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Composition of CAPTAR TABLET
Unsafe when combined with alcohol. Follow your physician's advice.
- Safe and does not interfere with the ability to drive
- Safe for pregnant women
- Unsafe and risky for lactating women. Follow your physician's advice.
- Safe for patients with kidney disease.
In case of any Itching, redness, swelling or difficulty in breathing please refer to a physician or hospital immediately.
PANTOPRAZOLE 40 MG
Uses of CAPTAR TABLET
CAPTAR TABLET belongs to a group of medicines called Proton Pump Inhibitors. CAPTAR TABLET reduces the amount of acid produced in your stomach. CAPTAR TABLET is used for treating acid-related disorders of stomach and intestine. CAPTAR TABLET is used to treat reflux esophagitis in adults and adolescents aged 12 years of age and above. CAPTAR TABLET is used along with two antibiotics to treat infection caused by bacterium called Helicobacter pylori in adult patients with duodenal ulcers and stomach ulcers. CAPTAR TABLET is also used to treat Zollinger-Ellison-Syndrome (condition in which causes overproduction of gastric acid in the stomach).
Special Instructions for CAPTAR TABLET
• Take CAPTAR TABLET 1 hour before a meal without breaking or chewing, swallow it with some water.
• Taking CAPTAR TABLET in the morning will effectively reduce stomach acid production.
• CAPTAR TABLET is not recommended for children below 12 years unless prescribed by a child specialist.
• If you do not get relief within 10-15 days, discuss with your doctor. There may be some other underlying medical condition which needs to be investigated.
• Inform your doctor immediately if you experience occult blood (blood in stool) and stop taking CAPTAR TABLET.
• People taking CAPTAR TABLET for a long time are advised to keep a check on their calcium levels. Taking CAPTAR TABLET for a long time leads to depletion of calcium and magnesium resulting in brittle and weak bones.
• Check with your doctor once and take additional vitamin and mineral supplements along with CAPTAR TABLET treatment such as calcium, vitamin D and other essential minerals.
Antibiotics CAPTAR TABLET is safe for patients allergic to antibiotics.
Anticoagulants CAPTAR TABLET is risky for patients allergic to anticoagulants. Follow your physician's advice.
Pain Killers CAPTAR TABLET is risky for patients allergic to pain killers. Follow your physician's advice.
Chemotherapy drugs CAPTAR TABLET is risky for patients allergic to chemo drugs. Follow your physician's advice.
Anticonvulsants CAPTAR TABLET is risky for patients allergic to anticonvulsants. Follow your physician's advice.
Sulfa Drugs CAPTAR TABLET is risky for patients allergic to sulpha drugs. Follow your physician's advice.
INTERACTION WITH COMMON CONDITIONS
safe for kidney CAPTAR TABLET is safe for patients with kidney disease.
safe for pregnancy CAPTAR TABLET is safe for pregnant women.
unknown for heart Insufficient scienticfic evidence for impact of CAPTAR TABLET on cardiac patients. Follow your physician's advice.
safe for liver CAPTAR TABLET is safe for patients with liver issues.
unsafe for lactation CAPTAR TABLET is risky for lactating women. Follow your physician's advice.
unsafe for children CAPTAR TABLET is risky for children. Follow your physician's advice.
supervision required for seniors Dose should be supervised for elderly patients. Follow your physican's advice.
Smoking CAPTAR TABLET is unsafe when combined with nicotine. Follow your physician's advice.
Caffeine Insufficient scienticfic evidence for impact of CAPTAR TABLET on driving. Follow your physician's advice.
Vision CAPTAR TABLET does not affect vision.
Overdose Overdose of CAPTAR TABLET is highly unsafe. Seek emergency medical attention.
Driving CAPTAR TABLET does not interfere with the ability to drive.
Exercise exer safe CAPTAR TAB
Operating Heavy Machinery CAPTAR TABLET does not interfere with the ability to operate heavy machinery.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q) How does CAPTAR TABLET work? A) CAPTAR TABLET works by lowering the production of acid in the stomach. This helps in treating excess acid production diseases related to the stomach and intestines.
Q) Does CAPTAR TABLET helps in the treatment of heart burn symptoms? A) Yes, when prescribed by the doctor CAPTAR TABLET helps to get relief from heartburn symptoms, but CAPTAR TABLET does not provide immediate relief from heartburn. CAPTAR TABLET is a part of the treatment for treating heartburn.
Q) Can CAPTAR TABLET be used for long-term treatment? A) No, you are advised to take CAPTAR TABLET as long as your doctor has prescribed. Taking CAPTAR TABLET for a long period of time may make you prone to developing very serious side effects such as vitamin B12 deficiency.
Q) Is CAPTAR TABLET an antibiotic? A) No, CAPTAR TABLET is a proton pump inhibitor, used to treat stomach ulcers. Sometimes your doctor may prescribe CAPTAR TABLET combination with certain antibiotic to treat stomach ulcers that are caused by the bacteria known as H. pylori.
Q) Does taking CAPTAR TABLET causes hypomagnesemia? A) Yes, CAPTAR TABLET may cause low levels of magnesium in the body if taken for at least three months and mostly if taken for a year. The patients with hypomagnesemia are usually treated with magnesium replacement medications to counter low magnesium levels in the body.
Q) Does CAPTAR TABLET cause osteoporosis? A) Yes, it has been reported that taking CAPTAR TABLET for at least 7 years may lead to increased risks of osteoporosis and osteoporosis-related fractures. Your doctor may prescribe you additional calcium supplements to resolve the deficiency.
Q) Is CAPTAR TABLET safe for children? A) CAPTAR TABLET can be safe if taken as prescribed by your doctor for treating children of 5 years and above. Your doctor may prescribe CAPTAR TABLET to your child for 8 weeks or for lesser period for the relief of erosive oesophagitis.
Q) Can I take CAPTAR TABLET twice a day? A) You are advised to take CAPTAR TABLET as prescribed by your doctor. Sometimes your doctor may prescribe CAPTAR TABLET twice a day for treatment of excess acid produced by stomach.
Q) Can CAPTAR TABLET cause noncancerous polyps in the stomach? A) Yes, you are advised to take CAPTAR TABLET as prescribed by your doctor since long-term use of CAPTAR TABLET may cause growth of noncancerous polyps in the stomach. You may also need to undergo endoscopic procedures as instructed by your doctor for visualization of GI tract.