This medication is indicated for treating GERD (Gastro-esophageal reflux disease), which does not respond to Esomeprazole medications alone. It prevents the tendency of vomiting and nausea in people suffering from gastrointestinal problems.
Sompraz D 40 Capsule Sr is a combination of Domperidone and Esomeprazole. The active ingredients fall under the class of dopamine antagonist and PPI (Proton pump inhibitor), respectively.
It is also prescribed to the patients of peptic ulcer and who take certain medicines for Parkinson’s disease. The medicine tightens the muscles near the entrance of the stomach and relaxes the ones present at the exit.
The action of this medication helps to speed up the passing of the food that you intake - from your stomach to your intestine, reducing the feeling of nausea and sickness, also preventing vomiting.
This medicine also works by blocking or reducing the stimulation in the ‘vomiting centre’ of your brain, which will eventually reduce the feeling of nausea and vomiting. The possible side effects of taking this medication can be headache, migraine, dryness of the mouth or breast pain.
You are advised not to take Sompraz D 40 Capsule Sr if you have the following conditions:
- An allergy to Sompraz D 40 Capsule Sr or any other ingredient of this medicine
- Bleeding problems or blockage in your stomach or in the intestine
- Tumour in the pituitary gland
- Cardiac disease
- Incorrect levels of magnesium, potassium or calcium in the blood
- Severe/moderate liver impairment
The medication can treat the below provided problems:
Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (Gerd)
Tumor Of Pituitary Gland
How long is the duration of effect?
The effect of this medicine can be observed in 30 to 60 minutes after the intake.
What is the onset of action?
The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 to 60 minutes of administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
There have not been any pregnancy warnings for the medicine, but it should be taken only after consulting a doctor.
Is it habit forming?
It is said that no habit-forming tendencies have been observed on upon the intake of this medicine.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
It is not recommended to take this medicine while breastfeeding as because it might have adverse effects on the infant. Consult your doctor before consumption of this medication.
Is It safe with alcohol?
It is unknown whether the medicine is safe with alcohol or not. However, it is recommended to consult a doctor before consuming alcohol.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
The medicine may cause sleepiness after the intake of it, so drive upon your own discretion keeping in mind the above.
Does this affect kidney function?
No effects on the kidney have been observed upon the intake of this medicine.
Does this affect liver function?
There is usually no effect on the liver function, but if there is any symptoms of the liver disease observed, then it should be reported to a doctor.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Sompraz D 40 Capsule Sr , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible and in case by then it is already time to take the other dose, then the missed dose should be skipped.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Overdose of any medicine should be avoided completely, however, in case of any such situation a doctor should be contacted at the earliest.
This medication attaches to the dopaminergic receptors without causing any release of the chemical dopamine. It, in turn, facilitates gastric emptying and decreases small bowel transit time. Also, it 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
Do not use this drug if you are suffering from Liver Disease, Osteoporosis and Hypomagnesemia.
Interaction with Lab Test
Interaction with Alcohol
No interactions with alcohol have been noted for this medicine. However, consult a doctor before consuming this medicine along with alcohol.
Interaction with Food
No interactions with food has been noted either for this medicine. Consult a doctor in any case otherwise.
Interaction with Medicine
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- Stomach pain
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