping from two months also I suffer from diarrhea and I also feel pain in my left should...
Whenever you do breathing in and out you will feel pain in the upper back, middle back and also the pain will radiate upwards until the shoulder and also up to the chest. You might feel chest congestion and tightness and that be due to gastric trouble. Kindly do breathing exercises which might help you to get reduced with pain in the back and shoulder. Drink hot water to reduce the gastric trouble. Kindly consult gastroenterologist if you doesn’t improve.

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Stomach Ulcer: 4 Best Ways To Treat It!

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Sexologist, Jammu
Stomach Ulcer: 4 Best Ways To Treat It!

Ulcer pain can be uneasy and unbearable at times. It is caused by a bacterium known as the H. Pylori. Pain medication, lifestyle changes, and healthy eating habits can ensure pain relief from this condition. Here is a list of 4 best ways to get instant pain relief from an ulcer:

  1. Medication - H. Pylori is often found in the digestive tract. Doctors suggest various combinations of antibiotics kill this bacterium. Some of those include tetracycline, levofloxacin, metronidazole, and tinidazole. These are prescribed as per the resistance rate of the bacteria. There are other sets of medication that blocks acid production in the body. These drugs which commonly go by the name of PPIs include esomeprazole, lansoprazole, and pantoprazole. The third set of medications reduces acidity in the stomach and gives instant relief. They are readily available over the counter and goes by the name antacid. The final line of medicines that are often prescribed by doctors includes Cytotec and Carafate. They protect the tissue lining of the intestine and the stomach.
  2. Consumption of cranberry - Cranberry has multiple health benefits. One of those includes the ability to fight against bacteria of the urinary tract. They also do not allow the bacteria to settle on the surface of the bladder. Cranberry in the form of juice, supplement and as a whole can be consumed daily to get relief from the stomach ulcer. It should be taken in specific quantity as too much of cranberry consumption can upset the stomach. Packaged cranberry juice from the market can be avoided as they contain high level of fructose which can unsettle the stomach.
  3. Flavonoids - A compound known as bioflavonoids are known to be extremely helpful for pain relief from an ulcer. These compounds naturally occur in many vegetables and fruits such as soybeans, berries, apples, legumes, green tea, broccoli and berries. Bioflavonoids available in red wine and citrus food should be strictly avoided as they can trigger ulcer pain. Bioflavonoids should be taken in measured quantities as too much consumption of it can cause harm in blood clotting. It can be consumed in the form of supplements if the body doesn’t receive the same from the daily diet.
  4. Deglycyrrhizinated licorice - This compound is nothing but licorice with the sweet flavour pulled out of it. A study showed that they are capable of completing curing the ulcer containing bacteria by inhibiting their growth. Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice is available in the form of candy and can be consumed once the pain starts. Supplements too are available in the market. Not more than 2 ounces of Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice should be consumed in a day as they can cause fluctuation in blood pressure and lead to heart diseases. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!
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Homeopathy For Forgetfulness / Memory Loss

BHMS
Homeopath, Navi Mumbai
Homeopathy For Forgetfulness / Memory Loss

Memory slips are aggravating, frustrating, and sometimes worrisome. When they happen more than they should, they can trigger fears of looming dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. there are many mundane—and treatable—causes of forgetfulness. Here are seven common ones and how can homeopathic treatment can help you.To know more about homeopathy and homeopathic treatment read more.....

Lack of sleep.

Not getting enough sleep is perhaps the greatest unappreciated cause of memory slips. Too little restful sleep can also lead to mood changes and anxiety, which in turn contribute to problems with memory.

Medications.

Tranquilizers, antidepressants, some blood pressure drugs, and other medications can affect memory, usually by causing sedation or confusion. That can make it difficult to pay close attention to new things. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you suspect that a new medication is taking the edge off your memory. As shown in the table below, alternatives are usually available.

