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Cadila Pharma launches esomeprazole tablets in India

It will be marketed under brand name Esiloc in India for treatment of hyperacidity and drug induced gastritis

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Ahmedabad-based Cadila Pharmaceuticals has announced the launch of esomeprazole tablets for the treatment of hyperacidity and drug-induced gastritis under the brand name Esiloc.

“Esiloc will be 50 per cent more economical, thus making it a superior yet affordable choice. It will be made available in 20 mg and 40 mg tablets,” informed the company through a statement.

Esomeprazole, a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), acts on the luminal surface of gastric parietal cells, resulting in inhibition of acid secretion. Esomeprazole provides higher rates of healing of erosive gastro-oesophageal reflux (GERD) and sustained resolution of heartburn in patients.

GERD, if untreated, can lead to conditions like peptic ulcer, chest pain, oesophagus cancer and other fatal conditions.

 

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  1. Kamalakar Rao says

    Cheaper than Delayed release pellets filled in hard capSule versions. Hope CDSCO-DCGI approved after BE studies of original capsule version.

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