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ES OD 20MG TABLET

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Composition for ES OD 20MG TABLET

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Primary uses of ES OD 20MG TABLET

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Medicine Overview of ES OD Tablet

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Uses of ES OD Tablet

ES OD 20MG TABLET is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
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ES OD Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use ES OD Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. ES OD 20MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How ES OD Tablet works

ES OD 20MG TABLET is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

In Depth Information on ES OD Tablet

Expert advice for ES OD Tablet

  • Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking it for 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problem that needs attention.
  • Es od can decrease magnesium levels in blood. Get your magnesium levels checked regularly. You may need a magnesium supplement or need to discontinue your medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from osteoporosis as Es od can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
  • Es od is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • It may take a few days to show its effect. You can take an antacid for a quick relief during this time unless your doctor has asked you not to use them.
  • Once you start feeling better, do not stop taking your medicine. Take it for the duration as advised by your doctor
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ES OD Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for ES OD Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and cause acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
ES OD 20MG TABLET 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.
Lactation
SAFE
ES OD 20MG TABLET is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
ES OD 20MG TABLET does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
ES OD 20MG TABLET is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of ES OD 20MG TABLET is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
ES OD 20MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of ES OD 20MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of ES OD Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of ES OD 20MG TABLET, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about ES OD Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Esomeprazole

No, Es od is not available as an over-the-counter product. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by a physician.
Es od can be taken with antacids like aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate. But antacids should be taken two hours before or one hour after taking Es od. This is because Es od requires a lower pH for its action and antacids can increase the pH of the stomach and hence decrease the action of Es od.
Es od is not a controlled substance. It is available when prescribed by a doctor.
Yes, Es od is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor. However, its use is associated with some common side effects like nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Es od can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions or harmful effects have been seen when they are used together.
Es od is not known to lower weight. However, it may cause damage to your stomach lining on a long term use and weight loss could be an indication of the same or it can be due to an underlying condition which requires immediate attention.
Hair loss has been reported as a rare side effect of Es od. Talk to your doctor in case you experience excessive hair fall while you are taking Es od.
Q. Why is Es od better than omeprazole?
Es od and Omeprazole both belong to the same class of drugs and are used in disease conditions with excess acid production like heartburn, acidity, stomach ulcers and intestinal ulcers. Es od is an S-isomer of omeprazole and is seen to provide more effective and rapid acid control than omeprazole, without any increase in side effects and fewer variations in response between different patients.
Es od can lower the magnesium levels in your body and this can cause palpitations. You must get your magnesium levels checked regularly if you have to use this medicine for more than three months.
Es od can be taken by a patient undergoing dialysis in a manner as prescribed by the doctor. This is extensively bound to proteins in the body, so, it is not expected to be removed by dialysis.
Q. Is Es od better than rabeprazole?
Both Es od and rabeprazole are similar in efficacy and safety. One study mentions rabeprazole as a better choice for mild-to-moderate gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) compared to Es od while another study mentions Es od provides a more effective and faster acid-inhibitory effect.
Q. Is Es od better than ranitidine?
Both Es od and ranitidine lower acid production in your stomach and treat heartburn and heal stomach and intestine ulcers. There are not many studies which compare Es od with ranitidine. However, one study mentions that Es od once daily is more effective and well-tolerated compared ranitidine twice daily for healing gastric ulcers.
Q. Can I take Es od with domperidone?
Es od can be taken with domperidone. Es od decreases the acid secretion and domperidone increases the gut motility and helps in nausea and vomiting. It is safe to use the two medicines together and these are also available as a fixed-dose combination and help in the treatment of heartburn, stomach and duodenal ulcers and gastritis.
Q. Can I take Es od with clopidogrel?
Es od decreases the activation of clopidogrel and hence reduces its effectivity. Avoid using both drugs together or use an alternate drug. Patients who are taking these medicines together needs to be monitored closely by a doctor.
Q. Can I take Es od with levosulpiride?
Es od can be taken with levosulpiride. Es od decreases the acid secretion and levosulpiride increases the intestinal motility. It is safe to use the two medicines together. Es od is also available as a fixed-dose combination with levosulpiride. This combination helps in the treatment of heartburn, stomach and duodenal ulcers and gastritis.
