Generic Name :Esomeprazole 40 mg
Therapeutic Area :Gastrointestinal agent
description:ESO-CAP® 40 belongs to a group of medicines called ‘proton pump inhibitors.’ Esomeprazole 40 mg works by reducing the amount of acid that your stomach produces. ESO-CAP® 40 is used to treat the following conditions:
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease’ (GERD). This is where acid from the stomach escapes into the gullet (the tube which connects your throat to your stomach) causing pain, inflammation and heartburn.
- Ulcers in the stomach or upper part of the gut (intestine) infected with bacteria called ‘Helicobacter pylori’.
- Stomach ulcers caused by medicines called NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs). Esomeprazole 40 mg can also be used to stop stomach ulcers from forming if you are taking NSAIDs.
- Too much acid in the stomach caused by a growth in the pancreas (Zollinger-Ellison syndrome).