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PPZ 40 mg Gel Syrup

Prescription Required

Overview

PPZ Syrup side effects

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

How to use PPZ Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. PPZ 40 mg Gel Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How PPZ Syrup works

PPZ 40 mg Gel Syrup is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which in turn relieves acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

PPZ Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with PPZ 40 mg Gel Syrup.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
PPZ 40 mg Gel Syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
PPZ 40 mg Gel Syrup should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
PPZ 40 mg Gel Syrup may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
PPZ 40 mg Gel Syrup is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of PPZ 40 mg Gel Syrup is recommended.
However, the use of PPZ 40 mg Gel Syrup is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
PPZ 40 mg Gel Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of PPZ 40 mg Gel Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of PPZ Syrup?

If you miss a dose of PPZ 40 mg Gel Syrup, 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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking PPZ with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Clopinorm
MINOR
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to PPZ

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Suffering from acid reflux disease due to which pain in throat and right side of lower abdomen
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir for the time being you can take Robinia 30, 04 drops in half cup water and Nixocid tab 2 tab thrice daily for a month, but as this case needs supervision, discussion and examination you need to visit a homeopath so that he can discuss your case in detail, get some investigations, do examination and guide you accordingly,
Feeling pain of both kidneys suspecting may be due to swollen kidney but not due to kidney stones. Taking potrate mb6 syrup, cystone tablets for kidney stones. Ursocol 300, evion 400 for fatty liver nd high SPGT levels. Please suggest how to deal with this as am confused due to both problems at a time nd interlinked.I Stopped taking feburic 40 tablets after finding high SPGT levels.Please suggest an advise
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. I suppose you have acid reflux. Just take a combination of Pantoprazole and domepridone.
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FAQs

Q. How long does it take for PPZ to work?

PPZ will start working in 2-3 hours after ingestion. You should start to feel better in 2-3 days.

Q. What is the best time to take PPZ?

It is best to take PPZ before your breakfast. If you are taking two doses, take it in the morning and evening. PPZ is more effective when it is taken 30 min before your food.

Q. Can I stop taking PPZ if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking PPZ before completing the full course of treatment. You will start to feel better before your treatment is completed.

Q. Is it safe to use PPZ for long term?

PPZ should be used as long as prescribed by your doctor. PPZ is usually considered to be safe when taken in the recommended dose and duration.

Q. Can I take PPZ at bedtime?

If advised by your doctor, PPZ can be taken at bedtime. It is helpful in controlling overnight excess acid secretion.

Q. Does PPZ cause hair loss?

No, hair loss has not been reported with the use of PPZ. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking PPZ, please consult your doctor.

Q. Does PPZ cause constipation?

Yes, both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as common side effects of PPZ in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking PPZ.

Q. Does PPZ cause gas?

Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) can occur as a result of PPZ use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.

Q. Is PPZ safe?

Yes, PPZ is relatively safe if taken in the prescribed dose for the prescribed duration advised by your doctor.

Q. What is PPZ used for?

PPZ is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). PPIs are used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.

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References
  1. Wallace JL, Sharkey KA. Pharmacotherapy of Gastric Acidity, Peptic Ulcers, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman's: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.; 2011. [Accessed 24 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Pantoprazole. Konstanz, Germany: Wyeth Pharmaceutical; 2000 [revised Mar. 2012]. [Accessed on 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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