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Composition FOR SOMPRAZ

Esomeprazole(40mg)

food interaction for SOMPRAZ

alcohol interaction for SOMPRAZ

pregnancy interaction for SOMPRAZ

lactation interaction for SOMPRAZ

medicine interaction for SOMPRAZ

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It is better to take Sompraz 40mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Sompraz 40mg tablet.
SAFE
Sompraz 40mg 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 SOMPRAZ

    Esomeprazole(40mg)

    Uses

    Sompraz 40mg tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers

    How it works

    Sompraz 40mg tablet lowers the acid production in the stomach.

    Common side effects

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

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR SOMPRAZ 40MG TABLET

    Patients taking SOMPRAZ 40MG TABLET

    • 76%
      Once A Day
    • 20%
      Twice A Day
    • 2%
      Twice A Week
    • 1%
      Thrice A Day
    • 1%
      Alternate Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR SOMPRAZ

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    • NEXPRO 40MG TABLET
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      Rs. 6.87/tablet
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      Rs. 103
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    • NEKSIUM 40 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Astra Zeneca
      Rs. 9.90/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 99
      pay 50% more per tablet
    • NEXPRO FAST 40MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 9.20/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 92
      pay 39% more per tablet
    • ESOZ 40 MG TABLET
      (15 tablets in strip)
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 7.73/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 116
      pay 17% more per tablet
    • IZRA 40 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Unichem Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 5.90/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 59
      save 11% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR SOMPRAZ

    • 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 SOMPRAZ

    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.

    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT SOMPRAZ 40MG TABLET

    How effective is this medicine?

    Effective
    63%
    Moderately effective
    22%
    Can't say
    7%
    Not effective
    7%

    Do you find this medicine expensive?

    Yes
    50%
    No
    50%

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