Superia 20mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:57 am

Superia 20mg Tablet

Use of Superia 20mg Tablet

Superia 20mg Tablet is used for the prevention of diseases caused by stomach acid such as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Stomach ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.

How Superia 20mg Tablet works.

Superia 20mg Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors, It works by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach.

Side Effects of Superia 20mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Superia 20mg 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 Taking Superia 20mg Tablet

Do not consume Superia 20mg Tablet if you are allergic to Rabeprazole.
If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Superia 20mg Tablet.
If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before taking 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.

Dosage of Superia 20mg Tablet

The dosage of Superia 20mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.
Please take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Superia 20mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Superia 20mg 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.

Onset of Action Superia 20mg Tablet

It takes about 1 hour after oral administration to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Superia 20mg Tablet

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 24 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Don't consume alcohol while taking this medicine; it may increase the risk of side effects.

Pregnancy

Not recommended for pregnant women; if necessary consult your doctor before taking it.

Breastfeeding

Not recommended for breastfeeding women; if necessary consult your doctor before taking it.

Driving

This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving. But if you feel dizzy or sleepy after taking this medicine please avoid 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.

Frequently Asked Questions About Superia 20mg Tablet

Q.1) What is Superia 20mg Tablet used for? Answer. Superia 20mg Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors, It is used to prevent diseases such as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Stomach ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. Q.2) How long is it safe to take Superia 20mg Tablet? Answer. Take this medicine for the duration as advised by your doctor. You should start feeling better within 2 to 3 days, but it may take up to 4 weeks to work this medicine properly. Q.3) What is the side effects of Superia 20mg Tablet? Answer. The side effects of Superia 20mg Tablet are Headache, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Dizziness, Asthenia, Vomiting, Constipation, Rash, Cough.
These are only indicative and not everyone will experience them. If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately. Q.4) How to use Superia 20mg Tablet? Answer. Use Superia 20mg Tablet as suggested by your doctor, do not take it more than the recommended dose and period.
This medicine should be taken on an empty stomach or one hour before meals. Q.5) Is Superia 20mg Tablet taken empty stomach? Answer. This medicine should be taken on an empty stomach or an hour before meals. However, take this medicine as suggested by your doctor. Q.6) Is Superia 20mg Tablet safe for long term use? Answer. Use of Superia 20mg Tablet depends on the patient's health condition. You should start feeling better within 2 to 3 days, but this medicine may take up to 4 weeks to work properly.
Please take this medicine as suggested by your doctor, do not exceed the recommended dose and duration.

Alternate Brands

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

Far 20mg Tablet  ( Burgeon Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. )

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Myoz 20mg Tablet  ( Myopics Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. )

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Zigarab 20mg Tablet  ( Tulip Lab Pvt. Ltd. )

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Dazol 20mg Injection  ( Neon Laboratories Ltd. )

45.00  1 Injection Vial 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

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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