ULTOP. 20 mg. 28 capsules
ULTOP. 20 mg. 28 capsules
1 gastro-resistant capsule contains 20 mg omeprazole.
Excipients : sucrose , corn starch , hydroxypropyl cellulose , heavy magnesium carbonate , sodium lauryl sulfate , a copolymer of methacrylic acid - ethyl acrylate copolymer , talc , Macrogol 6000, titanium dioxide ( E171 ) . Capsule shell : titanium dioxide ( E171 ), iron oxide (E172), gelatin.
How does ULTOP?
The drug inhibits gastric acid secretion and reduces the acidity of gastric juice. It strengthens the gastric or duodenal ulcer and stops pain. In the discarding of stomach acid into the esophagus ( gastroesophageal reflux disease ) , it prevents the detrimental effect of gastric acid on the lining of the esophagus , enhances the healing of inflammation , suppressing the acid and prevents recurrence of the disease. The action starts on the first day and its effect increases in the coming days .
What is it used Ultop?
Ultop is intended for the treatment of diseases where it is necessary to reduce the acidity of gastric juice .
Your doctor has prescribed this medication because you have one of the following conditions: duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer, associated with the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs , infection with Helicobacter pylori, gastroesophageal reflux disease, syndrome Zollinger-Ellison or any other conditions with an increased secretion of gastric acid.
Continuous maintenance therapy Ultop reduces the risk of relapse , which have already healed. Ultop prevents recurrence of severe inflammation of the esophagus ( esophagitis erosive ) , gastric ulcer or pain associated with the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs .
Who should not take Ultop?
You should not use this medicine if you have ever had a reaction of hypersensitivity to omeprazole or to any of the excipients .
Precautions and warnings
Tell your doctor if you have any chronic illness , currency infringement if you are hypersensitive shi if you take other medicines.
Before treatment with Ultop is necessary to exclude malignant stomach ulcer and esophageal carcinoma . Pain relief during treatment is not evidence that there is a malignant disease of the stomach or esophagus. If you have or have had liver disease may need lower doses of this medicine.
Experience regarding the safety and effectiveness of omeprazole in children is limited .
Adoption of Ultop with food and drink
Take the medicine before eating.
Pregnancy and lactation
Consult with your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine. Safe use of the drug during pregnancy has not been established , therefore it can be taken only when the benefits of adoption outweigh the risk to the fetus. Breastfeeding is not recommended during treatment with Ultop.
Effects on ability to drive and use machines
There are no reports that Ultop affect the ability to drive and use machines.
What other drugs could interact with Ultop?
Before taking Ultop, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, even those sold without prescription. Ultop can delay the release of some drugs that are absorbed in the liver. It reduces the acidity of the gastric juice , so that the absorption of certain drugs may be changed . If you are taking diazepam, phenytoin, warfarin, disulfiram, ketoconazole, cyclosporine, ampicillin or iron may need dose adjustment of these medicines or other measures.
In combination of omeprazole with clarithromycin for H. pylori eradication is not to be administered terfenadine pizaprid and pimozide . Post- marketing experience suggests that the concomitant use of one of the above medicines clarithromycin can reach QT prolongation , ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation and "torsades de pointes".
Dosage and method of administration
Follow the doctor's instructions exactly . You should not change your dose or discontinue treatment without first consulting your doctor . Ultop usual dose is one gastro-resistant capsule daily. On the recommendation of your doctor you can take two gastro-resistant capsules daily. For eradikapiya of Helicobacter pylori should take one gastro-resistant capsule twice daily with appropriate antibiotics (usually two antibiotics ) . In patients with syndrome Zollinger-Ellison doses may be much higher . If you have severe liver disease , may take at most one gastro-resistant capsule daily.
Your doctor will determine the duration of treatment.
Treatment is usually continued for 4 to 8 weeks ; it can also be extended . Take the medicine in the morning before breakfast. Swallow the capsule whole . If you can , open the capsule and mix the contents with a small amount of applesauce or yogurt (about a spoon ) . Swallow immediately without chewing . In gastric ulcers , duodenal ulcers and gastroduodenal erosions svarzanis NSAIDs nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ) in patients with or without continued NSAID - therapy, the recommended doses are Ultop 20 mg once a day. Symptoms responded quickly and, in most cases, healing was complete in 4 weeks. For patients who are not fully cured after the initial course , healing usually seen after 4 weeks of treatment.
In elderly patients do not need dose adjustment.
Experience in the use of Ultop in children is limited .
If you feel that the effect of the drug is too strong or too slaa , talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
If you take more than you need Ultop
If you take an overdose , consult your doctor or pharmacist. Overdose may cause drowsiness, dizziness , headache , abdominal pain , sweating, dry mouth, rapid heart beat and blurred vision.
If you forget to take Ultop
If you have not taken a dose at the scheduled time , take it as soon as possible quickly. However, if the next scheduled dose is near, skip the missed dose and continue with your usual dosing schedule . Do not take a double dose to make up for the forgotten .
Effects after discontinuation of Ultop
Do not stop taking Ultop soon feel better. Even if you do not already feel pain, it does not mean that the ulcer or inflammation healed .
Like all medicines , Ultop can also have side effects. Ultop rarely causes serious side effects that require dose adjustment or discontinuation of therapy. If you notice any of the following events immediately consult your doctor : allergic reaction ( eg, hives, itching , difficulty breathing or swollen lips, throat or face ) , unusual bleeding or bruising , yellowing of the skin or conjunctiva of the eyes, fatigue or altered mood.
Most side effects are mild and transient and usually do not require discontinuation of therapy. There may be headache, dizziness , photosensitivity , nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea , constipation and flatulence . If you notice any side effects , even if it is not mentioned in this leaflet , please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Storage and shelf life
Keep out of reach of children.
Protect from moisture.
Do not store above 25 ° C.
Do not use after the expiry date stated on the packaging.
14 gastro -resistant capsules 20 mg in a plastic container with a desiccant 28 gastro-resistant capsules 20 mg in a plastic container with a desiccant