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Esoz L Capsule Sr

Manufacturer: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Levosulpiride, Esomeprazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 18, 2019

This is a combination medication which has Levosulpiride and Esomeprazole as active ingredients. It is used in the treatment of conditions caused by excessive production of acid in the stomach. The conditions may include erosive esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Helicobactor pylori infections and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Belonging to the drug group of proton pump inhibitors, It blocks the proton pump in your stomach’s cells. When this proton pump gets blocked, there will be less production of acid in your stomach.

It should be kept in mind that this medication is processed by the liver. If you have chronic liver disease, the body will be unable to process it well, causing a build-up of the drug. Also, this medicine can pass on to a child through his/her mother by breastfeeding.

The medicine is utilised to fix the accompanying ailments:

Here are some possible side effects of this medication

  • Drowsiness

  • Breast Tenderness

  • Irregular Menstrual Periods

  • Gynecomastia

  • Weight Gain

  • Excessive Sweating

  • Change In Heart Rate

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medication lasts for an average duration of 5-8 hours upon oral administration.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medication can be observed within 1-2 hours of oral administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Use of this medication during pregnancy is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. It is advised to use this medicine only when the benefits outweigh the risks involved.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Use of this medication by breastfeeding women is not recommended. However, if it is absolutely necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Esoz L Capsule Sr , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact a doctor if an overdose with this medication is suspected.

This medication works by selectively binding to dopamine receptors in the brain and the periphery. It results in an increased tone of muscles in the gastrointestinal tract. Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor drug and binds to H+/K+-exchanging ATPase in gastric parietal cells, resulting in blockage of acid secretion.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Heart Diseases

    This medication should be used with caution in patients suffering from a disease of the heart and blood vessels. You may require an adjusted dose and safety monitoring to safely use this medicine.

    Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    This medication should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from perforation and bleeding of the stomach and the intestine. Report any instance of fever with chills, nausea, vomiting, presence of blood in stool to the doctor.

    Prolactin Imbalance

    This medication should not be used in patients having an abnormal level of the hormone prolactin. Breast cancer due to a high level of prolactin should be ruled out before treatment with this medicine is initiated.

    Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (Nms)

    Use of this medication is not recommended if the patient suffers from Neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Introduction or reintroduction of this medicine should be done with caution in patients having a known history of this syndrome.

    Asthma

    This medication should be used with caution if you have asthma. Report any instances of difficulty in breathing, wheezing, chest pain etc to the doctor immediately.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Ethanol

    Avoid or limit the uptake of alcohol while taking this medication as the risk of adverse effects are increasingly high. Contact your doctor if an excess of drowsiness is experienced.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Prolactin test

    Report the use of this medication before undergoing a laboratory test to determine the levels of the hormone prolactin in the body. This medicine can interfere with the test and yield false-positive results.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Diltiazem

    Report the use of diltiazem or any other medicine taking for managing high blood pressure to the doctor. These medicines should be used with caution as the risk of adverse effects are increasingly high. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment after assessing the conditions.

    Pregabalin

    Report the use of either of this medication to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring while using these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Sucralfate

    Report the use of either of this medication to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and frequent clinical monitoring while using these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Tramadol

    Report the use of any narcotic pain-killer medicine to the doctor. These medicines should be used with extreme caution as the risk of adverse effects are significantly high. Your doctor may decide the best course of treatment after assessing the conditions.

    Aluminium Hydroxide/Magnesium Hydroxide

    Report the use of any aluminum or magnesium containing antacids to the doctor before receiving this medicine. You may need a dose adjustment and frequent clinical monitoring to safely use these medicines together.

    Ipratropium

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring while using these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

Ques: What is Levosulpiride?

Ans: This medication belongs to a group that contains Levo-enantiomer of sulpiride as main ingredients present. It is used for the treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Ques: What is the use of Levosulpiride?

Ans: This medication is used to treat conditions like Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and acidity. It is also used for stomach and intestine disorders. Levosulpiride helps to improve bowel system. This medication prevents Flatulence, diarrhea and constipation.

Ques: What are the side effects of Levosulpiride?

Ans: This medication has many common side effects such as diarrhea and nausea, abdominal disorders and stomach cramps.

Ques: For what treatment Levosulpiride used for?

Ans: This medication is used to treat conditions like stomach and intestine disorders. It is also used for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and acidity. Levosulpiride helps to improve bowel system. This medicine prevents diseases such as flatulence, diarrhea, and constipation.
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