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can you take nexium after eating

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Yes, but . . .: Check out http://www.drugs.com/nexium.html which states that Nexium (esomeprazole) is best taken at least an hour before a meal. But the fact is you o ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Carafate (sucralfate): Hi Maria, since your symptoms have been unresponsive to your usual regimen, your doctor should be notified. Carafate (sucralfate) is a medication tha ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Agree with above: Agree with the other two answers.
Dr. Hiroshi Mashimo
33 years experience Gastroenterology
Not optimal: taking with or after meal is not optimal since acid will be secreted before drug has chance to get into blood stream. Ideally should be taken first th ... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Some effect: There will still be effect but the ppi class of medications of which nexium is one, are more effective when taken in the morning on an empty stomach. ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes, but...: it should still be effective, but it is better to take fluconazole two hours or more before taking Nexium (esomeprazole). For the rest of the doses of ... Read More
A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Endoscopy: I see no evidence that you have had a scoping. That would be next!
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastritis?: How was silent GERD diagnosed? Any testing? Generally speaking, if you have been treated with Nexium (either prescribed or self-determined) for one ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O IBS With GERD: GERD symptoms With IBS.nausea/reflux/abdominal pain /bloating. You need a full exam and blood work. Especial screen for H pylori . Also stool screen ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
? not acid reflux: See a nutritionally oriented integrated physician.Change of diet might result in resolving your problems.Need balance of microbia in yourgastro intest ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need Endoscopy: You have pain and no relief with Nexium (esomeprazole) and normal ultrasound.You need to have endoscopy as you may have an ulcer in your stomach due t ... Read More

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