NEXCHIO Capsule 10's

Ulcer/Reflux/Flatulence Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

NEXCHIO CAPSULE contains Esomeprazole which belongs to the group of medicines called Proton pump inhibitors. It is used for the treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) heartburn in adults and in adolescents above 12 years of age. NEXCHIO CAPSULE also helps in treating stomach ulcers or upper part of the gut (intestine) that are infected with Helicobacter pylori bacteria and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) medicines in adults and in adolescents above 12 years of age. It is also used to treat Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (too much acid produced in the stomach caused by a growth in the pancreas).

GERD is a disease where acid from the stomach escapes into the tube which connects your throat to your stomach (oesophagus) causing pain and inflammation.

NEXCHIO CAPSULE is not recommended to be taken in patients with severe kidney and liver failure. NEXCHIO CAPSULE should be taken only if considered clearly necessary by your doctor in pregnant women. It is not recommended for use in breast-feeding women. Consult your doctor for advice before taking the medicine.

NEXCHIO CAPSULE is not recommended for children and adolescents aged less than 12 years. Consult your doctor for advice before taking the medicine.

The most common side effects of taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE are headache, diarrhoea, stomach pain, constipation, flatulence, nausea and vomiting. Contact your physician if any of the above symptoms worsens with time.

USES OF NEXCHIO CAPSULE

Used to treat:

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)  
  • Stomach ulcers and intestinal ulcers caused by helicobacter pylori infection and NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs)
  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

HOW NEXCHIO CAPSULE WORKS

NEXCHIO CAPSULE is a proton pump inhibitor that suppresses gastric acid secretion by specific inhibition of enzymes in the stomach cell. It hence reduces gastric acidity by blocking the final step in acid production and helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take NEXCHIO CAPSULE as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food. Swallow NEXCHIO CAPSULE with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF NEXCHIO CAPSULE

COMMON

  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • stomach pain
  • constipation
  • flatulence
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • benign polyps in the stomach (masses of cells that form on the lining inside your stomach)

UNCOMMON

  • swelling of the feet and ankles
  • troubled sleep
  • dizziness
  • tingling sensations (pins and needles)
  • sleepiness
  • dry mouth
  • skin rash, bumpy rash (hives) and itchy skin
  • fracture of joints such as hip, wrist or spine

RARE

  • weakness, bruising or make infections due to reduced number of white cells or platelets
  • due to low levels of sodium in the blood causing weakness, being sick (vomiting) and cramps
  • agitation, confused or depressed
  • taste changes
  • blurred vision
  • suddenly feeling wheezy, short of breath (bronchospasm)
  • oral inflammation
  • fungal infection affecting the gut- thrush
  • yellow skin, dark urine, and tiredness (liver problem)
  • hair loss (alopecia)
  • skin rash on exposure to sunshine
  • pain in joints (arthralgia) or muscle (myalgia)
  • lack of energy and feeling unwell and lacking energy
  • increased sweating

Stop taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • sudden wheezing, swelling of lips, tongue and throat or body, rashes, fainting or difficulty in swallowing (severe allergic reaction)
  • reddening of the skin with blisters or peeling in the lips, eyes, mouth, nose and genitals indicative of Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • yellow skin, dark-coloured urine and tiredness indicative of liver problems
  • fever with a severely reduced general condition or fever with symptoms of a local infection such as pain in the neck, throat or mouth or difficulties in urinating

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:  

Rest and relax. Frequently hydrate yourself by drinking plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Apply a pain-relieving balm on the forehead if needed. Do not consume too much of alcohol. Consult your doctor if symptom worsens.

Diarrhea:

Drink plenty of liquids such as water, fruit juices or electrolytes to avoid loss of water (dehydration) in your body. Consult your doctor if the symptom persists for long time.

Nausea and Vomiting:

Try to take NEXCHIO CAPSULE with or just after a meal or a snack. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating rich or spicy food.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

NEXCHIO CAPSULE should be used during pregnancy only if considered clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE.

BREASTFEEDING

NEXCHIO CAPSULE is not recommended for use in breast feeding women as it is unclear whether it passes through the breast milk. Consult your doctor before taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines if you experience dizziness and blurred vision after taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE. Consult your doctor before taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE.

ALCOHOL

Avoid or limit the consumption of alcohol while taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE because it might increase the amount of acid in your stomach than normal which can irritate your stomach lining and worsen your symptoms.

KIDNEY

NEXCHIO CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney problems. Consult your doctor before taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE.

LIVER

[GBNKWEYWORD] should be used with caution in patients with severe liver problems. Consult your doctor before taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE.

ALLERGY

Do not take NEXCHIO CAPSULE if you are allergic to Esomeprazole or to any other proton pump inhibitor medicines.

