L Dom Capsule

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Medicine Overview of L Dom Capsule

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Uses of Domperidone

Domperidone is used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting.
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Side effects of Domperidone

Common

Dry mouth.

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How to use Domperidone

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.

How L Dom Capsule works

Domperidone indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that can increase the motility of the intestine.
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Uses of Lansoprazole

Lansoprazole is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Lansoprazole

Common

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence.

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How to use Lansoprazole

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.

How L Dom Capsule works

Lansoprazole 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 L Dom Capsule

Expert advice for Domperidone

  • Do not take Domperidone, if you are allergic to it or to any other content in the tablets.
  • Do not take the medicine, if you notice black, tarry stools (bowel motions) or blood in your stools, blockage or tear in the intestines or if you have a tumor of the pituitary gland (prolactinoma).
  • Do not take the drug, if you have moderate to severe liver disease, heart problems (irregular heart rate or heart failure) or abnormal salt levels in the blood.
  • Do not crush or chew the tablets, swallow them whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not take the drug if you intend to drive or operate heavy machinery as it may cause drowsiness.
  • Always take the tablets 15 to 30 minutes before meals and, if needed, before going to bed at night.
  • Consult your doctor, if you are above 60 years of age and taking domperidone for a long period of time.
  • Inform your doctor, if you are already taking medicines for fungal infections (ketoconazole) or antibiotics (e.g. gentamycin, erythromycin).

Expert advice for Lansoprazole

  • 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.
  • Lansoprazole 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 Lansoprazole can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
  • Lansoprazole 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
Warnings
Special precautions for L Dom Capsule
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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
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
L Dom Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
L Dom Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Lim
ited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
L Dom Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your
vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
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L Dom Capsule should be used with caution in patients with k
idney disease. Dose adjustment of L Dom Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
L Dom Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of L Dom Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of L Dom Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for L Dom Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Domperidone

Q. What is Domperidone used for?
Domperidone is used for the treatment of nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting as and when recommended by your doctor.
Q. Is Domperidone an over the counter drug?
Domperidone is not an over the counter (OTC) medicine and it is not advisable to take it without a prescription.
Q. Does Domperidone cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported with the use of Domperidone. If you notice any abnormal weight gain while using Domperidone, please talk to your doctor.
Q. Does Domperidone raise the blood pressure?
The increase in blood pressure is generally not seen with the use of Domperidone. But if you experience an increase in blood pressure while using Domperidone, please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Domperidone for morning sickness?
Domperidone is not indicated or recommended for treating morning sickness. Please consult your doctor if you plan to take any medicine for treating morning sickness.
Q. Can I take Domperidone with antibiotics?
The use of Domperidone with antibiotics like erythromycin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, spiramycin, and some antifungals is not recommended. Please consult your doctor before using any antibiotics with Domperidone.
Q. Can I take Domperidone with lansoprazole?
Yes, Domperidone can be taken with lansoprazole as no drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen when they are taken together. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Domperidone with doxycycline?
Yes, Domperidone can be taken with doxycycline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Domperidone with doxycycline.
Q. Can I take Domperidone with omeprazole?
Yes, Domperidone can be taken with omeprazole. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Domperidone with citalopram?
The use of Domperidone with citalopram is not recommended as it may increase the underlying heart problems like prolonged QTc interval. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Domperidone with amitriptyline?
Yes, Domperidone can be taken with amitriptyline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Domperidone with amitriptyline.
Q. Can I take Domperidone with amoxicillin?
Yes, Domperidone can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Domperidone with amoxicillin.
Q. Can I take Domperidone with paracetamol?
Yes, Domperidone can be taken with paracetamol. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Domperidone with tramadol?
Yes, Domperidone can be taken with tramadol as no drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Domperidone with tramadol.
Q. Is Domperidone safe?
Yes. Domperidone is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the physician/ doctor.
Q. Is Domperidone used for motion sickness?
Domperidone is indicated for use in motion sickness. Please consult your doctor before using Domperidone for motion sickness as it must be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Domperidone an antibiotic?
No, Domperidone is not an antibiotic. Domperidone is an anti-emetic which is used to treat nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick).
Q. Does Domperidone cause drowsiness?
Drowsiness has been reported as one of the rare side effects with Domperidone. Please talk to your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness while taking Domperidone.
Q. Does Domperidone increase milk secretion?
Yes, Domperidone can increase milk secretion also known as galactorrhea. This is an uncommon side effect of Domperidone. Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing this side effect while taking this medicine.
Q. Does Domperidone cause bloating (gas)?
Domperidone can cause some uncommon gastrointestinal side effects like regurgitation, appetite disorder, and heartburn, diarrhoea. However, bloating (gas) has not been reported as a side effect with Domperidone.
Q. Does Domperidone cause hair loss?
Domperidone has not been reported to cause hair loss. Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive hair loss while taking Domperidone.
Q. Does Domperidone help to treat constipation?
Domperidone is not indicated to treat constipation. Please talk to your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Does Domperidone cause heart problems?
Domperidone may be associated with an increased risk of heartbeat problem and heart attack. This risk may be more likely in those over 60 years old or taking higher doses. The risk also increases when Domperidone is given together with other medicines. Please share your medical history with your doctor if you are prescribed Domperidone.
Q. Does Domperidone cause constipation?
Yes, Domperidone has been seen to cause constipation as a side effect.Consult your doctor if you experience excessive constipation while using Domperidone.
Q. Does Domperidone help to relieve bloating (gas)?
Domperidone is an anti-emetic which is used to treat nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick). It is not indicated to treat bloating (gas). Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.
Q. Can I take Domperidone with rabeprazole?
Domperidone can be safely taken with Rabeprazole as no harmful effects have been reported clinically. A fixed-dose combination of these two medicines is also available. Domperidone increases gut motility and Rabeprazole decreases the acid production in the stomach. So, this combination is very effective in the treatment of reflux esophagitis associated with acidity, heartburn, intestinal and stomach ulcers.
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Frequently asked questions for Lansoprazole

