Esofag 40mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:31 am

Esofag 40mg Tablet

Uses of Esofag 40mg Tablet

Esofag 40mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Gastric Ulcer

Side effects of Esofag 40mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Esofag 40mg Tablet are – Headache, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Dizziness, Asthenia, Vomiting, Constipation, Rash, Cough

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Esofag 40mg Tablet

Do not use Esofag 40mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Esomeprazole

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Esofag 40mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Esofag 40mg Tablet works

Esofag 40mg Tablet contains – Esomeprazole

Esomeprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach.

Dosage of Esofag 40mg Tablet

The dosage of Esofag 40mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Esofag 40mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Esofag 40mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Overdose symptoms – Fast heartbeat, blurred vision, nausea, sweating, confusion.

Onset of Action Esofag 40mg Tablet

It takes about 1 to 2 hours to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Esofag 40mg Tablet

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 18 to 20 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Alcohol consumption is probably safe. However; drinking alcohol may cause irritation in your stomach.

Pregnancy

This medicine is probably safe for pregnant women. However; Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breastfeeding

Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Driving

This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving.

Kidney

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Liver

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Esoprazole 40mg Tablet  ( Wockhardt Ltd. )

71.94  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Esoz 40mg Tablet  ( Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

127.00  15 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Esmopil 40mg Tablet  ( Evok Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd. )

85.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Zolgas 40mg Tablet  ( Sargas Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. )

86.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- antimicrobials: Increased esomeprazole level.

atazanavir, nelfinavir: Decreased blood levels of these drugs.

diazepam: Possibly increased diazepam level.

digoxin, iron salts, ketoconazole: Possibly decreased absorption of these drugs.

saquinavir: Increased plasma saquinavir level with increased toxicity.

voriconazole: Increased esomeprazole exposure and risk of adverse effects.

warfarin: Possibly increased INR and PT, leading to abnormal bleeding.

Food :- all foods: Decreased bioavailability of esomeprazole.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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