Esomeprazole: instructions for use, indications, price

When the drug is prescribed

As the instruction to the drug shows, the drug can be prescribed by a doctor in case of (GERD), or gastroesophageal reflux disease. In this case, the medicine provides assistance as follows:

  • relieves a person from reflux erosive esophagitis;
  • is a drug for treating GERD symptoms;
  • serves as a preventive measure of various relapses and consequences after complete cure.

Rules of application

"Esomeprazole" is taken orally. These tablets are not recommended to break, cut or chew. They are swallowed whole and washed down with a glass of water. If the function of swallowing is impaired, the tablets can be dissolved in water at normal temperature and injected “Esomeprazole” through a nasogastric tube.

The daily dosage is prescribed and calculated only by a doctor with experience and qualifications. He also prescribes the duration of the medication.After a full examination and examination of the patient, the doctor makes the appropriate conclusion and designates just the amount of “Esomeprazole” that will be optimal for a person.

An important point: you need to consider that if the patient has liver failure, then the dosage should be minimal.

In some cases, the drug Esomeprazole may be prescribed together with other drugs of the antibacterial group. The complex of properly selected drugs helps to effectively deal with bacteria like Helicobacter pylori. These bacteria, Helicobacter pylori, can cause recurrent peptic ulcers, stomach ulcers, and also affect the duodenum.

Analogs

If you look at the active actions of the drug "Esomeprazole" and its components, you can select several similar ones:

  1. "Omeprazole." Also found under such names as "Losek", "Omez" or "Ultop."
  2. "Lansoprazol."
  3. Pantoprazole.
  4. Rabeprazol.

All of these tools have the same active effects, but belong to different price segments. However, Omeprazole is the most similar and appropriate drug, although it has some differences.For example, Omeprazole has more side effects.

Price

The cost of the drug "Esomeprazole" may be different and depends on the dosage form and the manufacturer. The cost of the drug starts from 177 rubles.

Reviews

"Esomeprazole" is distinguished by individual actions on any person - it all depends on the pathologies and age. Patients report improved well-being while taking the drug in a few days. However, for the reception you need to follow the recommendations of the attending specialist and not to increase the dosage.



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