ESOMEPRAZOLE STRONTIUM- esomeprazole strontium capsule, delayed release 
Amneal Pharmaceuticals of New York LLC

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MEDICATION GUIDE

ESOMEPRAZOLE STRONTIUM  (es-o-mep-ra-zol stron-tee-um)

delayed-release capsules

Read the Medication Guide that comes with esomeprazole strontium before you start taking esomeprazole strontium and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking with your doctor about your medical condition or your treatment.

What is the most important information I should know about esomeprazole strontium? 

Esomeprazole strontium may help your acid-related symptoms, but you could still have serious stomach problems. Talk with your doctor.

Esomeprazole strontium can cause serious side effects, including:

Call your doctor right away if you have watery stool, stomach pain, and fever that does not go away.

Esomeprazole strontium can have other serious side effects. See “What are the possible side effects of esomeprazole strontium?”

What is esomeprazole strontium?  

Esomeprazole strontium is a prescription medicine called a proton pump inhibitor (PPI).  
Esomeprazole strontium reduces the amount of acid in your stomach.

Esomeprazole strontium is used in adults:

It is not known if esomeprazole strontium is safe and effective in children. Esomeprazole strontium should not be used in children.  

Who should not take esomeprazole strontium?

Do not take esomeprazole strontium if you:

What should I tell my doctor before taking esomeprazole strontium?

Before you take esomeprazole strontium, tell your doctor if you:

Tell your doctor about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins and herbal supplements.  Esomeprazole strontium may affect how other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how esomeprazole strontium works.

Especially tell your doctor if you take:

How should I take esomeprazole strontium?

What are the possible side effects of esomeprazole strontium?

 Esomeprazole strontium can cause serious side effects, including:

Tell your doctor right away if you have any of these symptoms:

Your doctor may check the level of magnesium in your body before you start taking esomeprazole strontium or during treatment if you will be taking esomeprazole strontium for a long period of time.

The most common side effects with esomeprazole strontium may include:

Other side effects:

Serious allergic reactions. Tell your doctor if you get any of the following symptoms with esomeprazole strontium:

Your doctor may stop esomeprazole strontium if these symptoms happen.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effects that bother you or that do not go away. These are not all the possible side effects with esomeprazole strontium.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How should I store esomeprazole strontium?

Keep esomeprazole strontiumand all medicines out of the reach of children.

General information about esomeprazole strontium

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use esomeprazole strontium for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give esomeprazole strontium to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them.

This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about esomeprazole strontium. If you would like more information, talk with your doctor. You can ask your pharmacist or doctor for information about esomeprazole strontium that is written for health professionals.

For more information, go to www.amneal.com or call 1-877-835-5472.

What are the ingredients in esomeprazole strontium?

Active ingredient: esomeprazole strontium tetrahydrate

Inactive ingredients:calcium carbonate, hypromellose, methacrylic acid copolymer dispersion, mono- and diglycerides, polysorbate 80, sugar spheres, talc, triethyl citrate.

The 24.65 mg capsule shells contain: gelatin, titanium dioxide, synthetic iron oxide.

The 49.3 mg capsule shells contain: gelatin, titanium dioxide, FD&C Blue #1, FD&C Red #40, FD&C Yellow #6.

Instructions for Use

For instructions on taking esomeprazole strontium delayed-release capsules, see the section of this Medication Guide called “How should I take esomeprazole strontium?

Esomeprazole strontium delayed-release capsules may be given through a nasogastric tube (NG tube) as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the instructions below:

This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Glasgow, KY 42141

Issued: August 2013

Revised: 12/2019
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