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Volapride Plus Capsules 10'S
Volapride Plus Capsules 10'S

Volapride Plus Capsules 10'S

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
96.16*
MRP 113.13
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Volapride Plus Capsules 10'S Description

Volapride Capsule is used for the prevention of acid reflux from the stomach to the food pipe and prevention of the production of excess acid in the stomach. It consists of two active ingredients, pa

toprazole and levosulpiride. This Capsule reduces the acid production in the stomach. It prevents acid reflux in the food pipe from the stomach by increasing movement of the stomach and bowel. Take Volapride Capsule as advised by your doctor.

Product Summary

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ContainsLevosulpiride(75.0 Mg) + Pantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesGERD
Side effectsHeadache, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, flatulence
TherapyANTACID AND ANTI-REFLUX
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Uses of Volapride Plus Capsules 10'S

Volapride Capsule is used to treat GERD (Gastrointestinal reflux disease), not responding to Pantoprazole alone. It helps in relieving symptoms such as heartburn, chest discomfort or acidity.

Contraindications of Volapride Plus Capsules 10'S

  • If you are allergic to pantoprazole and levosulpiride or any of the other ingredients of Volapride Capsule.
  • If you have severe kidney disease or liver disease.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have an obstruction in your bowel or have blood in vomit or stool.
  • If you have a tumour of the adrenal gland called pheochromocytoma.
  • If you have a seizure disorder (epilepsy) or have an abnormally elevated mood (mania).
  • If you have prolactin hormone-secreting tumour of the pituitary gland (prolactinoma) and breast cancer present together.

Side effects of Volapride Plus Capsules 10'S

  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Pain in stomach
  • Flatulence
  • Dizziness
  • Joint pain

Precautions and Warnings of Volapride Plus Capsules 10'S

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Volapride Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Volapride is not recommended to be used during pregnancy due to limited information available on its safety. Take this medicine only if it is considered to be essential.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Volapride Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Volapride Capsule are known to be excreted in milk. This medicine should be avoided if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Volapride Capsule?
A:
Volapride does not affect your ability to drive or to use machinery, however if you experience side effects like dizziness, you should avoid driving or using machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Volapride Capsule?
A:
Consuming alcohol while on this medicine can increase sleepiness. Avoid alcohol consumption while on this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any pre-existing medical condition such as kidney or liver disorder, any kind of heart disease etc.
  • You have a rash over the skin.
  • You are taking this medicine for a longer duration.
  • You have tiredness, seizures, irregular heartbeat or muscle spasm.
  • Your doctor tells you that you have a low vitamin B12 level in your blood.
  • You have to undergo a urine test.

Mode of Action of Volapride Plus Capsules 10'S

How Does It Work?

  • Levosulpiride works by reducing acid production in the stomach. It also works by preventing acid reflux in the food pipe from the stomach by increasing movement of the stomach and bowel.
  • Pantoprazole works by inhibiting a pump called the proton pump in the stomach wall, responsible for the secretion of stomach acids for digestion and hence leads to reduced acid production.

Directions for Use of Volapride Plus Capsules 10'S

  • Volapride 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 be taken on an empty stomach before meals.

Interactions of Volapride Plus Capsules 10'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines affect the way Volapride Capsule works or this medicine itself affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time. Inform the physician about the medicines, supplements or h...
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  • Especially if you are consuming medicines like antibiotics, antifungals, anti-HIV medications, blood thinners, immune-suppressant medicines like methotrexate, brain and mood-related medicines etc.

Storage and disposal of Volapride Plus Capsules 10'S

  • Store at temperature below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Volapride Plus Capsules 10'S

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose include fits, loss of balance, difficulty in sleeping, etc. If you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine on your chosen day, take it on the day you remember. Take your next dose of this medicine on the day you normally take it.

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: Does Volapride Capsule cause loose motions?

A: Volapride Capsule can cause loose motions as a side effect of using this medicine.

Q: Is Volapride a painkiller?

A: No, the Volapride Capsule is not a painkiller medicine. It is an anti-reflux medicine used to treat and prevent acid reflux.

Q: What is Volapride used for?

A: Volapride Capsule is used to treat GERD (Gastrointestinal reflux disease), when not responding to Pantoprazole alone. It helps in relieving symptoms such as heartburn, chest discomfort or acidity.
Product Details
Brand
VOLAPRIDE
Expires on or After
30/07/2023
Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 12:44 AM (IST)

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