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Ulcepan 40 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Ulcepan Tablet

Ulcepan 40 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) and peptic ulcer disease.

Ulcepan Tablet side effects

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

How to use Ulcepan Tablet

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. Ulcepan 40 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ulcepan Tablet works

Ulcepan 40 mg Tablet 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.

Ulcepan Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ulcepan 40 mg Tablet 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
CAUTION
Ulcepan 40 mg Tablet 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
Ulcepan 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Ulcepan 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ulcepan 40 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Ulcepan 40 mg Tablet is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
Ulcepan 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ulcepan 40 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ulcepan Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ulcepan 40 mg Tablet, 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.
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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 Ulcepan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
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 Ulcepan

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upper abdominal problem with gastric history. using RabletD tablet regularly but the pain is chronic since yesterday till now. please help Doctor
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. I would advice you to go for an Upper GI Endoscopy and Ultrasound Abdomen for the same. You might be having Gall bladder issues or Peptic ulcer disease.
1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
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FAQs

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

Ulcepan 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 Ulcepan?

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

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

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

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

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

Q. Can I take Ulcepan at bedtime?

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

Q. Does Ulcepan cause hair loss?

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

Q. Does Ulcepan cause constipation?

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

Q. Does Ulcepan cause gas?

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

Q. Is Ulcepan safe?

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

Q. What is Ulcepan used for?

Ulcepan 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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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
D-102, New Chandan Avenue, Mira Bhayandar Main Road, Bhayandar East, Thane - 401105, Near Petrol Pump
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