Zolppi D Tablet

Each tablet contains:

  • Rabeprazole 20 mg
  • Domperidone 10 mg

DESCRIPTION

Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor sometimes identified as an ulcer healing drug. This is also very beneficial for inhibition of secretion from stomach as well as to treat various acid related gastrointestinal conditions. It heals stomach and intestinal ulcers and also manages GERD.

Domperidone is a dopamine antagonist with anti-emetic properties. Antiemetic activity is due to the blockade of dopamine receptors in the chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ). It increases lower esophageal pressure, improve duodenal motility, and accelerate gastric emptying.

INDICATIONS

GERD, heartburn, hyperacidity, reflux oesophagitis, regurgitation, flatulence, gastric and peptic ulcer.

DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION

ZOLPPI-D should be taken as directed by the physician.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

ZOLPPI-D is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to rabeprazole, substituted benzimidazole, domperidone or to any component of the formulation. It should not be used whenever stimulation of gastric motility is to be avoided or could be harmful, e.g. in the presence of gastro-intestinal hemorrhage, obstruction or perforation. It is also contra-indicated in patients with a prolactin-releasing pituitary tumor (prolactinoma).

PRECAUTIONS

  • ZOLPPI-D should be used with caution in patients with renal impairment or in those at risk of fluid retention. In patients with severe renal the elimination half-life of domperidone is increased.
  • Since domperidone is highly metabolized in the liver , ZOLPPI-D should be used with caution in patients with hepatic impairment

ADVERSE EFFECTS

Diarrhoea,dizziness,headache,nausea,vomiting,rash,tiredness.

PREGNANCY & LACTATON

ZOLPPI-D should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Since many drugs are excreted in milk, caution should be exercised when this drug is administered to a nursing mother.

PRESENTATION

ZOLPPI-D tablets are available in a 10X10ís Alu Alu packing

CAUTION

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