EPRAKAST (Esomeprazole) Esomeprazole is used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions associated with excess stomach acid such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Esomeprazole is also used to accelerate the healing of erosive esophagitis (damage to the esophagus caused by stomach acid).
40 mg of esomeprazole once daily for 4 weeks after IV-induced prophylaxis of rebleeding of peptic ulcer disease. The recommended starting dose is 40 mg of esomeprazole twice a day. Then the dosage should be selected individually and continued treatment as long as it is clinically indicated.
Taken in the morning before breakfast