*Medications* that may affect memory and possible substitutes
If you take these drug, ask about switching to one of these drugs:
1.paroxetine (Paxil) another antidepressant such as fluoxetine (Prozac) or sertraline (Zoloft), or a different type of antidepressant such as duloxetine (Cymbalta) or venlafaxine (Effexor)
2.cimetidine (Tagamet) a different type of heartburn drug, such as lansoprazole (Prevacid), omeprazole (Prilosec), or esomeprazole (Nexium)
3.oxybutynin (Ditropan) or tolterodine (Detrol, Detrusitol) other medications for an overactive bladder, such as trospium (Sanctura), solifenacin (Vesicare), or darifenacin (Enablex)
4.amitriptyline (Elavil), desipramine (Norpramin), or nortriptyline (Aventyl, Pamelor) another type of medication, depending on why your doctor has prescribed a tricyclic antidepressant (neuropathic pain, depression, etc.)

5.*captopril (Capoten)* a different type of ACE inhibitor, such as enalapril, lisinopril, or ramipril
cold or allergy medication containing brompheniramine, chlorpheniramine, or diphenhydramine loratadine (Claritin) or other non-sedating antihistamine
(Adapted from Improving Memory: Understanding age-related memory loss, a Harvard Medical School Special Health Report)

 

Underactive thyroid

A faltering thyroid can affect memory (as well as disturb sleep and cause depression, both of which contribute to memory slips). A simple blood test can tell if your thyroid is doing its job properly.

Alcohol.

Drinking too much alcohol can interfere with short-term memory, even after the effects of alcohol have worn off. Although “too much” varies from person to person, it’s best to stick with the recommendation of no more than two drinks per day for men and no more than one a day for women. One drink is generally defined as 1.5 ounces (1 shot glass) of 80-proof spirits, 5 ounces of wine, or 12 ounces of beer.

Stress and anxiety.

Anything that makes it harder to concentrate and lock in new information and skills can lead to memory problems. Stress and anxiety fill the bill. Both can interfere with attention and block the formation of new memories or the retrieval of old ones.

 

Depression.

Common signs of depression include a stifling sadness, lack of drive, and lessening of pleasure in things you ordinarily enjoy. Forgetfulness can also be a sign of depression—or a consequence of it.

If memory lapses are bugging you, it’s worth a conversation with your doctor to see if any reversible causes are at the root of the problem. Something like getting more sleep, switching a medication, or a stress reduction program could get your memory back on track.

TREATMENT PROTOCOLS FOR POOR MEMORY

Spleen Kidney and heart are the 3 organs which provides memory

●Following are the three patterns of poor memory :

1) spleen deficiency causes poor memory, inability to concentrate and study.

2) deficiency of kidney essence causes poor everyday memory.

3) heart deficiency causes poor memory of past events , forgetting names.

1) Spleen deficiency causes
poor memory inability to concentrate
and study:
Main symptoms :
1) poor memory
2) tiredness
3) poor appetite
4) *pale tongue*
5) *weak pulse*

Treatment principle :
1) tone the spleen
2) strengthen intellect. Spleen houses intellect , which controls memorisation, study and concentration.

2) Kidney essence deficiency
causes poor memory everyday.
Main symptoms :
1) poor everyday memory
2) can not remember names , faces, roads etc.
3) dizziness
4) tinnitus
5) weakness
6) if kidney yang is deficient , tongue will be
pale
7) if kidney yin is deficient the tongue will be
red

Treatment principles :
1) tone the kidney
2) nourish essence and marrow

3) Heart deficiency causes

  • Poor memory of past events 
  • Forgetting names 

Main symptoms :

1) poor memory of past events
2) forgetting names
3) absent mindedness
4) tiredness
5) slight breathlessness
6) if there is heart yang deficiency the tongue will be pale with heart cracking
7) if there is heart yin deficiency the tongue will be red with heart crack

Treatment principle :
1) *tone the heart*
2) strengthen the mind and memory

Homeopathic treatment

There are many remedies in homeopathy to treat this condition. It requires a detailed study of the patient to know his/her lifestyle and life circumstances to be able to diagnose at the correct cause/causes so as to administer the right remedy. Since homeopathic medicines do not have sideeffects this is a very great advantage.

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Stomach Ulcers - 5 Ways It Can Be Treated!

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Stomach Ulcers - 5 Ways It Can Be Treated!