Q. What are the side effects of Lansoprazole use in infants?
Use of Lansoprazole in infants (children < 1 year of age) may commonly cause diarrhea, constipation, stomach upset, and flatulence. It may make infants irritable and inconsolable and difficult to sleep. Long-term use may cause inflammation of the pancreas, irritable colon, stool discoloration, growth of fungus in food pipe, stomatitis, abdominal swelling, mucosal atrophy of the tongue and decrease absorption of vitamins and minerals. Some may have severe allergic reactions also.
Q. Can I take Lansoprazole with clopidogrel?
Lansoprazole can be safely taken with clopidogrel. No clinically important changes in the action of clopidogrel have been seen when Lansoprazole and clopidogrel are used together.
Q. Is dexlansoprazole better than Lansoprazole?
Dexlansoprazole 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 dexlansoprazole is better than Lansoprazole, different patients may find that one works better than the other for them.
Q. How is Lansoprazole given through the nasogastric tube?
Open the Lansoprazole capsule and empty the granules into a syringe. Mix the contents with apple juice in the syringe and attach it to the nasogastric (NG) tube and give directly into the stomach. Once given, flush the NG tube with more apple juice to clear the tube.
Q. Which is a safer medicine for babies Lansoprazole or omeprazole?
Both the drugs are equally safe in children between 1 to 16 years of age. Lansoprazole was not found to be effective in children less than 1 year of age. Similarly, efficacy and safety data are insufficient for the usage of omeprazole in children less than 1 year of age.
Q. Does long term use of Lansoprazole is associated with side effects?
Patients taking Lansoprazole for a long period of time (a year or longer) may have decreased calcium levels leading to an increased risk of fractures of the hip, wrist, or spine. It can also decrease magnesium levels when used for more than 3 months. Long-term use may also cause inflammation of stomach lining (atrophic gastritis). Take Lansoprazole only at the dose and for duration advised by your doctor
Q. Why does Lansoprazole cause diarrhea?
Use of Lansoprazole lowers the natural stomach acid which normally helps to kill bacteria. So, use of Lansoprazole leads to overgrowth of the harmful bacteria which can cause diarrhea. This is known as Clostridium difficile–associated diarrhea (CDAD). Inform your doctor if you have loose stools many times in a day and for many days with stomach cramps and fever.
Q. Which is a better medicine Lansoprazole or omeprazole for treating the H.pylori infection?
Both Lansoprazole and omeprazole are equally effective drugs for the treatment of H. pylori infection. However, some studies report that Lansoprazole provides earlier and better symptomatic relief compared to omeprazole.
Q. Does Lansoprazole cause burping?
Burping also known as belching or eructations is a side effect seen with Lansoprazole use. Other common side effects associated are nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. Is Lansoprazole a CYP3A4 inhibitor?
No, Lansoprazole does not inhibit CYP3A4, it inhibits other subtypes of CYP enzymes namely, CYP2C19 and CYP2C9. However, there are no significant drug-drug interactions because of this property.
Q. Is Lansoprazole safe to use?
Lansoprazole is safe to use when taken at doses and for a duration strictly as advised by the doctor. However, there are some common side effects associated with its use includes nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. Why does Lansoprazole cause a sore throat?
Sore throat occurs in less than 1% of the patients who take Lansoprazole but the reason for the same is not known.
Q. Can I use Lansoprazole with antacids?
Lansoprazole can be taken with antacids like aluminum hydroxide, magnesium carbonate or sodium bicarbonate. However, antacids should be taken two hours before or one hour after taking Lansoprazole because it requires a lower pH for its action and antacids can increase the pH of the stomach and decrease the action of Lansoprazole.
Q. How is Lansoprazole different from omeprazole?
Both Lansoprazole and omeprazole are effective in the treatment of heartburn, acidity, gastric ulcers and intestinal ulcers. However, some studies mention that Lansoprazole provides more effective and rapid relief of heartburn symptoms than omeprazole. However, the effect of these medicines may vary from patient to patient.
Q. Why do Lansoprazole cause vitamin D deficiency and osteoporosis?
