Sompraz 20 (Esomeprazole)
What is Sompraz 20 (Esomeprazole) used for?
Sompraz 20 (Esomeprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor used to treat conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, ulcers and erosive esophagitis. It is also used in combination with other drugs to prevent ulcers caused by bacteria known as helicobacter pylori, or ulcers caused by using non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. This drug works by reducing stomach acid production.
How should I use Sompraz 20 (Esomeprazole)?
The correct dosage for Sompraz 20 (Esomeprazole) depends on the condition being treated. It is sometimes taken once per day, 1 hour prior to eating. However, other patients may be told to take it twice per day. All patients must follow the advice provided by their physician, and never take more than the dosage recommended.
What are the side effects of Sompraz 20 (Esomeprazole)?
Some possible side effects of Sompraz 20 (Esomeprazole) include:
If any other more serious side effects occur as a result of taking this medication, you should immediately consult your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Sompraz 20 (Esomeprazole). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.