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      CHEXID 40MG TAB

      Chexid 40Mg Tab
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Chexid 40mg tablet is an anti-ulcer medicine used to treat conditions where the stomach produces too much acid. High levels of stomach acid can induce stomach and duodenal ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It relieves stress ulcers as well as acidity caused by painkillers. The tablet is used in combination with antibiotics like amoxicillin and clarithromycin to prevent ulcers caused by helicobacter pylori bacteria. However, the uses mentioned are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Chexid 40mg tablet is Esomeprazole acid (40 Mg).

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Esomeprazole, a proton pump inhibitor and anti-ulcer, stops the action of proton pumps that are found on the cells that line the stomach there by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Chexid tablet.

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet
      • Caution:
      • Gastric malignancy
      • Hypomagnesemia
      • Lupus erythematosus
      • Vitamin B12 deficiency
      • Gastrointestinal bleeding
      • Severe renal impairment
      • Severe hepatic impairment
      • Increased risk of developing certain infections -community acquired pneumonia
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Chexid tablet. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones include:

      • Abdominal pain
      • Constipation
      • Increased liver enzymes
      • Peripheral oedema
      • Headache
      • Nausea
      • Dizziness
      • Vertigo
      • Cough
      • Blurred vision

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Skin rash
      • Hyponatraemia
      • Alopecia
      • Insomnia
      • Agitation
      • Leukopenia
      • Thrombocytopenia
      • Hepatitis
      • Gynaecomastia
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your health care professional. Take the tablet immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush/chew the tablet.

      Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take Chexid tablet as soon as you remember; but if its almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule.

      Chexid tablet should be taken at least 1 hour before meals as the food may reduce the absorption of the medicine. Take the tablet at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Chexid tab, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Weakness
      • Confusion
      • Drowsiness
      • Tachycardia
      • Diaphoresis
      • Flushing
      • Dry mouth
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take Chexid tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      This tablet is likely safe to use in patients with renal impairment. Dose adjustments of the medicine may not be needed. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

      Liver:

      Extreme caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the Chexid tablet may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine. However, use of this medicine is not suggested in patients with moderate to severe liver diseases. Any symptoms such as fever, dark urine etc should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Pregnancy:

      Use of Chexid tablet is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend that you to consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

      Lactation:

      The medicine is likely unsafe to use for nursing mothers. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass into the breastmilk. Breastfed infants should be closely monitored. Since limited information is available about the safety of taking this tablet, consult your doctor if you are nursing mother and stay on the safe side.

      Alcohol:

      Consumption of alcohol with Chexid tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects of the tablet. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

      Driving:

      Chexid tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      Caffeine, spicy and fatty foods should be avoided while using Chexid tablet.

      Drug Interactions:

      Alert your doctor if you are taking Chexid tablet with the following medicines:

      • Clopidogrel
      • Atazanavir
      • Nelfinavir, Rilpivirine
      • Rifampicin
      • Clarithromycin
      • Methotrexate
      • Diazepam
      • Citalopram
      • Phenytoin
      • Ketoconazole, fluconazole

      Always inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription

      Precautions
      • Do not use this medicine past the expiry date
      • Store at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius), away from moisture and light
      • Keep the tablet out of reach of children
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Esomeprazole for:

      This medication is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), prescribed for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). With amoxicillin and clarithromycin it is used for treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection and duodenal ulcer. It is also used to aid in reduction in occurrence of gastric ulcers associated with continuous NSAID therapy, and in Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It blocks the production of stomach acid.

      How does Esomeprazole work:

      Esomeprazole helps avoid harm to the GI (gastrointestinal) tract caused by stomach acid or infection.

      How should Esomeprazole be used:

      GERD: 20 or 40 mg is given once daily for 4-8 weeks. In children ages 1-11, the dose is 10 or 20 mg daily. H. pylori: 40 mg is administered once daily in combination with amoxicillin and clarithromycin for 10 days. NSAID-induced ulcers: 20 to 40 mg daily for 6 months. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is treated with 40 mg twice daily. It comes as a tablet or capsule to take by mouth, once a day, one hour before meal.

