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Emep

Generic Name: Esomeprazole
Manufacturer: Aristopharma Ltd.

Esomeprazole is the S-isomer of Omeprazole, a proton pump inhibitor. Esomeprazole suppresses gastric acid secretion by specific inhibition of the H+/K+ATPase in the gastric parietal cell.


Indications

For the treatment of heart burn and other symptoms associated with GERD
For the healing of erosive esophagitis
For maintenance of healing of erosive esophagitis
In duodenal and gastric ulcer
In combination with amoxycillin, clarithromycin, esomeprazole is used for the treatment of H. pylori infection and duodenal ulcer disease to eradicate.

Possible Side Effects

In general, esomeprazole is well tolerated in both short and long term use. Adverse events reported with esomeprazole include headache, diarrhoea, nausea, flatulence, abdominal pain, constipation and dry mouth.

Precautions

For patients with servere liver impairment a dose of 20 mg of esomeprazole should not be exceeded.

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