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Lokit 20mg Capsules

By KRAMER PHARMA
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
MRP 40.87*
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Lokit 20 MG Description

Lokit 20mg Cap contains Omeprazole as an active medicine. It belongs to a class of medicines called 'Proton pump inhibitor' medications used to reduce the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It i

s used in treating acid-related conditions of the stomach and intestines like heartburn, ulcers, etc. Avoid taking this medicine if you are allergic to it or if you are on medications like esomeprazole, pantoprazole, nelfinavir. Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water on an empty stomach. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting this medicine.

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ContainsOmeprazole(20.0 Mg)
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uses

Uses of Lokit 20 MG

  • Lokit 20mg Cap is used to treat heartburn and chest pain due to stomach acid reflux disease in which acidic content from the stomach comes up to food pipe and mouth.
  • It is used in treating ulcers of the stomach, intestine and inflammation and erosion of food pipe due to stomach acid.
  • It is also used to manage a condition of increased gastric acid production induced by a tumour of the intestine or pancreas, also known as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
contraindications

Contraindications of Lokit 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to omeprazole or any other ingredients of Lokit 20mg Cap.
  • If you have an allergic reaction to any medicines that are proton pump inhibitors (PPI) such as Esomeprazole, Pantoprazole, Rabeprazole and Lansoprazole.
  • If you are taking nelfinavir, used to treat HIV infection.
sideEffects

Side effects of Lokit 20 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Gas
  • Abnormal tissue growth in the stomach
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lokit 20 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lokit 20mg Cap during pregnancy?
A:
Lokit 20mg Cap can be taken during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lokit 20mg Cap while breastfeeding?
A:
Omeprazole passes into human milk but in small amounts and may not harm the baby. Hence, it can be used by a breastfeeding woman.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Lokit 20mg Cap?
A:
This medicine may make you dizzy and feel sleepy. Avoid driving if you do not feel well.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lokit 20mg Cap?
A:
Consuming alcohol when you are taking this medicine does not affect the way it works. However, avoid consuming alcohol in excess, as it is known to increase acidity and can make your stomach disease worse.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any problems with your liver
  • You experience abnormal weight loss
  • You have stomach pain, indigestion and problems in swallowing
  • You have a family history of stomach cancer
  • You vomit food or blood or you are passing black stools
  • You have a skin reaction after taking similar medicine
  • You are experiencing frequent diarrhoea
  • You are expected to take Lokit 20mg Cap for a longer duration as there are several risks associated with it
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Lokit 20 MG

How Does It Work?

A pump called the proton pump present in the stomach wall is responsible for the secretion of stomach acids. Omeprazole present in Lokit 20mg Cap binds to this proton pump in stomach cells, thus block...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lokit 20 MG

  • Take Lokit 20mg Cap as a whole with a sufficient amount of water without food, preferably in the morning.
  • You should take this medicine regularly without fail, as directed by your doctor.
  • Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Lokit 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Lokit 20mg Cap with Nelfinavir and Atazanavir used to treat HIV infection is not allowed.
  • Concomitant use of this medicine with antifungals such as Posaconazole and anticancer medicine like Erlotinib should be avoided.
  • There can be increased chances of getting side effects if you are taking a medicine containing Digoxin used to treat heart failure along with this medicine, especially in elderly patients.
  • Other medicines like Clopidogrel, Cilostazol, Phenytoin, Saquinavir, Tacrolimus, Methotrexate, Rifampicin, Clarithromycin and Voriconazole should be used cautiously with Lokit 20mg Cap.

Interactions with food items

This medicine is to be taken on an empty stomach, at least 40 minutes before meals.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lokit 20 MG

Store it below 30°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat. Keep the medicine away from children and pets. Do not flush the unused medicine in the toilet or pour them int...
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dosage

Dosage of Lokit 20 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, stomach pain, diarrhoea, headache, depression, confusion. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of this medicine,...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What specific information should I give to my doctor before taking Lokit 20mg Cap?

  • Let your doctor know if you are on any medications or supplements. Also, share with him if you have a personal/family history of stomach cancer, a history of any infection, cirrhosis of the liver or a...
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Q: I am experiencing heartburn and abdominal pain frequently. What should I do?

A: There are several reasons which may cause heartburn and abdominal pain. Try to observe if a particular dietary ingredient is causing this issue and avoid it. Also, avoid very oily and fried food. Consult a doctor if the problem persists even after this and get proper treatment done. Do not self-medicate.

Q: What is the use of Lokit 20mg Cap?

A: Lokit 20mg Cap is used for the treatment of chest pain and heartburn due to stomach acid. It is also used in the treatment of several forms of ulcer of the gut and conditions of excessive stomach acid production.

Q: Can I take Lokit 20mg Cap before food?

A: Yes, you should always take this medicine at least 40 mins before food, preferably in the morning before breakfast.
Product Details
Brand
LOKIT
Country of Origin
India

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Last Updated on: 20 Mar 2021 | 09:46 AM (IST)
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