Lansoprazole decreases calcium absorption leading to calcium deficiency. So, it increases the risk of osteoporosis (thinning of bones) and bone fractures on long-term use, like hip, wrist or spine fractures. Inform your doctor if you have osteoporosis or if you are taking corticosteroids (they increase the risk of osteoporosis) before starting your therapy. Take enough calcium and vitamin D to reduce the risk.
Q. How is Lansoprazole different from esomeprazole?
Esomeprazole is longer acting than Lansoprazole and achieves a better acid control and better relief of acid reflux and heartburn symptoms. Its use is seen to be associated with consistently high healing rates compared to Lansoprazole in many research studies.
Q. Does Lansoprazole increase appetite (make you hungry)?
Yes, Lansoprazole can increase appetite and make you feel hungry. This is reported to be an uncommon side effect seen with the use of Lansoprazole.
Q. What is the role of Lansoprazole in the treatment of H. pylori?
Lansoprazole is used along with antibiotics for the treatment of H.Pylori infection. It works by decreasing stomach acid volume and breakdown and washout of antibiotics leading to an increase in antibiotic concentration and tissue penetration. It also helps in the symptomatic relief by decreasing associated acidity, reflux, and heartburn.
Q. Is Lansoprazole a vesicant?
A vesicant is a substance which causes blistering and tissue injury. Lansoprazole is not a vesicant. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Q. Why does Lansoprazole cause weight gain?
Weight gain is reported in less than 1% of the patients taking Lansoprazole but the exact cause is unknown. One of the possible explanation is higher food intake once the reflux symptoms are relieved. Lifestyle modifications such as proper diet and avoidance of overeating should be observed to avoid weight gain.
Q. How is Lansoprazole different from ranitidine?
Both Lansoprazole and ranitidine lower acid production in the stomach. However, they work in different ways and have different effects. Lansoprazole is seen to be more effective in resolving acidity, reflux, and heartburn and rapidly heals stomach and duodenal ulcers. However, the effect of these medicines may vary from patient to patient.
Q. Can I take Lansoprazole with ibuprofen?
Yes, Lansoprazole can be taken with ibuprofen. Lansoprazole can be used to prevent ibuprofen (painkillers) induced gastritis and stomach ulcers by decreasing the production of acid in the stomach. Moreover, there are no clinically significant interactions of Lansoprazole with ibuprofen.
Q. Does Lansoprazole treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
Lansoprazole is not routinely used for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It is given if there is associated dyspepsia or increased stomach acid secretion. IBS is managed with a combination of antispasmodics (to relieve stomach pain), laxatives (to relieve constipation), and anti-motility drugs (to relieve diarrhea).
Q. Can I take Lansoprazole with aspirin?
Yes, you can take Lansoprazole with aspirin. However, Lansoprazole decreases stomach acid and makes stomach juices alkaline. This can decrease absorption of aspirin and break the enteric coating of the formulations. However, these interactions are minor and can be avoided by taking the medicines at a time gap.
Q. Can I take Lansoprazole with prednisolone?
Lansoprazole can be taken with steroids like prednisolone. Lansoprazole is used to prevent prednisolone (steroid) induced gastritis and stomach ulcers by decreasing the production of acid in the stomach. No drug-drug interactions or harmful effects have been seen when Lansoprazole is used with prednisolone.
Q. Can I take Lansoprazole with hyoscine?
Yes, hyoscine can be taken with Lansoprazole. They are given together as hyoscine can help in better relief when given with Lansoprazole. However, some studies in normal individuals have also shown that hyoscine can decrease the effect of Lansoprazole. So, it is advisable to consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Is Lansoprazole used to treat a cough?
Lansoprazole is used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers and can help in providing relief in a chronic cough that may happen due to acid reflux. However, it is not used to treat a cough due to cold, flu or throat infections.
Q. While taking Lansoprazole, which foods should be avoided?
You should preferably avoid foods that cause acidity and heartburn as they would aggravate your disease condition, for example: fried foods, prepared in butter or oil, fat rich foods, tomato-based foods and juices, caffeinated drinks like cola, tea, drinks from citrus fruits like lemon water or orange juice and alcohol-containing drinks.
