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Lanpro 30 mg Capsule

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Composition for Lanpro 30 mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Lanpro 30 mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Lanpro Capsule

Uses of Lanpro Capsule

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

Lanpro Capsule side effects

Common

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

How to use Lanpro 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. Lanpro 30 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Lanpro Capsule works

Lanpro 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 Lanpro Capsule

Expert advice for Lanpro Capsule

  • 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 it for 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problem that needs attention.
  • Long-term use can cause weak bones and deficiency of minerals such as magnesium. Take adequate dietary intake of calcium and magnesium or their supplements as prescribed by your doctor.
  • You have been prescribed Lanpro 30 mg Capsule to reduce stomach acid and heal stomach ulcers.
  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
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Lanpro Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Lanpro Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lanpro 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
Lanpro 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
Lanpro 30 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Lanpro 30 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lanpro 30 mg Capsule is recommended.
Liver
Lanpro 30 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lanpro 30 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lanpro Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Lanpro 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lanpro Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Lansoprazole

Q. What are the side effects of Lanpro use in infants?
Use of Lanpro 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 Lanpro with clopidogrel?
Lanpro can be safely taken with clopidogrel. No clinically important changes in the action of clopidogrel have been seen when Lanpro and clopidogrel are used together.
Q. How is Lanpro given through the nasogastric tube?
Open the Lanpro 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 Lanpro is associated with side effects?
Patients taking Lanpro 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 Lanpro only at the dose and for duration advised by your doctor
Q. Why does Lanpro cause diarrhea?
Use of Lanpro lowers the natural stomach acid which normally helps to kill bacteria. So, use of Lanpro 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 Lanpro cause burping?
Burping also known as belching or eructations is a side effect seen with Lanpro use. Other common side effects associated are nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. Is Lanpro a CYP3A4 inhibitor?
No, Lanpro 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 Lanpro safe to use?
Lanpro 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 Lanpro cause a sore throat?
Sore throat occurs in less than 1% of the patients who take Lanpro but the reason for the same is not known.
Q. Can I use Lanpro with antacids?
Lanpro 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 Lanpro because it requires a lower pH for its action and antacids can increase the pH of the stomach and decrease the action of Lanpro.
Q. Why do Lanpro cause vitamin D deficiency and osteoporosis?
Lanpro 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 Lanpro increase appetite (make you hungry)?
Yes, Lanpro can increase appetite and make you feel hungry. This is reported to be an uncommon side effect seen with the use of Lanpro.
Q. What is the role of Lanpro in the treatment of H. pylori?
Lanpro 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 Lanpro a vesicant?
A vesicant is a substance which causes blistering and tissue injury. Lanpro 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 Lanpro cause weight gain?
Weight gain is reported in less than 1% of the patients taking Lanpro 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 Lanpro with ibuprofen?
Yes, Lanpro can be taken with ibuprofen. Lanpro 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 Lanpro with ibuprofen.
Q. Does Lanpro treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
Lanpro 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 Lanpro with aspirin?
Yes, you can take Lanpro with aspirin. However, Lanpro 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 Lanpro with prednisolone?
Lanpro can be taken with steroids like prednisolone. Lanpro 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 Lanpro is used with prednisolone.
Q. Can I take Lanpro with hyoscine?
Yes, hyoscine can be taken with Lanpro. They are given together as hyoscine can help in better relief when given with Lanpro. However, some studies in normal individuals have also shown that hyoscine can decrease the effect of Lanpro. So, it is advisable to consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Is Lanpro used to treat a cough?
Lanpro 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 Lanpro, 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 Lanpro cause dry mouth?
Yes, use of Lanpro is associated with dry mouth, however, this is not a very common side. Some common side effects seen with Lanpro use are nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. Does Lanpro make you tired?
Yes, use of Lanpro 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 Lanpro used to treat nausea?
Lanpro 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 Lanpro.
Q. Can I take Lanpro with paracetamol?
Yes, you can take Lanpro with paracetamol. Lanpro 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 Lanpro with vitamin C (ascorbic acid)?
Yes, Lanpro 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 Lanpro with naproxen?
Lanpro can be taken with naproxen. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Is Lanpro used for children?
Yes, Lanpro is used in the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and erosive gastritis in children. However, the safety and effectiveness of Lanpro are established only in children between 1 to 17 years of age.
Q. Is Lanpro a controlled substance?
Lanpro is not a controlled substance. It's a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription by a doctor.
Q. Is Lanpro a beta blocker?
No, Lanpro 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 Lanpro a probiotic?
No,Lanpro 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 Lanpro a narcotic substance?
Lanpro is a not a narcotic substance and has not been reported to have any abuse potential. Lanpro 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 Lanpro an antibiotic?
No, Lanpro 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 Lanpro a sulfa drug?
No,Lanpro 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 Lanpro a steroid?
No, Lanpro 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 Lanpro a NSAID?
No, Lanpro 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 Lanpro a statin?
No, Lanpro 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 Lanpro a laxative?
No,Lanpro 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 Lanpro a diuretic?
No,Lanpro 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 Lanpro a prescription drug?
Lanpro is a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription by a doctor.
Q. Is Lanpro an H2 blocker?
No,Lanpro 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 Lanpro with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lanpro with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Lanpro with Nelfinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nelfinavir: Nel
Lanpro with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Lanpro with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Lanpro with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Cdcon, Czep, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H
Lanpro with Clonazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonazepam: Panik, Klojet, Sezolan, Brispam, Naze, Clono, Sonazep, Closis, Ubitpam, Clonarey
Lanpro with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Hypnonex, Nitram, Nit, Nap, Nitrac, Nitrapam
Lanpro with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Lanpro with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan, Urpam, Anxionil, Biokalm, Larosh, Loripam, Loratranc, Lori, Loralite, Loranxit
Lanpro with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure, Boze, Clobazed, Solzam, Clozop, Sloba, Clobakon, Closum, Emilep, Oresta
Lanpro with Alprazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alprazolam: Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam, Alzopam, Ezoprax, Aryalam, Lamad, Nucalm, Altok, Sozox
Lanpro with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Ruhiz, Zoly, Etizaa, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep
Lanpro with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Lanpro with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Campin, Elpam, Elpose, Calmtack, Peptica, Placidox
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Lanpro with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast
Lanpro with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Lanpro with Methotrexate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Methotrexate: Methosis, Metrex, Cytotrex, Rhutrex, Meditrex, Vibzi, Meth
Lanpro with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell
Lanpro with Clarithromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid
Lanpro with Clopidogrel
MINOR
Medicines with composition Clopidogrel: Clopinorm, Hanatrel, Clopido, Klopy, Flo, Clopizen, Clopilet, Clopifine, Clopace, MYO
Lanpro with Erythromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox, Ciresto, Eromax, Avithrocin, Denthrocin, E Cin, T Mycin, Suzithrocin, Methro, Erypsin
Lanpro with Spiramycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Lanpro with Digoxin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Cardisip, Digon, Cardioxin
Lanpro with Roxithromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox

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