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Active Ingredient (In Each Capsule)
Esomeprazole 20 mg(Each delayed-release capsule corresponds to 22 mg esomeprazole magnesium dihydrate)
- •treats frequent heartburn (occurs 2 or more days a week) •not intended for immediate relief of heartburn; this drug may take 1 to 4 days for full effect
Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to esomeprazole
Do Not Use If You Have
- •trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools •heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating or dizziness •chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness •frequent chest painThese may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.
Ask A Doctor Before Use If You Have
- •had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition. •frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn •unexplained weight loss •nausea or vomiting •stomach pain
Ask A Doctor Or Pharmacist Before Use If You Are Taking
- •warfarin, clopidogrel or cilostazol (blood-thinning medicines) •prescription antifungal or anti-yeast medicines •digoxin (heart medicine) •diazepam (anxiety medicine) •tacrolimus or mycophenolate mofetil (immune system medicines) •prescription antiretrovirals (medicines for HIV infection) •methotrexate (arthritis medicine)
Stop Use And Ask A Doctor If
- •your heartburn continues or worsens •you need to take this product for more than 14 days •you need to take more than 1 course of treatment every 4 months •you get diarrhea
If Pregnant Or Breast-Feeding,
Ask a health professional before use.
Keep Out Of Reach Of Children.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)
- •adults 18 years of age and older •this product is to be used once a day (every 24 hours), every day for 14 days •may take 1 to 4 days for full effect14-Day Course of Treatment •swallow 1 capsule with a glass of water before eating in the morning •take every day for 14 days •do not take more than 1 capsule a day •swallow whole. Do not crush or chew capsules. •do not use for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor Repeated 14-Day Courses (if needed) •you may repeat a 14-day course every 4 months •do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor •children under 18 years of age: ask a doctor before use. Heartburn in children may sometimes be caused by a serious condition.
- •read the directions and warnings before use •keep the carton. It contains important information. •store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
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