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Zolekair 40mg Capsules

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10 Capsule(s) in Strip
48.45*
MRP 57.00
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Zolekair 40 MG Description

Zolekair Capsule is used to reduce acid production in stomach. It is used for the treatment of ulcers and acid reflux disease or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It contains pantoprazole as an

active ingredient. It reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach by blocking a pump called the proton pump in the stomach wall responsible for the formation of acid. The medicine should be taken on an empty stomach as prescribed by a doctor. Along with taking medicine on time making certain lifestyle modifications can help to manage your acidity problem better. Try eating smaller meals, eat slowly, avoid overeating and lying down immediately after having a meal, limit alcohol intake, avoid smoking and maintain a healthy weight, consult the doctor to understand what works for you best.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹48.45
You Save₹8.55 (15% on MRP)
ContainsPantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesUlcer, GERD
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain and constipation
TherapyANTACID
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Uses of Zolekair 40 MG

Zolekair Capsule is used for the treatment of ulcer and acid reflux disease or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Contraindications of Zolekair 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to pantoprazole or similar medicines or other ingredients of Zolekair Capsule.
  • Do not consume the medicine if you are taking rilpivirine used in HIV treatment.

Side effects of Zolekair 40 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Flatulence

Precautions and Warnings of Zolekair 40 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zolekair Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on the use of Zolekair Capsule in pregnancy, use only if prescribed by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zolekair Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Zolekair Capsule can pass into breast milk. Avoid unless prescribed by the doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zolekair Capsule?
A:
The medicine has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive and use machines. However, you may feel dizzy or experience visual disturbance after taking the medicine. Avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zolekair Capsule?
A:
No known interactions with alcohol, discuss with the doctor if you consume alcohol too often and accordingly, he may suggest to you what will work best for you. Alcohol consumption may be associated with acidity problem and long term consumption can lead to other complications.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may have liver problems.
  • You are taking painkiller medicines.
  • You have a personal or family history of stomach cancer.
  • You are taking medicines used to treat HIV.
  • You may have weak and brittle bones (osteoporosis).
  • You may have low levels of vitamin B12. Zolekair Capsule reduces the absorption of vitamin B12 after a long term use ( longer than 3 years).
  • You are on the medicine for more than three months, your blood magnesium levels may drop. The doctor may advise performing regular tests for the same.
  • On exposure to the sun, you get rash on the skin, stop the treatment with Pantoprazole and inform the doctor as this may be a symptom of subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE).
  • You are supposed to do a blood test (Chromogranin A). The medicine may alter the results.

Mode of Action of Zolekair 40 MG

How Does It Work?

The proton pump in the stomach is responsible for the secretion of stomach acids. Pantoprazole binds with proton pump in stomach cells, thus blocking acid secretion. It is used for excessive acidity.

Directions for Use of Zolekair 40 MG

  • Zolekair Capsule should be taken as directed by the doctor.
  • The medicine must be taken 1 hour before food, on an empty stomach.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Zolekair 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Other medicines can affect the way Zolekair Capsule works or the medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Especially medicines for fungal infection, anti-HIV medicines, blood thinner medicines and medicines for cancer.

Storage and disposal of Zolekair 40 MG

  • Store Zolekair Capsules at a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Zolekair 40 MG

Overdose

If you have taken too much of Zolekair Capsule, seek medical help or call the doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Zolekair Capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with a regular dosing schedule. Avoid a double dose of...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Alok Nachane

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with the doctor before taking Zolekair Capsule?

A: Heartburn and chest pain are early symptoms of a heart attack. If the chest pain spreads to the jaw, shoulders, arms, back and you feel light-headed and anxious, seek medical help immediately.

Q: What is Zolekair Capsule used for?

A: It is used for the treatment of acidity related disorders like stomach and intestinal ulcers, acid reflux disease.

Q: Can Zolekair Capsule be taken after food?

A: Avoid taking after consuming food as by the time it will start showing its effect, the acid in the stomach will be released for digestion of food and it will not affect the amount of acid formation.
Product Details
Brand
ZOLEKAIR
Expires on or After
01/01/2023

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Last Updated on: 05 May 2022 | 11:19 PM (IST)

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