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Sompraz 40 Strip Of 15 Tablets

15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Esomeprazole(40.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Sompraz 40 tablet is used for the treatment of acid reflux disease, stomach and intestinal ulcers due to excessive use of pain killers and antibiotics and to eradicate a bacteria called H.Pylori to re...
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Uses of Sompraz 40 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 the tumour.
  • Treatment of ulcers due to excessive use of pain killers and certain antibiotics.
  • To eradicate the infection of a bacteria, H. Pylori which if left untreated can cause ulcers.

Contraindications of Sompraz 40 Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to esomeprazole or any other ingredients of the Sompraz 40 tablet.
  • If you are taking anti-HIV medicine Nelfinavir.

Side effects of Sompraz 40 Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Dry Mouth
  • Bloating
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Sompraz 40 Strip Of 15 Tablets



Can I take the Sompraz 40 tablet during pregnancy?
The Sompraz 40 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 harm the unborn child.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Sompraz 40 tablet while breastfeeding?
Somapraz tablets should not be used by lactating mothers as it is not known if this medicine is passed into the breastmilk and can have undesirable effects on the nursing infant.


Can I drive if I have consumed the Sompraz 40 tablet?
Sompraz 40 tablet shows side effects like dizziness and blurred vision which can affect your driving ability. If you experience any such symptoms, do not drive.


Can I consume alcohol with the Sompraz 40 tablet?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol, drinking alcohol increases the acidity further and may worsen issues related to the digestive system. Hence, alcohol should be avoided.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to the active ingredient esomeprazole or any other medicine.
  • You have unexplained weight loss, frequent vomiting, difficulty in swallowing and blood vomitings.
  • You are undergoing long term treatment of this medicine.
  • You are undergoing treatment for a bacterial infection caused by H. pylori and are using an antibiotic called Clarithromycin.
  • You develop stomach infections after using the Sompraz 40 tablets.
  • You have a vitamin B12 deficiency. The use of the Sompraz can result in very low levels of Vitamin B12 during prolonged therapy.
  • You have a magnesium deficiency. It can result in very low levels of magnesium characterised by weakness, fits and irregular heartbeats.
  • You are an elderly patient on long term therapy. It increases the risk of fracture of hip, wrist and spine bones.
  • You have a skin disorder, subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus, characterised by a rash on the areas of the skin exposed to the Sun.
  • You are using anti-HIV medicines like Atazanavir or Nelfinavir.

Mode of Action of Sompraz 40 Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Sompraz 40 tablet contains esomeprazole. Esomeprazole belongs to the class of medicines called proton pump inhibitors. The lining of the stomach secretes acid by certain processes that involve the int...
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Directions for Use of Sompraz 40 Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Take the Sompraz 40 tablet on an empty stomach as a whole with a glass of water.
  • It is recommended to take this medicine a minimum of 30 minutes before mealtime.

Interactions of Sompraz 40 Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes the Sompraz 40 tablet may affect the way other medicines work and other medicines may affect how the Sompraz 40 tablet works if taken at the same time. Always inform your doctor about all th...
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  • Especially, if you are taking medicines for heart-related disorders like digoxin, brain-related diseases, anti-epileptic medicines like phenytoin, anti-fungal medicines, antipsychotic medicines, etc.
  • Sompraz 40 tablet can decrease the effect of Anti-HIV medicines if taken along.
  • The blood-thinning action of Warfarin is increased when used together with Sompraz and there is a risk of bleeding.
  • Other medicines such as cisapride (used for constipation), clopidogrel (Blood-thinner), tacrolimus (immunosuppressants) should be used cautiously with the Sompraz 40 tablets.

Storage and disposal of Sompraz 40 Strip Of 15 Tablets

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

Dosage of Sompraz 40 Strip Of 15 Tablets


An overdose of the Sompraz 40 tablet can result in symptoms like weakness and stomach discomfort. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit your n...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take ...
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Content Details


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I take the Sompraz 40 tablet after having food?

A: Sompraz 40 tablets 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 the Sompraz 40 tablet to my 7-year-old child?

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

Q: Does the Sompraz 40 tablet reduce gas?

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

Q: What is the difference between the Sompraz 40 tablet and the Sompraz D tablet?

A: Sompraz 40 tablet contains Esomeprazole which helps in reducing acidity and relieving heartburn and pain due to acid reflux. Whereas the Sompraz D 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: Does the Sompraz 40 tablet cause liver pain?

A: No, there is no such side effects reported with the use of the Sompraz 40 tablet. However, you may feel stomach discomforts after using this medicine which should not be confused with the pain associated with the liver.

Q: What is the Sompraz 40 used for?

A: Sompraz 40 is used for the treatment of 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: What does the Sompraz 40 contain Omeprazole or Esomeprazole?

A: Sompraz 40 tablet contains Esomeprazole as its active ingredient.

Q: I feel bloated on taking the Sompraz 40 mg tablets, is it normal?

A: Yes, bloating is one of the side effects observed after taking this tablet.

Q: What is the difference between Esomeprazole and Pantoprazole?

A: Esomeprazole and Pantoprazole are structurally different molecules both of which belong to the class of proton pump inhibitors which works to relieve heartburn and chest pain by decreasing the acid production in the stomach. Both the molecules may differ slightly in the way they act and may produce different side effects and interact differently with other medicines. It is advisable that you take the medicine that is prescribed to you by your doctor and avoid self-medication.

Q: Is prolonged use of the Sompraz 40 mg tablet harmful?

A: Yes, studies have suggested that prolonged use of the Sompraz 40 mg tablet for 3 months may lead to low magnesium levels that may cause side effects like tiredness, confusion, dizziness and irregular heartbeats. Long term use for more than a year may lead to making your bone weak with increased risk of fractures, Vitamin B12 deficiency, increased risk of stomach infections along with irregular heartbeats, indigestion and gases.

Q: Is Sompraz 40 tablet an antacid?

A: Sompraz 40 tablet belongs to an acid-lowering class of medicine, but it is not being classified as antacids. They are classified as proton pump inhibitors responsible for decreasing the acid secretions in the stomach.


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ContainsEsomeprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity, stomach ulcers, heartburn, GERD
Side effectsHeadache, stomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea, dry Mouth
Last Updated on: 24 Aug 2021 | 04:00 PM (IST)
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