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What is Sompraz 20 (Esomeprazole) used for?
Sompraz 20 (Esomeprazole) is an oral proton pump inhibitor prescribed to treat conditions caused by excess stomach acid production such as gastro-esophageal reflux disease or peptic ulcers. The medication reduced excess production of stomach acid to protect the lining of the stomach and prevent ulcers from forming. It may also be prescribed in combination with antibiotics to treat helicobacter pylori bacterial infections.
How should I use Sompraz 20 (Esomeprazole)?
Sompraz 20 (Esomeprazole) is normally administered once each day on an empty stomach, but your individual directions will be determined by your physician based on your current health, the condition being treated, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a full glass of water thirty minutes before a meal to ensure they are taken on an empty stomach. Do not split or crush the tablets before use to avoid unintentionally destroying or altering the effects of their contents.
What are the side effects of Sompraz 20 (Esomeprazole)?
Side effects that may occur while using Sompraz 20 (Esomeprazole) include:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are faintness, severe diarrhea that is bloody or watery, muscle tremors, choking sensations, or seizures. Immediately inform your physician if you experience any intense or worrying symptoms to make sure any necessary alterations are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent more health problems from occurring.
Sompraz 20 (Esomeprazole) should not be used to treat patients who are breastfeeding, pregnant, or lactose intolerant. You are also suggested to inform your physician if you have osteoporosis, a vitamin B12 deficiency, severely decreased kidney function, or severely decreased liver function as these conditions may require special adjustments to your regiment to prevent unexpected health problems from occurring.
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 an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.