LANSOPROL 15 mg. 28 capsules
The active substance is lansoprazole in LANSOPROL which belongs to the group of proton pump inhibitors. Proton pump inhibitors reduce the amount of acid in the stomach dissipation.
LANSOPROL be used for:
Destruction of Nelicobacter pylori in order to reduce the risk of repeated duodenal ulcer, in combination with relevant antibiotics
Treatment and symptom relief of active benign gastric ulcer and active duodenal ulcer
Treatment of gastric ulcers associated with the use of NSAIDs
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
Pathological hypersecretory conditions, including Syndrome Zollinger-Ellison
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE LANSOPROL
Do not take LANSOPROL
- If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to lansoprazole or any of the other ingredients of LANSOPROL. An allergic reaction may be recognized as a: rash, itching, redness of the skin or difficulty breathing.
Take special care with LANSOPROL
- Before starting treatment with LANSOPROL should exclude the presence of malignancy in the stomach and esophagus, as treatment may improve as alleviate symptoms and thus difficult diagnosis.
When taking LANSOPROL in combination with antibiotics it is necessary to note that:
- Clarithromycin not be used in pregnant patients, except in clinical circumstances where it is not possible other treatment. If pregnancy occurs while taking clarithromycin, you should know that there is a potential risk to the fetus.
- If you are hypersensitive to macrolide antibiotics, if you take terfenadine (a medicine which is used for hay fever and other allergic conditions), have heart disorders or electrolyte imbalance should not take clarithromycin.
- If you have diarrhea after administration of clarithromycin and amoxicillin, this may be due to pseudomembranous colitis (inflammation of the colon, causing abdominal pain and diarrhea or constipation), observed after treatment with nearly all antibacterial drugs, including clarithromycin and amoxicillin.
- If you are allergic to penicillins should not take amoxicillin.
Use in elderly patients
In elderly patients do not need dose adjustment.
Tell your doctor if you have severe liver damage. Patients with hepatic impairment require dose reduction.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
LANSOPROL should be taken at least 30 minutes before sucralfate, which when co-administered decreases the curative effect of lansoprazole.
LANSOPROL causes severe and lasting inhibition of gastric acid secretion,; therefore theoretically possible to influence the absorption of drugs such as ketoconazole, ampicillin esters, iron salts, digoxin, where the acidity of gastric juice is a determinant of the extent to which penetrate tissues or organs after dosing.
Taking LANSOPROL with food and drink
LANSOPROL taken before eating.
If difficulty swallowing capsules, the capsules may be opened and they contain granules to sprinkle in a tablespoon of applesauce, cottage cheese, yogurt or strained pears and swallowed immediately.
The granules should not be chewed or crushed.
Alternatively, the capsules can be emptied in a small amount of orange or tomato juice (60 ml), quickly stir and be absorbed immediately. The glass should be rinsed with 2 or 3 volumes of juice and the contents swallowed immediately.
Pregnancy and lactation
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.
Before taking LANSOPROL is important to tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed.
You should not LANSOPROL during pregnancy unless clearly necessary.
It is not known whether LANSOPROL is excreted in human milk, therefore has to decide: either to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug by assessing its significance for the mother.
Driving and using machines
No studies on the effects on ability to drive and use machines.
Important information about some of the ingredients of LANSOPROL
LANSOPROL contains sucrose. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
3. HOW TO TAKE LANSOPROL
Always take LANSOPROL, just as you have been told by your doctor. If you're not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
If you take more dose LANSOPROL
If you take more dose LANSOPROL, immediately contact your doctor.
If you forget to take LANSOPROL
If you forget to take LANSOPROL, take the capsule as soon as you remember unless it is very close to the next dose. If this happens, skip the intake and take the next dose as you follow the prescribed treatment.
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten capsule.
If you stop taking LANSOPROL
Do not stop treatment before you have completed the full course of treatment even though you feel better. You may not have cured completely and some of the symptoms to recur.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask
Your doctor or pharmacist.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, LANSOPROL can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Common side effects (which are reported in more than 1 in every 100 patients, but less than 1 in every 10 patients) were diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, headache.
