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Junior Lanzol 15 Mg

Drug brand named Junior Lanzol 15 mg is manufactured by Cipla Limited and mainly contents the generic drug Lansoprazole.
Package: 10 Tablet

Active Ingredients of Junior Lanzol 15 mg

Lansoprazole 15 mg

Can we use Junior Lanzol 15 mg during pregnency

Pregnancy C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and wellcontrolled studies in humans but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks

Can we use Junior Lanzol 15 mg during lactation

Lactation L4 There is positive evidence of risk to a breastfed infant or to breastmilk production but the benefits of use in breastfeeding mothers may be acceptable despite the risk to the infant eg if the drug is needed in a lifethreatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective

For what type of diseases Junior Lanzol 15 mg may be prescribed

Duodenal ulcer Gastric ulcer Reflux oesophagitis Zollinger Ellison syndrome

What are the known Side Effects of Junior Lanzol 15 mg

Nausea stomach upset skin rash acute toxicity

Precautions before taking Junior Lanzol 15 mg

Lansoprazole is less likely than omeprazole Prilosec Zegerid to interact with other drugs The absorption of certain drugs may be affected by stomach acidity and as a result lansoprazole and other PPIs that reduce stomach acid also reduce the absorption and concentration in blood of ketoconazole Nizoral and increase the absorption and concentration in blood of digoxin Lanoxin This may lead to reduced effectiveness of ketoconazole or increased digoxin toxicity respectively

Significance of Junior Lanzol 15 mg

Lansoprazole is in a class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors PPI which block the production of acid by the stomach Other drugs in the same class include rabeprazole Aciphex omeprazole Prilosec pantoprazole Protonix and esomeprazole Nexium Proton pump inhibitors are used for the treatment of conditions such as ulcers gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD and ZollingerEllison syndrome that are caused by stomach acid Lansoprazole like other protonpump inhibitors blocks the enzyme in the wall of the stomach that produces acid By blocking the enzyme the production of acid is decreased and this allows the stomach and esophagus to heal

06.03.2013. 02:42