Deltone 60mg Capsule MR

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Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Deltone 60mg Capsule MR

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Primarily used for

Acidity, Heartburn, Intestinal ulcers
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
209.95
₹20.99/Capsule MR
10 capsule mr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Deltone Capsule MR

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Uses of Deltone Capsule MR

Deltone 60mg Capsule MR is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Deltone Capsule MR

Common

Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence.

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How to use Deltone Capsule MR

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Deltone 60mg Capsule MR at a fixed time.

How Deltone Capsule MR works

Deltone 60mg capsule mr 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.

In Depth Information on Deltone Capsule MR

Expert advice for Deltone Capsule MR

  • Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking it for 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problem that needs attention.
  • Deltone can decrease magnesium levels in blood. Get your magnesium levels checked regularly. You may need a magnesium supplement or need to discontinue your medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from osteoporosis as Deltone can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
  • Deltone is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • It may take a few days to show its effect. You can take an antacid for a quick relief during this time unless your doctor has asked you not to use them.
  • Once you start feeling better, do not stop taking your medicine. Take it for the duration as advised by your doctor
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Warnings
Special precautions for Deltone 60mg Capsule MR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and ca
use acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Deltone 60mg Capsule MR is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Deltone 60mg Capsule MR should be used with caution during l
actation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Adverse drug reactions such as dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances, and somnolence may occur. Under these conditions, the ability to drive may be affected.
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Kidney
SAFE
Deltone 60mg Capsule MR is safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. No dose adjustment of Deltone 60mg Capsule MR is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Deltone 60mg Capsule MR should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Deltone 60mg Capsule MR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Dexlansoprazole, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Deltone 60mg Capsule MR

Frequently asked questions for Dexlansoprazole

Deltone can be used for different durations depending on the condition. It is used in adults for 4 weeks to treat heartburn related to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in which acid from stomach enters food pipe (esophagus). It is used for 8 weeks to heal acid-related damage to the food pipe (called reflux esophagitis or RE) and for up to 6 months to continue healing of erosive esophagitis.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) happens when high acid secretion in your stomach enters your food pipe (esophagus) and causes a burning feeling in chest (heartburn) or throat, sour taste or burping. Deltone acts by decreasing the acid produced in the stomach and relieves the symptoms of GERD.
Q. Is Deltone better than lansoprazole?
Deltone is an r-enantiomer of lansoprazole. An enantiomer is one of the two molecules that are mirror images of each other and are non-superimposable. Although there is no data or research done to determine whether Deltone is better than lansoprazole, different patients may find that one works better than the other for them.
There are no withdrawal symptoms seen when you stop using Deltone as it has no addiction potential.
No, Deltone is not an over-the-counter product. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by a physician.
Deltone can cause calcium deficiency and hence an increased risk of bone fractures on long term use. Normally the acid in the stomach helps in the release of ionized calcium which is important for calcium absorption. As Dexlansoprazole decreases the stomach acid, it also decreases calcium absorption and an increases the risk of bone fractures.
Use of Deltone may increase your risk of getting severe diarrhea. This diarrhea may be caused by an infection (Clostridium difficile) in your intestines. Consult your doctor if you have watery stool, stomach pain, and fever that does not go away while you are taking this medicine.
Long-term use of Deltone can lower your magnesium levels in patients taking multiple daily doses for a year or longer (at least 3 months). Get your magnesium levels checked at regular intervals.Tell your doctor if you experience seizures, dizziness, abnormal or fast heartbeat, jitteriness, jerking movements or shaking (tremors), muscle weakness, spasms of the hands and feet, cramps, muscle aches or spasm of the voice box.
Q. Can I take Deltone with clopidogrel?
Deltone can be safely taken with clopidogrel. No clinically important changes in the action of clopidogrel have been seen when Deltone and clopidogrel are used together.
Q. Is Deltone better than esomeprazole?
Deltone and esomeprazole belong to the same class of medicines and works the same way. Some studies mention that Deltone helps in better control of symptoms like heartburn as compared to esomeprazole, however, there is no definitive evidence for this and different patients may find that one works better for them than the other.
Deltone is not a narcotic. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Deltone is not a controlled substance. It is available when prescribed by a doctor.
Yes, Deltone does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Deltone after the expiry date.
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