Other uncommon side effects (which are reported in more than 1 in 1000 patients but less than 1 in every 100 patients) are:
General disorders and administration site conditions:
weakness, malaise, candidiasis (fungal infection of the skin and mucous membranes caused by oidium Candida, mainly Candida albicans), chest pain (not otherwise specified), edema, fever, flu syndrome, bad breath, infection (undetermined otherwise), malaise, allergic reaction which causes difficulty in breathing and dizziness, impaired speech
Cardiac and vascular disorders:
pain in the chest caused by inadequate blood flow to a section of the heart, cerebrovascular accident, increase or decrease in blood pressure, heart attack, feeling that the heart beat stronger or unusual way, shock, circulatory failure, dilation of blood vessels
Gastro - intestinal disorders:
anorexia, dysgeusia, spasm of the transition between the esophagus and stomach, gallstones, constipation, dry mouth, thirst, indigestion, difficulty swallowing, belching, narrowing of the esophagus, oesophageal ulcer, inflammation of the esophagus, discoloration of feces, swelling belly, stomach tumors, polyps Fundus gastric glands, inflammation of the stomach and small intestine, gastrointestinal bleeding, vomiting blood, increased appetite, increased salivation, shiny black stools, bleeding from the rectum, inflammation of the lining of the oral cavity, excruciatingly painful urination or defecation, inflammatory bowel disease with ulceration, liver damage, vomiting
diabetes, goiter, increased or decreased blood sugar
Blood and lymphatic system:
anemia (decreased number of red blood cells which can lead to pallor, weakness, or shortness of breath), reducing the number of cells from the blood line, which may increase the likelihood of infection, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (small hemorrhages in the skin and mucous membranes )
Metabolism and nutrition disorders:
gout, weight gain or weight loss
Musculo-skeletal and connective tissue disorders:
inflammation of the joints, pain in muscles and joints
Nervous system disorders:
anxiety, memory loss, agitation, apathy, confusion, depression, dizziness, fainting, hallucinations, paralysis on one side of the body, hostility, decreased libido, nervousness, numbness in hands and feet, abnormal thinking
Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders:
asthma, bronchitis, increased cough, shortness of breath, nosebleeds, haemoptysis, hiccups, pneumonia, infection, inflammation of the upper airways
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders:
acne, hair loss, itching, rash, urticaria (an allergic skin reaction that is characterized by redness, to rise above the surrounding skin and itching)
Eye disorders: blurred vision, eye pain, visual field
Ear and labyrinth disorders:
otitis, deafness, tinnitus
Renal and urinary:
the presence of albumin, glucose or blood in the urine, kidney stones, urinary retention
Reproductive system and breast disorders:
menstrual disorders, breast augmentation, breast enlargement in men, feeling of tightness in the chest, impotence
Can be observed changes in laboratory tests of liver function tests, cells from the blood line, electrolytes, cholesterol, some hormones - glucocorticoids and gastrin, the ratio of albumin and globulin, some enzymes - alkaline phosphatase, lactate dehydrogenase and gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase, creatinine, increasing the content of the bile pigment bilirubin, and lipids in the blood.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or you notice other effects not listed in
this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5. HOW TO STORE LANSOPROL
Keep out of reach of children.
Store in the original container.
Do not store above 30 ° C.
Protect from light and moisture.
Do not use LANSOPROL after the expiry date stated on the carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
6. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
- The active substance is lansoprazole. Each gastro-resistant capsule, hard contains 15 mg lansoprazole.
- The other ingredients are sugar granules containing sucrose and corn starch, mannitol, sodium starch glycolate, magnesium carbonate, povidone, sucrose, poloxamer, hypromellose, methacrylic acid-ethyl acrylate copolymer (1: 1) 30 percent dispersion, talc, triethyl citrate , simethicone.
Ingredients of the capsule shell: red iron oxide (E 172), titanium dioxide (E 171), yellow iron oxide (E 172), gelatin
LANSOPROL looks like and contents of the pack
Capsules are opaque with a bright orange cap and body containing white or light cream microbeads.
14 number of gastro-resistant capsules are packaged in blister.
One or two cards are placed in a cardboard box.
Other dosage forms that you can find on the market:
LANSOPROL 30 mg gastro-resistant capsules.