Q. Is dexlansoprazole better than Es od?
Dexlansoprazole and Es od belong to the same class of medicines and works the same way. Some studies mention that dexlansoprazole helps in better control of symptoms like heartburn as compared to Es od, however, there is no definitive evidence for this and different patients may find that one works better for them than the other.
Es od belongs to the class of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) which decrease the amount of acid produced in the stomach. While antacids only neutralize the stomach acid by coating the stomach.
Tinnitus has been reported as a rare side effect with Es od (<1% patients taking this drug). Please consult your doctor if you experience tinnitus while taking Es od.
Yes, Es od does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Es od after the expiry date.
No, Es od is not an antibiotic. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Q. Can I take Es od with nitrofurantoin?
Es od can be taken with nitrofurantoin. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Es od with ranitidine?
Yes, Es od can be taken with ranitidine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together. As Es od do take some days to show its action, so, ranitidine is given to the patients to immediate relief.
Q. Can I take Es od with ibuprofen?
Es od can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Es od with hyoscine?
Es od can be taken with hyoscine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Tiredness is a rare side effect seen with Es od. Talk to your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness as this may be due to some liver abnormalities as Es od breaks down in the liver or due to an underlying condition that needs attention.
Weight gain has not be reported to occur with Es od. However, its use is associated with some common side effects like nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Es od does not seem to affect birth control, as no drug interactions have been reported between Es od and oral birth control pills. It is safe to take the two medications together.
Patients with the underlying cardiac disease can take Es od. However, Es od can interact with certain drugs (e.g clopidogrel, digoxin) which might be used by these patients. They may need to be monitored for digoxin toxicity. Es od decreases the activation of clopidogrel, thus reducing its effects, so the patients taking these medicines together should also be monitored regularly.
Es od is seen to increase the antitumor effect of the medicines with no added side effects. Since cancer patients may also take many medicines for the primary cancer treatment or for other symptoms and infections, there are chances of drug-drug interactions with Es od. So, it should be used only as advised by your doctor.
Q. How is Es od different from pantoprazole?
Es od and pantoprazole both belong to the same class of drugs and are seen to be equally effective in the treatment of disease conditions with excess acid production like heartburn, acidity, stomach ulcers and intestinal ulcers. However, as per some research studies, pantoprazole provides significantly faster first-time relief from daytime and night-time GERD-related symptoms than Es od.
Q. Is Es od more effective than lansoprazole?
Yes, Es od is seen to achieve a better acid control and is more effective in relief of heartburn symptoms and acid reflux symptoms as compared to lansoprazole in many research studies. Also, healing rates were consistently high with Es od.
Q. Can I take Es od with sodium bicarbonate as a buffer?
Sodium bicarbonate buffer can protect against acid degradation of Es od in addition to immediate antacid action. Es od can be taken with sodium bicarbonate as a buffer only in a manner as prescribed by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Es od with naproxen?
Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by reducing inflammation and pain in the body. Es od and naproxen can be taken together. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects of using Es od with naproxen.
Es od is not a narcotic. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Constipation has been reported as a common side effect of Es od. Other common side effects associated with its use are nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. What is the difference between Es od and famotidine ?
Es od is a proton pump inhibitor whereas Famotidine is an H2 histamine receptor blocker. Es od is more potent at inhibiting gastric acid production compared to famotidine and also its effect lasts for a long time.
Es od is not a steroid. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking ES OD with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
ES OD with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
ES OD with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
ES OD with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
ES OD with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
ES OD with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
ES OD with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee
ES OD with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Solzam, Clozop, Oresta, Adinep, Clobakem, Bazzy, Kivizam, Clobanil, Adobe, Lobachek, C Baz, Lobaz, Zep
ES OD with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
ES OD with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum
ES OD with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
ES OD with Methotrexate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Methotrexate: Folitrax, Rhutrex, Oncotrex, Meditrex, Mext, Neotrexate, Imutrex, Biotrexate, Trex, Vibzi, Methofast, Hitrex, Meth, Remtrex
ES OD with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell, Thrombonil
ES OD with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin
ES OD with Clarithromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid
ES OD with Azithromycin
MINOR
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ES OD with Digoxin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
ES OD with Spiramycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
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