OTHERS

Before taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE, inform your doctor if you:

  • have ever had a skin reaction after taking medicine to treat acidity
  • are going to have a specific blood test (Chromogranin A)
  • are losing a lot of weight without reason
  • have problems swallowing
  • have stomach pain or indigestion
  • pass black stools (blood-stained faeces)
  • skin rashes especially after getting exposed in sun
  • have joint pains

Use in pediatrics:

NEXCHIO CAPSULE is not recommended to be taken in children and adolescents below 12 years of age. Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depends on your child’s age, body weight and disease condition. Consult your doctor before taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE.

Use in geriatrics:

NEXCHIO CAPSULE should be taken with caution in elderly patients (65 years and above). Consult your doctor before taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE inform your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines:

  • antibiotics used to treat ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori infection (Ex. amoxicillin, clarithromycin)
  • medicines used to treat HIV infection (Ex. nelfinavir, atazanavir)
  • medicines used to prevent blood clots (clopidogrel, warfarin)
  • anti-fungal medicines (Ex. ketoconazole, itraconazole or voriconazole)
  • medicine used to treat cancer (Ex. erlotinib)
  • anti-depressants used to treat depression (Ex. citalopram, imipramine, clomipramine or St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum)
  • medicines used to treat anxiety, relax muscles or in epilepsy (Ex. diazepam)
  • medicine used in epilepsy (Ex. phenytoin)
  • medicines used to treat intermittent pain in your legs while walking caused by an insufficient blood supply (Ex. cilostazol)
  • medicines used for indigestion and heartburn (Ex. cisapride)
  • digoxin (medicine used for heart problems)
  • methotrexate (a chemotherapy medicine used in high doses to treat cancer)
  • immunosuppressants for organ transplantation (Ex. tacrolimus)
  • medicines used for treatment of tuberculosis (Ex. rifampicin)
  • medicines that increase magnesium such as diuretics (Ex. hydrochlorothiazide, chlorthalidone)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take more of NEXCHIO CAPSULE, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose may include reduced physical (motor) activity, changes in respiratory rate, tremor, coordination-balance-speech disorders (ataxia) and intermittent fits (clonic convulsions).

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Esomeprazole
Pharmacological Category :   Proton Pump Inhibitors
Therapeutic Indication :   Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Stomach ulcers, Intestinal ulcers caused by NSAID’s, Prevents rebleeding following therapeutic endoscopic procedures done for acute bleeding stomach (gastric) or intestinal (duodenal) ulcers
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Injection, Infusion, Sachet, Granules

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep NEXCHIO CAPSULE out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT NEXCHIO CAPSULE

Can NEXCHIO CAPSULE used to treat heartburn?

Yes. NEXCHIO CAPSULE contains Esomeprazole used to treat symptoms of stomach acid reflux such as heartburn and indigestion. Consult your doctor regarding the symptoms before taking it.

Can I take an antacid along with NEXCHIO CAPSULE?

Yes. It is safe to take NEXCHIO CAPSULE with antacids as there is no known interaction. However, consult your doctor before taking it together.

Is NEXCHIO CAPSULE addictive in nature?

No, NEXCHIO CAPSULE is not addictive in nature and you can continue NEXCHIO CAPSULE to take as long as it is of benefit to you. Consult your doctor to assess your treatment on a regular basis.

How and when NEXCHIO CAPSULE should be taken?

Take NEXCHIO CAPSULE as advised by your doctor and can be taken with or without food.  Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

Can NEXCHIO CAPSULE be taken in pregnant women?

NEXCHIO CAPSULE should be taken in pregnant women only if considered clearly necessary by your doctor. If you think you may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant, consult your doctor for advice before taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE.

Can NEXCHIO CAPSULE cause headache? 

Yes, headache is one of the most common side effects of taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE. In case if you are experiencing a headache after taking NEXCHIO CAPSULE, try to rest and relax. Keep drinking plenty of fluids such as water. Apply a pain-relieving balm on the forehead if needed. Consult your doctor if headache persists for a long time.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Drugs for Peptic Ulcer and G.E.R.D. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. seventh edition. 2013. Page – 649, 653, 657.

2. Franke, Andreas, Caroline Hepp, Hermann Harder, Christoph Beglinger, and Manfred V. Singer. Esomeprazole reduces gastroesophageal reflux after beer consumption in healthy volunteers. Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology. NIH National Library of Medicines, National Library of Medicine. 2008. [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18924018/

3. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Europe B.V. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in March 2021] [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.2326.pdf

4. Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals LP. U.S. Food & Drug Administration. [Revised in December 2014] [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2014/022101s014021957s017021153s050lbl.pdf

5. AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals (Ptd) Limited. [Revised in October 2020] [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://www.sahpra.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Nexium-Sachets_PIL_AstraZeneca_MCC-Format-02-October-2020.pdf

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