Prazole 20mg Capsule

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:23 am

Prazole 20mg Capsule

Uses of Prazole 20mg Capsule

Prazole 20mg Capsule is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Gastric Ulcer

Side effects of Prazole 20mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Prazole 20mg Capsule 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 using Prazole 20mg Capsule

Do not use Prazole 20mg Capsule if you are allergic to – Omeprazole

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Prazole 20mg Capsule.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Prazole 20mg Capsule works

Prazole 20mg Capsule contains – Omeprazole

Omeprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach.

Dosage of Prazole 20mg Capsule

The dosage of Prazole 20mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Prazole 20mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Prazole 20mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Ozson 20mg Capsule  ( Unison Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. )

15.30  10 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

Omef 20mg Tablet  ( Astra Labs )

50.54  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Omi Q 20mg Capsule  ( Que Pharma Pvt. Ltd. )

24.00  10 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

Omis 20mg Capsule  ( Sanjivani Parenteral Ltd. )

44.65  10 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

Lokit 20mg Capsule  ( Kopran Ltd. )

40.87  10 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- alprazolam, astemizole, carbamazepine, cisapride, cyclosporine, diazepam, diltiazem, erythromycin, felodipine, lidocaine, lovastatin, midazolam, quinidine, simvastatin, terfenadine, triazolam, verapamil, voriconazole: Decreased clearance and increased blood levels of these drugs.

ampicillin, iron salts, itraconazole, ketoconazole, vitamin B12: Impaired absorption of these drugs.

atazanavir, nelfinavir: Decreased plasma atazanavir or nelfinavir level.

cilostazol: Increased blood cilostazol level.

clarithromycin: Increased blood levels of omeprazole and clarithromycinl.

digoxin: Increased digoxin bioavailability, possibly digitalis toxicity.

levobupivacaine: Increased risk of levobupivacaine toxicity.

methotrexate: Possibly delayed methotrexate elimination.

nifedipine: Decreased nifedipine clearance, increased risk of hypotension.

phenytoin: Decreased phenytoin clearance, increased risk of phenytoin toxicity.

saquinavir: Increased plasma saquinavir level.

sucralfate: Decreased omeprazole absorption.

tacrolimus: Possibly increased tacrolimus level.

warfarin: Possibly increased risk of abnormal bleeding.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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