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Lancer 15mg Capsules

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Lancer 15 MG Description

Lancer 15mg capsules contain lansoprazole as the active molecule. Lansoprazole belongs to a category of medications called as proton pump inhibitors. This medicine lowers the amount of acid secretion ...
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ContainsLansoprazole(15.0 Mg)
UsesStomach and intestinal ulcers, erosive esophagitis
Side effectsDiarrhoea, dizziness, headache, tiredness, skin rash
ClassificationANTACID
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Uses of Lancer 15 MG

  • Stomach and intestinal ulcers
  • Erosive esophagitis
  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome [a condition in which one or more tumours form in your pancreas or the upper part of your small intestine (duodenum)]
  • Heartburn
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) condition of acid regurgitation
  • Infections caused by the bacteria H Pylori while giving together with an antibiotic

Contraindications of Lancer 15 MG

  • Known allergy to any ingredients of Lancer capsules

Side effects of Lancer 15 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Skin rash
  • Stomach pain

Precautions and Warnings of Lancer 15 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lancer capsule during pregnancy?
A:
No, Lancer capsule is not recommended during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lancer capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Lancer capsule should not be taken while breastfeeding unless recommended by the doctor. Your doctor will only recommend this capsule while breastfeeding when the potential benefits are more than the risks.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Lancer capsule?
A:
Patients taking Lansoprazole Capsules may have side symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo, fatigue, and vision problems. Therefore, you must avoid driving after taking Lancer capsules.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lancer capsule?
A:
Please seek medical advice before consuming alcohol with Lancer capsule.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver problems
  • You have stomach problems such as diarrhoea
  • You have osteoporosis or bone fracture
  • You have low vitamin B12 levels
  • You have to undergo Chromogranin A blood test
  • You are consuming medications to treat HIV, cancer, infections, heart problems, blood clot, asthma, acidity, depression, and other psychiatric diseases
  • You are intolerant to certain sugars

Mode of Action of Lancer 15 MG

How Does It Work?

Lancer works by lowering the amount of acid in the stomach, thereby alleviating acid indigestion and heartburn.

Directions for Use of Lancer 15 MG

  • Always follow your doctor's instructions when taking this medication
  • With a glass of water, swallow the capsule whole. If you have trouble swallowing the capsules, talk to your doctor about other methods to take your prescription.
  • Avoid chewing or breaking the capsules

Interactions of Lancer 15 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Co-administration of HIV protease inhibitors such as atazanavir and nelfinavir with Lansoprazole decreases the blood levels of these medicines
  • Co-administration of itraconazole and ketoconazole with lansoprazole decreases the blood levels of ketoconazole and itraconazole
  • Co-administration of digoxin with lansoprazole increases the blood levels of digoxin
  • Lansoprazole increases blood levels of warfarin, tacrolimus, and theophylline
  • Co-administration of fluvoxamine increases blood levels of lansoprazole for up to four times
  • Rifampicin reduces the blood levels of lansoprazole
  • Lansoprazole increases the blood levels of methotrexate
  • Antacids or sucralfate medicines reduces the blood levels of lansoprazole

Storage and disposal of Lancer 15 MG

  • Keep this medication out of children's sight and reach
  • Do not use Lancer Capsules after the expiry date
  • Store at a temperature of no more than 25°C
  • To avoid moisture, keep the product in its original packaging
  • Do not dispose of medications in the wastewater or household waste

Dosage of Lancer 15 MG

Overdose

Contact your doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately, in case of an overdose.

Missed a Dose

If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember unless your next dose is approaching. If this occurs, skip the missed dose and continue taking the rest of the capsules as usual. To make ...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Should Lancer 15mg Capsule be taken empty stomach or with food?

A: You should take Lancer 15mg capsule half hour before food.

Q: Is Lancer 15mg Capsule used for children?

A: Yes, Lancer 15mg Capsule is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and erosive gastritis in children and adolescents between 1-17 years of age. However, the dose and duration of treatment will differ depending on the age.

Q: Does Lancer 15mg Capsule affects fertility?

A: No, Lancer 15mg capsule does not affect fertility.

Q: Does Lancer 15mg capsule interact with herbal medicines?

A: Yes, the blood levels of Lancer 15mg capsules decreases when consumed along with a herbal medicine called St. John's wort. Therefore, you must avoid consuming any herbal medicines with Lancer 15mg capsules unless discussed with your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
LANCER
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
02/10/2022

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Last Updated on: 10 May 2022 | 05:07 PM (IST)

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