Medicine Overview of Nexpro Tablet
Side Effects of Nexpro are Headache, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Flatulence, Diarrhoea.
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. Nexpro Fast 20 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Nexpro Fast 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 Nexpro Tablet
- Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
- 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.
- 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.
- You have been prescribed Nexpro Fast 20 mg Tablet to reduce stomach acid and heal stomach ulcers.
- Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
- It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
Nexpro Tablet related warnings
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nexpro Fast 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.
Nexpro Fast 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.
Nexpro Fast 20 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Nexpro Fast 20 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Nexpro Fast 20 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Nexpro Fast 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nexpro Fast 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Nexpro Fast 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.
Questions Related to Nexpro
undigestive problem,i am already useing nexpro l capsules,problem is not solved,pls suggest sir/madam
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Hello, thanks for sharing your problemFollow up with ur doctor in case there is no effect of medicationsDon't skip meals, always eat small & frequent meals. Avoid foods you find hard to digest. Avoid drugs that irritate your stomach if possible like painkillers. Avoid too much coffee n tea particularly at evening. Avoid hot and spicy foods, acidic foods, fatty foods, milk, etc
I got food poison and have been having acidity and a feeling of having omits what should i do
Dr. Ankur Gupta
Take 1. Nexpro RD once daily 1 hr before breakfast for 5 to 7 days . if u are having loose motion and abdominal pain then I suppose u may also need to take an antibiotic.
When i sleep i have some un digest problem some irritation in chest side i am taking nexpro L this treatment is weather correct
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Yes the drug is fine. But need to regulate dietary habits first, have no spices, fried food, more salads n
I took nexpro rd 20 for 3 months, after that experienced a weight gain. Now I take it occasionally when required. Is it advisable to take it. Any prolonged side effects. And Any other side effects of antacids like himcocid or digene?? For how long time can nexpro rd can b taken ?
Dr. Satyam S. Bhavsar
Common side effects of nexpro RD Sinus inflammation, Nasal congestion, Dizziness, Abdominal cramping, Increase in bowel movements, Headache, Dry mouth, DiarrheaHope this helps. Happy to help you. All the medicines are available on 1mg.com .Order now. Have a nice day :)
I m addicted to cool drinks,daily i drink 1 ltr on an average.I am part tym smoker.So my problem is i suffer from long tym cough,whenever i take cool drink,the cough goes on for long period,if i didnt drink that for few days then it gets treated.What is the solution besides quiting the addiction
Dr. Ankur Gupta
Are ur cool drinks alcoholic or non alcoholic. 1. If alcoholic take Tab. Nexpro RD once daily 1 hr before breakfast for 2 weeks 2. If non alcoholic take Tab. Allegra 120 mg once daily for 10 days. Definitely the medicine in ur case is to stop taking cool drinks specially if it's alxoholic. All the best
Underwent treatment for Erosive Gastritis due to H_Pylori .Diagnosed on 10/12/15.Ulcers cured now on Nexpro 40 mg OD before b/f & Librax OD @ bedtime since last one month & before that Nexpro 40 BD & Librax OD since I have been advised to continue Nexpro40 OD & Librax OD as per above . How long would this Rx have to be taken? Before Dec .15 I was having Ocid 20 OD for acidity. Please revert.HPylori drugs were for one week since 10/12.Diagnosis/Rx for H Pylori as per above.
Dr. Satyam S. Bhavsar
Hello , Welcome to 1mg consulting, Myself Dr.Satyam Bhavsar,MBBS. Happy to help you :)you may start reducing dose like NEXPRO 20 OD & LIBRAX OD every alternate days for few weeks if its not recurring symptoms of erosive gastritis than you may stop the medicines with lowering frequencies of the doses, but to be done with informing your prescribing physician.Hope this helps. Happy to help you. All the medicines as well as lab tests are available on 1mg.com .Order now. Have a nice day :)also strictly avoid spicy food for these days.
Suffering from acid reflux for last 7 years. Taking Nexpro RD 20 regularly since last 7 years. Though doctors are advising not to take nexpro for longtime. But I am helf less. Sometimes in spite of taking antacid, I feel pain in right or left chest due to acidity. To get rid off the pain I sometimes take nexpro fast 20 and it works. I check up health every year. I take cardace 5 for bp and lonazep md 0 25 regularly. My sugar fasting and lipid profile report is fine. Kindly inform acid reflux is curable or not and how. What are the long term effects of acid reflux. I have done endoscopy at least 3 times. Last was done before 3 years.
Dr. Pawan Rawal
May try antacids Good physical activity Avoid stress, smoking and alcohol Less Tea, coffee and milk More curd and butter milk Should meet a gastroenterologist
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Frequently asked questions about Nexpro Tablet
Q. Is Nexpro available over the counter?
No, Nexpro 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 Nexpro with aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate or other antacids?
