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Zosec S 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By ZUVENTUS HEALTH CARE LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 59.80
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Medical Description

Zosec S 40mg Tab 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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Product Summary

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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 Zosec S 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Zosec S 40mg Tab 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 Zosec S 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to esomeprazole or other ingredients of Zosec S 40mg Tab .
  • If you are allergic to proton pump inhibitors like pantoprazole, lansoprazole, omeprazole, rabeprazole.
  • If you are taking anti-HIV medicine nelfinavir.

Side effects of Zosec S 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain

Precautions and Warnings of Zosec S 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zosec S 40mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Zosec S 40mg Tab 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 Zosec S 40mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if esopmeprazole passes into human milk, thus Zosec S 40mg Tab avoid while breastfeeding without consulting the doctor first.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Zosec S 40mg Tab ?
A:
Zosec S 40mg Tab may cause dizziness and blurred vision. If you feel dizzy, avoid driving or operating heavy machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Zosec S 40mg Tab ?
A:
Although there is no known interaction of Zosec S 40mg Tab 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 Zosec S 40mg Tab 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 Zosec S 40mg Tab .
  • 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).
  • Zosec S 40mg Tab is not recommended for children under the age of 12 years.

Mode of Action of Zosec S 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Esomeprazole in Zosec S 40mg Tab 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 Zosec S 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Zosec S 40mg Tab 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 Zosec S 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Zosec S 40mg Tab 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 Zosec S 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Zosec S 40mg Tab at a cool and dry place away from light and moisture.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Zosec S 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Zosec S 40mg Tab , contact the doctor or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of Zosec S 40mg Tab , 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 Zosec S 40mg Tab ?

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 Zosec S 40mg Tab be used in children?

A: No, Zosec S 40mg Tab is not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age due to limited safety information.

Q: Can I take a Zosec S 40mg Tab 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
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
26/08/2022
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 08:19 PM (IST)
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