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Esoz 40mg Inj

0.04g Injection in Vial
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Esomeprazole(40.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Esoz 40mg Inj contains an inhibitor of the proton pump, which lowers the level of stomach acid. Its composition is esomeprazole.

Uses of Esoz 40mg Inj

  • Stomach ulcer
  • ulcer in the first part of the intestine
  • inflammation of the stomach lining (gastritis)
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease also called heartburn

Contraindications of Esoz 40mg Inj

  • Allergic to it
  • under medications used to treat HIV infection
  • suspicion of stomach cancer

Side effects of Esoz 40mg Inj

  • Headache
  • stomach ache, constipation or diarrhoea
  • nausea and vomiting
  • allergic reactions or skin rash
  • increased risk of infections in long-term use
  • decreased sodium and magnesium level in the blood
  • serious skin conditions, such as blistering of the skin; erosion of the nose, mouth, lips, genitals (Steven-Johnson syndrome); and sensitivity to light

Precautions and Warnings of Esoz 40mg Inj


Can I take Esoz 40mg Inj during pregnancy?
This medicine is considered safe for pregnant women, but it is advisable to contact the healthcare provider before use.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Esoz 40mg Inj while breastfeeding?
It is considered safe for breastfeeding women, but it is advisable to contact the healthcare provider before use.


Can I drive if I have taken Esoz 40mg Inj?
It is considered safe while driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Esoz 40mg Inj?
No significant evidence of interaction with alcohol has been reported.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Inform your doctor if you had any stomach operation; had liver and kidney problems; are more than 55 years of age; and need to take this medication for a long duration.

Mode of Action of Esoz 40mg Inj

How Does It Work?

This medicine suppresses gastric acid secretion by specific inhibition of the H+/K+- ATPase in the gastric parietal cell. It binds to this proton pump in the stomach cells, thereby blocking/reducing t
he acid secretion. Therefore, Esoz 40mg Inj is used in conditions associated with high acidity.
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Directions for Use of Esoz 40mg Inj

Esoz 40mg Inj doses are subject to change based on the effect and tolerance. Do not take this medicine in quantities lower or higher than recommended. It is advised to take this medicine at the same t
ime every day. The medicine should not be abruptly withdrawn.
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Interactions of Esoz 40mg Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat fungal infections, such as itraconazole, ketoconazole
  • erlotinib or methotrexate
  • HIV/AIDS medicines, such as nelfinavir/tenofovir/atazanavir or rilpivirine
  • warfarin and phenprocoumon

Interactions with food items

Interaction with food have not been reported.

Other general Interactions

Data regarding interactions with other conditions is scarce.

Storage and disposal of Esoz 40mg Inj

Esoz 40mg Inj should be stored at room temperature and kept away from sunlight and moisture. Keep away from children. Discard the expired product, do not use it beyond the stated expiry date.

Dosage of Esoz 40mg Inj


  • Consult a doctor immediately in case of suspected overdose. Typically, since its an injection given by a doctor, overdose is extremely rare.

Missed a Dose

The scheduled course of the medicine should be completed as prescribed by the medical practitioner. If you miss taking the dose, take the medicine as soon as remembered; however, if it is time for the
subsequent dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking more than the prescribed dose.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What special precautions should I follow while taking Esoz 40mg Inj?

A: It may cause a Clostridium difficile infection, diarrhoea, atrophic gastritis and malabsorption syndrome if taken for a long period. Hence, it should be taken strictly on doctor’s advice and only for the period specified by the doctor. Do not self extend its use.

Q: When and how to take Esoz 40mg Inj?

A: It should be taken on an empty stomach as prescribed by the medical practitioner.

Q: What should I tell my healthcare provider before starting Esoz 40mg Inj?

A: It is important to share with your healthcare provider if you have any personal or family history of stomach cancer; history of HIV or AIDS, liver cirrhosis; or other critical conditions that you are suffering from. Also, disclose to your doctor all the ongoing medications and supplements you are taking.

Q: How long Esoz 40mg Inj can be taken?

A: It generally needs 5 days to a week for its onset of action. Duration depends on the condition for which it is taken. It is usually prescribed in courses of a month to 6 months duration. It may be given for even a longer period of time.

Q: Is there are habitual tendency associated with Esoz 40mg Inj?

A: There is no reported evidence of habitual tendencies of the medicine.

Q: I am eight months pregnant suffering from severe acidity, should I consume Esoz 40mg Inj?

A: This medicine is considered safe for pregnant women, but it is advisable to contact the healthcare provider before use.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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