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Nuloc 20 MG Injection

Manufacturer :  Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Medicine Composition :  Rabeprazole
Prescription vs OTC : Prescription by Doctor not required

About Nuloc 20 MG Injection

Nuloc 20 MG Injection is classified as proton inhibitor drug used for treating digestive conditions like acid reflux, heartburn, stomach ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease and ulcers caused by a bacteria, Helicobacter pylori. Acid reflux is a condition when your stomach produces an excess of acid. Nuloc 20 MG Injection works by countering this the production of acid effectively. This proton pump inhibitor blocks the pump in your stomach wall that secretes stomach acids. It can be used in combination with other medications to eliminate Helicobacter pylori bacteria that causes ulcers. It also protects the esophagus from being damaged by the stomach acids and helps ulcers to heal.

Nuloc 20 MG Injection is available in both solution as well as tablet form. Your doctor would recommend a dosage according to your age and the severity of the condition. It is advised to continue taking this medication until prescribed course recommended by the doctor is completed.

It is also important to discuss with your doctor before taking this medication if you suffer from conditions like Lupus, liver diseases, allergies and blood disorders. This is because taking Nuloc 20 MG Injection increases the risk of side effects if a person suffers from any of these conditions. The doctor might alter the dosage or prescribe a substitute for this medication. It is also advised to avoid taking this medication if you are pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to get pregnant.

    What are the uses of Nuloc 20 MG Injection

    • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

      Nuloc 20 MG Injection is used to treat Type II Diabetes by improving blood glucose levels in adults and children. The medication should be taken with proper diet and regular exercise.

    • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (Pcos)

      Nuloc 20 MG Injection treats Polycystic ovary syndrome effectively.

    What are the contraindications of Nuloc 20 MG Injection ?

    • Impaired Kidney Function

      Nuloc 20 MG Injection should not be consumed by patients having an impaired kidney function. This can be attributed to other risk factors like shock, heart attack, and Septicemia.

    • Allergy

      Nuloc 20 MG Injection should be avoided for use if you have a known history of allergy to it.

    • Metabolic Acidosis

      Nuloc 20 MG Injection should not be used by patients with an unbalanced acid levels in the body.

    What are the side effects of Nuloc 20 MG Injection ?

    • Nausea Or Vomiting

    • Diarrhoea

    • Abdominal Pain

    • Hypoglycemia

    • Lactic Acidosis

    • Weakness

    • Chest Discomfort

    • Headache

    • Running Nose

    • Belching

    • Swollen Joints

    Key highlights of Nuloc 20 MG Injection

    • How long is the duration of effect?

      The effect of this medication lasts for an average duration of 4 to 8 hours.

    • What is the onset of action?

      The top effect of this medication is observed after 1-3 hours of administration.

    • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

      This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy due to the risk of abnormalities in the fetus. Alternate means of blood sugar control like insulin therapy can be considered during pregnancy.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendencies are reported for this medication.

    • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

      This medicine should be avoided for use in breastfeeding women due to the risk of adverse effects on the baby. If it becomes absolutely necessary to take this medication, then breastfeeding should be discontinued.

    What are the dosage instructions?

    • Are there any missed dose instructions?

      The missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. It is suggested to skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose.

    • Are there any overdose instructions?

      Doctor consultation is necessary if an overdose is suspected since overdose of this medication could lead to Lactic Acidosis which requires immediate medical intervention.

    How does this medication work?

    Nuloc 20 MG Injection is a proton pump inhibitor drug and binds to H+/K+-exchanging ATPase in gastric parietal cells that results in blockage of acid secretion.

      What are the interactions of Nuloc 20 MG Injection ?

      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 Alcohol


        It is recommended to limit the consumption of alcohol while taking this medication. Symptoms such as prolonged weakness and muscle pain, lack of sleep, breathing difficulties after alcohol intake must be reported to the doctor immediately.
      • Interaction with Lab Test


        Information not available.
      • Interaction with Medicine

        Iodinated Contrast Media

        It is advised to stop the usage of Nuloc 20 MG Injection at least 48 hours prior to the intake of Iodinated Contrast media.


        The consumption of Nuloc 20 MG Injection is not suggested to use along with Gatifloxacin and suitable alternatives should be considered.


        Report the use of either of the medication to the doctor as dose adjustment and safety monitoring may be required if these two medications are taken together.

        Aloe Vera

        It is recommended not to use aloe vera while taking Nuloc 20 MG Injection. Suitable dose adjustments and safety monitoring should be done if the intended use is for a long duration.


        You must consult your doctor before taking Estradiol with Nuloc 20 MG Injection. Dose adjustment should be done in such cases.
      • Interaction with Disease

        Lactic Acidosis

        The conditions like kidney impairment, heart disease, severe diarrhea, septicemia should be reported to the doctor before taking Nuloc 20 MG Injection. He might alter the dosage of the medication. Monitoring of blood sugar level is also advised.

        Vitamin B12 Deficiency

        You must inform your doctor about incidences of anemia or Vitamin B12 deficiency so that he can prescribe you suitable Vitamin supplements, if required.
      • Interaction with Food


        Information not available.
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      Written ByDrx Hina FirdousPhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child CarePharmacology
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