It is a protone pump inhibitor, i.e. it inhibits specifically and dose proportionally the gastric H+, K+-ATPase enzyme which is responsible for acid secretion in the parietal cells of the stomach.
For the symptomatic improvement and healing of gastrointestinal diseases which require a reduction in acid secretion e.g. Duodenal ulcer, Gastric ulcer, Moderate and severe reflux oesophagitis.
One tab per day, either during or before breakfast. Duodenal ulcer: 1 tab for 2 weeks. Gastric ulcer: 1 tab for 4 weeks. Gastro-oesophageal reflux: 1 tab for 4 weeks.
Hypersensitivity to any of the constituents.
Pregnancy: Should not be used unless the benefit exceeds the potential risk. Lactation: Should not be used unless the benefit exceeds the potential risk.
Headache or diarrhoea. Rarely skin rashes, pruritus and dizziness.