Yes, Esotuf Injection is relatively safe to use. Most of the people who take Esotuf Injection do not get a side effect. It is advised to be taken as directed by the doctor for maximum benefit.
Q. Can Esotuf Injection cause weight gain?
Weight gain is reported in less than 1% of the patients taking Esotuf Injection but the exact cause is unknown. One possible explanation is higher food intake once the reflux symptoms are relieved. Lifestyle modifications such as proper diet and exercise can help to prevent weight gain.
Q. Can I take alcohol with Esotuf Injection?
No, alcohol intake is not advised with Esotuf Injection. Alcohol itself does not affect the working of Esotuf Injection, but it can increase the acid production. This may further cause worsening of your symptoms
Q. Can I take antacids along with Esotuf Injection?
Yes, you can take antacids along with Esotuf Injection. Take it 2 hours before or after you take Esotuf Injection.
Q. What dietary changes should I make to get relief from acidity?
Esotuf Injection is best taken 1 hour before a meal. You should avoid spicy and fatty foods while taking this medicine. You must refrain from caffeinated drinks such as tea, coffee and cola. Alcohol intake should also be avoided as it may worsen your symptoms.
Q. Are painkillers safe to take along with Esotuf Injection?
Yes, it is safe to take painkillers along with Esotuf Injection. Esotuf Injection prevents acidity and stomach ulcers associated with the intake of painkillers. Esotuf Injection is taken 1 hour before a meal. On the other hand, painkillers are usually taken with, or after a meal to avoid stomach upset.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 21st Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.