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Athzol-DSR Capsule

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Product introduction

Athzol-DSR Capsule is a prescription medicine used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux), dyspepsia (indigestion), and gastritis. It helps treat the conditions by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach thereby relieving symptoms of acidity such as heartburn, stomach pain, or irritation.

Athzol-DSR Capsule also neutralizes the acid in the stomach and promotes easy passage of gas to reduce stomach discomfort. It is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking Athzol-DSR Capsule for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects of Athzol-DSR Capsule are diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pain, flatulence, dryness in the mouth, and headache. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Athzol-DSR Capsule as it can worsen your sleepiness. Lifestyle modifications like having cold milk and avoiding hot tea, coffee, spicy food, or chocolate can help you to get better results.

Before you start taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if you are suffering from kidney or liver disease. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy, or breastfeeding.


Benefits of Athzol-D Capsule SR

In Treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic (long-term) condition in which there is an excess production of acid in the stomach. Athzol-DSR Capsule reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes and relieves the pain associated with heartburn and acid reflux. You should take it exactly as it is prescribed for it to be effective. Some simple lifestyle changes can help reduce the symptoms of GERD. Think about what foods trigger heartburn and try to avoid them; eat smaller, more frequent meals; try to lose weight if you are overweight, and try to find ways to relax. Do not eat within 3-4 hours of going to bed.

In Treatment of Indigestion

Athzol-DSR Capsule effectively addresses the symptoms of indigestion (dyspepsia) by promoting better digestive function and reducing gastric acid production. This helps provides relief and improved comfort for individuals experiencing gastrointestinal discomfort due to indigestion.

In Treatment of Gastritis

Athzol-DSR Capsule helps treat gastritis by reducing gastric acid, managing symptoms, and enhancing digestive function. Use it in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by the doctor.

Side effects of Athzol-D Capsule SR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Athzol-D

  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Flatulence
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

How to use Athzol-D Capsule SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Athzol-DSR Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Athzol-D Capsule SR works

Athzol-DSR Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Domperidone and Pantoprazole. Domperidone is a prokinetic which works on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing the food to move more easily through the stomach. Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Athzol-DSR Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Athzol-DSR Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CAUTION
Athzol-DSR Capsule should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
UNSAFE
Athzol-DSR Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Athzol-DSR Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Athzol-DSR Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Athzol-DSR Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Athzol-DSR Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Athzol-D Capsule SR?

If you miss a dose of Athzol-DSR Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Take Athzol-DSR Capsule one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking Athzol-DSR Capsule for 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problem that needs attention.
     
  • Long-term use of Athzol-DSR Capsule can cause weak bones and a deficiency of minerals such as magnesium. Take adequate dietary intake of calcium and magnesium or their supplements as prescribed by your doctor.
     
  • -Incorporate the following lifestyle changes in order to prevent acidity and heartburn:
    a) Make sure you eat regular meals and drink plenty of water.
    b) Avoid spicy and fatty fried food.
    c) Lose weight if you are obese.
    d) If you are a smoker, consider giving up.
    e) Don't drink too much alcohol.
    f) Do not go to bed immediately after taking a meal. Sit in a relaxed position for some time for better digestion.
     

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Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient concerns

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acid reflux, gastric, sugar stimulate acid reflux.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
CBC,ESR,LIPID PROFILE,URINE RE/CS, KFT, LFT, VIT D & B estimation,TAKE RABEKIND DSR once a day empty stomach FOR 3 week
Heartburn Mental disorder Depression Frequent persistent heartburn Gastroesophageal reflux disease Irritable bowel syndrome Indigestion Back flow of acid from stomach Difficulty in swallowing Inflammation of esophagus Excess acid secretion by stomach Intestinal or stomach ulcers
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
You need to be examined in clinic to reach a diagnosis and then appropriate medicine can be prescribed
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FAQs

Q. What is Athzol-DSR Capsule?

Athzol-DSR Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Domperidone and Pantoprazole. This combination is used to treat acidity, heartburn or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD); a condition where the acid in the stomach flows back up into the food pipe (esophagus). It is also used to treat gastric and duodenal ulcers. On the other hand, Domperidone helps to control vomiting. It increases the movement of the stomach and intestines which allows the food to move more easily through the stomach.

Q. Is it safe to use Athzol-DSR Capsule?

Athzol-DSR Capsule is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like diarrhea, stomach pain, flatulence, dryness in the mouth, dizziness, headache, and other uncommon and rare side effects. If you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication, inform your doctor.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Athzol-DSR Capsule?

The use of Athzol-DSR Capsule is considered to be harmful for patients with a known hypersensitivity to pantoprazole or domperidone or any other inactive ingredients of the medicine. Caution is advised in patients with underlying kidney or liver disease.

Q. Can the use of Athzol-DSR Capsule cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Athzol-DSR Capsule can cause dry mouth. Dryness of mouth occurs due to Domperidone. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips of water during the day and keep some water on your bedside at night. Cut down the intake of alcohol and avoid smoking. If you have a dry mouth, try to use alcohol-free mouthwash as its use can increase the risk of tooth decay.

Q. Can the use of Athzol-DSR Capsule cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Athzol-DSR Capsule can cause diarrhea. In case, you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Athzol-DSR Capsule?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What is Athzol-DSR Capsule price?

You can get Athzol-DSR Capsule at a price of Rs 119 per strip online or from any chemist shop with your doctor’s prescription.

Q. While taking Athzol-DSR Capsule, which foods should be avoided?

You should preferably avoid foods that cause acidity and heartburn as they will only worsen your condition, for example, fried or spicy food, butter, oil, and juices, caffeinated drinks like cola or tea, drinks from citrus fruits like lemon water or orange juice and alcohol.<br>

Q. Can I take alcohol while taking Athzol-DSR Capsule?

No, alcohol intake is not advised with Athzol-DSR Capsule. Alcohol itself does not affect the working of this medicine, but it can increase acid production. This may further cause the worsening of your symptoms.

Q. Can I stop taking Athzol-DSR Capsule if I feel better?

If you have been taking Athzol-DSR Capsule for a long time, stopping it abruptly may lead to increased acid production, thereby worsening your symptoms. Therefore, you must discuss any dose changes with your doctor.<br>

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