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NEXPRO 20MG:

Esomeprazole Magnesium belongs to a family of drugs called proton pump inhibitors, a drug which causes lower acid production in the stomach. This drug is prescribed for the patients of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other similar conditions like Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. This medication is also prescribed for the treatment of erosive esophagitis.

Hence,Esomeprazole is very beneficial in treating the stomach problem related to gastritis and acid reflux problems.

HOW IT WORKS?

This drug is a proton pump inhibitor that reduces the secretion of hydrochloric acid or gastric acid in the stomach through the walls. This HCl is required for the digestion purpose and is hence released by the parietal cells in the walls of the stomach. The secretion of the acid is induced by proton pump. Esomeprazole blocks these pumps hence reduce the amount of acid content in the stomach and hence reduces the acidity problems.

WHO SHOULD AVOID IT?

You must not take Esomeprazole Magnesium medication if you:

Are allergic to it or to any other Benzimidazole drugs such as Albendazole, or Mebendazole
Have severe liver disease or magnesium deficiency
Have chest pain with pain advancing to the arm sweating
Have osteoporosis or osteopenia
Are breastfeeding (take as per doctor?s advice only)
Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant in the near future, then always inform your doctor beforehand

WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS AVAILABLE?

The drug Esomeprazole magnesium is available on our site in the following strengths:

Nexpro 20 mg
Nexpro 40 mg
Neksium 20 mg
Neksium 40 mg

WHO IS THE MANUFACTURER?

The drug Nexprois manufactured by Torrent Pharma and Neksium is manufactured by Astrazeneca. These drugs are available on our site in various packs of 30, 60 and 90 tablets.

HOW TO TAKE?

You must take Esomeprazole Magnesium medication (Nexium, Nexpro) strictly as prescribed by your doctor and no change in the dosage must be made whatsoever without your doctor?s advice. You should take the whole medicine and swallow the tablet with water as a whole. You should not break or crush the tablet.

HOW MUCH TO TAKE?

The dose should be as prescribed by the doctor only. You should not try to change or increase the dose without informing the doctor.

WHEN TO TAKE?

Take this drug at the same time each day. The tablet should be taken one hour before the meal. You should take it at the same time each day so as to avoid forgetting the dose and to make it work faster.

FOR HOW LONG SHOULD IT BE TAKEN?

Esomeprazole Magnesium?s normal prescription period is normally for 4 to 8 weeks only. A second course may be recommended depending on your condition. Always follow your doctor?s directions properly. Your symptoms may be gone even before the condition is healed completely. Get medical attention if you condition doesn?t improve or deteriorates while taking Esomeprazole Magnesium.

WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE?

If you miss a dose of Esomeprazole, take it as soon as you remember. Don?t take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses near to each other can lead to excess medication in your body which can be dangerous.

WHAT IF I OVERDOSE?

In case of an overdose of this drug then get emergency medical attention or call the doctor immediately. Overdose symptoms are:

Headache
Confusion
Blurred vision
Rapid heartbeat
Nausea
Dry mouth
Sweating
Flushing
Shortness of breath

WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS?

If you get some allergic reactions to Esomeprazole Magnesium like skin hives, breathing difficulty, swelling in face, lips, tongue, or throat then you should visit your doctor immediately. This drug may have following side effects:

• Dizziness
• Confusion
• Feeling jittery
• Irregular and fast heart rate
• Jerking muscle movements,
• Watery or bloody diarrhea
• Muscle cramps or weakness
• Limp feeling
• Cough or choking, or seizure.

WHAT DRUGS MAY INTERACT WITH ESOMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM?

Do not take Esomeprazole Magnesium medication (Nexium, Nexpro) along with:

Anti-HIV/AIDS (Atazanvir, Nelfavir)
Citalopram
Clopidogrel
Cilostazol
Diazepam
Dexamethasone
Digoxin
St. John’s wort
Rifampin
Methotrexate
Tacrolimus
Voriconazole

Do not take Esomeprazole Magnesium medication (Nexium, Nexpro) along with:

Anti-HIV/AIDS (Atazanvir, Nelfavir)
Citalopram
Clopidogrel
Cilostazol
Diazepam
Dexamethasone
Digoxin
St. John’s wort
Rifampin
Methotrexate
Tacrolimus
Voriconazole

Don?t take medication for diarrhea without your doctor?s advice.
Your doctor may advise some restrictions regarding food, beverages and activities. Obey him or her strictly.
Do not share this medicine with anyone else

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Nexpro 20 Tablet is a medicine that reduces the amount of acid produced in your stomach. It is used to treat acid reflux, peptic ulcer disease, and other problems in your food pipe. It is also used to prevent and treat stomach ulcers.

You should take Nexpro 20 Tablet as your doctor advises. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but it is usually the lowest dose for the shortest time that is needed to treat your condition. It is usually taken on an empty stomach. Keep taking it as prescribed even if your symptoms disappear quickly. If you are taking this medicine for a long time, your doctor may carry out regular tests to check your levels of magnesium which can fall with this medicine.

Common side effects include headache, constipation or diarrhea, stomach pain, and feeling or being sick. These tend to be mild but talk to your doctor if they bother you or do not go away. The risk of side effects may increase the longer you take this medicine. You may be more likely to have a broken bone if you take it for a long time. It is best to avoid foods that seem to make your symptoms worse, such as rich, spicy, and fatty foods. Cutting down on caffeinated drinks, such as tea, coffee, and cola, as well as alcohol may also help.

This medicine is not suitable for some people. Before taking this medicine, you need to tell your doctor if you have severe liver problems, are taking medicines for HIV, have had an allergic reaction to similar medicines in the past, or have osteoporosis. Alcohol does not interfere with the way Nexpro 20 Tablet works. However, drinking alcohol makes your stomach produce more acid than normal. This medicine can make you feel dizzy, sleepy, or affect your vision. If this happens, do not drive, cycle, or use machinery or tools until you feel better. It is not usually recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

USES OF NEXPRO TABLET

  • Treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)
  • Treatment of Peptic ulcer disease

BENEFITS OF NEXPRO TABLET

In Treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)

GERD is a chronic (long-term) condition that is like having heartburn consistently rather than just occasionally. It happens because a muscle above your stomach relaxes too much and allows stomach contents to come back up into your esophagus and mouth. Nexpro 20 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called proton pump inhibitors. It reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes and relieves the pain associated with heartburn and acid reflux. You should take it exactly as it is prescribed for it to be effective.

Some simple lifestyle changes can help reduce the symptoms of GERD. Think about what foods trigger heartburn and try to avoid them; eat smaller more frequent meals; try to lose weight if you are overweight and try to find ways to relax. Do not eat within 3-4 hours of going to bed.

SIDE EFFECTS OF NEXPRO TABLET

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Nexpro

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

HOW TO USE NEXPRO TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nexpro 20 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

HOW NEXPRO TABLET WORKS

Nexpro 20 Tablet is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Nexpro 20 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

Nexpro 20 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

Nexpro 20 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
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Driving

It is not known whether Nexpro 20 Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney

Nexpro 20 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Nexpro 20 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
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Liver

Nexpro 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nexpro 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE NEXPRO TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Nexpro 20 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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