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CHILKUL ED CAPSULE

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Composition FOR CHILKUL ED

Domperidone(30mg),Esomeprazole(40mg)

food interaction for CHILKUL ED

alcohol interaction for CHILKUL ED

pregnancy interaction for CHILKUL ED

lactation interaction for CHILKUL ED

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
Avoid Chilkul ed capsule with grapefruit juice.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Chilkul ed capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR CHILKUL ED

Domperidone(30mg)

Uses

Domperidone is used in the treatment of heartburn and vomiting

How it works

Domperidone indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical that can increase the motility of the intestines.

Common side effects

Dry mouth
Esomeprazole(40mg)

Uses

Esomeprazole is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers

How it works

Esomeprazole lowers the acid production in the stomach.

Common side effects

Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence

SUBSTITUTES FOR CHILKUL ED

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Expert advice FOR CHILKUL ED

  • Do not take Domperidone, if you are allergic to it or to any other content in the tablets.
  • Do not take the medicine, if you notice black, tarry stools (bowel motions) or blood in your stools, blockage or tear in the intestines or if you have a tumor of the pituitary gland (prolactinoma).
  • Do not take the drug, if you have moderate to severe liver disease, heart problems (irregular heart rate or heart failure) or abnormal salt levels in the blood.
  • Do not crush or chew the tablets, swallow them whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not take the drug if you intend to drive or operate heavy machinery as it may cause drowsiness.
  • Always take the tablets 15 to 30 minutes before meals and, if needed, before going to bed at night.
  • Consult your doctor, if you are above 60 years of age and taking domperidone for a long period of time.
  • Inform your doctor, if you are already taking medicines for fungal infections (ketoconazole) or antibiotics (e.g. gentamycin, erythromycin).

Frequently asked questions FOR CHILKUL ED

Domperidone

Q.

What is Domperidone/ domstal used for and how long can I take it?
Domperidone (also known as domstal) is used for the treatment of short-term (upto 48 hours) and long-term (upto 2 weeks) problems of nausea, vomiting, belching, gas, heartburn and bloating (not to be confused as laxative, steroid or antacid). Always take the drug exactly as your doctor has told you to

Q.

Is domperidone an over the counter drug?
No, domperidone is not an OTC drug and it is not advisable to take it without a prescription

Q.

Can I take domperidone with citalopram?
Domperidone may increase the sedative effect of citalopram and may interact with other drugs like antibiotics, pain-killers or anti-fungals. Consult your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines

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Does domperidone cause weight-gain?
No. Domperidone does not cause weight-gain. If you notice an abnormal weight-gain, visit your doctor

Q.

Does domperidone raise the blood pressure or cause depression?
These effects are generally not seen with use of domperidone. But if you are experiencing these side effects, please consult your doctor.

Esomeprazole

Q.

Is esomeprazole an antacid?
Esomeprazole belongs to the class of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) which decrease the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It is not an antacid as it does not neutralize the stomach acid by coating the stomach.

Q.

Is esomeprazole available over the counter?
No, esomeprazole is not available as an over-the-counter medication. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by a physician.

Q.

Is esomeprazole better than omeprazole or lansoprazole or pantoprazole?
Esomeprazole, omeprazole, lansoprazole and pantoprazole belongs to the same class of medicines with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.

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Does esomeprazole cause weight loss or weight gain?
Weight loss or weight gain has not been reported with use of omeprazole. In case you experience weight loss while using esomeprazole for a long time, please consult your physician or doctor as it may be an indication of an underlying problem or use of esomeprazole may mask the symptoms of stomach ulcer.

Q.

Can I take esomeprazole with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
It is safe to take esomeprazole with paracetamol (acetaminophen) as no drug-drug interactions have been reported. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor while taking the two medicines together.

Q.

Can I take esomeprazole with aluminium hydroxide and magnesium carbonate or other antacids?
There is no reported interaction between esomeprazole and antacids. However, antacids increase the pH of the stomach and esomeprazole requires a lower pH for its action and hence there could be a decreased action of esomeprazole if taken with antacids. This interaction can be avoided by taking antacids two hours before or after taking esomeprazole.

Q.

Does esomeprazole cause tinnitus?
Tinnitus has been reported as a rare side effect with esomeprazole (<1% patients taking esomeprazole). Please consult your doctor if you experience tinnitus while taking esomeprazole.

Q.

Does esomeprazole contain lactose?
Esomeprazole contains lactose and sucrose. Please consult your doctor if you have intolerance to any sugars.

Q.

Is esomeprazole safe in pregnancy?
Esomeprazole should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor. It is found to be safe in animal studies but there are no human studies available.

Q.

Is esomeprazole a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?
Yes, esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It lowers the production of acid in the stomach.

Q.

Is esomeprazole an antibiotic?
No, esomeprazole is not an antibiotic.

Q.

Is esomeprazole safe?
Yes, esomeprazole is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q.

Can I take esomeprazole with nitrofurantoin?
Esomeprazole can be taken with nitrofurantoin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q.

Can I take ranitidine with esomeprazole?
Yes, esomeprazole can be taken with ranitidine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q.

Can I take paracetamol with esomeprazole?
Esomeprazole can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q.

Can I take ibuprofen with esomeprazole?
Esomeprazole can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q.

Can I take hyoscine with esomeprazole?
Esomeprazole can be taken with hyoscine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q.

Can I take esomeprazole with food?
Esomeprazole should preferably be taken one hour before meals.

Q.

Does esomeprazole cause constipation?
Constipation has been reported as a common side effect of esomeprazole. Please consult your doctor if you experience this side effect.

Q.

Does esomeprazole cause tiredness?
Tiredness is a rare side effect of esomeprazole. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness as this may be due to underlying liver abnormalities as esomeprazole breaks down in the liver.

Q.

Does esomeprazole cause weight loss?
Tell your doctor if you experience weight loss with esomeprazole as it may cause damage to your stomach lining on a long term use and weight loss could be an indication of the same.

Q.

Does esomeprazole cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not be reported to occur with esomeprazole.

Q.

Does esomeprazole cause hair loss?
Hair loss has been reported as a rare side effect of esomeprazole. Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive hair fall while you are taking esomeprazole.

Q.

Does esomeprazole affect birth control?
Esomeprazole does not seem to affect birth control, as no drug interactions have been reported between esomeprazole and oral birth control pills. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q.

Does esomeprazole cause palpitations (increased heart rate)
Please talk to your doctor if you experience palpitations (increased heart rate) while taking esomeprazole as it can lower the magnesium levels in your body and this can cause palpitations.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)