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Esomac 20 Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Esomac Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

How to use Esomac 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. Esomac 20 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Esomac Tablet works

Esomac 20 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.

Esomac Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Esomac 20 Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Esomac 20 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Esomac 20 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
Esomac 20 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Esomac 20 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Esomac 20 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
Esomac 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Esomac 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Esomac Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Esomac 20 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Esomac

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I have Cronic gastric problem and a lot of stifness in neck and shoulder and acid reflux also
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Tab Famocid 20 1 tab bd x 10 days and get yourself examined in clinic
I suffer from Acid reflux i think . the moment i eat slightly spicy food, there is an urge to vomit . but if I have a few sips of water , it dies down . if I do not have water , i vomit many times throwing out the recently eaten food
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
You should refrain from eating spicy foods. Take Tab Topcid 20 1 bd x 5 days
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FAQs

Q. Can a patient undergoing dialysis take Esomac?

Esomac 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 Esomac with domperidone?

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

Q. Is Esomac available over the counter?

No, Esomac 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 Esomac with aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate or other antacids?

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

Q. Is Esomac safe to use?

Yes, Esomac 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 Esomac with ranitidine?

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

Q. Can the use of Esomac cause weight gain?

Esomac is not known to cause weight gain.

Q. Can the use of Esomac affect birth control?

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

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