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Esomzole Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Esomzole Tablet

Esomzole Tablet is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) and peptic ulcer disease.

Esomzole Tablet works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps to provide relief in acid related indigestion and heartburn. It is taken by mouth one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning. 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 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.

Esomzole Tablet side effects

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

How to use Esomzole 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. Esomzole Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Esomzole Tablet works

Esomzole 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.

Esomzole Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Esomzole Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Esomzole Tablet 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
Esomzole Tablet 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
Esomzole Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Esomzole Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Esomzole Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Esomzole Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Esomzole Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Esomzole Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Esomzole 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 Esomzole with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Konit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
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 Esomzole

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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,
Please tell me some herbs or herbal medicines for poor appetite and acid reflux.
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/amlant-tablet-otc327226One ?one tablet morning & evening before taking food , use at least 1-2 months
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FAQs

Q. Can a patient undergoing dialysis take Esomzole?

Esomzole 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 Esomzole with domperidone?

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

Q. Is Esomzole available over the counter?

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

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

Q. Is Esomzole safe to use?

Yes, Esomzole 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 Esomzole with ranitidine?

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

Q. Can the use of Esomzole cause weight gain?

Esomzole is not known to cause weight gain.

Q. Can the use of Esomzole affect birth control?

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

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