      Common side effects of Esomeprazole :

      Headache. Loose stools (diarrhea). Hip, spine, or wrist fractures may rarely happen.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

      What precautions should I take when taking Esomeprazole :

      If you have an allergy to esomeprazole or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. A fast heartbeat. Very loose stools (diarrhea). Very bad belly pain. Very bad bone pain. Very bad muscle pain or weakness. Any bruising or bleeding. Seizures. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Esomeprazole with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Esomeprazole :

      Injection: Powder for injection: Store at (20 - 25°C). Protect from light. Reconstituted solution for injection should be stored at room temperature up to 30°C and administered within 12 hr after preparation.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Antacids, Antireflux Agents & Antiulcerants


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions

      What is the use of Chexid tablet?

      Chexid 40mg tablet is an anti-ulcer medicine used to treat conditions where the stomach produces too much acid. High levels of stomach acid can induce stomach and duodenal ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It relieves stress ulcers as well as acidity caused by painkillers. The tablet is used in combination with antibiotics like amoxicillin and clarithromycin to prevent ulcers caused by helicobacter pylori bacteria.

      Can we take this medicine daily?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      How many Chexid tablets can be taken in a day?

      Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one tablet per day. Do not take more than 2 tablets in a day.

      What are the side effects of this medicine?

      The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include abdominal pain, constipation, increased liver enzymes, peripheral oedema, headache, nausea, dizziness, vertigo, cough, blurred vision. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as skin rash, hyponatraemia, alopecia, insomnia, agitation, leukopenia, hepatitis, gynaecomastia.

      Does this medication make you sleepy?

      Chexid tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      When should I take the medicine?

      Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. It should be taken at least 1 hour before meals as the food may reduce the absorption of the medicine. 

      Is this medicine harmful for health?

      Chexid tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to weakness, confusion, drowsiness, tachycardia, diaphoresis, dry mouth, flushing.

      Can we take this on empty stomach or should take it with food?

      Chexid tablet should be taken at least 1 hour before meals as the food may reduce the absorption of the medicine.

      What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Chexid tablet?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised among patients with gastric malignancy, hypomagnesemia, lupus erythematosus, vitamin B12 deficiency, gastrointestinal bleeding, increased risk of infections (community acquired pneumonia).

      Can I give this medicine to a child?

      If used according to the directions given by your doctor, it is safe to be used by children.

      How long does the effect of medicine last?

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is approximately 18-24 hours.

      Can I take this tablet during pregnancy?

      Use of Chexid tablet is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend that you to consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

      At what time can I take the medicine?

      To get the most benefits, take the medicine preferably at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.

      Can I take this tablet without a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

      Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking this medicine?

      Consumption of alcohol with Chexid tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects of the tablet. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

      How to store the medicine?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (15-25 degree Celsius). Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      If I have trouble swallowing this tablet, can I mix it in water and drink?

      Chexid tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

      How long should I take this medicine?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      By when should I start seeing results of the medicine?

      The amount of time for which this medicine to show its effect in the body is within one hour of administration. You will start to feel better in 2-3 days and may take 4 weeks for complete relief.

      What are the alternate medicines to Chexid tablet?

      Empraz 40mg Tablet

      Sompraz 40mg Tablet

      Esoford 40mg Tablet

      Raciper 40mg Tablet

      Esomac 40mg Tablet

      Zolgas 40mg Tablet

      Note: All the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional to be sure.

      Seller Information
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      ARISTO PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD

      village makhnumajra,p o bhud,baddi dist solan (h.p) - 173205 #plot nos, 2040-46,n.h 10,baghey khola,majhitar p o east sikkim sikkim - 737136

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      village makhnumajra,p o bhud,baddi dist solan (h.p) - 173205 #plot nos, 2040-46,n.h 10,baghey khola,majhitar p o east sikkim sikkim - 737136

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