Sompraz L capsules are efficient against irritable bowel syndrome, acidity, Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease and stomach pain. The dosage depends on the degree of the disorder.
Sompraz L capsules may come with certain side effects like dizziness, lightheadedness, irregular menstruation, insomnia, exhaustion, rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, it may also cause high fever, sweating, development of breasts in men.
This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women or nursing mothers, if you are taking herbal medicines, if you had recently had surgery or suffering from gastrointestinal diseases, cancer, seizures or are allergic to it.
This medicine is prescribed only by doctors. It is usually taken thrice a day and you will see the medicine take action within an hour of taking it. If you overdose, you must immediately contact your doctor.
How long is the duration of effect?
The effect of the medicine lasts for about twelve hours. The duration depends on the age and the severity of the disorder.
What is the onset of action?
The medicine starts to become effective within an hour of it being administered.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This medicine is not to be taken by women who are pregnant. It can have an adverse effect on both the mother and the child. Your doctor will weigh the pros and cons before prescribing it.
Is it habit forming?
There is no sufficient data, that says that this medicine is habit forming or that people get addicted to it.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Mothers who are nursing their babies should not take this medicine as it can be passed on the baby through the mother’s milk. Then the side effects will manifest in the child as well.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
You should definitely not drive after taking this medicine as it can make you dizzy and disorientation.
Does this affect kidney function?
There aren’t many studies that explore if there is a link between kidney function and this medicine. If you are suffering from kidney problems, you should speak with your doctor who will regulate your dosage.
Does this affect liver function?
It is not known if this medicine will impact the function of your liver. If you have been diagnosed with liver problems consult your doctor before you take this medicine.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Sompraz L Capsule Sr , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
In case of a missed dose, take it as soon as you remember. If you remember when it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Taking this medicine in excess will not improve your ailment any sooner. In fact, it can lead to poisoning and severe side effects. Contact your doctor immediately if you overdose.
The drug works by selectively binding to dopamine receptors in the brain and the periphery. This action results in increased tone of muscles in the gastrointestinal tract. It also works as 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
This medicine may react with medicines for heart ailments, epilepsy, dysplasia and allergies.
Interaction with Alcohol
You should not take this medicine with alcohol as that might make the side effects more intense.
Interaction with Food
This medicine does not react adversely with food. But doctors generally advise people to consume this medicine on an empty stomach.
Interaction with Medicine
Sompraz L capsule may react with medicines that contain aluminium and magnesium, atazanavir, citalopram, diazepam, imipramine, nelfinavir and phenytoin.
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