Risek Capsules 40mg 14’s || Uses || Side effects || in Pakistan In Urdu
Risek Capsules 40mg Uses
- Gerd (Gastroesophageal reflux disease) heartburn,
- Gastric & Deudenol Ulcer
- Combine Use with NSAIDs Group
- Eradication of H pylori-associated with Peptic ulcer Disease
- Zollinger Ellison syndrome
- prophylaxis of Acid Aspiration
- In children of one year of age use
Risek Capsules 40mg 14’s Side effects
Common side effects
- abdominal pain.
- gas (flatulence)
Uncommon side effects
Central and peripheral nervous systems:
Dizziness, paraesthesia , somnolence, insomnia and vertigo.
Hepatic: increased liver enzymes.
Skin : Rash and /or pruritus, urticaria.
Risek 40 mg capsules DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
RISEK (omeprazole) capsules are given by mouth, which should be swallowed whole and not crushed or chewed.
Symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) without esophagitis
The recommended adult oral dose is 20mg daily for up to 4 weeks.
The recommended adult oral dose for the treatment of patients with erosive esophagitis and accompanying symptoms due to GERD is 20mg daily for 4 to 8 weeks.
Maintenance of healing of erosive esophagitis:
The recommended adults oral dose is 20mg daily
Dosage for children in GERD:
In Children, doses in the ranges 0.7 to 1.4mg per kg body weight daily, up to a maximum daily dose of 40mg have been given for 4 to 12 weeks.
Children over 1 year of age and > 10kg
Treatment of reflux esophagitis
Symptomatic treatment of heartburn and acid regurgitation in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease.
Age. Weight. Dosage
>1 year of age. 10-20 kg. 10mg once daily or 20mg once daily if required.
Age. Weight. Dosage
>2 years of age. >20kg. 20mg once daily or 40mg once daily if required.
Reflex esophagitis: treatment time is 4-8 weeks
Risek Capsules PRECAUTIONS
Consideration should be given to reducing the dose of omeprazole in
patients with impaired hepatic function as bioavailability and half-life can increase.
There are no adequate or well-controlled studies on pregnant women.
Omeprazole should be used only if the patient’s benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.
It is known whether omeprazole is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in humans milk because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from omeprazole, a decision should be made whether, to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug. Taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother’s
Risek 40 mg Capsules DRUG INTERACTIONS
In common with the use of other inhibitors of acid secretion or antacids, the absorption of Ketoconazole and itraconazole can decrease during treatment with omeprazole due to decreased gastric acidity during treatment with omeprazole.
Risek Omeprazole is combined with drugs metabolized by CYP2C19, such as diazepam, citalopram, imipramine, clomipramine, phenytoin, etc the plasma concentration of these drugs may be increased and a dose reduction could be needed.