Gutfast Capsule

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Introduction

Gutfast Capsule is a medicine used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) by relieving the symptoms of acidity such as heartburn, stomach pain, or irritation. It also neutralizes the acid and promotes easy passage of gas to reduce stomach discomfort.

Gutfast Capsule 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 this medicine 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 are stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, nausea, and flatulence. 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, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your dizziness. 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 disease. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.


Side effects of Gutfast Capsule

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 Gutfast

  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Dizziness

How to use Gutfast Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Gutfast Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Gutfast Capsule works

Gutfast Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Levosulpiride and Pantoprazole. Levosulpiride is a prokinetic which works by increasing the release of acetylcholine (a chemical messenger). This increases the movement of stomach and intestines, and prevents reflux (acid going up to the food pipe). Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and ulcers.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Gutfast Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Gutfast Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
UNSAFE
Gutfast Capsule is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Gutfast Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Gutfast Capsule may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or dyskinesias, therefore they should be advised to avoid driving and operations requiring supervision.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gutfast Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gutfast Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Gutfast Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gutfast Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Gutfast Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Gutfast 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.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Gutfast Capsule
₹15.5/Capsule
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Ppa L 75mg/40mg Capsule
Helplab Healthcare Pvt Ltd
₹15/capsule
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Panace L 75mg/40mg Capsule
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₹15.9/capsule
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Pantarin LS 75mg/40mg Capsule
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Quick tips

  • Gutfast Capsule is prescribed to give relief from acidity and its associated symptoms.
  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Gutfast Capsule as it can increase the risk of stomach damage.
  • Long-term use may cause weak or broken bones. Take adequate intake of dietary calcium and vitamin D or their supplements. Do not take Gutfast Capsule for longer than prescribed.

Fact Box

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 the best time to take Gutfast Capsule?

Take Gutfast Capsule exactly as directed by your doctor. It is best to take one capsule on an empty stomach daily.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Gutfast Capsule?

The use of Gutfast Capsule should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Gutfast Capsule cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Gutfast Capsule can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Does the use of Gutfast Capsule lead to increased risk of fractures?

Several studies in adults suggest that Gutfast Capsule may increase the risk of osteoporosis-related fractures of the hip, wrist or spine. The risk of fracture was more in patients who received high dose. High dose can mean multiple daily doses, and long-term therapy (a year or longer).

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Manufacturer/Marketer address

Medley House, D2, M.I.D.C. Area, Andheri (East), Mumbai-400 093, INDIA
Country of origin: India

MRP
155
Inclusive of all taxes
10 capsules in 1 strip
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