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LANSOPRAZOLE 15 MG GASTRO-RESISTANT CAPSULES

Active substance(s): LANSOPRAZOLE

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Lansoprazole 15mg and 30mg
Gastro-resitstant Capsules
. Read this entire leaflet carefully before
you start taking this medicine.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it

• Heal the ulcers In your stomach (duodenal or
• Heal your oesophagus (gullet) rf h has become
• Treat the excessive production of acid In your

your doctor or pharmacist
• This medicine has been prescribed for you

symptoms are the same as yours.
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In this leaflet
1 .What Is In Lansoprazole Gastro-resistant
Capsules?
2. What Is your medicine used for?
3. Before you take Lansoprazole Gastro4. How to take Lansoprazole Gastro-reststant
Capsules
5. Possible side effects
6. Storing your Lansoprazole Gastro-reslstant
Capsules
1. WHAT IS IN LANSOPRAZOLE GASTRORESISTANT CAPSULES?
Your doctor has prescribed Lansoprazole
available In 2 strengths:
> Lansoprazole 1 Smg Gastro-reslstant Capsules:

to light brown or tightly pink enteric-coated
pellets.

The capsules are filled with white to light

of sucrose and maize starch), povWone,

titanium dioxide and potysorbate SO.The

3. BEFORE YOUTAKE LANSOPRAZOLE
GASTRO-RESISTANT CAPSULES
Do not take this medicine if;
• You are allergic to lansoprazole or to any of

• You are pregnant, planning to become

medicines you have bought for yourself, as well

Gastro-reslstant Capsules. These include:
• Ketoconazole or ttraconazole (medicines used
• Protease Inhibitors (medicines used for the
treatment of patients with HIV Infection)
a wide range of bacterial Infections)
• Dtgoxln (a medicine used in the treatment of
certain heart conditions)
transplantation)
• Carba maze pine or phenytoin (medicines used
In the treatment of epilepsy)
• Theophylllne (a medicine used to treat
breathing problems due to asthma or chronic
bronchitis)

of ulcers)
If you are pregnant, planning to become
Lansoprazole Gastro-reslstant Capsules.

the following Inactive ingredients: gelatin and
You may feel tired or dizzy after taking this

contains red Iron oxide (El 72).
containers containing 14,28, 56 or 98 hard
56 or 96 hard capsules. The plastic containers

told by your doctor that you haveanlntoler-

capsules.

before taking this medicine.

Marketing Authorisation Holder
Krka, d. d, Novo mesto, Smarjeska cesta 6,8501
Novo Mesto, Slovenia.

4. HOW TO TAKE LANSOPRAZOLE GASTRORESISTANT CAPSULES
The label on the carton will teil you how many



Manufacturer
Krka, d. d., Novo mesto, Smarjeska cesta 6,8501
Novo Mesto, Slovenia.

water, preferably at the same time each day. In

Distributed by:
Actavls, Barnstaple, EX32 8NS, UK
2, WHAT IS YOUR MEDICINE USED FOR?

The recommended dose Is 30mg once a day for

the amount of acid that your stomach makes.
Lansoprazole Gastro-resistant Capsules are
given to:

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For the treatment of gastric ulcers:
The recommended dose Is 30 mg once a day for

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four weeks. If your ulcers haven't healed within
thh time, your doctor will continue your
For the treatment of reflux oesophagrtis:

6. STORING YOUR LANSOPRAZOLE GASTRO
RESISTANT CAPSULES
package. Keep the container tightiy closed. In
Discard within 3 months of first opening the

within this time, your doctor will continue your
Do not use Lansoprazole Oastro-restetant
For the prophylaxis of reflux oesophagtfo:
The recommended dose Is ISmg once a day for
may increase your dose to 30mg once a day.

This leaflet was approved: March 2007

acid In your stomach (Zollinger-Ellhon
.

day for as long as your doctor decides. The
maximum dally dose Is 180mg twice a day



Your doctor will prescribe a lower dose and
Lansoprazole G astro-resistant Capsules

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What If you miss a dose?
If you forget to take a dose, take It as soon as

If you accidentally take more capsules than you

5. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Lansoprazole Gastrosome patients.
sick, diarrhoea, stomach ache, constipation,
wind, heartburn, rash. Itching, eczema, hives,
headache, dizziness and tiredness.

needles, inflammation of the liver (hepatitis),
yellowing of the skin and/or eyes, kidney
problems, anaemia (a low red cell count), low
white cell count (the blood cells that fight
which help the blood clot), swelling ankles,

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Joint pain, changes In the way things taste,

Very rare side effects: colitis (acute or chronic

tion of milk, generally feeling unwell. Increase
In cholesterol and trlgrycerlde levels.

sudden wheezi ness, tightness In the chest
difficulty swallowing, swelling of eyelids, face
(skin lumps) or Itching, please talk to your

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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