Zes

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Zes Information

Zes is a prescription drug, available for use as Capsule. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Peptic Ulcer. Secondary and off-label uses of Zes have also been mentioned below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Zes. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Zes have been listed ahead. Usually, these side effects of Zes go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Zes's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Zes has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Zes related warnings section.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Zes contraindications section.

Besides this, Zes may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to the above precautions for Zes, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Zes Benefits & Uses

Zes is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Zes Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Acidity
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 30 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 4 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Acidity
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 30 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 4 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Acidity
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 30 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 4 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Zes Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Zes safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Zes. It is best to stop taking Zes immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Zes safe during breastfeeding?


    Zes may lead to some side effects in breastfeeding women. If you witness any unusal symptoms after taking Zes, discontinue its use and call your doctor right away. Follow your doctor's advice regarding the use of Zes.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Zes on the Kidneys?


    Zes is not harmful for kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Zes on the Liver?


    Zes may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Zes on the Heart?


    Using Zes does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Zes with Other Drugs

Zes should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Zes Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Zes unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Zes

  • Is this Zes habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Zes is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Zes. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, the use of Zes is considered safe.

    Safe
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Zes is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Zes Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Zes


    Taking Zes with food is safe.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Zes


    Taking Zes with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Zes

Question about 5 years ago

What is Zes?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

Zes is a brand name of lansoprazole. It is a prescription medicine that belongs to the class of drug called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). It is mainly used for the treatment of NSAIDs associated peptic ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GRED), Zollinger Ellison syndrome and other acidity related stomach problems. It is also used for the treatment of duodenal ulcer and heartburn.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Zes cause constipation?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Zes can cause constipation. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing any unpleasant effects after taking this medicine, please consult your doctor right away and follow his/her instructions.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Zes cause diarrhea?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Zes can cause diarrhea, which may be the sign of a new infection. If you experience diarrhea after consuming this medicine, please inform the doctor right away without further delay.

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take Zes and domperidone together?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Zes and domperidone can be taken together. No clinically significant drug interaction has been reported between them. A fixed-dose combination of [Medicinie] and domperidone also available in the market which is used in the treatment of heartburn and acidity.

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take Zes with antibiotic?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Zes can be taken with an antibiotic. Taking Zes with a certain antibiotic can treat H.Pylori associated stomach ulcer. However, it is best to consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 745-746

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 653

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prevacid® (lansoprazole)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prevacid® (lansoprazole)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prevacid® Solutab™ (lansoprazole)

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