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S Omepren 20mg Cap

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By BLUE CROSS LABORATORIES PRIVATE LIMITED
10 Capsule(s) in Strip

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Esomeprazole(20.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTACID

Medical Description

S Omepren Capsule is a medicine used to reduce acid in your stomach. It is used for the treatment of ulcers, acid reflux disease and to eradicate a bacteria called H.Pylori to reduce the risk of intes...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of S Omepren 20mg Cap

  • S Omepren Capsule is used to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and intestine.
  • It provides relief from heartburn, chest pain due to acid reflux disease like GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease).
  • It is used to treat Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, a rare condition of increased acid production in the stomach due to the tumour.
  • The medicine is used to treat ulcers due to excessive use of pain killers and antibiotics.
  • It is used to eradicate the infection of a bacteria, H. Pylori, which if left untreated, causes ulcers.
contraindications

Contraindications of S Omepren 20mg Cap

  • If you are allergic to esomeprazole or other ingredients of S Omepren Capsule.
  • If you are allergic to proton pump inhibitors like pantoprazole, lansoprazole, omeprazole, rabeprazole.
  • If you are taking anti-HIV medicine nelfinavir.
sideEffects

Side effects of S Omepren 20mg Cap

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

Precautions and Warnings of S Omepren 20mg Cap

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take S Omepren Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
S Omepren Capsule is used during pregnancy, if recommended by a doctor after assessing if the medicine is beneficial and will not have risk to the unborn baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take S Omepren Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if esopmeprazole passes into human milk, thus S Omepren Capsule avoid while breastfeeding without consulting the doctor first.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming S Omepren Capsule?
A:
S Omepren Capsule may cause dizziness and blurred vision. If you feel dizzy, avoid driving or operating heavy machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking S Omepren Capsule?
A:
Although there is no known interaction of S Omepren Capsule with alcohol, drinking alcohol increases the acidity further and may worsen issues related to the digestive system. Alcohol must be avoided.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with the liver or kidneys.
  • You are taking S Omepren Capsule for long-term.
  • You are taking anti-HIV medicines like atazanavir or nelfinavir.
  • You have or had an allergic reaction after taking similar medicines in the past.
  • You develop stomach infections after using S Omepren Capsule.
  • You have weight loss, frequent vomiting, difficulty in swallowing and notice blood in vomit.
  • You are undergoing treatment for a bacterial infection caused by H. pylori and taking clarithromycin (an antibiotic).
  • You have vitamin B12 deficiency.
  • You have a skin disorder, (lupus or SLE), characterised by a rash on areas of skin exposed to the sun.
  • You have a magnesium deficiency.
  • You must let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using the medicine while going for a lab test (Chromogranin A).
  • S Omepren Capsule is not recommended for children under the age of 12 years.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of S Omepren 20mg Cap

How Does It Work?

Esomeprazole in S Omepren Capsule works by inhibiting acid pumps present in the stomach cells also known as proton pumps and thereby reduces stomach acid production.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of S Omepren 20mg Cap

  • S Omepren Capsule must be taken as directed by the doctor.
  • Swallow as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Take at least an hour before the meals.
  • Take the medicine at the same time for optimal result.
interactions

Interactions of S Omepren 20mg Cap

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way S Omepren Capsule works or the medicine itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the physician about the medicines, supplements or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction. Inform the doctor regarding a planned surgery or vaccination schedule.
  • Taking blood thinners, medicines to treat heart problems, mental health problems, fungal infections, fits, HIV infection, cancer, heartburn, tuberculosis, organ transplantation.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of S Omepren 20mg Cap

  • Store S Omepren Capsule at a cool and dry place away from light and moisture.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of S Omepren 20mg Cap

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of S Omepren Capsule, contact the doctor or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of S Omepren Capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule. Avoid taking a...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of S Omepren Capsule?

A: The medicine is used to treat acid reflux disease, ulcers and conditions of increased acid production due to a tumour. It helps in relieving symptoms like heartburn, chest pain and acidity.

Q: Can S Omepren Capsule be used in children?

A: No, S Omepren Capsule is not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age due to limited safety information.

Q: Can I take a S Omepren Capsule after having food?

A: The medicine is recommended to take at least an hour before food. Follow the instructions given by the doctor.

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ContainsEsomeprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesUlcers, heartburn, GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)
Side effectsHeadache, stomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 08:19 PM (IST)
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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 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 case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.