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Esofine Dsr Strip Of 10 Capsules

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
110.70*
MRP 135.00
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Domperidone(30.0 Mg) + Esomeprazole(40.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTACID AND ANTI-EMETIC

Medical Description

Esofine DSR capsule is an anti-reflux medicine used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD does not respond to esomeprazole medication alone. It is a condition in which acid from the st...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
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    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
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    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Esofine Dsr Strip Of 10 Capsules

Esofine DSR capsule is used in adult patients to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in which there is a reflux of acid from the stomach into the food pipe, causing heartburn, chest discomfor...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Esofine Dsr Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • If you are allergic to esomeprazole, domperidone or any other ingredients of the Esofine DSR capsule.
  • If you have a blockage or tear in the intestines.
  • If you are suffering from liver or kidney disorder.
  • If you are suffering from bleeding in the digestive system.
  • If you have any tumour of the pituitary gland (Prolactin pituitary tumours).
  • If you have severe heart problems such as congestive heart failure, heart rhythm problems, electrolyte imbalance.
  • If you are taking any medicine which might affect the contraction of the heart muscle (QT prolongation).
  • If you are taking medicines such as Nelfinavir (used in HIV infection), Clarithromycin (antibiotic), Ketoconazole (antifungal) or Verapamil (used in high blood pressure and chest pain).
sideEffects

Side effects of Esofine Dsr Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Esofine Dsr Strip Of 10 Capsules

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Esofine DSR capsule during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using the Esofine DSR capsule, as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits and its need.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Esofine DSR capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of the Esofine DSR capsule pass into the breastmilk in small amounts. You should consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Your doctor might change the medicine, ask you to stop breastfeeding or closely monitor the baby after assessing the necessity of the treatment and its benefits.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Esofine DSR capsule?
A:
Esofine DSR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy or even blur your vision for a short while. You should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Esofine DSR capsule?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment temporarily as it is known to increase acidity and can make your acidity worse.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any liver and kidney-related diseases.
  • You have a specific blood test (Chromogranin A).
  • You experience black stools or have a stomach tumour.
  • You have a history of fractures or have osteoporosis or taking steroids.
  • You develop skin lesions, especially in the sun-exposed area after taking the Esofine DSR capsule.
  • You are taking medicines to treat HIV infection or are taking apomorphine (used to treat muscle stiffness).
  • You have heart problems and associated symptoms like palpitations, difficulty in breathing and unconsciousness.
  • You experience stomach pain or indigestion, unexplained weight loss, have problems while swallowing, vomit out food or blood after taking this medicine.
  • You have low levels of vitamin B12.
  • You are on these capsules for long-term treatment (more than three months), your blood magnesium levels may decrease. Hence, your doctor may perform regular tests for the same.
  • Esofine DSR capsule is not recommended for patients below the age of 18 years.
  • Taking this medicine for more than one year may increase the chances of developing bone fractures.
  • This medicine may lead to a slightly increased risk of bacterial infections due to Salmonella and Campylobacter.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Esofine Dsr Strip Of 10 Capsules

How Does It Work?

  • A pump called the proton pump in the stomach is responsible for the flow of stomach acids.
  • Esomeprazole works by binding to this proton pump in stomach cells and blocks the acid secretion.
  • Domperidone acts by increasing the motility of the stomach and intestines so that acid does not reflux back into the food pipe.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Esofine Dsr Strip Of 10 Capsules

Esofine DSR capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor. It should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water. It should be taken at least 1 hour before meals. These capsules should not be o...
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interactions

Interactions of Esofine Dsr Strip Of 10 Capsules

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Esofine DSR capsule works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Esofine DSR capsule should not be taken concomitantly along with medicines such as Nelfinavir (used to treat HIV infection), Amiodarone (used to treat muscle stiffness), Clarithromycin (antibiotic), K...
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  • This capsule should also not be taken along with medicines used to treat heart problems (Quinidine, Sotalol), psychiatric illness (Haloperidol, Citalopram), antifungals (Pentamidine), antimalarials (H...
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  • Concomitant use of this capsule with medicines used to treat psychiatric illness (Diazepam), used to treat fits (Phenytoin) is not recommended as it may increase the side effects of the medicines.
  • Medicine used to treat heart failure like Digoxin may lead to toxicity when taken with this medicine.
  • If you are taking Warfarin (blood-thinner) along with this medicine, caution is needed as there are chances of increased bleeding.
  • Other medicines like Rifampicin, Methotrexate, Tacrolimus, Voriconazole, Cilostazol, Clopidogrel, Azithromycin, St John's wort, etc. should be used cautiously along with the Esofine DSR capsule.

Interactions with food items

Esofine DSR capsule should preferably be taken on an empty stomach at least 1 hour before meals.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Esofine Dsr Strip Of 10 Capsules

Store the Esofine DSR capsule below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep this medicine away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Esofine Dsr Strip Of 10 Capsules

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting, indigestion, diarrhoea, constipation, weakness, confusion, agitation, anxiety, fits, altered consciousness, sleepiness, etc. In case of an overdose, c...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of the Esofine DSR capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of the Esofine DSR capsule?

A: Esofine DSR capsule is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in adults when GERD does not respond to esomeprazole medicine alone. This condition leads to acid regurgitating from the stomach into the food pipe, causing heartburn, chest discomfort and acidity.

Q: Can the Esofine DSR capsule be taken after food?

A: It should not be taken after food as food interacts with the absorption of this medicine. Hence, the Esofine DSR capsule should preferably be taken at least 1 hour before food.

Q: How much time does it take for the Esofine DSR capsule to act?

A: It takes approximately 1 hour after taking a dose for the Esofine DSR capsule to act.

Q: Can we take the Esofine DSR capsule along with Itraconazole?

A: You should avoid taking the Esofine DSR capsule with Itraconazole as it reduces the absorption of Itraconazole, reducing its effect. You should consult your doctor before taking Itraconazole when on treatment with this medicine.

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ContainsDomperidone(30.0 Mg),Esomeprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesGERD, acidity
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
Last Updated on: 14 Jul 2021 | 05:53 PM (IST)
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