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Sompraz 20 Strip Of 15 Tablets

By SUN PHARMA
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
84.46*
MRP 103.00
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Esomeprazole(20.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Sompraz 20 tablet contains esomeprazole as its active ingredient that is used to treat or prevent acid reflux diseases, stomach and intestinal ulcers due to excessive use of painkillers and antibiotic...
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    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
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    Dosage
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uses

Uses of Sompraz 20 Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • For the treatment of ulcers in the stomach and intestine.
  • Provide relief from heartburn, pain and chest pain due to acid reflux disease such as GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease).
  • Treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, a condition of increased acid production in the stomach due to a tumour.
  • Treatment of ulcers due to excessive use of painkillers and certain antibiotics.
  • To eradicate infection of a bacterium, H. Pylori, which if left untreated, can cause ulcers.
contraindications

Contraindications of Sompraz 20 Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any other ingredients of Sompraz 20 tablet.
  • If you are using Anti-HIV medicines like Nelfinavir.
sideEffects

Side effects of Sompraz 20 Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Bloating
  • A dry Mouth
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Sompraz 20 Strip Of 15 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Sompraz 20 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Sompraz 20 tablet can be used during pregnancy. However, it should be used only under the recommendation of a doctor after assessing if this medicine is beneficial and will not have any risks to the unborn child.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Sompraz 20 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Esomeprazole passes into the breastmilk. Hence, you should not breastfeed while taking Sompraz 20 tablet. Consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Sompraz 20 tablet?
A:
Sompraz 20 tablet shows side effects like dizziness and blurred vision, which can affect the driving ability. If you experience any such symptoms, then do not drive or operate machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Sompraz 20 tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol, consuming alcohol increases the acidity further and worsens issues related to the digestive system. Hence, alcohol should be avoided while on treatment with Sompraz 20 tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are using anti-HIV medicines like Atazanavir or Nelfinavir.
  • You develop stomach infections after using Sompraz 20 tablet.
  • You have unexplained weight loss, frequent vomiting, difficulty in swallowing and blood vomitings.
  • You are undergoing long-term treatment of this medicine.
  • You are an elderly patient on long term therapy. It increases the risk of fracture of hip, wrist and spine bones.
  • You are undergoing treatment for a bacterial infection caused by H. pylori and are using an antibiotic called Clarithromycin.
  • You have a vitamin B12 deficiency. Using Sompraz 20 tablet can result in very low levels of Vitamin B12 in a prolonged therapy.
  • You have a skin disorder, Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus, characterised by a rash on areas of the skin exposed to the sun.
  • You have a magnesium deficiency. It can result in very low levels of magnesium characterised by weakness, fits and irregular heartbeats.
  • Sompraz 20 tablet is not recommended for children under the age of 12 years.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Sompraz 20 Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Sompraz 20 tablet contains Esomeprazole. Esomeprazole works on the acid pumps present in the stomach cells. It inhibits the enzymes present in these acid pumps, lowering the acid secretion.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Sompraz 20 Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Sompraz 20 tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken on an empty stomach.
  • Take it at a fixed time for optimal results and do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Sompraz 20 Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Digoxin, a medicine used to treat heart failure with Sompraz 20 tablet increases the effect of Digoxin and may result in toxicity.
  • The use of Anti-HIV medicines like Atazanavir and Nelfinavir with this medicine can decrease the effect of Anti-HIV medicines.
  • Sompraz 20 tablet can increase the effect of Phenytoin, a medicine used to control fits, Voriconazole (antifungal) and Diazepam, a medicine used for a psychiatric disorder.
  • The blood-thinning action of Warfarin is increased when used together with Sompraz 20 tablet and there is a risk of bleeding.
  • Monitoring is recommended when initiating and ending concomitant use of Sompraz 20 tablet.
  • Other medicines such as Cisapride (used for constipation), Clopidogrel & Cliostazal (Blood thinner), Tacrolimus and Methotrexate (Immunosuppressants) should be used cautiously with Sompraz 20 tablet.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Sompraz 20 Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Store Sompraz 20 tablets at room temperature.
  • Store in the original packaging to protect it from moisture.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Sompraz 20 Strip Of 15 Tablets

Overdose

  • An overdose of Sompraz 20 tablet can result in symptoms like weakness and stomach discomforts. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Sompraz 20 tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Sompraz 20 tablet after food?

A: Sompraz 20 tablet can be taken after food. However, it is best if you take it on an empty stomach for better acidity control.

Q: Can I give Sompraz 20 tablet to my 7-year-old child?

  • No, this medicine is not recommended for children as there is limited safety-related data for use in children under 12 years of age.

Q: Does Sompraz 20 tablet reduce gas?

  • No, this medicine does not reduce gas. However, it helps to relieve heartburn and pain due to increased acidity.

Q: Does Sompraz 20 tablet cause liver pain?

  • No, there is no such side effect reported with the use of Sompraz 20 tablet. However, you may feel stomach discomforts after using this medicine, which should not be confused with the pain associated ...
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Q: What is Sompraz 20 tablet used for?

  • Sompraz 20 tablet is used for the treatment of acid reflux diseases, ulcers and conditions of an increased acid production due to a tumour. It helps in relieving symptoms such as heartburn, chest pain...
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Q: What does Sompraz 20 tablet contain Omeprazole or Esomeprazole?

  • Sompraz 20 tablet contains Esomeprazole as its active ingredient.

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ContainsEsomeprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesGERD and Peptic ulcers
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, stomach pain, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 08:57 AM (IST)
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