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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Riaz ahmed Ballim
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Nexiam: Hi it doesn't matter really but I recommend mornings before breakfast
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Hard to answer: Usually, ulcer healing takes around 8 weeks. However, many people need to take it for longer periods. Do speak with your physician and don;t just cont ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
48 hours: It takes a delayed-release proton pump inhibitor like Nexium (esomeprazole) that long to reduce acid enough in your stomach to be noticeable.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Yes and no: You will probably see a reduction in acid production the first day but not for hours after you take it. As far as healing ulcers, or reflux damage, th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Yepuri
19 years experience Gastroenterology
4-6 weeks: If Nexium (esomeprazole) is going to be effective it's full effect should be realized on 4-6 weeks.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Nexium (esomeprazole) is known to lower the absorption rate of other medications taken at the same time, so I would advise you to at least take them a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Nexium (esomeprazole) and: silver hydrosol is safe to use together. There is no drug interaction between these 2 drugs. For more information talk to your primary care provider.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Up to a week: Even though it starts working on acid production right away, it can take upto a week to get the full effect on the acid production and symptom relief.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
An hour before meals: Each dose should be taken at least an hour before meals, ideally an hour before breakfast and then an hour before dinner.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Should be fine: Yes, it should be fine
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