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ESOMAC 40 MG TABLET

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Composition for ESOMAC

Esomeprazole(40 mg)

food interaction for ESOMAC

alcohol interaction for ESOMAC

pregnancy interaction for ESOMAC

lactation interaction for ESOMAC

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Esomac 40 mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Esomac 40 mg tablet.
SAFE
Esomac 40 mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ESOMAC

Esomeprazole(40 mg)

Uses

Esomac 40 mg tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

How it works

Esomac 40 mg tablet lowers the acid production in the stomach.

Common side effects

Abdominal cramp, Sinus inflammation, Bowel disturbance, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Headache, Sinus disorder

Common Dosage for ESOMAC 40 MG TABLET

Patients taking ESOMAC 40 MG TABLET

  • 81%
    Once A Day
  • 19%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for ESOMAC

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  • NEXPRO 40MG TABLET
    (15 tablets in strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 6.87/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 103
    save 6% more per tablet
  • SOMPRAZ 40MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 6.60/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 66
    save 9% more per tablet
  • NEKSIUM 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Astra Zeneca
    Rs. 9.90/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 99
    pay 36% more per tablet
  • NEXPRO FAST 40MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 9.20/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 92
    pay 27% more per tablet
  • ESOZ 40 MG TABLET
    (15 tablets in strip)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 7.10/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 106.50
    save 2% more per tablet

Top Physicians

  • Dr. Ashutosh Shukla
    MBBS, MD, Diploma, Fellowship
    4.6
  • Dr. Sushila Kataria
    MBBS, MD, Diploma
    4.6
  • Dr. Joy Chakraborty
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. R. S. Rawat
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. Kartavya Shah
    MBBS, DNB
    4.2

Expert advice for ESOMAC

  • Get a blood test done to know the magnesium level in your body once a year; you may need a magnesium supplement while using the Esomeprazole,as a long-term treatment.
  • Long-term use of the Esomeprazole can cause weak or broken bones.
  • Take Esomeprazole immediately before a meal, preferably in the morning.
  • Take Esomeprazole for the entire duration of the treatment, even if you begin to feel better.

Frequently asked questions for ESOMAC

Esomeprazole

Q.Is esomeprazole an antacid?
Esomeprazole (also known as Esomac, Esoz, Nexium, or Nexpro) is a proton pump inhibitor which decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach while antacids neutralize the stomach acid and raise the gastric pH

Q.Is esomeprazole available over the counter?
Esomeprazole is available as an over-the-counter medication. However, follow the doctor's advice regarding its use

Q.Is esomeprazole/esomeprazole magnesium better than omeprazole / lansoprazole?
Esomeprazole, omeprazole, or lansoprazole belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use

Q.Does esomeprazole cause weight loss or weight gain?
Weight loss or weight gain can be seen with use of esomeprazole

Q.Can I take esomeprazole with paracetamol (acetaminophen), ranitidine, or domperidone?
Yes. You can take esomeprazole with paracetamol (acetaminophen), ranitidine, or domperidone

Q.Can I take esomeprazole with gaviscon (aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate) or other antacids?
Depending upon individual's response, there should be an interval of at least 2 hours between the two drug administrations

Q.Does esomeprazole cause tinnitus?
It is possible that esomeprazole may rarely cause tinnitus. Please consult your doctor if you experience such side effects

Q.Does esomeprazole contain lactose?
Esomeprazole contains lactose and sucrose.

What our users are saying about ESOMAC 40 MG TABLET

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
67%
Not effective
17%
Moderately effective
17%

Do you find this medicine expensive?

Yes
60%
No
40%

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Content on this page was last updated on 29 February, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)