food interaction for NEXPRO HP

alcohol interaction for NEXPRO HP

pregnancy interaction for NEXPRO HP

lactation interaction for NEXPRO HP

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alcohol
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lactation
Avoid Nexpro hp kit with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.
UNSAFE
Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and cause acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
UNSAFE
Nexpro hp kit 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
Nexpro hp kit is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR NEXPRO HP

Amoxicillin(750mg)

Uses

Amoxicillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Amoxicillin is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

Common side effects

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.
Clarithromycin(500mg)

Uses

Clarithromycin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and bacterial skin infections.

How it works

Clarithromycin is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Jaundice, Abnormal liver function tests, Blisters on skin, Altered taste, Shortness of breath, Flatulence, Headache, Heartburn, Hoarseness of voice, Yellow discoloration of skin, Yellow discoloration of eye, Chills, Fever.
Esomeprazole(40mg)

Uses

Esomeprazole is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

How it works

Esomeprazole lowers the acid production in the stomach.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence.

COMMON DOSAGE FOR NEXPRO HP KIT

Patients taking NEXPRO HP KIT

  • 52%
    Once A Day
  • 45%
    Twice A Day
  • 3%
    Thrice A Day

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Expert advice FOR NEXPRO HP

  • Do not take this drug if you are allergic to amoxicillin or penicillin.
  • Take the medicine with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • You may have loose stools while taking this drug. It gets better after finishing the course, If it worsens consult your doctor.
  • Amoxicillin can make birth control pills less effective. Ask your doctor about using a non-hormone method of birth control (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine. 
  • Space the doses evenly during the day, at least 4 hours apart.
  • Keep taking amoxicillin until the treatment is finished, even if you feel better.
  • Do not take amoxicillin for more than 2 weeks or two doses in 1 hour.
  • Tell your doctor that you are taking amoxicillin before you go through urine or blood tests for liver function test.
  • Consult your doctor before taking amoxicillin if you are pregnant or breast feeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR NEXPRO HP

Amoxicillin

Q. Does amoxicillin act against anaerobic bacteria?
Amoxicillin is active against aerobic (both gram-positive and gram-negative) bacteria and anaerobic bacterial infections like clostridium sp.
Q. Does amoxicillin cause fungal (yeast) infections?
Amoxicillin is a broad spectrum antibiotic. On long-term use, it may kill helpful bacteria in the body which keep the body’s fungal (yeast) population in check. So, this decrease in the number of helpful bacteria may lead to fungal (yeast) infections.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for virus infections?
Amoxicillin is only effective against bacterial infections, not viral infections. Consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics.
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Q. Does amoxicillin cause constipation?
Amoxicillin has not been reported to cause constipation. However, consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking amoxicillin as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does amoxicillin cause headache?
Amoxicillin has not been reported to cause a headache. However, consult your doctor if you have a headache while taking amoxicillin as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Is amoxicillin gluten free?
Yes, amoxicillin is gluten free.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for fever?
Amoxicillin can be used in the treatment of fever only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for boils?
Amoxicillin is effective in the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections like boils. However, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for a sore throat?
Amoxicillin can be used in the treatment of sorethroat only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for bacterial vaginosis?
Amoxicillin can be used in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. However, talk to a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for flu?
Amoxicillin is not useful for the treatment of flu. Consult a doctor for knowing the right medicines for its treatment.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for an ear infection?
Amoxicillin can be used for the treatment of ear infection, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for diverticulitis?
Amoxicillin can be used in the treatment of diverticulitis, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your condition.
Q. Is amoxicillin safe?
Amoxicillin is safe to use if taken at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by a doctor.
Q. Is amoxicillin safe for heart patients?
Amoxicillin is safe to use in heart patients if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Always share your medical history with the doctor before taking any medicine.
Q. Is amoxicillin used for throat infections?
Amoxicillin can be used for the treatment of throat infections. However, it should be used when the cause of infection is diagnosed by the doctor and amoxicillin is recommended for its treatment.
Q. Is amoxicillin a pain killer?
Amoxicillin is not a pain killer. It is an antibiotic.
Q. Is amoxicillin a cephalosporin?
Amoxicillin is not a cephalosporin. It is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of drugs known as penicillins.
Q. Is amoxicillin good for prostate infection?
Amoxicillin can be used for treating prostate infections caused by bacteria against which it is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Q. Does amoxicillin treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Yes, amoxicillin can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) if it is caused by the bacteria against which amoxicillin is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Q. Does amoxicillin contain sulfa?
No, amoxicillin does not contain sulfa. It is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of medicines known as penicillins.
Q. Does amoxicillin can treat cough?
Amoxicillin would be needed for the treatment of a cough only if it is associated with an infection. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Does amoxicillin cause drowsiness?
No, amoxicillin has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking amoxicillin, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does amoxicillin affect sperm?
No, amoxicillin has not been reported to affect sperm. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Does amoxicillin contain penicillin?
Amoxicillin does not contain penicillin. However, it belongs to the same class of antibiotics.
Q. Does amoxicillin cause diarrhea in babies?
Amoxicillin can cause diarrhea as a common side effect in babies as well as adults. In case you have diarrhea, it could be due to the change in the normal bacteria in the gut and you may need to stop the medicine. Do not stop any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Q. Does amoxicillin decrease milk secretion?
No, amoxicillin has not been reported to decrease milk secretion. Please consult your doctor if you are breast-feeding before taking the medicine.
Q. Does amoxicillin cause diarrhea?
Amoxicillin can cause diarrhea as a common side effect. Please talk to your doctor in case you have this side effect as it could be due to the change in the normal bacteria of your gut and you may need to stop this medicine.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with milk?
Amoxicillin capsules should be swallowed with water. However, they can be taken before, during or after your meals.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with tramadol?
Amoxicillin can be taken with tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with food?
Yes, amoxicillin can be taken with food. Amoxiciilin capsules should be swallowed with water.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with yogurt?
Yes, amoxicillin can be taken with yogurt. Amoxicillin capsules should be swallowed with water.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with metronidazole?
Amoxicillin can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with medicine for a cold?
Please consult your doctor before taking amoxicillin with any medicine for cold as these medicines have many components and the interaction with each component can be different.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with metformin?
Yes, amoxicillin can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with loratadine?
Yes, amoxicillin can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with aspirin?
Amoxicillin and aspirin increase levels of each other. Please consult your doctor before taking amoxicillin with aspirin at the same time.