A stomach ulcer or gastric ulcer refers to the defects or breakdown in the mucosal lining in the stomach. The stomach contains acid, which helps in digestion and any break in the tissue lining may result in severe pain or bleeding in some cases. The pain is usually felt in the abdomen.

Stomach ulcers cause great discomfort and should be treated effectively. Here are the primary ways for treating stomach ulcers:

  1. Antibiotics: In the case of H. pylori infection, you should take a course of more than two antibiotics, to be taken twice a day and must be continued for a week. Antibiotics such as amoxicillin, clarithromycin or metronidazole may be used in case of such stomach ulcers. However it is always recommended to consult a specialized doctor before consuming any of these medicines. After several weeks of using the antibiotics, you should get a test done for detection of H. pylori bacteria. If they are still present, you have to take different antibiotics.

  2. Proton Pump Inhibitors: Proton pump inhibitors or PPIs helps in the reduction of the amount of acid produced by the stomach. This prevents damage to the ulcer and lets it heal naturally. PPIs are generally taken for four to eight weeks. The most common PPIs which are used for treating stomach ulcers are omeprazole, pantoprazole and lansoprazole.

  3. H2 Receptor Antagonists: H2 receptor antagonists reduce the production of stomach acid and function the same as PPIs. The most common H2 receptor for treating stomach ulcers is ranitidine.

  4. Antacids/ Alginate: All measures to treat stomach ulcers take several hours to show results. Your doctor may prescribe antacid medications for neutralizing the stomach acid. This will provide relief for the moment, but the relief is quite temporary and for a short span of time. By this time, the strong medicines most likely start working. There is a certain antacid medicine known as alginate. This develops a protective coating on the stomach lining. Antacids are available at all over the counter medicine stores and you should consult your doctor to get the best antacid which would work effectively on your stomach ulcer symptoms. You should take antacids before going to sleep or after taking meals.

  5. Natural Remedies: Stomach ulcer can also be treated at home using natural remedies. Medicines may sometimes cause further digestive complications, so home remedies are much more easy to follow and do not have side effects. The best way is to follow a proper diet, which is comprised of certain food items that help in curing stomach ulcers. You should consume bananas, honey, garlic, green leafy vegetables like cabbage, licorice and capsaicin.

Stomach ulcers cause great pain and also bleeding in several cases. Proper treatment procedures should be taken in case of stomach ulcer. There are many medical remedies, as well as home remedies for treating stomach ulcers. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Gastroenterologist.

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Stomach Ulcers - Ways To Treat It!

FELLOWSHIP IN ADVANCED LIVER SURGERY AND LIVER TRANSPLANTATION, FELLOWSHIP IN HEPATOBILIARY AND LIVER TRANSPLANT SURGERY, MASTER OF SURGERY, MBBS
Gastroenterologist, Ahmedabad
Stomach Ulcers - Ways To Treat It!

A stomach ulcer or gastric ulcer refers to the defects or breakdown in the mucosal lining in the stomach. The stomach contains acid, which helps in digestion and any break in the tissue lining may result in severe pain or bleeding in some cases. The pain is usually felt in the abdomen. Also, check out Stomach Aches and Pains in Kids.

Stomach ulcers cause great discomfort and should be treated effectively. Here are the primary ways for treating stomach ulcers:

  1. Antibiotics: In the case of H. pylori infection, you should take a course of more than two antibiotics, to be taken twice a day and must be continued for a week. Antibiotics such as amoxicillin, clarithromycin or metronidazole may be used in case of such stomach ulcers. However it is always recommended to consult a specialized doctor before consuming any of these medicines. After several weeks of using the antibiotics, you should get a test done for detection of H. pylori bacteria. If they are still present, you have to take different antibiotics.

  2. Proton Pump Inhibitors: Proton pump inhibitors or PPIs helps in the reduction of the amount of acid produced by the stomach. This prevents damage to the ulcer and lets it heal naturally. PPIs are generally taken for four to eight weeks. The most common PPIs which are used for treating stomach ulcers are omeprazole, pantoprazole and lansoprazole.

