Sompraz It Capsule
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Sompraz It Capsule Description
Sompraz IT capsule is an anti-reflux medicine that is used to treat acid reflux. Acid reflux is a condition where your stomach acid moves back up into your food pipe. This reflux can cause a burning
sensation in your chest, chest pain and difficulty swallowing. Sompraz IT capsule contains a combination of esomeprazole and itopride as the active substances that work by reducing the amount of acid that your stomach produces. Sompraz IT capsule should not be used in children less than 12 years of age. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own.
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|Contains||Esomeprazole(40.0 Mg) + Itopride(150.0 Mg)|
|Side effects||Headache, stomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting|
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Uses of Sompraz It Capsule
Sompraz IT capsule is used for the treatment of acid reflux in individuals above 12 years of age.
Contraindications of Sompraz It Capsule
- If you are allergic to esomeprazole, itopride or any other ingredient of Sompraz IT capsule.
- If you are allergic to other proton pump inhibitors like pantoprazole, omeprazole. If you are not sure what these medicines are, please confirm with your doctor.
- If you are taking a medicine called nelfinavir for the treatment of HIV infection.
- If you have holes, blockage or bleeding from your stomach/intestine.
Side effects of Sompraz It Capsule
- Stomach pain
Precautions and Warnings of Sompraz It Capsule
Can I take Sompraz IT capsule during pregnancy?
There is limited information on the effect of Sompraz IT capsule in pregnancy. Sompraz IT capsule should only be used in pregnant women if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.
Can I take Sompraz IT capsule while breastfeeding?
No information is available on whether Sompraz IT capsule passes into human breast milk. This medicine should not be used in breastfeeding women unless recommended by the doctor.
Can I drive if I have consumed Sompraz IT capsule?
Sompraz IT capsule may have an effect on driving ability. If you experience symptoms like dizziness or weakness which may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
Can I consume alcohol with Sompraz IT capsule?
There is limited information available regarding the interaction of alcohol with Sompraz IT capsule. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Sompraz IT capsule.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have liver or kidney problems.
- You have had a skin reaction after treatment with a medicine that reduces stomach acid.
- You are scheduled to have a specific blood test called Chromogranin A.
- You are taking medicines called corticosteroids (medicine for immune system alteration) or atazanavir (a medicine used to treat HIV infection).
- You have weak bones.
- You lose a lot of weight and have problems swallowing after taking this medicine.
- You experience stomach pain or indigestion after taking this medicine.
- You begin to vomit food or blood after the use of this medicine.
- You pass black stools (blood-stained stools) after using this medicine.
- You develop rashes on your skin, especially in the areas exposed to the sun.
- You experience joint pain after taking this medicine.
- You have a deficiency of Vitamin B12 or magnesium in your body.
- You experience symptoms like dizziness, weakness, abnormal heart rhythm after using this medicine.
Mode of Action of Sompraz It Capsule
How Does It Work?
- Sompraz IT capsule contains esomeprazole and itopride as active substances.
- Esomeprazole prevents the action of a substance called hydrogen-potassium-ATPase that is responsible for the production of acid in the stomach.
- Itopride increases the muscular contractions of the digestive tract which helps food to move faster through the body.
Directions for Use of Sompraz It Capsule
- Take this medicine as a whole with sufficient water.
- Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
- Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
- Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.
Interactions of Sompraz It Capsule
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Sompraz IT capsule works or Sompraz IT capsule itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
- Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines to treat HIV infection (atazanavir, saquinavir), cancer (methotrexate, erlotinib), immune system alteration (tacrolimus), fungal infections (ketoconazole), bacterial infections (clarithromycin), heart failure (digoxin), fits/seizures (phenytoin), depression (imipramine, citalopram, St. John's wort), obsessive-compulsive disorder (clomipramine), anxiety (diazepam), poor blood circulation (cilostazol), blood clots (warfarin, clopidogrel), tuberculosis (rifampicin), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (ipratropium). ...
- The use of Sompraz IT capsule with cisapride may increase the levels of cisapride in the body.
Storage and disposal of Sompraz It Capsule
- Store in a cool and dry place below 25°C, away from direct sunlight.
- Keep out of reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Sompraz It Capsule
The symptoms of overdose of Sompraz IT capsule include weakness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital....
Missed a Dose
You should never miss your dose of anti-reflux medicines as it may cause acid reflux. If you missed any dose of the medicine, 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. Do not take a double dose to compensate for the missed one....
Dr. Arpit Verma
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Are acid reflux and heartburn the same?
A: Acid reflux is a condition where your stomach acid moves back up into your food pipe. This reflux can cause a burning sensation in your chest which is known as heartburn.
Q: What are the common causes of acid reflux?
A: The common causes of acid reflux include eating spicy foods, acidic foods, foods that are high in fat, overeating and obesity. Acid reflux can also be due to underlying stomach infections.
Q: For how long should I take Sompraz IT capsule?
A: You should take Sompraz IT capsule for as long as recommended by your doctor. This will depend on your condition, how old you are and on your symptoms.
Q: How does acid reflux make you cough?
A: When the acid during reflux passes into the food pipe, tiny droplets of acid may fall in the throat, causing you to cough.
Q: What is the difference between Sompraz 40 tablet and Sompraz IT capsule?
A: Both Sompraz 40 tablet and Sompraz IT capsule are used for the treatment of acid reflux. Sompraz 40 tablet contains esomeprazole as the active substance while Sompraz IT capsule contains a combination of esomeprazole and itopride as the active substances.
Q: Can I take alcohol with Sompraz IT capsule?
A: Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Sompraz IT capsule.
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