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Metaloc 10mg Capsules (Bdh)

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Metaloc 10mg Capsules (Bdh) Description

Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) is used to treat ulcers in the stomach and intestines, heartburn, chest pain due to acid reflux disease. It is also helpful in managing Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Metaloc 10m

g Cap (Bdh) contains Omeprazole as an active medicine. It acts by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Take this medicine as prescribed and for the duration, it is prescribed by your doctor.


Product Summary

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ContainsOmeprazole(10.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity, heartburn, stomach ulcers
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting
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Uses of Metaloc 10mg Capsules (Bdh)

  • Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) is used in treating 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 also used for the treatment of ulcers of the stomach, intestine and inflammation and erosion of food pipe due to stomach acid.
  • Management of a condition of increased gastric acid production induced by a tumor of the intestine or pancreas, also known as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Contraindications of Metaloc 10mg Capsules (Bdh)

  • If you are allergic to omeprazole or any other ingredients of Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) .
  • 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.

Side effects of Metaloc 10mg Capsules (Bdh)

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Metaloc 10mg Capsules (Bdh)



Can I take Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) during pregnancy?
Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) can be taken during pregnancy only after consulting your doctor. It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) while breastfeeding?
Omeprazole from Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) passes into breast milk but in small amounts and may not harm the baby. Hence, Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) can be used while breastfeeding only after consulting your doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) ?
Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) may cause dizziness and drowsiness. You should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.


Can I consume alcohol with Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) ?
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) as it is known to increase acidity and can make your stomach disease worse.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any problems with your liver.
  • You are experiencing frequent diarrhoea.
  • You have abnormal weight loss.
  • 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 have stomach pain, indigestion and problems in swallowing.
  • You are expected to take Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) for a longer duration as there are several risks associated with it.

Mode of Action of Metaloc 10mg Capsules (Bdh)

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 Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) binds to this proton pump in stomach cells, t...
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Directions for Use of Metaloc 10mg Capsules (Bdh)

  • Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • It should be taken without food preferably in the morning.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.

Interactions of Metaloc 10mg Capsules (Bdh)

Interactions with other medicines

  • Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if y...
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  • Concomitant use of Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) with Nelfinavir and Atazanavir used to treat HIV infection is not allowed.
  • Concomitant use along 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 Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) , especially in elderly patients.
  • Other medicines like Clopidogrel, Cilostazol, Phenytoin, Saquinavir, Tacrolimus, Methotrexate, Rifampicin, Clarithromycin and Voriconazole should be used cautiously.

Interactions with food items

Your doctor may recommend that you take Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) on an empty stomach, at least 40 minutes before meals.

Storage and disposal of Metaloc 10mg Capsules (Bdh)

  • Store Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) s in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Metaloc 10mg Capsules (Bdh)


Symptoms of an overdose of Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) s are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, stomach pain, diarrhoea, headache, depression, confusion. Seek urgent medical help if you experience any of the sym...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) , take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) used for?

A: Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) 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 Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) be taken before food?

A: Yes, you should always take Metaloc 10mg Cap (Bdh) at least 40 mins before food, preferably in the morning before breakfast.
Last Updated on: 10 May 2022 | 05:06 PM (IST)

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