Opride 50mg Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • Composition : Pantoprazole 50mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) | Gastric Ulcer
  • Estimated Price : 37.05 For 10 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Opride 50mg Tablet

Opride 50mg Tablet is used to treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) such as Acid Reflux, Heartburn. It is also used to prevent ulcers from forming.

How Opride 50mg Tablet works

Opride 50mg Tablet disrupts acid-pumping cells in the stomach, reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It helps in reducing symptoms like acid reflux, heartburn.

Side Effects of Opride 50mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Opride 50mg Tablet are Headache, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Dizziness, Vomiting, Constipation, Rash, Cough. These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while Taking Opride 50mg Tablet

Do not consume Opride 50mg Tablet if you are allergic to Pantoprazole. If you have kidney disease, heart disease, liver disease, consult your doctor before using Opride 50mg Tablet. To avoid adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

Dosage of Opride 50mg Tablet

The dosage of Opride 50mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient's age, health, medical history of the patient and many other conditions, please take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Opride 50mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Opride 50mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose. Symptoms of overdose with Opride 50mg Tablet are Hypoactivity, Fatigue. Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Opride 50mg Tablet is suspected.

Onset of Action Opride 50mg Tablet

It takes about 2 to 3 hour to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Opride 50mg Tablet

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 18 to 20 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

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  • Alcohol Information is not available right now; please consult your doctor.

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  • Pregnancy It is safe to take this medicine during pregnancy. However; consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Breastfeeding Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Driving Not safe during driving; you may feel dizzy after taking this medicine.

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  • Kidney This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Liver This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

... Frequently Asked Questions About Opride 50mg Tablet

Q.1) Can I buy Opride 50mg Tablet without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Opride 50mg Tablet. Q.2) What are the usages of Opride 50mg Tablet? Ans. Opride 50mg Tablet used to treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Gastric Ulcer. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is a digestive disorder that occurs when acidic stomach fluids or food back up from the stomach into the oesophagus. Oesophagus - food pipe that runs from the throat to the stomach. Q.3) How does Opride 50mg Tablet work? Ans. Opride 50mg Tablet contains Pantoprazole - Pantoprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach. Q.4) What are the side effects of Opride 50mg Tablet? Ans. The common side effects of Opride 50mg Tablet are Headache, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Dizziness, Vomiting, Constipation, Rash, Cough. Q.5) Is Opride 50mg Tablet banned in India? Ans. Opride 50mg Tablet is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Opride 50mg Tablet safe to use? Ans. Opride 50mg Tablet is safe to use if you are not allergic to Pantoprazole. Pregnant and lactating women, consult your doctor before taking this medicine. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. Q.7) How to use Opride 50mg Tablet? Ans. Take Opride 50mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor, the usual adult dose is once or twice a day before meals. Do not crush or chew, swallow it with water. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Opride 50mg Tablet? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Opride 50mg Tablet. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Opride 50mg Tablet last? Ans. Effect of Opride 50mg Tablet lasts for an average of 18-20 hours. Q.10) What if I miss a dose of Opride 50mg Tablet? Ans. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember about it. If it is close to your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take two doses at the same time.

Interaction

Drug :- antimicrobials: Increased esomeprazole level.

atazanavir, nelfinavir: Decreased blood levels of these drugs.

diazepam: Possibly increased diazepam level.

digoxin, iron salts, ketoconazole: Possibly decreased absorption of these drugs.

saquinavir: Increased plasma saquinavir level with increased toxicity.

voriconazole: Increased esomeprazole exposure and risk of adverse effects.

warfarin: Possibly increased INR and PT, leading to abnormal bleeding.

Food :- all foods: Decreased bioavailability of esomeprazole.

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