Clarithromycin

Q. Is clarithromycin a penicillin, antibiotic, or a fluoroquinolone?
Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic, not a penicillin or fluoroquinolone
Q. Is clarithromycin safe?
Clarithromycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take clarithromycin for bacterial vaginosis, tooth infection, bladder infection, acne and cystitis?
Clarithromycin can be used to treat bacterial vaginosis unless resistance has not been developed against clindamycin or any macrolide antibiotic (clarithromycin, azithromycin, etc.)
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Q. Is clarithromycin gluten free or contain sulfa?
Clarithromycin is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use. Clarithromycin is not a sulfa drug/does not contain sulpha
Q. Can I take clarithromycin with amoxicillin, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, metronidazole or Nyquil?
Yes clarithromycin can be taken with amoxicillin, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, metronidazole or Nyquil. Always consult your physician before use
Q. Does clarithromycin cause drowsiness, insomnia, or thrush?
Clarithromycin does not cause drowsiness when taken as prescribed. But, it may cause insomnia (sleeplessness) and thrush (infection of mouth caused by candida fungus)
Q. Does clarithromycin affect birth control?
When taken with birth control pills, clarithromycin does not affect birth control.

Esomeprazole

Q. Is esomeprazole available over the counter?
No, esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole with aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate or other antacids?
Esomeprazole can be taken with antacids like aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate. But antacids should be taken two hours before or one hour after taking esomeprazole. This is because esomeprazole requires a lower pH for its action and antacids can increase the pH of the stomach and hence decrease the action of esomeprazole.
Q. Does esomeprazole contain lactose?
Many esomeprazole preparations contain lactose and sucrose. Lactose intolerance has been reported with its use in some patients who cannot digest lactose, a type of sugar mainly found in milk and dairy products. The patient may complain of symptoms like flatulence (gas), diarrhea, bloating, stomach pain and feeling of being sick (nausea). Read the ingredients mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
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Q. Is esomeprazole a controlled substance?
Esomeprazole is not a controlled substance. It is available when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is esomeprazole safe to use?
Yes, esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Esomeprazole can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions or harmful effects have been seen when they are used together.
Q. Does esomeprazole cause weight loss?
Esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole cause hair loss?
Hair loss has been reported as a rare side effect of esomeprazole. Talk to your doctor in case you experience excessive hair fall while you are taking esomeprazole.
Q. Why is esomeprazole better than omeprazole?
Esomeprazole 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. Esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole cause palpitations (feeling of rapid, strong heart beat)?
Esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole?
Esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole be given in the pediatric age group?
The safety and effectiveness of esomeprazole have been established in pediatric patients 1 to 17 years of age for short-term treatment (up to eight weeks) of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The safety and effectiveness of esomeprazole have been established in pediatric patients of 1 month to less than 1 year for short-term treatment (up to 6 weeks). but not in less than 1 month of age.
Q. Is esomeprazole better than rabeprazole?
Both esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole while another study mentions esomeprazole provides a more effective and faster acid-inhibitory effect.
Q. Is esomeprazole better than ranitidine?
Both esomeprazole and ranitidine lower acid production in your stomach and treat heartburn and heal stomach and intestine ulcers. There are not many studies which compare esomeprazole with ranitidine. However, one study mentions that esomeprazole once daily is more effective and well-tolerated compared ranitidine twice daily for healing gastric ulcers.
Q. Can I take esomeprazole with domperidone?
Esomeprazole can be taken with domperidone. Esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole with clopidogrel?
Esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole with levosulpiride?
Esomeprazole can be taken with levosulpiride. Esomeprazole decreases the acid secretion and levosulpiride increases the intestinal motility. It is safe to use the two medicines together. Esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole?
