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Esoz 20 mg Tablet

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Esoz 20 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Esoz 20 mg Tablet

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MRP
77
₹5.13/Tablet
15 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Esoz Tablet

Uses of Esoz Tablet

Esoz 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux).

Esoz Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Esoz are Headache, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Flatulence, Diarrhoea.

How to use Esoz 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. Esoz 20 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
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How Esoz Tablet works

Esoz 20 mg 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.

In Depth Information on Esoz Tablet

Expert advice for Esoz Tablet

  • 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.
  • Esoz 20 mg Tablet can decrease magnesium levels in blood. Get your magnesium levels checked regularly. You may need a magnesium supplement or need to discontinue your medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from osteoporosis as Esoz 20 mg Tablet can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
  • Esoz 20 mg Tablet is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • It may take a few days to show its effect. You can take an antacid for a quick relief during this time unless your doctor has asked you not to use them.
  • Once you start feeling better, do not stop taking your medicine. Take it for the duration as advised by your doctor
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Esoz Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Esoz Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Esoz 20 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Esoz 20 mg 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
Esoz 20 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Esoz 20 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Esoz 20 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
Esoz 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Esoz 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Esoz Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Esoz 20 mg 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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Frequently asked questions about Esoz Tablet

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Q. Is Esoz available over the counter?
No, Esoz 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 Esoz with aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate or other antacids?
Esoz can be taken with antacids like aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate. But antacids should be taken two hours before or one hour after taking Esoz. This is because Esoz requires a lower pH for its action and antacids can increase the pH of the stomach and hence decrease the action of Esoz.
Q. Is Esoz a controlled substance?
Esoz is not a controlled substance. It is available when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Esoz safe to use?
Yes, Esoz 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 Esoz with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Esoz can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions or harmful effects have been seen when they are used together.
Q. Does Esoz cause weight loss?
Esoz is not known to lower weight. However, it may cause damage to your stomach lining on a long term use and weight loss could be an indication of the same or it can be due to an underlying condition which requires immediate attention.
Q. Does Esoz cause hair loss?
Hair loss has been reported as a rare side effect of Esoz. Talk to your doctor in case you experience excessive hair fall while you are taking Esoz.
Q. Why is Esoz better than omeprazole?
Esoz and Omeprazole both belong to the same class of drugs and are used in disease conditions with excess acid production like heartburn, acidity, stomach ulcers and intestinal ulcers. Esoz is an S-isomer of omeprazole and is seen to provide more effective and rapid acid control than omeprazole, without any increase in side effects and fewer variations in response between different patients.
Q. Does Esoz cause palpitations (feeling of rapid, strong heart beat)?
Esoz can lower the magnesium levels in your body and this can cause palpitations. You must get your magnesium levels checked regularly if you have to use this medicine for more than three months.
Q. Can a patient undergoing dialysis take Esoz?
Esoz 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. Is Esoz better than rabeprazole?
Both Esoz and rabeprazole are similar in efficacy and safety. One study mentions rabeprazole as a better choice for mild-to-moderate gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) compared to Esoz while another study mentions Esoz provides a more effective and faster acid-inhibitory effect.
Q. Is Esoz better than ranitidine?
Both Esoz and ranitidine lower acid production in your stomach and treat heartburn and heal stomach and intestine ulcers. There are not many studies which compare Esoz with ranitidine. However, one study mentions that Esoz once daily is more effective and well-tolerated compared ranitidine twice daily for healing gastric ulcers.
Q. Can I take Esoz with domperidone?
Esoz can be taken with domperidone. Esoz decreases the acid secretion and domperidone increases the gut motility and helps in nausea and vomiting. It is safe to use the two medicines together and these are also available as a fixed-dose combination and help in the treatment of heartburn, stomach and duodenal ulcers and gastritis.
Q. Can I take Esoz with clopidogrel?
Esoz decreases the activation of clopidogrel and hence reduces its effectivity. Avoid using both drugs together or use an alternate drug. Patients who are taking these medicines together needs to be monitored closely by a doctor.
Q. Can I take Esoz with levosulpiride?
Esoz can be taken with levosulpiride. Esoz decreases the acid secretion and levosulpiride increases the intestinal motility. It is safe to use the two medicines together. Esoz is also available as a fixed-dose combination with levosulpiride. This combination helps in the treatment of heartburn, stomach and duodenal ulcers and gastritis.
