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Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S

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FORMULAEsomeprazole 40 mg
COMPANYPharmEvo
TYPETablet
About

About

Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S is prescribed to patients who regularly experience heartburn,acid reflux and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome as well as other stomach and esophageal disorders related to increased production of acid in the stomach by cells that exist in the inner lining of the stomach.

Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S works by blocking the release and production of excessive acid in the body.Acid reflux (the unnatural flow of acid from the stomach to the esophagus) left untreated can lead to stomach ulcers,significant damage to the esophageal lining and tumors in the esophagus and stomach.

A capsule a day is most commonly prescribed.Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S is safe to be prescribed to adults and children above the age of one month.The doctor may prescribe Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S twice a day in certain conditions and cases.Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S is to be ingested at the same time each day,an alarm can be set as a helpful reminder for the patient to not miss a single dose.Long term treatment of Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S can lead to depletion of vitamin B12 levels in the body therefore,it is advised that patients undergoing treatment with Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S start a vitB12 regime as prescribed by a physician.

Dosage as well as length of treatment with Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S,is dependent upon the patient’s medical condition and the patient’s response to Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S.If a patient is pregnant,breastfeeding or planning to start a family then treatment with Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S is to be taken under the advice of the doctor.Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S may also be prescribed to patients undergoing treatment with NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) as they cause stomach ulcers that Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S can effectively prevent.

Headaches,stomach cramps and dry mouth are just a few of the common side effects seen while taking Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S,these effects tend to resolve on their own in a few days time.Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S is not to be given to patients with low calcium levels and low vitamin D levels,as long term treatment with Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S may increase chances of bone fractures.

Indications

Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S can be used to treat 

  • Heartburn
  • Acid reflux
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Esophagitis
  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
  • H.pylori infections
  • Peptic ulcer

How Does Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S Work

Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S belongs to a group of drugs known as Proton Pump Inhibitors;these pumps are naturally present in the cells lining the stomach and secrete acid (H+ ions).The acid produced helps aid in the digestion of the food ingested,but in excess can lead to harmful effects on the human body.Therefore,Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S blocks the pump and thereby preventing excessive production of acid in the body.

How To Use Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S

Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S is prescribed to be taken an hour before meal (preferably before breakfast),to be swallowed whole.If the patient is unable to swallow capsules or pills,the capsule can be carefully opened and sprinkled on a spoonful (tablespoon) of applesauce and then ingested whole without chewing.Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S may take upto two weeks to show changes thus,it's advised to not stop treatment until advised by a doctor.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

A tablet or two,a day is prescribed to be taken daily an hour before meal time.Dosage may vary depending upon the patient's illness.

Child Dosage 

A tablet a day is commonly prescribed to children aged 11 years and older.For younger children,the dosage is dependent upon their weight and illness being treated.If a patient is unable to swallow a capsule,then an alternate method of ingesting the drug is explained by the doctor.

Elderly Dosage

The dosage for patients aged 65 years and older is mostly the same as the adult dosage with some alterations for patients with underlying medical conditions especially renal (kidney) and hepatic (liver) diseases.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S has shown no significant evidence of causing harm to an unborn child but it is imperative that a doctor be consulted before ingesting Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S if you are planning on starting a family or are pregnant.Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S passes through breast milk to the baby but there is no evidence showing any effects of the drug on the baby.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S:

  • Allergic reaction to Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S or any other drug or ingredient
  • Systemic Lupus erythematosus  (an autoimmune disorder)
  • Liver Impairment
  • Osteoporosis
  • Low levels of magnesium in the body
  • In patients that are due for an endoscopy

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S

  • Mild to moderate renal (kidney) impairment
  • Mild to moderate hepatic (liver) impairment
  • Malignant diseases
  • Severe gastrointestinal infections
  • Low levels of Vitamin B12 in the body 

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S:

  • Phenytoin (anti-seizure medication)
  • Warfarin (anticoagulant)
  • Clopidogrel (antiplatelet or blood thinner drug)
  • Ketoconazole,itraconazole,voriconazole (antifungal medication)
  • Protease inhibitors 
  • Diazepam (sedative)
  • Citalopram,imipramine,clomipramine (antidepressants)
  • Other CYP2C19 substrates 
  • CYP3A4 inhibitors or inducers 
  • Digoxin 
  • Methotrexate (immunosuppressant) 

Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S has certain side effects which include:

Common Adverse Effects

These effects are mild and tend to resolve on their own in a couple of days.

