Zpl Injection

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Introduction

Zpl Injection is a medicine that reduces the amount of acid produced in your stomach. It is used for treating acid-related diseases of the stomach and intestine such as acid reflux, peptic ulcer disease, and some other stomach conditions associated with excessive acid production.

Zpl Injection is also used to prevent stress ulcers in seriously ill patients and is administered before anesthetic medication to help prevent aspiration-related complications. It belongs to a class of medicines known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). This medicine is administered into a vein by a healthcare professional and will only be given to you if your doctor thinks that an injection is more suitable for you at the moment than a tablet. The dose will depend on your underlying condition and how you respond to the medicine. Additionally, your doctor will decide the duration of treatment. You can increase the efficiency of the treatment by eating smaller meals more often and avoiding caffeinated drinks (like tea and coffee), and spicy or fatty foods.

The most common side effects observed with this medicine include nausea, headache, dizziness, flatulence, diarrhea, stomach pain, and injection site reactions. These symptoms are generally mild but if they bother you or do not go away, consult your doctor. Talk to your doctor about ways to prevent bone loss (osteoporosis), like taking calcium and vitamin D supplements.

Zpl Injection is not suitable for some people. Before taking this medicine, you need to tell your doctor if you have severe liver problems, are taking medicines for HIV, have ever had an allergic reaction to similar medicines in the past, or suffer from bone loss (osteoporosis). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it makes your stomach produce excessive acid and can worsen your symptoms.

Uses of Zpl Injection

Benefits of Zpl Injection

In Treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)

GERD is a chronic (long-term) condition that is like having heartburn consistently rather than just occasionally. It happens because a muscle above your stomach relaxes too much and allows stomach contents to come back up into your esophagus and mouth. Zpl Injection belongs to a group of medicines called proton pump inhibitors. It reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes and relieves the pain associated with heartburn and acid reflux. You should take it exactly as it is prescribed for it to be effective.

Some simple lifestyle changes can help reduce the symptoms of GERD. Think about what foods trigger heartburn and try to avoid them; eat smaller more frequent meals; try to lose weight if you are overweight and try to find ways to relax. Do not eat within 3-4 hours of going to bed.

In Treatment of Peptic ulcer disease

Zpl Injection belongs to a group of medicines called proton pump inhibitors. It reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes which prevents further damage to the ulcer as it heals naturally. You may be given other medicines along with this medicine depending on what caused the ulcer. You need to keep taking the medicine as it is prescribed for it to be effective, even if the symptoms seem to disappear.

Side effects of Zpl Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Zpl

  • Injection site reaction
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

How to use Zpl Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Zpl Injection works

Zpl Injection 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Zpl Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zpl Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zpl Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Zpl Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Zpl Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zpl Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Zpl Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zpl Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Zpl Injection?

If you miss a dose of Zpl Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • It is given as an injection into a vein under the supervision of the doctor.
  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • Some healthy tips to prevent acidity from happening:
    • Avoid excessive intake of carbonated beverages/soft drinks, citrus juices, fried food, caffeinated beverages like tea and coffee.
    • Avoid alcohol and smoking.
    • Avoid eating late at night or before bedtime.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Long-term use of Zpl Injection can cause weak bones and a deficiency of minerals such as magnesium. Take adequate dietary intake of calcium and magnesium or their supplements as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor right away if you develop decreased urination, edema (swelling due to fluid retention), lower back pain, nausea, fatigue, and rash or fever. These could be signs of a kidney problem.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Sulfinylbenzimidazole Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Proton pump inhibitors

Interaction with drugs

Taking Zpl with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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Heartburn Mental disorder Depression Frequent persistent heartburn Gastroesophageal reflux disease Irritable bowel syndrome Indigestion Back flow of acid from stomach Difficulty in swallowing Inflammation of esophagus Excess acid secretion by stomach Intestinal or stomach ulcers
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
You need to be examined in clinic to reach a diagnosis and then appropriate medicine can be prescribed
Having problem of acid reflux disease with throat infection and pain in right side of abdomen
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
take avipattikar churan 1 spoon twice before meal, for throat infection do gargles with lyuke warm water and mixing tankan bhasma a littlein it,,
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FAQs

Q. Is Zpl Injection safe to use?

Yes, Zpl Injection is relatively safe to use. Most of the people who take Zpl Injection do not get a side effect. It is advised to be taken as directed by the doctor for maximum benefit.

Q. Can Zpl Injection cause weight gain?

Weight gain is reported in less than 1% of the patients taking Zpl Injection but the exact cause is unknown. One possible explanation is higher food intake once the reflux symptoms are relieved. Lifestyle modifications such as proper diet and exercise can help to prevent weight gain.

Q. Can I take alcohol with Zpl Injection?

No, alcohol intake is not advised with Zpl Injection. Alcohol itself does not affect the working of Zpl Injection, but it can increase the acid production. This may further cause worsening of your symptoms

Q. Can I take antacids along with Zpl Injection?

Yes, you can take antacids along with Zpl Injection. Take it 2 hours before or after you take Zpl Injection.

Q. What dietary changes should I make to get relief from acidity?

Zpl Injection is best taken 1 hour before a meal. You should avoid spicy and fatty foods while taking this medicine. You must refrain from caffeinated drinks such as tea, coffee, and cola. Alcohol intake should also be avoided as it may worsen your symptoms.

Q. Are painkillers safe to take along with Zpl Injection?

Yes, it is safe to take painkillers along with Zpl Injection. Zpl Injection prevents acidity and stomach ulcers associated with the intake of painkillers. Zpl Injection is taken 1 hour before a meal. On the other hand, painkillers are usually taken with, or after a meal to avoid stomach upset.

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References

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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: December, 2021

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