Somifiz L Strip Of 10 Capsules
Somifiz L Strip Of 10 Capsules

Somifiz L Strip Of 10 Capsules

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
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MRP 193.25
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Medical Description

Somifiz L Capsule contains esomeprazole and levosulpiride as an active ingredient. It is an anti-reflux medicine. Somifiz L is used for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It is a...
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Product Summary

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ContainsEsomeprazole(40.0 Mg),Levosulpiride(75.0 Mg)
UsesGRED Treatment of ulcers of stomach and intestine
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, pain in the abdomen
ClassificationANTI-REFLUX
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Uses of Somifiz L Strip Of 10 Capsules

For the treatment of the condition known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It is also used to treat the stomach and intestinal ulcers.

Contraindications of Somifiz L Strip Of 10 Capsules

If you are allergic to esomeprazole, levosulpiride or any other ingredients of the Somifiz L Capsule. If you are taking other medicines like Nelfinavir (for HIV infection). If you have fits. If yo...
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Side effects of Somifiz L Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Headache
  • Abdomen pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Altered bowel movements
  • Anxiety
  • Confusion

Precautions and Warnings of Somifiz L Strip Of 10 Capsules

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Somifiz L Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby. After careful clinical examination and evaluation of the risk-benefit ratio, your doctor may prescribe you this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Somifiz L Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine may pass into breast milk and adversely affect your baby. So, do not use this medicine without a doctors advice.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Somifiz L Capsule?
A:
You may experience numbness, dizziness or involuntary movements during treatment with this medicine so avoid driving or using heavy machinery if you experience any of the side effects.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Somifiz L Capsule?
A:
No, consumption of alcohol is not recommended as it increases the chances of dizziness and liver damage.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have severe liver problems.
  • You have severe kidney problems.
  • You have a history of allergy or skin reaction with any other anti-acidity medicine.
  • You are due to have a specific blood test (Chromogranin A).
  • You have osteoporosis.
  • You are taking medicines like corticosteroids (it increases the risk of osteoporosis).
  • You get a rash on the skin, especially on areas exposed to the sun.
  • This medicine may hide the symptoms of other diseases so if you experience symptoms like losing a lot of weight without any reason, stomach pain and indigestion, repeated vomiting, swallowing problems...
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  • You have any gastric bleeding, mechanical obstruction or perforation in the digestive tract.
  • You experience dementia (loss of memory).
  • You have a history of strokes.
  • You have any condition related to heart and circulation, abnormal heart rhythm (QT prolongation).
  • You have a history of blood clotting or a family history of it.
  • You are taking medicines for other mental illnesses.

Mode of Action of Somifiz L Strip Of 10 Capsules

How Does It Work?

In stomach, there are special cells which produces acid for digestion. When there is overproduction of this acid, it becomes harmful as it is responsible to produce ulcers in stomach and intestine. Es...
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Directions for Use of Somifiz L Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Take medicine as a whole with sufficient amount of water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you.
  • If you are taking it once day, then always take this medicine at same time like early morning before breakfast. Even after improvement of symptoms continue taking this medicine for period your doctor ...
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Interactions of Somifiz L Strip Of 10 Capsules

Interactions with other medicines

  • Somifiz L Capsule may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking.
  • Especially, if you are taking anti-fungal medicines, anti-HIV medicines or medicines for brain and heart-related disorders, etc.
  • Antacids & medicines used to treat ulcer-like sucralfate should be taken with at least 2 hours of gap.
  • Your blood pressure may drop if you are taking antihypertensive medicine along with this medicine. Caution is advised.

Storage and disposal of Somifiz L Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date.
  • Store below 25°C in the original package.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.

Dosage of Somifiz L Strip Of 10 Capsules

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. Overdose of this medicine may increases the chances of side effects like tremors, d...
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Missed a Dose

If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. Do not sto...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the uses of Somifiz L Capsule?

A: Somifiz L is used in gastroesophageal reflux disease and peptic ulcer (ulcers in stomach or intestine).

Q: When should I take Somifiz L?

A: Take Somifiz L as advised by your doctor. Usually, you should take this medicine at least 30- 40 mins before food, preferably in the morning before breakfast.

Q: Can the use of the Somifiz L Capsule cause dizziness?

A: Yes, the Somifiz L Capsule can sometimes cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and also avoid driving and lifting any heavy object.

Q: Does Somifiz L Capsule help in stomach pain?

A: Stomach aches can be due to various reasons. Somifiz L Capsule can provide some relief from stomach aches if it is associated with stomach or intestinal ulcers or due to acidity.
Product Details
Brand
SOMIFIZ L
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/05/2022

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Last Updated on: 24 May 2022 | 11:21 PM (IST)
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