Barole 20 Capsule is eaten with or without food. Swallow the whole tablet without crushing, chewing or splitting it.Barole 20 Capsuleis eaten after the morning meal. When Barole 20 is used in combination, tablets are taken twice a day, with the morning and evening meals, for 7 days.
The typical dose of Barole 20 is 20 mg/day. The usual dose for children is 5-10 mg (<15 kg body weight/<33 lb) or 10-20 mg (>15 kg body weight/>33 lb) once daily for up to 12 weeks (for capsule). This medicine is typically used for a period of 4 weeks for duodenal ulcer, 4 weeks for symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and 7 days for ulcer due to bacterial infection. This medicine is not known to be habit-forming.
This medicine is to be used for longer periods of time. Barole 20 may be taken for the long-term treatment of the overproduction of stomach acid (Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome) and reverse flow of stomach acid in the food pipe (Gastroesophageal reflux disease).
If using the delayed-release form of this medicine, do not crush or chew the medicine, unless indicated on the package. Crushing or chewing of the medicine can result in unpleasant taste resulting in patients not following the medicine schedule. Crushing or chewing can also release all of the medicine at once, resulting in a decrease of effectiveness and a possible increase in side-effects.
Use in Children
If you are giving Barole 20 Capsule to a child, be sure to use a product that is meant for children. Before giving this medicine to a child, use the child’s weight or age to find the right dose from the product package. You can also read the dosage section of this page to know the correct dose for your child. Else, consult with your doctor and follow their recommendation.
Your doctor may request that specific lab tests be performed before you start using Barole 20 Capsule. You may need to have Magnesium test. Magnesium level should be checked before starting the treatment because low magnesium can happen in patients taking proton pump inhibitors. Your doctor may request Antibiotic Susceptibility test. Before starting this medicine, your doctor would require you to undergo medical or laboratory tests (Magnesium, and Antibiotic Susceptibility) to monitor for side-effects. Once the administration of the medicine starts, your doctor should monitor you for these medical and laboratory tests to make sure that the side-effects of this medicine are not impacting your health.
Medicines may be prescribed for uses other than those listed in the medicine guide. Do not use Barole 20 Capsule for conditions for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Barole 20 Capsule to other people who might have the same conditions or symptoms that you have. Self-medication may harm them.
How to take Barole 20
Your dose and how often you take Barole 20 will depend on the following factors:
- medicines recommended by the doctor
- any other medicines being used
- herbal supplements in use
Barole 20 Dosage
Dosage for gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Recommended: 20 mg/day for four to eight weeks
Dosage for maintenance of gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Recommended: 20 mg/day
Dosage for symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Recommended: 20 mg/day for 4 weeks
Dosage for healing of small intestine ulcer
- Recommended: 20 mg/day after the morning meal for up to four weeks
Dosage for overproduction of gastric acid (Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome)
- Recommended: 60 mg/day
Dosage for short-term treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease
Adult (12 years and older)
- Recommended: 20 mg/day for up to 8 weeks
Dosage for backflow of stomach acid to the food pipe
Children (1 to 11 Years)
- Recommended: 5mg/day (less than 15 kg (33 lb) body weight) for up to 12 weeks for capsule
- Maximum: 10 mg/day
Children (1 to 11 Years)
- Recommended: 10-20 mg/day (15 kg (33 lb) or greater body weight) body weight) for up to 12 weeks for capsule
Dosage for the stomach infection and small intestine ulcers
- Recommended: Barole 20 20 mg, amoxicillin 1000 mg, and clarithromycin 500 mg for twice daily for 7 days
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