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Nexpro IV Injection


Overview

Uses of Nexpro Injection

Nexpro IV Injection is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) and peptic ulcer disease.

Nexpro Injection side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea
  • Injection site reaction

How to use Nexpro Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Nexpro Injection works

Nexpro IV Injection 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.

Nexpro Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Nexpro IV Injection.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nexpro IV Injection 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
Nexpro IV Injection 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
Nexpro IV Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Nexpro IV Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Nexpro IV Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
Nexpro IV Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nexpro IV Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Nexpro Injection?

If you miss a dose of Nexpro IV Injection, 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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Expert Advice

  • 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.
  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Nexpro with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MINOR
Brand(s): Clopinorm
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Nexpro

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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
Gastroenterologist
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
Suffering from acid reflux disease due to which pain in throat and right side of lower abdomen
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir for the time being you can take Robinia 30, 04 drops in half cup water and Nixocid tab 2 tab thrice daily for a month, but as this case needs supervision, discussion and examination you need to visit a homeopath so that he can discuss your case in detail, get some investigations, do examination and guide you accordingly,
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FAQs

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. 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 reducing nausea and vomiting.

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. However, antacids should be taken two hours before or one hour after taking Nexpro. This is because the other antacids can interfere with the effec of Nexpro when they are taken simultaneously.

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 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 the use of Nexpro cause weight gain?

Nexpro is not known to cause weight gain.

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.

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References
  1. Wallace JL, Sharkey KA. Pharmacotherapy of Gastric Acidity, Peptic Ulcers, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman's: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.; 2011. [Accessed 24 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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