PACK OF 14 TABLETS
PRICE* (RS.) 198.00
What is ESONEXT?
ESONEXT contains esomeprazole which is used to treat gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and possible injury of the esophagus (the tube between the throat and stomach). ESONEXT is used to treat the symptoms of GERD, allow the esophagus to heal, and prevent further damage to the esophagus. ESONEXT is also used to decrease the chance that people who are taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) will develop ulcers (sores in the lining of the stomach or intestine). It is also used with other medications to treat and prevent the return of stomach ulcers caused by a certain type of bacteria (H. pylori). ESONEXT is also used to treat conditions in which the stomach produces too much acid such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. ESONEXT is in a class of medications called proton pump inhibitors. It works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach.
How should this Medicine be used?
ESONEXT comes as a delayed-release (long-acting) capsule to take by mouth. ESONEXT is usually taken once a day at least 1 hour before a meal. When ESONEXT is used to treat certain conditions in which the stomach makes too much acid, it is taken twice a day. Take ESONEXT at around the same time(s) every day. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take ESONEXT exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than or for a longer period of time than prescribed by your doctor or stated on the package.
Swallow the capsules whole; do not split, chew, or crush them.
What special precautions should I follow?
BEFORE TAKING ESONEXT:
- Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to ESONEXT, dexlansoprazole, lansoprazole, omeprazole, pantoprazole, rabeprazole, any other medications, or any of the ingredients in ESONEXT capsules. Ask your pharmacist for a list of the ingredients.
- Tell your doctor and pharmacist what other prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention any of the following: anticoagulants (‘blood thinners’) such as warfarin; certain antifungal such as Ketoconazole and voriconazole; cilostazol ; diazepam; digoxin; iron supplements; and certain medications for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) such as atazanavir, nelfinavir, and saquinavir. Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects.
- Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had liver disease.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking ESONEXT, call your doctor.
- You may take antacids with ESONEXT. If you feel you need an antacid, ask your doctor to recommend one and to tell you when and how to take it.
What special dietary instructions should I follow?
- Unless your doctor tells you otherwise, continue your normal diet.
What should I do if I forget a dose?
- Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
What side effects can this medication cause?
ESONEXT may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
- Stomach pain
- Dry Mouth
Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of these symptoms, call your doctor immediately:
- Blisters or peeling skin
- Difficulty breathing or swallowing
- Swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
People who take proton pump inhibitors such as ESONEXT may be more likely to fracture their wrists, hips, or spine than people who do not take one of these medications. The risk is highest in people who take high doses of one of these medications or take them for one year or longer. The risk may also be higher in people who are 50 years of age or older. Talk to your doctor about the risk of taking ESONEXT.
ESONEXT may cause other side effects. Call your doctor if you have any unusual problems while taking this medication.
What storage conditions are needed for this medicine?
- Keep this medication in the pack that it came in and out of reach of children.
- Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom).
- Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed.
What other information should I know?
- Keep all appointments with your doctor.
*Price updated on September 01, 2016
- 01 Aug 2017
- Next pharma