Somifiz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Somifiz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Somifiz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Somifiz 40 MG Description

Somifiz Tablet 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 intestin...
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ContainsEsomeprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesUlcers, heartburn, GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)
Side effectsHeadache, stomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea
ClassificationANTACID
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Uses of Somifiz 40 MG

  • Somifiz Tablet 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 of Somifiz 40 MG

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

Side effects of Somifiz 40 MG

  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain

Precautions and Warnings of Somifiz 40 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Somifiz Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Somifiz Tablet 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.

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with the liver or kidneys.
  • You are taking Somifiz Tablet 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 Somifiz Tablet.
  • 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).
  • Somifiz Tablet is not recommended for children under the age of 12 years.

Mode of Action of Somifiz 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Esomeprazole in Somifiz Tablet works by inhibiting acid pumps present in the stomach cells also known as proton pumps and thereby reduces stomach acid production.

Directions for Use of Somifiz 40 MG

  • Somifiz Tablet 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 of Somifiz 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Somifiz Tablet 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.

Storage and disposal of Somifiz 40 MG

  • Store Somifiz Tablet at a cool and dry place away from light and moisture.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Somifiz 40 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Somifiz Tablet, contact the doctor or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of Somifiz Tablet, 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 do...
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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 Somifiz Tablet?

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 Somifiz Tablet be used in children?

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

Q: Can I take a Somifiz Tablet after having food?

A: The medicine is recommended to take at least an hour before food. Follow the instructions given by the doctor.
Product Details
Brand
SOMIFIZ
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/12/2023

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