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Veloz D Capsule
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Veloz D Capsule

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
132.39*
MRP 155.75
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Rabeprazole(20.0 Mg) + Domperidone(30.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Antacid And Anti-emetic

Medical Description

Veloz D capsule is an anti-reflux medicine containing a combination of Rabeprazole and Domperidone. It is used to treat gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is a condition in which acid from the stomach comes back up to the food pipe and causes heartburn, belching, nausea and chest pain. Veloz D works by decreasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach and improves mortality in the gut. Thus, it reduces the backflow of stomach content to the food pipe. Headache, diarrhoea, stomach pain, lack of energy, rash or dry mouth are some common side effects that you may experience after taking Veloz D capsules. Please report to your doctor if you notice the side effects persist or worsen.
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Uses of Veloz D Capsule

Veloz D capsule is used in the treatment of gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD). This condition leads to acid regurgitating from the stomach into the food pipe, causing heartburn, chest discomfort and acidity.
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Contraindications of Veloz D Capsule

  • If you are allergic to Rabeprazole or Domperidone or any of the ingredients of Veloz D capsule.
  • If you have serious heart problems like heart failure, heart rhythm problems, salt imbalance.
  • If you are taking any medicine which might affect the contraction of the heart muscle.
  • If you are suffering from bleeding in the digestive system.
  • If you are suffering from liver or kidney disorder.
  • If you have any tumor of the pituitary gland.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Veloz D Capsule

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Lack of energy
  • Skin rash
  • Dry mouth
  • Back pain
  • Cough
  • Insomnia

Precautions and Warnings of Veloz D Capsule

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Veloz D capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Veloz D capsule should not be used during pregnancy as its components may cause harm to your unborn baby. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Veloz D capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Veloz D capsule are known to pass into breast milk in small amounts and can affect your baby. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding, after assessing the benefits over risks your doctor might change the medicine, ask you to stop breastfeeding or closely monitor the baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Veloz D capsule?
A:
If you experience drowsiness (sleepiness) and visual disturbances after taking this medicine, it is advised not to drive or use machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Veloz D capsule?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol in excess as it is known to increase acidity and can make your acidity worse.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience black stools.
  • You have a stomach tumour.
  • You are taking medicines to treat HIV.
  • You have liver and kidney disease or kidney failure.
  • You have a history of fractures or have osteoporosis or taking steroids.
  • You develop watery diarrhoea, fever after taking Veloz D capsule.
  • You should not give this medicine to children of 12 years and below.
  • You are on Veloz D capsules for more than three months. Your blood magnesium levels may drop. Your doctor may perform regular tests for the same.
  • You develop skin lesions especially in the sun-exposed area after taking this medicine.
  • You have heart problems and associated symptoms like palpitations, difficulty in breathing, unconsciousness.
  • You have low levels of vitamin B12. This medicine is known to reduce the absorption of vitamin B12 after long term use. Supplements may be needed.
  • Taking Veloz D capsule for more than one year may increase the chances of developing bone fractures.

Mode of Action of Veloz D Capsule

How Does It Work?

  • Veloz D capsule works by the combined action of Rabeprazole and Domperidone.
  • A pump called the proton pump in the stomach is responsible for the secretion of stomach acids. Rabeprazole binds to this proton pump in stomach cells, thus blocking acid secretion.
  • Domperidone increases the motility of the stomach and intestines so that acid does not reflux back into the food pipe.

Directions for Use of Veloz D Capsule

  • Veloz D capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should preferably be taken in the morning before food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Veloz D Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • There is limited information available on the interaction of Veloz D capsule with other medicines. However, as this medicine contains Omeprazole and Domperidone, any interactions seen with these two components when taken alone may occur with this combination.
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  • Never take these medicines along with Veloz D capsule: Disopyramide, Amiodarone, medicines for mental problems haloperidol, Citalopram, antibiotics like Erythromycin, Levofloxacin, Azithromycin, antifungals like Pentamidine, Ketoconazole and other medicines like Cisapride, Dolasetron, Mequitazine, Rilpivirine, etc.
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  • This medicine interferes with the action of antiviral medicines like Rilpivirine, Atazanavir and Nelfinavir and antifungals like Posaconazole, Ketoconazole and Itraconazole.
  • Medicine used to treat heart failure like digoxin may lead to toxicity when taken with this medicine.
  • Medicines used for mental disorders like Diazepam, Phenytoin.
  • If you are taking Warfarin, caution is needed as there are chances of increased bleeding.
  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interaction.

Interactions with food items

Veloz D capsule should preferably be taken on an empty stomach. There are no known interactions with food or beverages. However, nicotine and caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate and cola) can increase stomach acid or delay ulcer healing and hinder the treatment process.
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Storage and disposal of Veloz D Capsule

  • Store Veloz D capsules in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly. Do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Veloz D Capsule

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose include confusion, anxiety, fits, altered consciousness, sleepiness, etc. Seek urgent medical help if you think you have taken too much of Veloz D capsules.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of the medicine 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 dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

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: Can Veloz D capsule be used if I am suffering from a liver disease?

A: Tell your doctor if you are having any kind of liver or kidney problem. The doctor may suggest an alternative.

Q: What should be done to avoid frequent acidity?

  • Avoid spicy, oily and packed food.
  • Reduce smoking and alcohol intake.
  • Avoid carbonated drinks like cold drinks or soda.
  • Some medicines are known to increase acidity and worsen the condition such as pain killers, ibuprofen. You should avoid using these for a long duration.

Q: I have been taking Veloz D capsule for some months now, what should I watch for?

  • Take this medicine only for the duration as prescribed by your doctor. If there is relief in your symptoms, you may visit your doctor for a follow-up, where your doctor may reduce its dose.
  • This medicine is known to cause fractures, low magnesium levels, vitamin B12 levels on long term use.
  • You need to cautious about these and keep checking your blood levels regularly and if need be your doctor may prescribe the supplements for these deficiencies.

Q: For how long should Veloz D capsule be taken?

A: Your doctor will decide the frequency and duration of the treatment with Veloz D capsule after accessing your condition. You should not stop taking this medicine before the treatment is complete neither you should take it for too long.

Q: What is Veloz D capsule used for?

A: Veloz D capsule is used for the treatment of gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD).

Q: Should I take Veloz D capsule before or after food?

A: Veloz D capsule should normally be taken before food (on an empty stomach), preferably in the morning.

Q: Is Pan-D and Veloz D capsules composition the same?

  • No, Veloz D capsule is a combination of Rabeprazole and Domperidone, whereas Pan-D capsule contains Pantoprazole and Domperidone. Both of these medicines are used for the treatment of stomach acid reflux disease.
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  • Your doctor will decide which one to prescribe you after assessing your health condition and prescribe you with medicine depending upon underlying disease, the severity of disease and other parameters.
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Q: Is Veloz D capsule an antibiotic?

A: No, Veloz D capsule is not an antibiotic medicine.

Q: Can I stop taking Veloz D capsule on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking Veloz D capsule 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: Does Veloz D capsule cause addiction?

A: No, Veloz D capsule is not an addiction causing medicine. However, it should be used as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
Last Updated on: 03 Dec 2020 | 05:02 PM (IST)
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