Orpro L 75 mg/20 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Orpro L Capsule

Orpro L 75 mg/20 mg Capsule is used for gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux), intestinal ulcers and irritable bowel syndrome.

Orpro L Capsule side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Flatulence
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Sleepiness
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Orpro L 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. Orpro L 75 mg/20 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably 30 minutes before food.

How Orpro L Capsule works

Orpro L 75 mg/20 mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Levosulpiride and Rabeprazole. 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). Rabeprazole 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.

Orpro L Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and cause acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Orpro L 75 mg/20 mg 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Orpro L 75 mg/20 mg Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Orpro L 75 mg/20 mg Capsule may cause drowsiness, numbness, or dyskinesias, therefore they should be advised to avoid driving and operations requiring supervision.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Orpro L 75 mg/20 mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, limited data suggest a cautious use of this medicine in these patients.
Liver
Orpro L 75 mg/20 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Orpro L 75 mg/20 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • 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, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Orpro L 75 mg/20 mg 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 Orpro L 75 mg/20 mg Capsule for longer than prescribed.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Orpro L

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My mother had CABG last year. She is diabetic since last 15 years. She is taking Plagerine A, Lipvas and Telmikind beta 50 OD. She is also taking insulin 20 units in morning and 15 units in night with Glimipiride 2 mg in afternoon. Her sugar levels in fasting is 170-200 and random vary from 180-250. Please suggest how the levels of sugar can be decreased to normal levels as she is taking maximum anti diabetic medicines. She also had intestinal ulcers and taking pantoprazole daily. She cannot take Metformin as she feels continues pain in the her abdomen after taking it.
Dr. Satish Kumar Jyoti
Diabetes Specialist
I think she is taking insulin 30/70. In my opinion you can increase dose of insulin by 2 units each and then check her blood sugar. Dose of insulin can be increased further if her blood sugar levels are not controlled. Other anti diabetics like sitagliptin, canagliflozin can be also added. Consult your doctor for dose titration.
Suffering from irritable bowel syndrome. Belly pain and then looser stools than normal. I am taking drugs of diabetes and hypertension. I have attached medical reports and doctor prescription. Thanks.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Start Tablet Stop Ibs( charak ) 2 tab twice for 21 days, along with above medicine, Avoid heavy , spicy and junk food.
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FAQs

Q. Which is the best time to take Orpro L?
Take the Orpro L exactly as directed by your doctor. It is best to take one capsule daily on an empty stomach.
Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Orpro L?
Use of Orpro L should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine.
Q. Can the use of Orpro L cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Orpro L can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for sometime and resume once you feel better.
Q. Does the use of Orpro L lead to increased risk of fractures?
Several studies in adults suggest that treatment with Orpro L may be associated with an increased risk of osteoporosis-related fractures of the hip, wrist or spine. The risk of fracture was increased in patients who received high dose. High dose can mean multiple daily doses, and long-term therapy (a year or longer).
Q. Can I drive while taking Orpro L?
No, taking Orpro L may make you feel sleepy, dizzy or could affect your eyesight. So do not drive or use machines until you know how this medicine affects you.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Orpro L?
Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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