Q. Is dexlansoprazole better than Esoz?
Dexlansoprazole and Esoz belong to the same class of medicines and works the same way. Some studies mention that dexlansoprazole helps in better control of symptoms like heartburn as compared to Esoz, however, there is no definitive evidence for this and different patients may find that one works better for them than the other.
Q. Is Esoz an antacid?
Esoz belongs to the class of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) which decrease the amount of acid produced in the stomach. While antacids only neutralize the stomach acid by coating the stomach.
Q. Does Esoz cause tinnitus?
Tinnitus has been reported as a rare side effect with Esoz (<1% patients taking this drug). Please consult your doctor if you experience tinnitus while taking Esoz.
Q. Does Esoz has an expiry date?
Yes, Esoz does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Esoz after the expiry date.
Q. Is Esoz an antibiotic?
No, Esoz is not an antibiotic. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Q. Can I take Esoz with nitrofurantoin?
Esoz can be taken with nitrofurantoin. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Esoz with ranitidine?
Yes, Esoz can be taken with ranitidine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together. As Esoz do take some days to show its action, so, ranitidine is given to the patients to immediate relief.
Q. Can I take Esoz with ibuprofen?
Esoz can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Esoz with hyoscine?
Esoz can be taken with hyoscine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Does Esoz cause tiredness?
Tiredness is a rare side effect seen with Esoz. Talk to your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness as this may be due to some liver abnormalities as Esoz breaks down in the liver or due to an underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Can the use of Esoz cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not be reported to occur with Esoz. However, its use is associated with some common side effects like nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. Can the use of Esoz affect birth control?
Esoz does not seem to affect birth control, as no drug interactions have been reported between Esoz and oral birth control pills. It is safe to take the two medications together.
Q. Can a patient with underlying cardiac disease take Esoz?
Patients with the underlying cardiac disease can take Esoz. However, Esoz can interact with certain drugs (e.g clopidogrel, digoxin) which might be used by these patients. They may need to be monitored for digoxin toxicity. Esoz decreases the activation of clopidogrel, thus reducing its effects, so the patients taking these medicines together should also be monitored regularly.
Q. Can Esoz be given in cancer patients?
Esoz is seen to increase the antitumor effect of the medicines with no added side effects. Since cancer patients may also take many medicines for the primary cancer treatment or for other symptoms and infections, there are chances of drug-drug interactions with Esoz. So, it should be used only as advised by your doctor.
Q. How is Esoz different from pantoprazole?
Esoz and pantoprazole both belong to the same class of drugs and are seen to be equally effective in the treatment of disease conditions with excess acid production like heartburn, acidity, stomach ulcers and intestinal ulcers. However, as per some research studies, pantoprazole provides significantly faster first-time relief from daytime and night-time GERD-related symptoms than Esoz.
Q. Is Esoz more effective than lansoprazole?
Yes, Esoz is seen to achieve a better acid control and is more effective in relief of heartburn symptoms and acid reflux symptoms as compared to lansoprazole in many research studies. Also, healing rates were consistently high with Esoz.
Q. Can I take Esoz with sodium bicarbonate as a buffer?
Sodium bicarbonate buffer can protect against acid degradation of Esoz in addition to immediate antacid action. Esoz can be taken with sodium bicarbonate as a buffer only in a manner as prescribed by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Esoz with naproxen?
Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by reducing inflammation and pain in the body. Esoz and naproxen can be taken together. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects of using Esoz with naproxen.
Q. Is Esoz a narcotic?
Esoz is not a narcotic. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Q. CAn the use of Esoz cause constipation?
Constipation has been reported as a common side effect of Esoz. Other common side effects associated with its use are nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. What is the difference between Esoz and famotidine ?
Esoz is a proton pump inhibitor whereas Famotidine is an H2 histamine receptor blocker. Esoz is more potent at inhibiting gastric acid production compared to famotidine and also its effect lasts for a long time.
Q. Is Esoz a steroid?
Esoz is not a steroid. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Esoz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Esoz with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Esoz with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Esoz with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Esoz with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
Esoz with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam, Etizoram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Esoz with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Esoz with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Esoz with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Esoz with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee
Esoz with Methotrexate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Methotrexate: Methosis, Metrex, Rhutrex, Meditrex, Mext, Vibzi, Meth
Esoz with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin
Esoz with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell, Thrombonil
Esoz with Spiramycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Esoz with Digoxin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
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