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Zosa-L Capsule PR


Overview

Zosa-L Capsule PR side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal upset
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Flatulence
  • Sleepiness

How to use Zosa-L Capsule PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Zosa-L Capsule PR is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably 30 minutes before food.

How Zosa-L Capsule PR works

Zosa-L Capsule PR is a combination of two medicines: Levosulpiride and Esomeprazole. 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). Esomeprazole 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.

Zosa-L Capsule PR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Zosa-L Capsule PR. 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
Zosa-L Capsule PR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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 Zosa-L Capsule PR during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Zosa-L Capsule PR 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 Zosa-L Capsule PR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, limited data suggest a cautious use of this medicine in these patients.
Liver
Zosa-L Capsule PR should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zosa-L Capsule PR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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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 Zosa-L Capsule PR 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 Zosa-L Capsule PR for longer than prescribed.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zosa-L

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I had heart burn 2 days ago. It's kind of acid reflux. Since yesterday morning, I have sharp pain while swallowing in esophageal area. Should I take medicines or will it get cured by days?
Dr. Kunal Parasar
Gastroenterologist
Wait for some time. Hopefully u l b fine
I am 26 years old, with asthma/copd since i was 3 years old,from last 3 years I am taking Seroflo 250 Rotocap everyday with asthalin inhaler (SOS). But now i have developed GERD/Acid Reflux from last 2 years with high ige level(350) for which i m taking nexium everyday. So my Question is Can SEROFLO or ROTOCAP capsule can cause GERD symptoms? as i don't want to take nexium for a very long time and have also tried various types of diets no fat, gluten free. but nothing worked.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
Sir i will suggest u to kindly consult gastroentrologist
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Zosa-L?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack 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.

Q. What is the best time to take Zosa-L?

Take Zosa-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 Zosa-L?

The use of Zosa-L should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Zosa-L cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Zosa-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 some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Does the use of Zosa-L lead to increased risk of fractures?

Several studies in adults suggest that treatment with Zosa-L may be associated with an increased risk for 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).

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References
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  2. Drugs.com. Esomerprazole. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Esomerprazole. Barnstaple, Devon: Accord-UK Ltd.; 2013 [revised 7 May 2018]. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Office No. 5119, 5th Floor, 'D' Wing, Oberoi Garden Estates, Chandivili, Andheri (E), Mumbai - 400 072.
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