Esomeprazole is used to treat various conditions of the gastrointestinal (stomach and intestines) tract including:
Side effects of esomeprazole include headache, stomach pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting or passing gas.
Consult your healthcare professional if you develop any blood in your stool (including blackened stool) or vomit.
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
Unusual symptoms such as muscle spasms (uncontrollable muscle movements), palpitations, dizziness and seizures may be a sign of low magnesium in the body.
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Inform your healthcare professional if:
Inform your healthcare professional if you are taking or intend to take any other medication, supplements, traditional medications or herbal remedies.
This includes certain medications such as:
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Skip the dose if it is too near to your next dose. Then take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.
Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.
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