  3. H2 Receptor Antagonists: H2 receptor antagonists reduce the production of stomach acid and function the same as PPIs. The most common H2 receptor for treating stomach ulcers is ranitidineConsult a doctor for all stomach related problems.

  4. Antacids/ Alginate: All measures to treat stomach ulcers take several hours to show results. Your doctor may prescribe antacid medications for neutralizing the stomach acid. This will provide relief for the moment, but the relief is quite temporary and for a short span of time. By this time, the strong medicines most likely start working. There is a certain antacid medicine known as alginate. This develops a protective coating on the stomach lining. Antacids are available at all over the counter medicine stores and you should consult your doctor to get the best antacid which would work effectively on your stomach ulcer symptoms. You should take antacids before going to sleep or after taking meals.

  5. Natural Remedies: Stomach ulcer can also be treated at home using natural remedies. Medicines may sometimes cause further digestive complications, so home remedies are much more easy to follow and do not have side effects. The best way is to follow a proper diet, which is comprised of certain food items that help in curing stomach ulcers. You should consume bananas, honey, garlic, green leafy vegetables like cabbage, licorice and capsaicin.

Stomach ulcers cause great pain and also bleeding in several cases. Proper treatment procedures should be taken in case of stomach ulcer. There are many medical remedies, as well as home remedies for treating stomach ulcers. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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What Causes Acid Reflux? 8 Tips to Deal With it

MCh HPB Surgery, Fellow European Board of Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Gastroenterologist, Guwahati
What Causes Acid Reflux? 8 Tips to Deal With it

The LES valve in the stomach is designed in such a way that as soon as food passes through it, it closes. If however, LES remains partially or fully open, acid produced by the stomach can move up to the esophagus resulting in a burning sensation called acid reflux or heartburn. This condition is commonly known as the hital hernia.

Some of the common symptoms of acid reflux:
1. Consumption of large meals at one go.
2. Lying down immediately after having a meal.
3. Obesity or being overweight.
4. Consumption of snacks just before bedtime .
5. Consumption of certain food items such as chocolate, garlic, onion and citrus-related food.
6. Consumption of caffeine related products such as coffee, liquor and cigarettes.
7. Certain medicines such as aspirin is also known to be a trigger for acid reflux.
8. Pregnant women or patients with blood pressure are known to be suffering from acid reflux.

Tips to deal with acid reflux
There is a wide range of treatment options available for acid reflux. If you are suffering from occasional heartburn, there are some wonderful home remedies that can be tried. However, if the acid reflux recurs more than once in a week, it is best to consult a doctor. Home remedies to deal with acid reflux:
1. Sleeping on the left side is known to reduce acid reflux.
2. Reducing weight greatly helps in tackling acid burn. Patients with obesity are more vulnerable to acid burn.

3. It is best to avoid food that triggers acid burn.
4. Chewing gum greatly helps in countering acid burn. It helps in producing saliva which soothe the esophagus.
5. Intake of One spoon of baking soda every day proves to be extremely effective. Baking soda contains sodium bicarbonate which has a pH of more than 7 and can effectively neutralize the acid from stomach.
6. Intake of aloe vera, apple, banana or ginger is known to have very positive effects on acid burn.
7. Intake of 1 table-spoon of mustard can give instant relief from acid burn. Mustard’s alkaline properties can make the acid neutral in the system.
8. Regular intake (one after every meal) of almond helps to fight acid burn

Medication:
1. If you are buying over the counter, Histamine 2 blockers is a great medicine that instantly gives relief from an acid burn. Typically Doctors suggest this medicine with a higher dosage. This medicine can be consumed half an hour before the consumption of a meal. However, It is best to consult a doctor before consuming any medication.
2. Doctors often suggest medicine from the PPI family. It effectively blocks acid production in the esophagus for a longer duration. Some common medicine from this group includes Lansoprazole, Pantoprazole and Rabeprazole

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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About Lanzol 30 MG Capsule
When is Lanzol 30 MG Capsule prescribed?
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What are the substitutes for Lanzol 30 MG Capsule?
What are the dosage instructions?
Where is the Lanzol 30 MG Capsule approved?
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