Products Description

 

Product name

Esoxium

Composition

 

Each capsule contains :

20 mg or 40 mg esomeprazole.

 

 Indications

 

1. Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).

2. Peptic ulcer disease. 

 

Dosage & Administration

 

Esoxium should be administered one hour before meals. Capsules should not be chewed or crushed. Patients with difficulty swallowing can open the capsules & mix the pellets with water to drink the dose :

1. Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) :

* Erosive Reflux Esophagitis : 40 mg once daily for 4 weeks. An additional 4 weeks, treatment is recommended for patients in whom esophagitis has not healed or who have persistent symptoms.

* Long-term management of patients with healed esophagitis to prevent relapse : 20 mg once daily.

* Gastro esophageal Reflux

2. Peptic ulcers : 20 mg twice daily or 40 mg once daily for 7 days. For the eradications of Helicobacter pylori associated duodenal ulcer & prevention of relapse of peptic ulcers. 20 mg Esoxium with 1 g amoxicillin & 500 mg clarithromycin, all twice daily for 7 days. A once daily dose of 40 mg Esoxium in combination with amoxicillin & clarithromycin for 10 days also used.

Note : Esoxium should not be used in children since no data base is available.

 

Presentation

 

Packs of 20 mg and 40 mg capsules.

 

 

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