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Esomac 40 Tablet

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Overview

Esomac Tablet side effects

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

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 40 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Esomac Tablet works

Esomac 40 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 40 Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Esomac 40 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
CAUTION
Esomac 40 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Esomac 40 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Esomac 40 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Esomac 40 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
Esomac 40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Esomac 40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Esomac Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Esomac 40 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

  • 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 Esomac 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): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MINOR
Brand(s): Clopinorm
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Esomac

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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,
Feeling pain of both kidneys suspecting may be due to swollen kidney but not due to kidney stones. Taking potrate mb6 syrup, cystone tablets for kidney stones. Ursocol 300, evion 400 for fatty liver nd high SPGT levels. Please suggest how to deal with this as am confused due to both problems at a time nd interlinked.I Stopped taking feburic 40 tablets after finding high SPGT levels.Please suggest an advise
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. I suppose you have acid reflux. Just take a combination of Pantoprazole and domepridone.
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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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References
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