Q. Does Lansoprazole cause dry mouth?
Yes, use of Lansoprazole is associated with dry mouth, however, this is not a very common side. Some common side effects seen with Lansoprazole use are nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. Does Lansoprazole make you tired?
Yes, use of Lansoprazole makes you feel tired (fatigue) very commonly. Some other common side effects seen with its use are nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. Is Lansoprazole used to treat nausea?
Lansoprazole is used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers and can help in providing relief in nausea that may happen due to acid reflux. It is not used to treat nausea due to any other cause. Rather, nausea is one of the most common side effect of Lansoprazole.
Q. Can I take Lansoprazole with paracetamol?
Yes, you can take Lansoprazole with paracetamol. Lansoprazole is used to prevent paracetamol (painkillers) induced gastritis and stomach ulcers by decreasing the production of acid in the stomach. There are no clinically significant drug-drug interactions or harmful effects seen when they are used together.
Q. IS it safe to take Lansoprazole with vitamin C (ascorbic acid)?
Yes, Lansoprazole can be taken with vitamin C (ascorbic acid). There are no drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects seen when they are used together.
Q. Is it safe to take Lansoprazole with naproxen?
Lansoprazole can be taken with naproxen. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Is Lansoprazole used for children?
Yes, Lansoprazole is used in the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and erosive gastritis in children. However, the safety and effectiveness of Lansoprazole are established only in children between 1 to 17 years of age.
Q. Is Lansoprazole a controlled substance?
Lansoprazole is not a controlled substance. It's a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription by a doctor.
Q. Is Lansoprazole a beta blocker?
No, Lansoprazole is not a beta blocker. It is a Proton pump inhibitor is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Lansoprazole a probiotic?
No,Lansoprazole is not a probiotic. It is a Proton pump inhibitor is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers. A probiotic is a substance, which is helpful in diarrhea.
Q. Is Lansoprazole a narcotic substance?
Lansoprazole is a not a narcotic substance and has not been reported to have any abuse potential. Lansoprazole does not get you high and does not cause any addiction as no withdrawal symptoms have been reported when you stop taking this drug.
Q. Is Lansoprazole an antibiotic?
No, Lansoprazole is not an antibiotic. It is a Proton pump inhibitor is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers. An antibiotic is a medicine, which is used to treat infections.
Q. Is Lansoprazole a sulfa drug?
No,Lansoprazole is not a sulfa drug. It is a Proton pump inhibitor is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Lansoprazole a steroid?
No, Lansoprazole is not a steroid. It is a Proton pump inhibitor is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Lansoprazole a NSAID?
No, Lansoprazole is not a NSAID. It is a Proton pump inhibitor is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers. NSAIDs are painkillers, which are used to treat pain.
Q. Is Lansoprazole a statin?
No, Lansoprazole is not a statin. It is a Proton pump inhibitor is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Lansoprazole a laxative?
No,Lansoprazole is not a laxative. It is a Proton pump inhibitor is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers. A laxative is a medicine, which is used to treat constipation.
Q. Is Lansoprazole a diuretic?
No,Lansoprazole is not a diuretic. It is a Proton pump inhibitor is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers. A diuretic is a medicine, which removes excess water and electrolytes from the body through urine.
Q. Is Lansoprazole a prescription drug?
Lansoprazole is a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription by a doctor.
Q. Is Lansoprazole an H2 blocker?
No,Lansoprazole is not an H2 blocker. It is a Proton pump inhibitor is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Q. Why change from cimetidine to Lansoprazole?
Lansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor and cimetidine is an H2-receptor blocker. They both decrease acid production in the stomach but act by a different mechanism. However, Lansoprazole is more potent, longer acting, and has fewer side effects when compared to cimetidine.
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