Esomeprazole is used for treating GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). It is also used for treating esophageal lining damage caused by acid, as well as to avoid ulcers produced by NSAIDs and Helicobacter Pylori bacteria. This medicine belongs to a proton pump inhibitor class of medicines. This act by lowering the amount of stomach acid produced.
Inform your doctor about any medical history you have, especially if you have liver disorders or lupus erythematous. Do not exceed the recommended dose.
Esomeprazole is a prescription medicine used for treating GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). It is also used for treating esophageal lining damage caused by acid, as well as to avoid ulcers produced by NSAIDs and Helicobacter Pylori bacteria. This medicine belongs to a proton pump inhibitor class of medicines. These act by lowering the amount of stomach acid produced.
Patients using esomeprazole may at times experience headaches, skin reactions, dry mouth, and GI (gastro-intestinal) upset. If you experience any of these symptoms for a long period of time, consult your doctor immediately.
Esomeprazole can be used in pregnancy.
Esomeprazole should not be used by breastfeeding mothers.
Make sure to exclude any malignancy prior to starting the treatment and this medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with severely impaired hepatic (liver) or renal (kidney) functions.
Can this drug affect my kidneys and/or liver?
Yes this drug has a risk of serious kidney and liver injury.
Can you drink Alcohol with Esomeprazole?
No, this drug can cause drowsiness and dizziness if consumed with Alcohol.
Can I take Esomeprazole before bed?
It’s preferred to take this drug before bed making sure it’s on an empty stomach.
Does Esomeprazole affect memory loss?
Patients taking this drug have a 44% higher chance of getting dementia than those who haven’t taken this medication.
Does Esomeprazole cause headaches?
Headaches are a common side effect of this drug.
Can esomeprazole be bad for skin?
Esomeprazole may produce rashes on the skin.
I get nervous when I take this drug. Is this normal?
Yes the muscles tension produced by this drug may cause some anxiety.
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