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IZRA 20 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR IZRA

Esomeprazole(20mg)

food interaction for IZRA

alcohol interaction for IZRA

pregnancy interaction for IZRA

lactation interaction for IZRA

medicine interaction for IZRA

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alcohol
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It is better to take Izra 20 mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Izra 20 mg tablet.
SAFE
Izra 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR IZRA

    Esomeprazole(20mg)

    Uses

    Izra 20 mg tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers

    How it works

    Izra 20 mg tablet lowers the acid production in the stomach.

    Common side effects

    Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR IZRA 20 MG TABLET

    Patients taking IZRA 20 MG TABLET

    • 92%
      Once A Day
    • 8%
      Twice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR IZRA

    22 Substitutes
    22 Substitutes
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    • NEXPRO 20MG TABLET
      (15 tablets in strip)
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      Rs. 3.87/tablet
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      Rs. 58
      pay 5% more per tablet
    • NEKSIUM 20 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Astra Zeneca
      Rs. 6.30/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 63
      pay 71% more per tablet
    • SOMPRAZ 20MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 4.70/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 47
      pay 28% more per tablet
    • ESOZ 20 MG TABLET
      (15 tablets in strip)
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 4.70/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 70.50
      pay 28% more per tablet
    • RACIPER 20 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 4.10/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 41
      pay 12% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR IZRA

    • Get a blood test done to know the magnesium level in your body once a year; you may need a magnesium supplement while using the Esomeprazole,as a long-term treatment.
    • Long-term use of the Esomeprazole can cause weak or broken bones.
    • Take Esomeprazole immediately before a meal, preferably in the morning.
    • Take Esomeprazole for the entire duration of the treatment, even if you begin to feel better.

    Frequently asked questions FOR IZRA

    Esomeprazole

    Q.

    Is esomeprazole an antacid?
    Esomeprazole is not an antacid as it does not neutralize the stomach acid by coating the stomach like antacids. Its belongs to the class of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) which decrease the amount of acid produced in the stomach.

    Q.

    Is esomeprazole available over the counter?
    No, esomeprazole is not available as an over-the-counter medication. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by a physician.

    Q.

    Is esomeprazole better than omeprazole or lansoprazole or pantoprazole?
    Esomeprazole, omeprazole, lansoprazole and pantoprazole belongs to the same class of medicines with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.

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    Q.

    Does esomeprazole cause weight loss or weight gain?
    Weight loss or weight gain has not been reported with use of omeprazole. In case you experience weight loss while using esomeprazole for a long time, please consult your physician or doctor as it may be an indication of an underlying problem or use of esomeprazole may mask the symptoms of stomach ulcer.

    Q.

    Can I take esomeprazole with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
    It is safe to take esomeprazole with paracetamol (acetaminophen) as no drug-drug interactions have been reported. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor while taking the two medicines together.

    Q.

    Does esomeprazole cause tinnitus?
    Tinnitus has been reported as a rare side effect with esomeprazole (<1% patients taking esomeprazole). Please consult your doctor if you experience tinnitus while taking esomeprazole.

    Q.

    Does esomeprazole contain lactose?
    Esomeprazole contains lactose and sucrose. Please consult your doctor if you have any hereditary problem of fructose intolerance or any glucose-galactose malabsorption syndrome.

    Q.

    Is esomeprazole safe in pregnancy?
    Esomeprazole should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor. It is found to be safe in animal studies but there are no human studies available.

    Q.

    Is esomeprazole an antibiotic?
    No, esomeprazole is not an antibiotic.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)