food interaction for ESPRA XN
alcohol interaction for ESPRA XN
pregnancy interaction for ESPRA XN
lactation interaction for ESPRA XN
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.
SALT INFORMATION for ESPRA XN
How it works
Common side effects
How it works
Common side effects
Common Dosage for ESPRA XN 375 MG/20 MG TABLET
Patients taking ESPRA XN 375 MG/20 MG TABLET
- 60%Once A Day
- 26%Twice A Day
- 9%Thrice A Day
- 3%Twice A Week
- 3%Four Times A Day
SUBSTITUTES for ESPRA XNNo substitutes found
- Dr. Ashok KumarMBBS, MD, Fellowship
- Dr. Sri Ram GargMBBS
- Dr. Sumeet AgrawalMBBS, MD, DM
- Dr. Rajiva GuptaMBBS, DNB, MD, Fellowship, Fellowship
- Dr. Divya AgarwalMBBS, MD, DNB
Expert advice for ESPRA XN
- If you are allergic to naproxen, aspirin or other NSAID or any other ingredient in the medicine.
- if you have gastric ulcer or bleeding or black sticky stools, or have had such complaints after taking any NSAID in the past.
Frequently asked questions for ESPRA XN
Q.Is naproxen same as aspirin, ibuprofen or Motrin?
Motrin is proprietary (brand) name for naproxen. Naproxen is different from aspirin and ibuprofen. All these drugs however belong to same class called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or pain-relieving drugs
Q.Is naproxen safer than ibuprofen?
Naproxen and ibuprofen both belong to the same pharmacological class called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or pain-relieving drugs. Both have almost similar action in reducing pain, inflammation and fever. Judgement of doctors may vary depending on the condition being treated
Q.Can I take naproxen for a headache, back pain, tooth pain, cold, pain, period cramps and lower back pain?
Naproxen is a NSAID drug and can be used to treat mild to moderate pain as occurs with headache, back pain, tooth pain, period cramps and lower back pain. It doesn't cure cold, but can relieve pain associated with it
Q.Can I take naproxen for sinus infection, flu and swollen glands?
Naproxen may be given to reduce the pain and swelling associated with sinus infection, flu and swollen glands. It does not however treat any of these conditions
Q.Can I take naproxen with paracetamol/ Tylenol/ Advil?
Tylenol is the brand name of paracetamol (acetaminophen). Advil is the brand name of ibuprofen. All of them belong to the same class of medication called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or pain-relieving drugs. It is not advisable to take two or more pain-killers drugs together as it enhances adverse effects
Q.Does naproxen raise blood pressure or cause constipation?
Naproxen can cause constipation and raise blood pressure
Q.Does naproxen contain acetaminophen, aspirin, sulfa or caffeine?
No. Naproxen doesn't contain acetaminophen, aspirin, sulfa or caffeine. There are all separate drug entities
Q.Is naproxen a controlled substance or addictive?
No. Naproxen is not controlled substance but it belongs to schedule H and can be obtained by producing valid prescription. Also, it doesn't seem to have habit forming potential
Q.Can I take naproxen with antibiotics or Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)?
Naproxen may be prescribed with antibiotics for reducing pain associated with certain infections. Naproxen is not recommended to be used with Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)
Q.Is naproxen safe?
Naproxen is safe when used for prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q.Does naproxen make you sleepy?
Naproxen may cause drowsiness
Q.Does naproxen thin the blood?
Naproxen may have some effects on platelet (blood cells which help blood to clot) function, but not as much as low dose aspirin. Naproxen, however, can enhance the effect of blood thinning medication such as heparin or warfarin.
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.