Esomac 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Esomac 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Esomac 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Medical Description

Esomac 40 tablet contains Esomeprazole as its active ingredient. It belongs to the class of medicines known to lower acid production in the stomach. This tablet is used to treat acid reflux diseases, ...
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ContainsEsomeprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesGERD and Peptic ulcers
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, stomach pain, diarrhoea
ClassificationANTACID
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Uses of Esomac 40 MG

  • For the treatment of ulcers in the stomach and intestine.
  • Provide relief from heartburn, pain and chest pain due to acid reflux disease such as GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease).
  • Treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, a condition of increased acid production in the stomach due to a tumour.
  • Treatment of ulcers due to excessive use of painkillers and certain antibiotics.
  • To eradicate infection of a bacterium, H. Pylori, which if left untreated, can cause ulcers.

Contraindications of Esomac 40 MG

If you are allergic to this medicine or any other ingredients of the Esomac 40 tablet. If you are using the Anti-HIV medicine Nelfinavir.

Side effects of Esomac 40 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Bloating
  • Dry Mouth

Precautions and Warnings of Esomac 40 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Esomac 40 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Esomac 40 tablets can be used during pregnancy. However, it should be used only under the recommendation of a doctor after assessing if this medicine is beneficial and will not have any risks to the unborn child.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Esomac 40 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Esomeprazole passes into human milk. Hence, you should not breastfeed while taking the Esomac 40 tablet. Consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Esomac 40 tablet?
A:
Esomac 40 tablet shows side effects like dizziness and blurred vision, which can affect the driving ability. If you experience any such symptoms, then do not drive or operate machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Esomac 40 tablet?
A:
There are no known interactions with alcohol, consuming alcohol increases the acidity further and worsens issues related to the digestive system. Hence, alcohol should be avoided while on treatment with the Esomac 40 tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are undergoing a long-term treatment of this medicine.
  • You are using anti-HIV medicines like Atazanavir or Nelfinavir.
  • You develop stomach infections after using Esomac 40 tablets.
  • You have unexplained weight loss, frequent vomiting, difficulty in swallowing and blood vomitings.
  • You are an elderly patient on long-term therapy. It increases the risk of fracture of hip, wrist and spine bones.
  • You are undergoing treatment for a bacterial infection caused by H. pylori and are using an antibiotic called Clarithromycin.
  • You have a vitamin B12 deficiency. Using Esomac 40 tablets can result in very low levels of Vitamin B12 in prolonged therapy.
  • You have a skin disorder, Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus, characterised by a rash on areas of skin exposed to the sun.
  • You have a magnesium deficiency. It can result in very low levels of magnesium characterised by weakness, fits and irregular heartbeats.
  • Esomac 40 tablet is not recommended for children under the age of 12 years.

Mode of Action of Esomac 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Esomac 40 tablet contains Esomeprazole. Esomeprazole works on the acid pumps present in the stomach cells. It inhibits enzymes present in these acid pumps, thus lowering the acid secretion.

Directions for Use of Esomac 40 MG

  • Esomac 40 tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken on an empty stomach.
  • Take it at a fixed time for optimal results and do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Esomac 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Digoxin, a medicine used to treat heart failure with Esomac 40 tablet increases the effect of Digoxin and may result in toxicity.
  • The use of Anti-HIV medicines like Atazanavir and Nelfinavir with this medicine can decrease the effect of Anti-HIV medicines.
  • Esomac 40 tablet can increase the effect of Phenytoin, a medicine used to control fits, Voriconazole (antifungal) and Diazepam, a medicine used for a psychiatric disorder.
  • The blood-thinning action of Warfarin is increased when used together with Esomac 40 tablet and there is a risk of bleeding.
  • Monitoring is recommended when initiating and ending concomitant use of Esomac 40 tablets.
  • Other medicines such as Cisapride (used for constipation), Clopidogrel & Cliostazal (Blood thinners), Tacrolimus and Methotrexate (Immunosuppressants) should be used cautiously with Esomac 40 tablets.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Esomac 40 MG

  • Store Esomac 40 tablets at room temperature.
  • Store in the original packaging to protect it from moisture.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Esomac 40 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Esomac 40 tablet can result in symptoms like weakness and stomach discomforts. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the n...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Esomac 40 tablet, then take it as soon as you remember it. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedu...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Alok Nachane

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When should I take Esomac 40?

A: Esomac 40 can be taken after food. However, it is best if you take it on an empty stomach for better acidity control.

Q: Can I give the Esomac 40 tablet to my 7-year-old child?

A: No, this medicine is not recommended for children as there is limited safety-related data for use in children under 12 years of age.

Q: Does Esomac 40 tablet reduce gas?

A: No, this medicine does not reduce gas. However, it helps to relieve heartburn and pain due to increased acidity.

Q: Does Esomac 40 tablet cause liver pain?

A: No, there is no such side effect reported with the use of the Esomac 40 tablet . However, you may feel stomach discomforts after using this medicine, which should not be confused with the pain associated with the liver.

Q: What is the Esomac 40 tablet used for?

A: Esomac 40 tablet is used for the treatment of acid reflux diseases, ulcers and conditions of increased acid production due to a tumour. It helps in relieving symptoms such as heartburn, chest pain and acidity. It also helps in eradicating bacteria, which if left untreated, can cause ulcers.

Q: What does Esomac 40 tablet contain Omeprazole or Esomaprazole?

A: Esomac 40 tablet contains Esomeprazole as its active ingredient.

Q: What are the side effects of Esomac 40?

A: Stomach pain, diarrhoea, constipation, bloating, dry mouth, etc., are a few common side effects of Esomac 40. These symptoms are usually mild and resolve with time.

Q: What does Esomac 40 treat?

A: Esomac is used to treat acid reflux diseases, stomach and intestinal ulcers due to excessive use of painkillers and antibiotics and to eradicate a bacterium called H. pylori to reduce the risk of intestinal ulcers. It is used in the treatment of a condition called Zollinger-Ellison syndrome characterized by excessive stomach acid production due to a tumour in the pancreas.

Q: How do I take Esomac 40?

A: Esomac 40 should always be taken at least 40 mins before food, preferably in the morning before breakfast.
Product Details
Brand
ESOMAC
Last Updated on: 07 Dec 2021 | 11:35 AM (IST)
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