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Escerol 40 mg Injection


Overview

Introduction of Escerol Injection

Escerol 40 mg Injection is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) and peptic ulcer disease.

Escerol 40 mg Injection works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps to provide relief in acid related indigestion and heartburn. This injection is administered under the supervision of healthcare professional and it is given to people who are unable to have this medicine by mouth. Take this medicine in dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Before taking this medicine it is better to inform doctor if you have any liver disease as dose of your medicine needs to be adjusted. It is better to not take this medicine along with an antacid, you may try to take it two hours before or after taking this medicine.

It is well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of bad effects. However, there can be side effects like nausea, headache and abdominal pain. Dizziness and sleepiness may occur after using this medicine, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration. However, it is better to consult doctor if you get watery diarrhea with fever or stomach pain that does not go away. In some cases it may cause constipation also but increase in fluid intake can be helpful in this condition also. Remember long term use of this medicine may lead to deficiency of vitamin B12 and magnesium. This medicine may cause an increased risk for osteoporosis related fractures of the hip, wrist or spine when used for a longer time. Thus, taking adequate supplements of calcium and magnesium can be helpful in such cases."

Escerol Injection side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea
  • Sleepiness
  • Rapid breathing
  • Increased liver enzymes

How to use Escerol Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Escerol Injection works

Escerol 40 mg Injection 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.

Escerol Injection related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Escerol 40 mg Injection
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Escerol 40 mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Escerol 40 mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Escerol 40 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Escerol 40 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Escerol 40 mg Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Escerol 40 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Escerol 40 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Escerol Injection?

If you miss a dose of Escerol 40 mg Injection, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • It is given as an injection into the veins for rapid relieve under the supervision of the doctor.
  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • Some healthy tips to prevent acidity from happening:
    • Avoid taking hot tea, coffee, spicy food, and chocolate. Instead, have cold milk and cold coffee as these help neutralize the acid in the stomach.
    • Avoid alcohol and smoking.
    • Avoid eating late at night or before bedtime.
       
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Long-term use can cause weak bones and deficiency of minerals such as magnesium. Take adequate dietary intake of calcium and magnesium or their supplements as prescribed by your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Escerol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Konit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Clopinorm
MINOR
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Escerol

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Suffering from acid reflux disease due to which pain in throat and right side of lower abdomen
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir for the time being you can take Robinia 30, 04 drops in half cup water and Nixocid tab 2 tab thrice daily for a month, but as this case needs supervision, discussion and examination you need to visit a homeopath so that he can discuss your case in detail, get some investigations, do examination and guide you accordingly,
I grind my teeth in sleep. What should i do?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Grinding your teeth or bruxism is a sleep related movement disorder.Doctors don't completely understand what causes bruxism. Possible physical or psychological causes may include: Emotions, such as anxiety, stress, anger, frustration or tension Aggressive, competitive or hyperactive personality type Abnormal alignment of upper and lower teeth (malocclusion) Other sleep problems, such as sleep apnea Response to pain from an earache or teething (in children) Stomach acid reflux into the esophagus An uncommon side effect of some psychiatric medications, such as phenothiazines or certain antidepressants A coping strategy or focusing habit Complication resulting from a disorder such as Huntington's disease or Parkinson's diseaseIn case it is causing damage to your teeth , visit a dentist.In case you have headache, facial pain, get a psychiatric evaluation
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FAQs

Q. Can a patient undergoing dialysis take Escerol?

Escerol 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. Can I take Escerol with domperidone?

Escerol can be taken with domperidone. Escerol decreases the acid secretion and domperidone increases the gut motility and helps in reducing nausea and vomiting.

Q. Is Escerol available over the counter?

No, Escerol is not available as an over-the-counter product. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by a physician.

Q. Can I take Escerol with aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate or other antacids?

Escerol can be taken with antacids like aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate. However, antacids should be taken two hours before or one hour after taking Escerol. This is because the other antacids can interfere with the effec of Escerol when they are taken simultaneously.

Q. Is Escerol safe to use?

Yes, Escerol 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.

Q. Can I take Escerol with ranitidine?

Yes, Escerol can be taken with ranitidine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together. As Escerol do take some days to show its action, so, ranitidine is given to the patients to immediate relief.

Q. Can the use of Escerol cause weight gain?

Escerol is not known to cause weight gain.

Q. Can the use of Escerol affect birth control?

Escerol does not seem to affect birth control, as no drug interactions have been reported between Escerol and oral birth control pills. It is safe to take the two medications together.

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References
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