Esomeprazole

What is Esomeprazole?

Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor which reduces acid secretion through inhibition of the H+ / K+ ATPase in gastric parietal cells. By inhibiting the functioning of this transporter, the drug prevents formation of gastric acid.It is used in the treatment of dyspepsia, peptic ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

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Is there other medication better than Pantoprazole?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Esomeprazole.

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Thank you for the query.

Generally it is thought that Esomeprazole is the strongest one from this group of stomach acid blocking medicines.
Sometimes the dosage of the medicine is too low, and that is why it does not work. So maybe you should...

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I sit up on the edge of the bed and tip my head back on my shoulders and suck the mucous down my throat. It's not pleasantt, but it worksIs their a medicine or herb that you can suggest ?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It can be due to acid reflux.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thank you for asking HCM.

I have gone through your query. Your problem can be due to acid reflux. Taking proton pump inhibitors like esomeprazole for 2 to 3 weeks will be helpful. Esomeprazole is available as over the counter in...

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I just took 3 40 mg esomeprazoles by mistake. Should I do something?? And if so, what??

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Relax

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Welcome and thanks for the query.
There is nothing to worry. 120 mg of Esomeprazole is a higher than normally recommended dose but a single dose dose not have any serious adverse effect.
Take...

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I often get an icy hot sensation in the back upper part of my throat that causes me much discomfort.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Most likely from acid reflux.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thank you for asking HCM.

I have gone through your query. Your problem can be most likely from acid reflux. This can irritate throat.

Taking proton pump inhibitors like esomeprazole and motility enhancers like domperidone will be...

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Dear Sir/Madam,

Good evening.
I have a long term gas problem.
Every time i eat something, there is the problem appears after 10/15 minutes.
I am not taking any medicine currently for this.

Please suggest.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Gastritis and motility disorder can be the reason.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thank you for asking HCM

I have gone through your query. Gastritis and motility disorder can be the reason for your problem.
In such case taking Proton pump inhibitors like Esomeprazole (Nexium) and motility...

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i am experiencing pain under the rib cage on my right side. I was told i have fatty liver (non alcoholic) about 6 months ago. I have recently been diagnosed for Gerd and have been prescribed esomeprazole. Would these esomeprazole be the cause of the pain i am having. Should i stop taking esomeprazole. thank you

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Esomeprazole is not known to cause such pain.

Detailed Answer:
Hello Madam,

I understand your concern.

The pain under your right rib cage is directly related to the fatty liver.
Fatty liver is known to enlarge causing pain due to stretching of liver capsule.

Esomeprazole is not...

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I have like a thumping in my upper stomach 2 or 3 times then it stops for a while then it comes back
what meds do I take

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Explained

Detailed Answer:
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

The most likely cause is dyspepsia and GERD (Gastro esophageal Reflux Disease). PPIs like esomeprazole and pro kinetic such as metoclopramide can be advised. If the symptoms subside with these meds then there...

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Will esomepra mag cap 40mag DR have side effect of causing urine flow to become sluggish? It was substituted for Nexium/

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No...

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

esomeprazole magnesium has been tested in several clinical trials and no such side-effect has been reported. This doesn't mean that it may not happen to you but other causes (like benign prostatic hyperplasia) have to be exluded first before the drug...

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I have been really blooded lately, It started with a pain on my right side under my rib cage, that pain has subsided but now I have numbness/pins and needles feelings under both right and left rib cage and in the center below my sternum. I have also kind of lost my appetite and find it kind of hard to get food down, kind of like its hanging up on the way down.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Explained

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome

I appreciate your concern

Based on your description, these symptoms are most likely related to GERD /gasrroesophageal reflux disease. PPI like esomeprazole along with prokinetic such as domeperidone can be advised for 2 weeks. Most likely...

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Dear Doctor, I am having mild heartburn after an episode of extreme stressand anxiety. I took Nexium and Famotidine for close to 2 months but the heart burn persist. I did an endoscopy and was told my stomach and esophagus are fine and was told to stop the drugs. I did as instructed but the heart burn persist. What can I do to stop the discomfort of heartburn? Thanks and have a nice day.                                                   

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Hi I had dinner about 8 hours ago, have been feeling pain around my rib cage and back ever since. In the front the pain is where sternum separates into the two sides of rib came, not as high as where the heart is. On the sides, it hurts exactly where my bra band is. It s not a shaft searing pain, more like a dull ache that makes sitting of lying down in any position quite uncomfortable. I ve been burping a little, but nothing acidic coming up. I feel like I d probably feel better if I can vomit , but I have not been able to induce. Is this heartburn? I took a nexium 6 hours ago, nothing has changed. Pls help! Thanks

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10 yr old daughter s symptoms are sneezing that clears her sinus cavities several times a day even though she has no congestion, drainage, burping, feeling of food sitting in throat or esophagus, nausea, hardness in stomach. Cat scan of sinuses showed very slight inflammation; upper endoscopy w/ biopsies & ph probe were all clear; scratch test for food & environment all clear. Allergy meds, Nexium, Prilosec failed to resolve symptoms. What might cause these symptoms?

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My stool tested positive for H Pylori and I was given a regimen of antibiotics for one week and Esomeprazole 40mg tablet per day for three weeks. I have finished the dose of antibiotics and have completed two weeks of the Esoeprazole dosage. But I...

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I am on omeprezole and it eliminates my acid reflux . But I experience a bile upflow in the esophagus which is extremely painful , occasionally. It seems to be different from normal acid reflux. What causes it and what can I do about it?

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Was diagnosed with gastritis last night and mildly enlarged liver. Are the two related? how can I get better?

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