ARLEC 20mg Tablet 2x7s

 119.00

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Drug Strength: 20mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 2x7s
Rs. 8 per Tablet
14 Tablet per pack
7 Tablet in each strip
Rs.60 per strip

Esomeprazole:20mg | Anti-peptic ulcerants

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Fassgen Product Form : TabletPack Size : 2x7sIngredients : Esomeprazole:20mgGeneric Category : Anti-peptic ulcerants

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How it works

This medicine works by interfering with the final step of acid release in the stomach. Thus, acidity in the stomach is decreased.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ARLEC 20mg Tablet 2x7s

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Stomach pain
  • Skin rash severe
  • Difficulty in breathing severe
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet severe
  • Irregular heartbeat severe
  • Severe diarrhea severe
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Fever
  • Decreased appetite

Uses of ARLEC 20mg Tablet 2x7s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Erosive Esophagitis

    ARLEC 20mg Tablet 2x7s is used in the treatment of severe ulcers caused by chronic acidity.

  • Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease

    ARLEC 20mg Tablet 2x7s is used in the treatment of a reflux disease where acid from the stomach and bile irritates the food pipe.

  • Helicobacter pylori Infection

    ARLEC 20mg Tablet 2x7s is used in combination with other medicines to treat Helicobacter Pylori infection.

  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

    ARLEC 20mg Tablet 2x7s is used to treat a condition where excessive amount of acid is produced in the stomach due to tumors in the small intestine.

  • Other forms of Ulcers

    ARLEC 20mg Tablet 2x7s is also used to treat ulcers in the stomach (Gastric) and small intestines (Duodenal). It is also used to prevent ulcers caused due to stress and pain medications.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within an hour of administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 16-18 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine can be used by pregnant women only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use by breastfeeding women as it may cause some harm to the infant. However, if it is absolutely necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for patients who are allergic to ARLEC 20mg Tablet 2x7s or any other drug of the same group i.e Benzimidazoles.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine can be used by pregnant women only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use by breastfeeding women as it may cause some harm to the infant. However, if it is absolutely necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Diarrhea

    This medicine has been associated with an increased incidence of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea in some patients. Consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea that does not improve over time.

  • Liver disease

    Report any incidence of liver disease to the doctor. This medicine is not recommended for use if the impairment is severe. For mild to moderate impairment, this medicine can be given with suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring.

  • Immune system disorder

    Use of this medicine for durations longer than medically recommended can cause skin disorders by affecting the immune system. Report any incidence of skin lesion formation to the doctor while using this medicine.

  • Risk of infections

    Use of this medicine increases the susceptibility to infections from bacteria.

  • Bone fracture

    Use of high dose of ARLEC 20mg Tablet 2x7s for prolonged duration may increase the risk of bone fractures especially in older patients and women. Supplements like Calcium citrate and Vitamin D should be taken after consulting the doctor.

  • Vitamin B12 deficiency

    Long-term treatment with ARLEC 20mg Tablet 2x7s may decrease the absorption of Vitamin B-12 in the body. Supplements can be taken after consulting the doctor.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose should be skipped.

  • Overdose

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms may include confusion, drowsiness, blurred vision, dry mouth, and headache.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Clopidogrel severe
  • Ketoconazole moderate
  • Methotrexate severe
  • Warfarin moderate
  • Nelfinavir severe
  • Digoxin moderate
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    Report any incidence of liver disease to the doctor. Suitable adjustment in dosage might be needed based on the extent of the liver impairment

  • moderate

    Suitable adjustment in dosage and duration should be made for patients who are at risk for Osteoporosis related fracture. Established treatment guidelines should be strictly followed in such cases.

  • moderate

    Report any incidence of magnesium level imbalance in the body to the doctor. The imbalance could occur due to a disease or due to other medication used by the patient. Regular monitoring is recommended for patients taking ARLEC 20mg Tablet 2x7s in such cases.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

Take ARLEC 20mg Tablet 2x7s as instructed by the doctor. This medicine should be taken an hour before food. An adequate amount of water should be consumed with this medicine. Do not take this medicine for longer than the recommended duration.

Other details

  • To be taken before food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ARLEC 20mg Tablet 2x7s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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