XOCREL 20mg Capsule 14s

 115.29

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Drug Strength: 20mg
Drug Form : Capsule
Pack Size : 14s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Esomeprazole:20mg | Anti-peptic ulcerants

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : Z-Jans Product Form : CapsulePack Size : 14sIngredients : 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 XOCREL 20mg Capsule 14s

    • 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 XOCREL 20mg Capsule 14s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Erosive Esophagitis

      XOCREL 20mg Capsule 14s is used in the treatment of severe ulcers caused by chronic acidity.

    • Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease

      XOCREL 20mg Capsule 14s is used in the treatment of a reflux disease where acid from the stomach and bile irritates the food pipe.

    • Helicobacter pylori Infection

      XOCREL 20mg Capsule 14s is used in combination with other medicines to treat Helicobacter Pylori infection.

    • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

      XOCREL 20mg Capsule 14s 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

      XOCREL 20mg Capsule 14s 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 XOCREL 20mg Capsule 14s 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 XOCREL 20mg Capsule 14s 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 XOCREL 20mg Capsule 14s 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 XOCREL 20mg Capsule 14s in such cases.

    Lab interactions

    General Instructions

    Take XOCREL 20mg Capsule 14s 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 XOCREL 20mg Capsule 14s. 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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