Protoloc 40 mg
Protoloc 40 MG Capsule is used to lower the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It helps in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and other conditions caused by excess acid production.
Description Of Protoloc 40mg
Protoloc 40 MG Capsule is used to lower the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It helps in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and other conditions caused by excess acid production in the stomach. It has an advantage of once-daily dosing and should be consumed at least 1 hour before breakfast.
Protoloc 40mg Chemical Name
- Omeprazole (40mg)
Protoloc 40mg Manufacturer
- USV Ltd
Uses of Protoloc 40mg
- Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease
- Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
- Duodenal Ulcer
- Helicobacter pylori Infection
- Erosive Esophagitis
What is Protoloc 40mg?
Protoloc Tablet is a prescription medicine that is used for the short-term treatment of digestive diseases in which stomach acid and bile flows back and irritates the food-pipe, also known as GERD. This medicine works by suppressing the production of acid in the stomach. Protoloc Tablet is also used for the management of inflammation and irritation of the food pipe, to treat the overproduction of stomach acid, and to prevent stomach ulcers caused by the use of certain medicines (called as, NSAIDs).
How Protoloc 40mg working
Protoloc 40 mg Capsule is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.
How is Protoloc 40mg used?
chew the tablets. Protoloc Tablet is used 30 minutes before meals with applesauce (for delayed-release oral suspension).
The typical dose of Protoloc is 40 mg once a day. The usual dose for children is 20 mg - 40 mg once a day. The maximum adult dose of Protoloc is 240 mg in a day. This medicine is typically used for a period of 8 weeks for erosive esophagitis associated with GERD. Protoloc is commonly used at the same time every day. It takes 2.5 hours for this medicine to start to work. This medicine is not known to be habit-forming.
This medicine is to be used for longer periods of time. Protoloc may be prescribed for long-term treatment of hypersecretory conditions that produce excess stomach acid and for the long-term treatment of inflammation of the food pipe (erosive esophagitis). You should continue to use this medicine as directed by the doctor even if you feel well.
Protoloc 40mg Indications
Take Protoloc 40 MG Capsule at least half an hour before breakfast. Do not consume in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experiences any undesirable effects.
Protoloc 40mg Dosage
Take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose and follow the regular schedule.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Contraindication Of Protoloc 40mg
Adverse effects Of Protoloc 40mg
- Abdominal pain
- Joint pain
- Sore throat
- Loss of appetite
- Difficulty in breathing
- Muscle pain
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Protoloc 40mg
Before you use Protoloc Tablet, tell your doctor of your medical history including upper gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach ulcers, weak bone density caused by osteoporosis, disease in which body attacks its own tissues (also known as, systemic lupus erythematosus), low magnesium level, or low vitamin B12 level in the body.
The use of this medicine may change magnesium levels in the body. If you are taking any proton pump inhibitor for at least three months, this can lead to low level of magnesium in your body.
The use of Protoloc Tablet may change the vitamin B12 level in the body. If you are taking any proton pump inhibitor over a period of more than three years, it may lead to the body not absorbing vitamin B12 properly.
Consult with your doctor on the use of Protoloc Tablet during pregnancy or if you are planning to become pregnant. It is not known if this medicine can harm the unborn baby. There have been no controlled studies in humans so its best to only use Protoloc in pregnancy when required. Consult with your doctor on the use of Protoloc Tablet during breastfeeding. This medicine may pass into breast milk but your doctor can best judge if it can impact the baby. Consult with your doctor on the use of Protoloc Tablet, if you are trying to conceive. Impact of this medicine on fertility is not known although animal studies have shown no negative impact on fertility.
Storage Conditions for Protoloc 40mg
store Protoloc Tablet at room temperature 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F), and away from moisture. Store the medicine away from the reach of children and pets.