Active ingredients: esomeprazole
What it is used for
AXAGON is indicated for: Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) -Treatment of erosive reflux oesophagitis -Long-term management of patients with healed oesophagitis to prevent relapse -Symptomatic treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) Patients requiring NSAID therapy: -Short-term treatment of upper gastrointestinal symptoms associated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug NSAID (non-selective and COX-2 selective) therapy. -Healing of gastric ulcers associated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug NSAID (non-selective and COX-2 selective) therapy. -Prevention of gastric and duodenal ulcers associated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug NSAID (non-selective and COX-2 selective) therapy in patients at risk. Prevention of rebleeding of gastric or duodenal ulcers following treatment with esomeprazole IV solution by intravenous infusion. Pathological hypersecretory conditions including Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and idiopathic hypersecretion. In combination with appropriate antibiotics for: -Healing of duodenal ulcer associated with Helicobacter pylori. -Eradication of Helicobacter pylori in patients with active or healed peptic ulcer.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
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A pink, oblong, biconvex, film-coated tablet with '40mg' on one side and 'A/EI' on the other.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient esomeprazole
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
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