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    Esomeprazole + Itopride

    Information about Esomeprazole + Itopride

    Esomeprazole + itopride uses

    Esomeprazole+Itopride is used in the treatment of acidity and heartburn.

    How esomeprazole + itopride works

    This is a combination of two medicines: Esomeprazole and Itopride. Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn. Itopride is a prokinetic which works on the region in the brain that controls vomiting. It also acts on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing food to move more easily through the stomach.

    Common side effects of esomeprazole + itopride

    Stomach pain, Diarrhea, Headache, Flatulence, Increased saliva production
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    Written By
    Dr. Betina Chandolia
    MDS, BDS
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    Reviewed By
    Dr. Varun Gupta
    MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
    Last updated on:
    19 Nov 2018 | 04:08 PM (IST)
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    Expert advice for Esomeprazole + Itopride

    • You have been prescribed Esomeprazole + Itopride for the treatment of acidity and heartburn.
    • 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.


    Content on this page was last updated on 19 November, 2018, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)