Veloz is an oral antacid tablet which helps in curbing the formation of acid by cells of stomach lining. The medicine helps in curbing acid reflux and other symptoms associated with it.
The active ingredient of Veloz is Rabeprazole which is a proton pump inhibitor. It acts on the cells of stomach lining and prevents secretion of hydrochloric acid into the stomach. Rabeprazole acts via the medium of other components of Veloz which are neutral and do not interfere with the drug action.
Therapeutic indications of Veloz are as follows:
Other digestive troubles associated with hyperacidity may also respond well to treatment with Veloz.
Patients who are using Veloz tablet regularly, may experience some side effects from the medicine. Some of these side effects have been mentioned below:
Other side effects may also be experienced by patients who are allergic to Rabeprazole. In order to avoid these unpleasant symptoms, patients should use Veloz only if it has been prescribed by a physician.
Patients who are using Veloz regularly should follow some precautions in order to avoid harmful side effects of the drug. Some precautions are mentioned below:
Apart from this, any other instructions provided to patients should be followed in order to avoid harmful drug effects.
Other oral antacids which have Rabeprazole as their active ingredient can be used as substitutes to Veloz. Some of these drugs have been mentioned below:
Either of the above mentioned tablets may be used in place of Veloz; but only if the physician prescribes.