Peptard 20 MG Tablet
Peptard 20 MG Tablet is a proton inhibitor drug that is used in treatment of digestive conditions like acid reflux, heartburn, stomach ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, gastro-esophagea reflux disease and ulcers caused by a bacteria called Helicobacter pylori.
Acid reflux occurs when your stomach produces an excess of acid. Peptard 20 MG Tablet works by countering this process effectively. A proton pump inhibitor, blocks the pump in your stomach wall that secretes stomach acids. Therefore, it reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach. In this way, Peptard 20 MG Tablet acts by treating the symptoms of heartburn, acidity, neutralizing stomach acids and protecting the esophagus from damage.
Peptard 20 MG Tablet is available in both capsule as well as tablet form, which are to be taken orally. The doctor will recommend a dosage according to the condition you suffer from, your age and the severity of this condition. It is important to continue taking this medicine until you have completed the prescribed course recommended by the doctor.
Some of the common side effects of Peptard 20 MG Tablet are constipation, headache, infection, sore throat, diarrhea, nausea, muscle weakness and a gassy stomach. The severe side effects that you could experience are anxiety, seizures, irregular heartbeat, severe diarrhea with bloody stools, muscle spasms, Vitamin B12 deficiency and an allergic reaction. If you experience any of the symptoms mentioned above, it is imperative to seek medical expertise. An allergy to Peptard 20 MG Tablet, will result in symptoms such as skin rashes, difficulty breathing, itchiness and swelling of the throat, face or tongue. If you experience an allergic reaction to this medicine, you should discontinue the use of it and consult your doctor.
It is important to consult your doctor before taking this medicine, if you suffer from conditions like Lupus, liver diseases, allergies and blood disorders. Because, taking Peptard 20 MG Tablet, increases the risk of side effects, for those who have any of these conditions. The doctor might then recommend that you avoid taking this medication and prescribe a substitute. It is also advisable to avoid taking this medication if you are pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to get pregnant.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.
Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease
Helicobacter pylori Infection
Other forms of Ulcers
Nausea and vomitingModerate Common
Lactic AcidosisMajor Rare
WeaknessModerate Less Common
Chest discomfortModerate Less Common
HeadacheMinor Less Common
Running noseMinor Less Common
Belching and HeartburnMinor Common
Swollen jointsMinor Rare
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