  • Headaches
  • Stomach cramps
  • Passing excessive wind 
  • Constipation/Diarrhea (each patient may have a different reaction to Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S)
  • Nausea
  • Dry mouth

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Persistent abdominal pain
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Skin rash (commonly seen on face)
  • Joint pain
  • Numbness of hands and feet
  • Yellowing of skin
  • Fundic gland polyps 
  • Bloody stool
  • Clostridium Difficile associated diarrhea 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe.
  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhoea -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you're being sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water. If you have diarrhoea, replenish with plenty of water or other fluids. 
  • Fatigue - Patients are advised to have a healthy diet with a healthy balance of fruits and vegetables to help reduce fatigue in patients.Avoid unnecessary activities for a few days.
  • Stomach cramps- can be relieved by using a heating pad,staying away from garlic,onions and other food groups that might trigger the cramps.Camomile tea has shown great results in easing stomach cramps as it's full of antioxidants.
  • Dry mouth- Patients are recommended to always carry around a water bottle with them wherever they go and periodically keep sipping to prevent thirst and extremely dry mouth.Ice pops in hot weather and energy drinks (verified by the doctor) are helpful in combating dry mouth as well as sugar free chewing gum that is not mint flavored has shown evidence of helping with dry mouth.

 Key Facts About Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S

  • Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S belongs to a group of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors
  • Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S is commonly used to help fight acid reflux and heartburn
  • Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S is to be be taken an hour before meal time,preferably before breakfast
  • Common side effects such as headache,dry mouth and fatigue tend to resolve on their own in a few days time
  • Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S is safe to be prescribed to children and elderly patients.

FAQS

#1.HOW DOES Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S WORK?

Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S belongs to a group of drugs known as Proton Pump Inhibitors;these pumps are naturally present in the cells,lining the stomach and secrete acid (H+ ions).The acid produced helps aid in digestion of food ingested,but in excess can lead to harmful effects in the human body.Therefore,Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S blocks the pump and thereby preventing excessive production of acid in the body.

#2.HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S TO BRING RELIEF?

The positive effects of Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S can be felt after a few days' time.It may take up to 2-4 weeks to reap the full benefits of Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S.

#3.CAN I TAKE Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S FOR MORE THAN THREE MONTHS?

Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S is safe to be taken for up to 6 months to a year (patients have it for longer if advised by a doctor).In long treatment plans,the doctor may monitor a patient's magnesium,vitamin B12 and calcium levels periodically.

#4.IS IT SAFE TO TAKE PAINKILLERS ALONG WITH Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S?

Yes,it is safe to take painkillers such as paracetamol and/or nsaids (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) while undergoing treatment with this drug.

#5.WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S?

In case of too much consumption by accident, kindly contact your doctor or nearby hospital straight away.The amount of medication that can result in severe side effects varies from person to person.An overdose results in seizures,difficulty breathing accompanied by dizziness and fainting spells.

#6.HOW TO STORE Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S?

Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to alter certain drugs.

#7.WHY IS IT NECESSARY TO STOP TAKING Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S BEFORE CERTAIN LABORATORY TESTS?

Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S can cause false tests results due to its interaction with certain substances used in laboratory tests.Before undergoing any tests,it is important to inform your doctor and lab technician of any and all medications currently being taken by a patient.

#8.WHAT LAB TESTS ARE PRESCRIBED BY A DOCTOR WHILE UNDERGOING TREATMENT WITH Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S?

Calcium,Vitamin D,Vitamin B12 and magnesium levels are periodically tested to ensure that they are in their normal ranges as Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S may deplete them.

#9.IS IT SAFE TO TAKE Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S WITH BIRTH CONTROL PILLS?

 Yes,it is safe as there is no evidence of Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S interfering with any prescribed birth control drugs.

#10.CAN LIFESTYLE CHANGES HELP ME WITH MY CONDITION?

Yes.You can adopt certain healthy lifestyle changes in order to help naturally decrease the amount of acid produced in the stomach. These include reducing daily intake of caffeine as well as caffeinated drinks,avoiding spice and fatty food,eating a wholesome diet consisting of fresh vegetables and fruits with the cut down of salt, and incorporating physical activity in your daily routine.

#11.CAN I HAVE ALCOHOL WHILE UNDERGOING TREATMENT WITH Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S?

It is safe to have alcohol with Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S as alcohol does not interact with the chemical composition of Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S but it is advised to not have alcohol as it increases the amount of acid produced and may trigger heartburn.

#12.WHAT FOODS HELP PREVENT ACID REFLUX?

The following food items have shown to have greatly aid in the reduction of acid produced by the body:

  • Oatmeal
  • Vegetables
  • Ginger
  • Fruits (such as bananas,apples,pears)
  • Egg whites

#13.COMMON SIDE EFFECTS SEEN WITH Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S?

These effects are mild and tend to resolve on their own in a couple of days.

  • Headaches
  • Stomach cramps
  • Passing excessive wind 
  • Constipation/Diarrhea (each patient may have a different reaction to Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S)
  • Nausea
  • Dry mouth

#14.IS Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S SAFE TO BE GIVEN TO CHILDREN?

Yes,Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S is safe to be prescribed to children from the ages of 1 year and olders.Fasteso 40mg Tablet 7 'S can be sprinkled on to applesauce and given to the child,if she/he is unable to swallow the tablet whole.

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