Nexpro RD 20 capsule is an anti-reflux medicine and is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which does not respond to esomeprazole medication alone. It contains a combination of esomeprazole and domperidone. GERD is a condition in which acid from the stomach flows back up to the food pipe and causes heartburn, belching, nausea and chest pain. Nexpro RD 20 capsule works by decreasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach and improves mortality in the gut. Thus, it reduces the backflow of stomach content to the food pipe. Take this medicine as per the prescribed duration. It should preferably be taken at least an hour before the meal. Do not stop taking this medicine without informing your doctor. Nexpro RD 20 capsule is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age....
Q: What is the use of the Nexpro RD 20 capsule?
A: Nexpro RD 20 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 Nexpro RD 20 capsule be taken after food?
A: It should not be taken after food as food interacts with the absorption of this medicine. Hence, it should preferably be taken at least 1 hour before food.
Q: How much time does it take for Nexpro RD 20 capsule to act?
A: It takes approximately 1 hour after taking a dose for Nexpro RD 20 capsule to act. However, the action varies in each individual due to varied physiology, disease condition and severity.
Q: Can we take Nexpro RD 20 capsule along with itraconazole?
A: You should avoid taking this medicine with itraconazole as it reduces the absorption of itraconazole, reducing its effect. You should consult your doctor before taking itraconazole when on treatment with Nexpro RD 20 capsule.
Q: Is Nexpro RD 20 used to treat acidity?
A: Yes, Nexpro RD 20 capsule is used for acid reflux and its symptoms including acidity.
Q: What is the composition of the Nexpro RD?
A: Nexpro RD contains a combination of domperidone and esomeprazole, an anti-reflux medicine.
Q: How does Nexpro RD work?
A: Esomeprazole which is a proton pump inhibitor reduces acid secretion in the stomach. While domperidone increases the motility of the stomach and intestines so that acid does not reflux back into the food pipe.
Q: Is there any side effect of Nexpro rd 20?
A: Headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, gas are a few common side effects of the Nexpro rd 20. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.