Quick facts

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Erosive esophagitis
  • NSAID-associated gastric ulcers
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
  • Duodenal and peptic ulcers

Eskem Capsule 20mg

by High-Q Pharma

Eskem is indicated for the treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). It contains the active ingredient Esomeprazole.

Rs. 289.42
Rs. 289.42

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Eskem 20 mg Uses

Eskem is a prescription medication that contains the active ingredient Esomeprazole. It is primarily used to treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and to repair damage to the esophageal lining caused by excess stomach acid. Additionally, it can help prevent ulcers that are caused by NSAIDs and Helicobacter Pylori bacteria. Esomeprazole is classified as a proton pump inhibitor medication, which works by reducing the production of stomach acid in the body.

Eskem Capsule 20mg formula

  • Esomeprazole

Available forms

  • Capsules

Risks and warnings

Generally, Eskem 20 mg capsule is well tolerated. However, you should know its risks and warnings so that you do not take it when the risk is greater than the benefit.

When your healthcare provider prescribes you any medication, they do so based on the risk versus benefit ratio. Therefore you should give a complete medication and medical history to your healthcare provider. In this way, you can avoid the adverse effects of certain medications.

The risks and warnings associated with Eskem capsule are:

  • Pregnancy or Breastfeeding:

Patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding should consult their doctor before taking Eskem.

  • Hypersensitivity:

Patients allergic to proton pump inhibitors or any of the ingredients in Eskem shouldn’t use it.

  • Alcohol:

Do not consume alcohol when taking this medicine as it can cause dizziness and drowsiness

  • Kidney or Liver Problems:

Patients who have a history of kidney or liver impairment should use this medicine with caution as it can cause kidney or liver damage. Refer to your healthcare provider to know if it's safe for you.

How to use Eskem Capsule 20mg?

  • Take the medicine orally with a glass of water
  • It is recommended to take it on any empty stomach
  • Do not crush or chew the capsule
  • Follow the instructions given by your doctor
  • The recommended dosage is usually 1 tablet per day or as prescribed by your doctor
  • Do not use it after the expiry date has passed

Eskem Side Effects

The common side effects of Eskem capsule are:

  • Headaches
  • Skin reactions
  • Dry mouth
  • GI Upset
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

Drug Interactions

  • Saquinavir
  • Atazanavir
  • Cilostazol
  • Clopidogrel
  • Methotrexate
  • Rifampin
  • Digoxin
  • Tacrolimus

Storage Conditions

  • Store the medicine at room temperature
  • Keep out of reach and sight of children
  • Protect it from sunlight and moisture


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of Eskem Capsule 20mg in Pakistan?

The Eskem Capsule 20mg price in Pakistan is Rs. 289.42

What is Eskem Capsule 20mg used for?

Eskem Capsule 20mg is used in the following conditions:
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Erosive esophagitis
  • NSAID-associated gastric ulcers
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
  • Duodenal and peptic ulcers

What is Eskem Capsule 20mg composed of?

Eskem Capsule 20mg is composed of:
  • Esomeprazole

Do you need a prescription to buy Eskem Capsule 20mg?

To buy Eskem Capsule 20mg you must have a prescription signed by your doctor.


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