Esomeprazole Strontium Side Effects
What should I watch for?
If you are taking this medicine without a prescription, it may take 1 to 4 days for it to fully relieve your heartburn.
If you are using this medicine with a prescription from your healthcare professional for a more serious condition, it can take several days before your condition gets better. Check with your doctor or health care professional if your condition does not start to get better, or if it gets worse.
If you take this medicine for long periods of time, you may need blood work done.
This medicine may cause a decrease in vitamin B12. You should make sure that you get enough vitamin B12 while you are taking this medicine. Discuss the foods you eat and the vitamins you take with your health care professional.
Common and Rare Side Effects
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:
Bloody, black, or tarry stools
chest pain or tightness
difficulty with swallowing
excess air or gas in the stomach
fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat
puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
unusual tiredness or weakness
vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
Incidence not known
Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
joint or muscle pain
loss of appetite
mood or mental changes
muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching
unexplained bleeding or bruising
watery and severe diarrhea, which may also be bloody
yellow eyes or skin
Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
change in taste
changes in vision
continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
Incidence not known
Hair loss or thinning of the hair
swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.