Nexpro can be taken with antacids like aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate. But antacids should be taken two hours before or one hour after taking Nexpro. This is because Nexpro requires a lower pH for its action and antacids can increase the pH of the stomach and hence decrease the action of Nexpro.
Q. Is Nexpro a controlled substance?
Nexpro is not a controlled substance. It is available when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Nexpro safe to use?
Yes, Nexpro 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 Nexpro with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Nexpro can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions or harmful effects have been seen when they are used together.
Q. Does Nexpro cause weight loss?
Nexpro 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 Nexpro cause hair loss?
Hair loss has been reported as a rare side effect of Nexpro. Talk to your doctor in case you experience excessive hair fall while you are taking Nexpro.
Q. Why is Nexpro better than omeprazole?
Nexpro 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. Nexpro 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 Nexpro cause palpitations (feeling of rapid, strong heart beat)?
Nexpro 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 Nexpro?
Nexpro 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 Nexpro better than rabeprazole?
Both Nexpro 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 Nexpro while another study mentions Nexpro provides a more effective and faster acid-inhibitory effect.
Q. Is Nexpro better than ranitidine?
Both Nexpro and ranitidine lower acid production in your stomach and treat heartburn and heal stomach and intestine ulcers. There are not many studies which compare Nexpro with ranitidine. However, one study mentions that Nexpro once daily is more effective and well-tolerated compared ranitidine twice daily for healing gastric ulcers.
Q. Can I take Nexpro with domperidone?
Nexpro can be taken with domperidone. Nexpro 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 Nexpro with clopidogrel?
Nexpro 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 Nexpro with levosulpiride?
Nexpro can be taken with levosulpiride. Nexpro decreases the acid secretion and levosulpiride increases the intestinal motility. It is safe to use the two medicines together. Nexpro 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 Nexpro?
Dexlansoprazole and Nexpro 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 Nexpro, however, there is no definitive evidence for this and different patients may find that one works better for them than the other.
Nexpro 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 Nexpro cause tinnitus?
Tinnitus has been reported as a rare side effect with Nexpro (<1% patients taking this drug). Please consult your doctor if you experience tinnitus while taking Nexpro.
Q. Does Nexpro has an expiry date?
Yes, Nexpro does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Nexpro after the expiry date.
Q. Is Nexpro an antibiotic?
No, Nexpro 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 Nexpro with nitrofurantoin?
Nexpro 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 Nexpro with ranitidine?
Yes, Nexpro can be taken with ranitidine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together. As Nexpro do take some days to show its action, so, ranitidine is given to the patients to immediate relief.
Q. Can I take Nexpro with ibuprofen?
Nexpro 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 Nexpro with hyoscine?
Nexpro can be taken with hyoscine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Does Nexpro cause tiredness?
Tiredness is a rare side effect seen with Nexpro. Talk to your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness as this may be due to some liver abnormalities as Nexpro breaks down in the liver or due to an underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Can the use of Nexpro cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not be reported to occur with Nexpro. However, its use is associated with some common side effects like nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. Can the use of Nexpro affect birth control?
Nexpro does not seem to affect birth control, as no drug interactions have been reported between Nexpro and oral birth control pills. It is safe to take the two medications together.
Q. Can a patient with underlying cardiac disease take Nexpro?
Patients with the underlying cardiac disease can take Nexpro. However, Nexpro 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. Nexpro decreases the activation of clopidogrel, thus reducing its effects, so the patients taking these medicines together should also be monitored regularly.
Q. Can Nexpro be given in cancer patients?
Nexpro 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 Nexpro. So, it should be used only as advised by your doctor.
Q. How is Nexpro different from pantoprazole?
Nexpro 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 Nexpro.
Q. Is Nexpro more effective than lansoprazole?
Yes, Nexpro 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 Nexpro.
Q. Can I take Nexpro with sodium bicarbonate as a buffer?
Sodium bicarbonate buffer can protect against acid degradation of Nexpro in addition to immediate antacid action. Nexpro can be taken with sodium bicarbonate as a buffer only in a manner as prescribed by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Nexpro with naproxen?
Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by reducing inflammation and pain in the body. Nexpro and naproxen can be taken together. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects of using Nexpro with naproxen.
Nexpro 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 Nexpro cause constipation?
Constipation has been reported as a common side effect of Nexpro. Other common side effects associated with its use are nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. What is the difference between Nexpro and famotidine ?
Nexpro is a proton pump inhibitor whereas Famotidine is an H2 histamine receptor blocker. Nexpro is more potent at inhibiting gastric acid production compared to famotidine and also its effect lasts for a long time.
Nexpro is not a steroid. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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