Rozen IV 20mg Injection is used for the treatment of stomach and intestinal ulcers (gastric and duodenal ulcers), reflux esophagitis or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It works by reducing the amount of acid made by your stomach and thus relieves your symptoms. Rozen IV 20mg Injection also prevents acidity associated with use of painkillers and stress ulcers in critically ill people. It is also used to treat a disease associated with excessive acid production in the stomach known as Zollinger Ellison syndrome (ZES). Rozen IV 20mg Injection is also helpful as a preanesthetic medication (medicine given just before anesthesia) to reduce the chances of aspiration related complications like lung injury.
Q. What dietary changes should I make to get relief from acidity?
Rozen IV 20mg Injection is best taken 1 hour before a meal. You should avoid spicy and fatty foods while taking this medicine. It also helps to cut down on caffeinated drinks such as tea, coffee and cola. Alcohol intake should also be avoided as it may worsen your symptoms.
Q. Does Rozen IV 20mg Injection cause bone problems?
Yes, long term use of Rozen IV 20mg Injection can cause thinning of bones, which is called osteoporosis. Rozen IV 20mg Injection decreases the calcium absorption leading to calcium deficiency, and increases the risk of bone fractures of hip, wrist or spine. Take an adequate amount of calcium in your diet or take the supplements as advised by your doctor to avoid any bone problems.
Q. What other lifestyle changes should I make to get maximum benefit of Rozen IV 20mg Injection?
You make see better results if you make certain dietary and lifestyle changes while taking Rozen IV 20mg Injection. Exercise regularly and eat healthy. You can consult your dietician to get a diet chart that suits you best. Eat at least 3 hours before sleeping to reduce the chances of aggravation of your symptoms at night. You should avoid spicy and fatty foods while taking this medicine. Refrain from caffeinated drinks such as tea, coffee and cola. Alcohol intake and smoking should also be avoided as it may worsen your symptoms.
Q. Can I take alcohol with Rozen IV 20mg Injection?
No, alcohol intake is not advised with Rozen IV 20mg Injection. Alcohol itself does not affect the working of Rozen IV 20mg Injection, but it can increase the acid production. This may further cause worsening of your symptoms.
Q. Can I take antacids along with Rozen IV 20mg Injection?
Yes, you can take antacids along with Rozen IV 20mg Injection. Take it 2 hours before or after you take Rozen IV 20mg Injection.
Q. How long does it take for Rozen IV 20mg Injection to work?
Rozen IV 20mg Injection starts working within an hour of taking it and shows maximum benefit within two to four hours. You should start feeling better within 2 to 3 days but it may take upto 4 weeks to relieve your symptoms significantly.
Q. Can I stop taking Rozen IV 20mg Injection if I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Rekool before completing the full course of treatment. You will start to feel better before your treatment is complete. Rozen IV 20mg Injection is given into a vein, only if oral administration is not possible, for upto 7 days. As soon as the person is able to take it orally, intravenous administration is stopped and oral form is prescribed. Take Rozen IV 20mg Injection only as prescribed by your doctor to get maximum benefit.
Q. Is Rozen IV 20mg Injection safe?
Yes, Rozen IV 20mg Injection is relatively safe. Most of the people who take Rozen IV 20mg Injection do not get a side effect. It is advised to be taken as directed by the doctor for maximum benefits.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 21st Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.