Q: What is Nexpro 40 used for??
A: Nexpro 40 is used to treat acid reflux disease, 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: Can I take Nexpro 40 after food??
A: Nexpro 40 tablets can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. However, it is best if you take it on an empty stomach one hour before taking food for better acidity control.
Q: Does Nexpro 40 tablet help in reducing gas?
A: No, Nexpro 40 tablet does not reduce gas. However, it helps to relieve heartburn and pain due to increased acidity.
Q: What is the difference between Nexpro 40 tablet and Nexpro RD 40 mg capsule?
A: Nexpro 40 tablet contains Esomeprazole which helps in reducing acidity and relieving heartburn and pain due to acid reflux. Whereas Nexpro RD 40 mg capsule contains Esomeprazole and Domperidone, it is also used for the treatment of acid reflux, especially when the patient is not responding to Esomeprazole therapy alone.
Q: Is throat pain a side effect of Nexpro 40 tablet?
A: No, Nexpro 40 is not known to cause throat pain as a side effect. However, if you experience persistent throat pain, seek medical advice as it could be due to an infection or backflow of acid to the food pipe.
Q: Is Nexpro 40 an antibiotic medicine?
A: No, it is not an antibiotic. It is an acidity medicine containing esomeprazole used for the treatment of ulcers, acid reflux disease, acidity, etc.
Q: Can I take Nexpro 40 for constipation?
A: No, Nexpro 40 is an acidity medicine. It will not help relieve constipation. Constipation is a condition of no or few bowel movements with difficulty in passing stools.