Esomeprazole Injection 40 mg is powder for solution for infusion/injection contains a medicine called esomeprazole. This belongs to a group of medicines called ‘proton pump inhibitors’. They work by reducing the amount of acid that stomach produces. It is used for the short-term treatment of certain conditions, when patient is unable to have treatment by mouth. It is used to treat Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD). This is where acid from the stomach escapes into the gullet (the tube which connects throat to stomach) causing pain, inflammation and heartburn. Stomach ulcers (gastric ulcer) caused by medicines called NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs). Esomeprazole can also be used to stop stomach ulcers from forming if patient is taking NSAIDs.
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The usual dose Esomeprazole Injection 40 mg is 20 mg or 40 mg once a day. If patient has severe liver problems, the maximum dose for GORD is 20 mg a day. • The medicine will be given to patient as a slow injection or infusion into one of patient veins. The injection will be given over a period of at least 3 minutes, and the infusion over a period of 10 to 30 minutes. For prevention of re-bleeding gastric or duodenal ulcers, the usual dose is 80 mg administered as intravenous infusion over 30 minutes followed by a continuous infusion dose of 8 mg/hr given over 3 days. If patient has severe liver problems for this indication, a continuous infusion dose of 4 mg/hr given over 3 days may be sufficient.
Serious side effects are:
• Sudden wheezing, swelling of lips, tongue and throat or body, rash, fainting or difficulties to swallow (severe allergic reaction).
• Reddening of the skin with blisters or peeling. There may also be severe blisters and bleeding in the lips, eyes, mouth, nose and genitals. This could be ‘Stevens-Johnson syndrome’ or ‘toxic epidermal necrolysis’.
• Yellow skin, dark urine and tiredness which can be symptoms of liver problems.
Other side effects include:
Common (affects less than 1 in 10 people)
• Effects on stomach or gut: diarrhoea, stomach pain, constipation, wind (flatulence).
• Feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting).
• Injection site reaction.
Uncommon (affects less than 1 in 100 people but more than 1 in 10)
• Swelling of the feet and ankles.
• Disturbed sleep (insomnia).
• Dizziness, tingling feelings such as “pins and needles”, feeling sleepy
• Eyesight problems such as blurred vision.
• Dry mouth.
• Changes in blood tests that check how the liver is working.