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Lancer 30 mg Capsule

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Composition for Lancer 30 mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Lancer 30 mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Lancer Capsule

Uses of Lancer Capsule

Lancer 30 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of acidity, peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux).

Lancer Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Lancer are Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Flatulence, Diarrhoea.

How to use Lancer Capsule

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. Lancer 30 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Lancer Capsule works

Lancer 30 mg Capsule 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 Lancer Capsule

Expert advice for Lancer Capsule

  • 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.
  • Lancer 30 mg Capsule 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 Lancer 30 mg Capsule can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
  • Lancer 30 mg Capsule 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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Lancer Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Lancer Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lancer 30 mg Capsule 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.
Lactation
Lancer 30 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Lancer 30 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Lancer 30 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lancer 30 mg Capsule is recommended.
Liver
Lancer 30 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lancer 30 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lancer Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Lancer 30 mg 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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Frequently asked questions about Lancer Capsule

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Q. What are the side effects of Lancer use in infants?
Use of Lancer 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 Lancer with clopidogrel?
Lancer can be safely taken with clopidogrel. No clinically important changes in the action of clopidogrel have been seen when Lancer and clopidogrel are used together.
Q. How is Lancer given through the nasogastric tube?
Open the Lancer 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. Does long term use of Lancer is associated with side effects?
Patients taking Lancer 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 Lancer only at the dose and for duration advised by your doctor
Q. Why does Lancer cause diarrhea?
Use of Lancer lowers the natural stomach acid which normally helps to kill bacteria. So, use of Lancer 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. Does Lancer cause burping?
Burping also known as belching or eructations is a side effect seen with Lancer use. Other common side effects associated are nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. Is Lancer a CYP3A4 inhibitor?
No, Lancer 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 Lancer safe to use?
Lancer 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 Lancer cause a sore throat?
Sore throat occurs in less than 1% of the patients who take Lancer but the reason for the same is not known.
Q. Can I use Lancer with antacids?
Lancer 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 Lancer because it requires a lower pH for its action and antacids can increase the pH of the stomach and decrease the action of Lancer.
Q. Why do Lancer cause vitamin D deficiency and osteoporosis?
Lancer 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. Does Lancer increase appetite (make you hungry)?
Yes, Lancer can increase appetite and make you feel hungry. This is reported to be an uncommon side effect seen with the use of Lancer.
Q. What is the role of Lancer in the treatment of H. pylori?
Lancer 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 Lancer a vesicant?
A vesicant is a substance which causes blistering and tissue injury. Lancer 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 Lancer cause weight gain?
Weight gain is reported in less than 1% of the patients taking Lancer 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. Can I take Lancer with ibuprofen?
Yes, Lancer can be taken with ibuprofen. Lancer 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 Lancer with ibuprofen.
Q. Does Lancer treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
Lancer 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 Lancer with aspirin?
Yes, you can take Lancer with aspirin. However, Lancer 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 Lancer with prednisolone?
Lancer can be taken with steroids like prednisolone. Lancer 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 Lancer is used with prednisolone.
Q. Can I take Lancer with hyoscine?
Yes, hyoscine can be taken with Lancer. They are given together as hyoscine can help in better relief when given with Lancer. However, some studies in normal individuals have also shown that hyoscine can decrease the effect of Lancer. So, it is advisable to consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Is Lancer used to treat a cough?
Lancer 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 Lancer, 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 Lancer cause dry mouth?
Yes, use of Lancer is associated with dry mouth, however, this is not a very common side. Some common side effects seen with Lancer use are nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. Does Lancer make you tired?
Yes, use of Lancer 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 Lancer used to treat nausea?
Lancer 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 Lancer.
Q. Can I take Lancer with paracetamol?
Yes, you can take Lancer with paracetamol. Lancer 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 Lancer with vitamin C (ascorbic acid)?
Yes, Lancer 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 Lancer with naproxen?
Lancer can be taken with naproxen. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Is Lancer used for children?
Yes, Lancer is used in the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and erosive gastritis in children. However, the safety and effectiveness of Lancer are established only in children between 1 to 17 years of age.
Q. Is Lancer a controlled substance?
Lancer is not a controlled substance. It's a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription by a doctor.
Q. Is Lancer a beta blocker?
No, Lancer 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 Lancer a probiotic?
No,Lancer 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 Lancer a narcotic substance?
Lancer is a not a narcotic substance and has not been reported to have any abuse potential. Lancer 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 Lancer an antibiotic?
No, Lancer 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 Lancer a sulfa drug?
No,Lancer 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 Lancer a steroid?
No, Lancer 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 Lancer a NSAID?
No, Lancer 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 Lancer a statin?
No, Lancer 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 Lancer a laxative?
No,Lancer 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 Lancer a diuretic?
No,Lancer 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 Lancer a prescription drug?
Lancer is a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription by a doctor.
Q. Is Lancer an H2 blocker?
No,Lancer is not an H2 blocker. It is a Proton pump inhibitor is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lancer with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lancer with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Lancer with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Lancer with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Lancer with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
Lancer with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam, Etizoram
Lancer with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Lancer with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Lancer with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Lancer with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Lancer with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Lancer with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Lancer with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee
Lancer with Methotrexate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Methotrexate: Methosis, Metrex, Rhutrex, Meditrex, Mext, Vibzi, Meth
Lancer with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin
Lancer with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell, Thrombonil
Lancer with Spiramycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Lancer with Digoxin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin

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