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Esomac L Capsule SR

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Overview

Introduction

Esomac L Capsule SR is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux) and peptic ulcer disease by relieving the symptoms such as heartburn, stomach pain, or irritation. It also neutralizes the acid production in the stomach to prevent discomfort.

Esomac L Capsule SR is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, flatulence, constipation, and headache. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any side effects. To overcome constipation, you should add fibre-rich foods in your diet and stay hydrated. It may also cause sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness. Lifestyle modifications like having cold milk and avoiding hot tea, coffee, spicy food or chocolate can help you to get better results.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Esomac L Capsule SR

Side effects of Esomac L Capsule SR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Esomac L

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Upset stomach
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Flatulence
  • Sleepiness

How to use Esomac L Capsule SR

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 L Capsule SR is to be taken empty stomach.

How Esomac L Capsule SR works

Esomac L Capsule SR is a combination of two medicines: Levosulpiride and Esomeprazole. Levosulpiride is a prokinetic which works by increasing the release of acetylcholine (a chemical messenger). This increases the movement of stomach and intestines, and prevents reflux (acid going up to the food pipe). Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and ulcers.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Esomac L Capsule SR.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Esomac L Capsule SR 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Esomac L Capsule SR during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Esomac L Capsule SR may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Esomac L Capsule SR may cause drowsiness, numbness, or dyskinesias, therefore they should be advised to avoid driving and operations requiring supervision.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Esomac L Capsule SR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, limited data suggest a cautious use of this medicine in these patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Esomac L Capsule SR should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Esomac L Capsule SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Esomac L Capsule SR as it can increase the risk of stomach damage.
  • Long-term use may cause weak or broken bones. Take adequate intake of dietary calcium and vitamin D or their supplements. Do not take Esomac L Capsule SR for longer than prescribed.

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Patient Concerns

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I take medicine cilipin 10 or jupirose 10 and esomac l please say subistute medicine
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Cardiology
Why do u want to chang
Heartburn Mental disorder Depression Frequent persistent heartburn Gastroesophageal reflux disease Irritable bowel syndrome Indigestion Back flow of acid from stomach Difficulty in swallowing Inflammation of esophagus Excess acid secretion by stomach Intestinal or stomach ulcers
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
You need to be examined in clinic to reach a diagnosis and then appropriate medicine can be prescribed
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Esomac L?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What is the best time to take Esomac L?

Take Esomac L exactly as directed by your doctor. It is best to take one capsule daily on an empty stomach.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Esomac L?

The use of Esomac L should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Esomac L cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Esomac L can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Does the use of Esomac L lead to increased risk of fractures?

Several studies in adults suggest that treatment with Esomac L may be associated with an increased risk for osteoporosis-related fractures of the hip, wrist or spine. The risk of fracture was increased in patients who received high dose. High dose can mean multiple daily doses, and long-term therapy (a year or longer).

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References

  1. Levosulpiride. Limassol, Cyprus: Medochemie Ltd.; 2015. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Esomerprazole. Barnstaple, Devon: Accord-UK Ltd.; 2013 [revised 7 May 2018]. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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