About Eskem 40mg
Eskem 40mg Capsule is a proton pump inhibitor. It is used for the treatment of various stomach disorders caused by the overproduction of stomach acids, such as gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), gastric ulcers and erosive oesophagitis. Each capsule of Eskem 40mg contains the active ingredient Esomeprazole.
How effective is Eskem 40mg?
Eskem 40mg capsule is very effective for the treatment of many oesophagus and stomach disorders, including stomach ulcers, Zollinger Ellison Syndrome, heartburn and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. It also promotes the healing of the oesophagus damaged by stomach acid. Eskem 40mg works by binding at certain areas of the acid-producing stomach cells and preventing the final step of acid production.
What dose should I choose?
In adults, the usual dose is 1 capsule (40 mg) taken orally once per day. The course of treatment is usually 4 weeks.
In children over the age of 12 years, the usual dose is 1 capsule taken orally once per day.
Eskem 40mg drug is not recommended for use in children below the age of 12 years.
If you skip a dose by any chance, take it as soon as you remember. Skip the already missed dose if it’s almost time for the next one. Do not double the dose.
What are the side-effects and other warnings when taking Eskem 40mg?
Many individuals taking Eskem 40mg do not experience any side-effects. Some common side-effects may include:
- Abdominal pain
- Dry mouth
If you experience any side-effects that persist or worsen or any unusual symptoms, contact your doctor immediately.
Notify your doctor about any prescription/non-prescription drugs you may be taking.
If you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, notify your doctor or a pharmacist before using this drug.