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Each tablet contains Esomeprazole magnesium trihydrate 20 mg
Each tablet contains Esomeprazole magnesium trihydrate 40 mg
Esomeprazole No Prescription and Dosage
Esomeprazole is prescribed for the treatment of:
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, healing of erosive esophagitis: 20 mg or 40 mg once daily for 4 to 8 weeks.
For patients who do not heal after 4-8 weeks, an additional 4-8 weeks of treatment may be considered.
Maintenance of healing of erosive esophagitis: 20 mg once daily.
Symptomatic Gastroesophageal reflux: 20 mg once daily for 4 weeks, if symptoms do not resolve completely after 4 weeks, an additional 4 weeks of treatment may be considered.
A dose of 20 mg should not be exceeded in patients with severe liver impairment.
Esomeprazole is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- Blister of 10.
Esomeprazole Therapeutic actions: Esomeprazole belongs to a group of medicine called proton pump inhibitors. The active ingredient of Esomeprazole esomeprasole is S-isomer of omeprazole, lowers the secretion of hydrochloric acid via specific inhibiting of the proton pump in the parietal cells. S and R-isomers of omeprazole possess a similar pharmacodynamic activity. Esomeprazole inhibits basal as well as stimulating secretion of hydrochloric acid.
Esomeprazole prescription: Esomeprazole is prescribed to treat the following conditions:
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD):
- Treatment of erosive reflux-esophagitis
- Prolonged maintaining therapy in patients after healing the reflux-esophagitis (prevention of relapses)
- Symptomatic treatment of GERD
Stomach and duodenal ulcers (combined therapy):
- treatment of duodenal ulcers associated with Helicobacter pylori
- prophylaxis of relapses in peptic ulcers associated with Helicobacter pylori
Patients which receive NSAID's:
- Healing of stomach ulcers caused by NSAID's
- Prophylaxis of stomach and duodenal ulcers caused by NSAID's
Contraindications and cautions:
Esomeprazole should not be taken in:
- Hereditary intolerance of fructose
- Glucose-galactose malabsorbtion
- Sucrase-isomaltase insufficiency
- Children under 12 years of age
- Hypersensitivity to any of the medication ingredients
Esomeprazole should be used with caution in: kidney and liver failure
Esomeprazole Adverse effects: There are possible side effects associated with this medicine that can affect individuals in different ways. If a side effect is stated here, that does not necessarily mean the fact that all people using Esomeprazole will experience it or any other. Esomeprazole may cause the following side effects:
- Frequently: headache, stomach pain, diarrhea, meteorism, nausea, vomiting, constipation
- Less common: dermatitis, itching, hives, rash, dizziness, dry mouth, insomnia, paresthesia, increased activity of liver enzymes, peripheral edema.
- Rare cases: leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, allergic reactions, fever, edema, anaphylactic reactions, depression, taste changes, low sodium blood levels, stomatitis, candidiasis, hepatitis, alopecia, arthralgia, myalgia.
- Very rare cases: agranulocytosis, hallucinations, aggressive behavior, exudative erythema, Stevens Johnson's syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis,
- nephritis, gynecomastia
The side effects listed above may not include all of the side effects reported by the drug's manufacturer.
For more information about any other possible risks associated with Esomeprazole, please read the information provided with Esomeprazole or consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Esomeprazole Interactions: It is important to tell your doctor or pharmacist what medicines you are already taking, including those bought without a prescription and herbal medicines, before you start treatment with Esomeprazole. Similarly, check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking any new medication while taking this one, to ensure that the combination is safe. Esomeprazole may interact with the following drugs:
- Blood thinners
- Protease inhibitors
- Cardiac glycosides
- Iron supplements
- Ulcerative colitis treatment
Esomeprazole Additional Information: DO NOT SHARE Esomeprazole with others. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS PRODUCT, as well as syringes and needles, if needed during treatment, out of the reach of children. Do not reuse needles, syringes, or other materials.