Dexlansoprazole and esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole, however, there is no definitive evidence for this and different patients may find that one works better for them than the other.
Q. Where and how is esomeprazole absorbed?
Esomeprazole is rapidly absorbed from the small intestines. However, the absorption of esomeprazole is delayed and decreased when taken before a high-fat meal, it is generally advised to be taken 30 minutes to 1 hour before meals.
Q. Is esomeprazole an antacid?
Esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole cause tinnitus?
Tinnitus has been reported as a rare side effect with esomeprazole (<1% patients taking this drug). Please consult your doctor if you experience tinnitus while taking esomeprazole.
Q. Does esomeprazole has an expiry date?
Yes, esomeprazole does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use esomeprazole after the expiry date.
Q. Is esomeprazole an antibiotic?
No, esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole with nitrofurantoin?
Esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole with ranitidine?
Yes, esomeprazole can be taken with ranitidine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together. As esomeprazole do take some days to show its action, so, ranitidine is given to the patients to immediate relief.
Q. Can I take esomeprazole with ibuprofen?
Esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole with hyoscine?
Esomeprazole can be taken with hyoscine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Does esomeprazole cause tiredness?
Tiredness is a rare side effect seen with esomeprazole. Talk to your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness as this may be due to some liver abnormalities as esomeprazole breaks down in the liver or due to an underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Does esomeprazole cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not be reported to occur with esomeprazole. However, its use is associated with some common side effects like nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. Does esomeprazole affect birth control?
Esomeprazole does not seem to affect birth control, as no drug interactions have been reported between esomeprazole and oral birth control pills. It is safe to take the two medications together.
Q. Why is esomeprazole enteric coated?
Esomeprazole is enteric coated to avoid its breakdown by stomach acids so that it can reach the intestine and gets absorbed there. Also, the enteric-coated tablets should not be broken or crushed before swallowing.
Q. Can a patient with underlying cardiac disease take esomeprazole?
Patients with the underlying cardiac disease can take esomeprazole. However, esomeprazole 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. Esomeprazole decreases the activation of clopidogrel, thus reducing its effects, so the patients taking these medicines together should also be monitored regularly.
Q. Can esomeprazole be given in cancer patients?
Esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole. So, it should be used only as advised by your doctor.
Q. How much time does esomeprazole take to show its effect?
The onset of action of esomeprazole is within 3 hours and lasts for a duration of up to 24 hours.
Q. How is esomeprazole different from pantoprazole?
Esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole.
Q. Is esomeprazole more effective than lansoprazole?
Yes, esomeprazole 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 esomeprazole.
Q. Can I take esomeprazole with sodium bicarbonate as a buffer?
Sodium bicarbonate buffer can protect against acid degradation of esomeprazole in addition to immediate antacid action. Esomeprazole can be taken with sodium bicarbonate as a buffer only in a manner as prescribed by the doctor.
Q. Can I take esomeprazole with naproxen?
Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by reducing inflammation and pain in the body. Esomeprazole and naproxen can be taken together. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects of using esomeprazole with naproxen.
Q. Is esomeprazole a narcotic?
Esomeprazole is not a narcotic. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Q. Does esomeprazole cause constipation?
Constipation has been reported as a common side effect of esomeprazole. Other common side effects associated with its use are nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. What is the difference between Esomeprazole and famotidine ?
Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor whereas Famotidine is an H2 histamine receptor blocker. Esomeprazole is more potent at inhibiting gastric acid production compared to famotidine and also its effect lasts for a long time.
Q. Is esomeprazole a steroid?
Esomeprazole 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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Content on this page was last updated on 07 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)