Wespan 40 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Wespan Tablet
Wespan 40 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux).
Wespan Tablet side effects
Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Wespan Tablet
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. Wespan 40 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Wespan Tablet works
Wespan 40 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.
Wespan Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Wespan 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Wespan 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
Wespan 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Wespan 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Wespan 40 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Wespan 40 mg Tablet is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
Wespan 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Wespan 40 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Wespan Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Wespan 40 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

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  • You have been prescribed Wespan 40 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.
  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Wespan

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Now I am taking esomeprazole-40mg once in the morning in empty stomach. What is the best medicine in ayurveda for acidity?What should be best medicine in stead of allopathic?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
there are a lotbof medicines to cure acidity in Ayurveda. syrup smllapitta mishran 10 ml thrice before meal, and powder anago 1 spoon befre meal twice. Anago powder is my self prepared medicine and is very effective. follow a healthy lifestyle, avoid junk spicy oily food
I have acidity &lots of gases problemsI am waiting. Thanku
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take RABEKIND DSR twice daily 1 hour before breakfast and 1 hour before dinner for 4 weeksTab ZINCOVIT once daily after breakfast for 4 weeksSyrup ULGEL 10ml twice daily with meals for 2 weeks
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FAQs

Q. What is Wespan used for?
Wespan is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Wespan an antacid?
No, Wespan is not an antacid, it belongs to a therapeutic group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. It acts by decreasing acid secretion in the stomach while antacids neutralize the acid in the stomach and coat the stomach mucosa.
Q. Is Wespan safe?
Wespan is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Wespan a painkiller?
No, Wespan is not a painkiller. It is a proton pump inhibitor which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Wespan a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?
Yes, Wespan is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Q. Can I take Wespan forever?
Wespan should not be taken for a long time unless there is an indication for the medicine. Though generally safe, certain conditions like low magnesium levels and fractures are associated with long-term use. Consult your doctor before continuing the drug for a long time as you may need to get some tests done on a regular basis.
Q. Can I take Wespan with ondansetron?
No relevant interactions have been reported between Wespan and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Wespan with azithromycin?
No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between Wespan and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take Wespan with Ibuprofen?
There are no interactions reported between Wespan and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Wespan with ranitidine?
Both Wespan and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and Wespan if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with Wespan. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Wespan with amoxicillin?
No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between Wespan Wespan and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Wespan with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of Wespan while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Wespan along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Wespan with levothyroxine?
Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with Wespan. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Wespan with other medications?
Wespan can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Wespan and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Wespan with other medications.
Q. Can I take Wespan with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between Wespan and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Wespan cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported with the use of Wespan. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Wespan, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Wespan cause constipation?
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of Wespan in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Wespan.
Q. Does Wespan cause weight gain?
Change in weight has been associated with Wespan. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Wespan use.
Q. Does Wespan cause dry mouth?
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Wespan. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Wespan.
Q. Does Wespan cause gas?
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Wespan use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Does Wespan cause dementia?
Dementia has not been reported with Wespan use. Consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of dementia.
Q. Does Wespan cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is one of the most commonly occurring side effects with the use of Wespan. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.
Q. Does Wespan expire?
Yes, like any other medicine, Wespan has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Wespan contain aluminum or magnesium?
Wespan does not commonly contain aluminum or magnesium as an excipient (additional substance) or as a coating. Please read the package insert available with the medicine for further information.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 11th Jun 2018.
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