Active ingredients: esomeprazole
What it is used for
The short-term management of Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) in patients with oesophagitis and/or severe symptoms of reflux as an alternative when oral therapy is inappropriate.,Prevention of rebleeding in patients following therapeutic endoscopy for acute, bleeding gastric or duodenal ulcers.,Short-term management in patients requiring continued non-steroidal anti- inflammatory drug (NSAID) therapy when oral therapy is inappropriate:,? healing of gastric ulcers associated with NSAID therapy,? prevention of gastric and duodenal ulcers associated with NSAID therapy, in patients at risk,Esomeprazole IV should be replaced with oral therapy as soon as practicable.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Vial containing a white or almost white porous lyophilised powder.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
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