BRAND NAME:
KLOFIX ES CAPS. 20mg/40mg
GENERIC NAME:
 Esomeprazole
DESCRIPTION:
 Esomeprazole is in a class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) which block the production of acid by the stomach.
COMPOSITION:
  • Esomeprazole 20mg
INDICATIONS:
  •  Stomach and duodenal ulcers
  •  Erosive esophagitis
  •  Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • In combination with Amoxicillin and Clarithromycin for the treatment of patients with ulcers and H. pylori infection.
  • Gastric ulcers associated with NSAIDs
DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION:
  • For GERD, 20 or 40 mg of Klofix-Es ( Klofix-es) is given once daily for 4-8 weeks.
  • Healing of Erosive Esophagitis, 20mg OR 40mg, Once daily for 4 to 16 months
  •  For the treatment of H. pylori, 40 mg is administered once daily in combination with amoxicillin and Clarithromycin for 10 days.
  • The dose for preventing NSAID-induced ulcers is 20 to 40 mg daily for 6 months.
PRESENTATION:
 14’s
CONTRAINDICATIONS
Before taking esomeprazole, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it, or to similar drugs (e.g., lansoprazole omeprazole or if you have any other allergies.
UNDESIRABLE EFFECTS
Esomeprazole, like other PPIs, is well-tolerated.  The most common side effects are

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headaches
  • Rashes
  • Dizziness
  • Muscle Pain Weakness
  • Nervousness, abnormal heartbeat,
  • Leg cramps, and
  • Water retention occurs infrequently
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*Patients should consult with their physician before taking any medicine.

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