Veloz 20mg Tablet
Veloz 20mg Tablet

Veloz 20mg Tablet

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Veloz 20 MG Description

Veloz 20 tablet is used for relieving acidity and heartburn due to acid reflux in GERD. It is also used to treat stomach and intestinal ulcers associated with acid reflux disease and Zollinger-Ellison...
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ContainsRabeprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesGERD, Peptic ulcers
Side effectsRunny nose, sore throat, headache, cough, vomiting
ClassificationANTACID
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Uses of Veloz 20 MG

  • Veloz 20 tablet is used for the treatment of GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease).
  • Treatment of ulcers of 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 tumour of the intestine or pancreas, also known as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Contraindications of Veloz 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to rabeprazole or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you are pregnant or think that you could be pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Veloz 20 MG

  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Cough
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Gas
  • Constipation
  • Back pain
  • Weakness
  • Sleeplessness

Precautions and Warnings of Veloz 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Veloz 20 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take the Veloz 20 tablet during pregnancy as there is limited information regarding its safety. If you think you may be pregnant and happen to be taking this medicine, consult your doctor immediately.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Veloz 20 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You should avoid taking the Veloz 20 tablet if you are breastfeeding. Your doctor will prescribe you safer alternatives.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Veloz 20 tablet?
A:
This medicine usually does not interfere with the driving ability. However, there are chances of drowsiness and dizziness with the Veloz 20 tablet. Therefore, it is not advisable to drive or use heavy machinery if you feel drowsy or dizzy.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Veloz 20 tablet?
A:
Drinking alcohol when you are taking rabeprazole does not affect the way this medicine works. However, you must avoid drinking large quantities of alcohol as it is known to increase acidity and can make your stomach disease worse.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are experiencing symptoms like painful joints, skin rashes and tiredness.
  • You have stomach pain, indigestion, problems in swallowing and liver function problems.
  • You have a family history of stomach cancer.
  • You vomit food or blood or you are passing black stools.
  • You experience skin reactions and frequent diarrhoea after taking similar medicine.
  • The long term treatment with this medicine may lead to a deficiency of vitamin B12, which can produce symptoms like pale skin, sore tongue, weakness, headache, disturbed vision and irritability.
  • The long term treatment of this medicine may also weaken your bones or may slightly increase the risk of fracture.
  • In some patients with ulcers, the course of this medicine may take 1 to 3 months. Do not stop the medicine on your own.
  • Veloz 20 tablet is not recommended for use in children.

Mode of Action of Veloz 20 MG

How Does It Work?

  • In the body, specific cells in the stomach get stimulated and release acid after intake of food. In certain individuals, these pumps secrete an excess of acids and lead to acid-related stomach problem...
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  • Veloz 20 tablet blocks the activity of these micropumps in the stomach walls known as proton pumps, thus acid release in the stomach decreases and this helps in the healing of ulcers and improves symp...
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Directions for Use of Veloz 20 MG

  • Take the Veloz 20 tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water before meals preferably in the morning.
  • You should take this medicine regularly and without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Veloz 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way the Veloz 20 tablet works or the Veloz 20 tablet itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines like Rilpivirine (Anti-HIV medications), Disopyramide (for irregular heartbeats), medicines for mental problems, antibiotics, antifungals, a medicine used to tr...
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Interactions with food items

Veloz 20 tablets should not be taken with food or milk. You should take it 30 minutes before food. As food decreases the effectiveness of rabeprazole medicine.

Storage and disposal of Veloz 20 MG

  • Store the Veloz 20 tablet below 25°C, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Veloz 20 MG

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose with the Veloz 20 tablet are similar to the side effects in the body. So, if you have consumed a higher dose or think you may have taken too much of the medicine, do not pa...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of the Veloz 20 tablet may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. 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...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the complications associated with the long term use of the Veloz 20 tablet?

A: The long term use of the Veloz 20 tablet can lead to liver function problems, imbalance in salt levels (magnesium, calcium and sodium) and B12 deficiency. So if you experience symptoms like yellow skin and eyes, loss of appetite, nausea, itching, dizziness, fits, headache, irritability, tiredness or pale skin, visit your doctor immediately. Your doctor may ask you to do regular blood tests.

Q: Why do I get B12 deficiency with the Veloz 20 tablet?

A: The absorption of vitamin B12 and vitamin B12 stores in the body can get affected by the long term use of rabeprazole. Rabeprazole reduces the absorption of vitamin B12 from the stomach due to its stomach acid, reducing effects and can lead to vitamin B12 deficiency.

Q: Why should older people be cautious while using the Veloz 20?

A: Veloz 20 produces bone weakness and can increase the risk of getting fractures in elderly patients if taken in high doses for long term treatment.

Q: I have diarrhoea after taking the Veloz 20 Tablet, what should I do?

A: Diarrhoea is a common side effect of the Veloz 20 tablet but sometimes can be serious. Veloz 20 tablet reduces the gastric acid levels and can increase the bacterial count in the gut and can lead to infections. So consult your doctor immediately in case of persistent diarrhoea. He will decide whether to continue this medicine or stop it after clinical examination.

Q: Can I take the Veloz 20 tablet an on empty stomach?

A: Yes, you can take the Veloz 20 tablet on an empty stomach. You should preferably take this medicine in the morning on an empty stomach for better stomach acid regulation throughout the day.

Q: Can I stop taking Veloz 20 tablet if I feel relieved in symptoms?

A: No, you should never stop this medicine until advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good. If you stop taking this medicine in between the treatment, it may not completely cure your condition and can lead to reoccurrence.

Q: When to take Veloz 20 tablet, before or after food?

A: Veloz 20 tablet should normally be taken at least 1 hour before food (on an empty stomach), preferably in the morning or as advised by the doctor.

Q: Can the use of Veloz 20 tablet cause dizziness?

A: Yes, Veloz 20 tablet 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 objects.

Q: How long can we take Veloz 20?

A: You can take Veloz 20 for as long as a doctor has prescribed you. Do not exceed the maximum daily doses and treatment durations recommended.

Q: Is Veloz 20 safe during pregnancy?

A: You should not take the Veloz 20 during pregnancy as there is limited information regarding its safety. If you think you may be pregnant and happen to be taking this medicine, consult your doctor immediately.
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Last Updated on: 07 Apr 2022 | 11:25 AM (IST)

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