ESOM-D Capsule MANUFACTURER/ MARKETER C Pharmaceuticals SALT COMPOSITIONDomperidone (30mg) + Esomeprazole (40mg) STORAGE
Store below 30°C
Esom D Capsule is a prescription medicine used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux) and indigestion by relieving the symptoms such as heartburn, stomach pain, or irritation. It also neutralizes the acid in the stomach and promotes easy passage of gas to reduce stomach discomfort.
Esom D Capsule is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
Most common side effects are diarrhea, flatulence, stomach pain, dryness in mouth, and headache. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any side effects. It may also cause sleepiness and dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness. Lifestyle modifications like having cold milk and avoiding hot tea, coffee, spicy food or chocolate can help you to get better results.
Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.
Uses of Esom D Capsule
Description of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic disease. It is a severe form of acid reflux. When you have frequent episodes of acid reflux (more than twice a week) it may be a sign of GERD. The backflow of the acid irritates the food pipe lining and may cause inflammation. You may experience frequent regurgitation and heartburn, usually after eating. You may experience sensation of a lump in your throat and have difficulty swallowing.
Description of Functional dyspepsia
Functional dyspepsia is a chronic disorder related to the sensation and motility in the upper part of your gut. You may have trouble with satiety. You may be unable to finish a meal as you feel full just after a few bites. You may also experience nausea and pain or burning sensation in the upper part of your abdomen.
Benefits of Esom D Capsule
In Treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic (long-term) condition in which there is an excess production of acid in the stomach. Esom D Capsule reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes and relieves the pain associated with heartburn and acid reflux. You should take it exactly as it is prescribed for it to be effective.
Some simple lifestyle changes can help reduce the symptoms of GERD. Think about what foods trigger heartburn and try to avoid them; eat smaller, more frequent meals; try to lose weight if you are overweight and try to find ways to relax. Do not eat within 3-4 hours of going to bed.
Side effects of Esom D Capsule
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Esom D
Dryness in mouth
How to use Esom D Capsule
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Esom D Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
How Esom D Capsule works
Esom D Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Domperidone and Esomeprazole. Domperidone is a prokinetic which works on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing the food to move more easily through the stomach. Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Esom D Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Esom D Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Esom D Capsule is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Esom D Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Esom D Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Esom D Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Esom D Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Esom D Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Esom D Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
What if you forget to take Esom D Capsule ?
If you miss a dose of Esom D Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.