Carnozol 20/75 Mg Capsule 10
Rabeprazole reduces the secretion of stomach acid and is used in the treatment of ulcers of the stomach and intestine. The drug is effective in the treatment of H.pylori infection of the stomach or intestine. The other USES of rabeprazole include short-term treatment of heartburn associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease, healing of acid damaged esophagus and it also can be given in combination with antibiotics to prevent ulcers caused by H.pylori. Zinc Carnosine is used to treat small bowel mucosal injury associated with long-term therapy. It is also used for gastric ulcer healing, acute and chronic genitor-urinary tract infections.
How does the drug work?
Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor which blocks the excess acid secreted by the cells present in the stomach wall. Zinc Carnosine is a mucosal protective agent. It is a chelating compound of zinc and L-carnosine. It remains in the stomach without dissociation and adheres to ulcerous lesions. After adhering specifically to the ulcer lesion it releases zinc and L-carnosine to heal the ulcer.
What are the common side effect?
The common side effects of rabeprazole are headache, sore throat, diarrhea, constipation, stomach pain, gas, nausea, and vomiting. The other less common but serious side effects include severe and serious allergic reactions, life-threatening skin diseases, skeletal muscle breakdown, and inflammation of the cells of the kidneys. The common side effects of zinc carnosine are increased blood glucose levels, hepatitis fulminant, hepatic hemorrhage, decreased platelet count, hepatic failure, hepatic encephalopathy, hemodialysis, and hepatic necrosis.
• Avoid consuming alcohol when on Carnozol capsules, as it caUSES excessive calmness and drowsiness.
• Women who are pregnant, planning to pregnant, or breastfeeding, should avoid Carnozol drug as it caUSES complications in the fetus or newborn.
• Avoid performing heavy tasks that need alertness such as driving and handling of machines, until the side effects of Carnozol capsule subside.
• Take vitamin D and calcium supplements along with Carnozol medication to prevent risks of muscle stiffness and fractures.
• Avoid taking Carnozol medicine with acidic foods, sugars, fish, meats, dairy products, and sweetened beverages.
1. I have been using rilpivirine for HIV. Is it safe for me to take rabeprazole? Do not take rabeprazole and rilpivirine together as it can reduce the efficacy of rilpivirine. Consult your doctor for help.
2. I have diarrhea while using rabeprazole. What should I do? Diarrhea may occur more commonly in hospitalized patients using rabeprazole. You should take the lowest effective dose of rabeprazole for the shortest duration with a doctor’s suggestion.
3. In how many days will I get relief from H.pylori infection with rabeprazole? Usually, it takes a week for the treatment of ulcers associated with H.pylori infection with rabeprazole. However, the duration may vary from person to person. So, talk to your doctor for help.
4. How should I take rabeprazole? Take the tablets 30 minutes before food, with a full glass of water.
5. I am 50-year-old and taking rabeprazole. Should I take any special care? Older people who are taking rabeprazole should be cautious to prevent falls. This is because you are at an increased risk of fractures with the drug. Zinc Carnosine
1. I am suffering from pharyngitis. Can I take Zinc Carnosine capsule? No, Zinc Carnosine may further increase the effect of pharyngitis.
2. Can I use Zinc Carnosine for treating my gastric wound healing due to diabetes? Yes, Zinc Carnosine is useful in treating gastric wound healing in diabetic patients.
3. Is Zinc Carnosine useful to treat taste disorders? Yes, Zinc Carnosine is useful in treating taste disorders.
4. How to store Zinc Carnosine capsules? Zinc Carnosine should be stored at room temperature. Keep out of the reach of children.
5. What is the oral dose of Zinc Carnosine? The typical oral dose for Zinc Carnosine is 150mg per day. However, consult the doctor before using the drug.