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dexilant or nexium which is better

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience in Pharmacology
PPI Choices: Nexium, dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) protonix, prilosec, Omeprazole are all in the family called proton pump inhibitors or ppis. In theory, all of the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
19 years experience in Bariatrics
Almost same but not: Both pills belong to antacid category Proton Pump Inhibitors(PPI) and decrease gastric acid production. They are used for treating common GERD sympto ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Sure: Similar drugs. Continue as your doc recommended. Restart your Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) when you return from vacation (if MD had advised it).
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Depends: It depends on what kind of symptoms you had from Prevacid since many so-called allergic reactions are just intolerances. If you can tolerate Nexium ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Nexium (esomeprazole) safety.: Nexium is of the same class of drugs as are Prevacid and dexilant (dexlansoprazole). If you are not getting relief from those, you may have the same e ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Recommendation : Yes,You can use one of them before meal for night time, or twice a day.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Are we talking: 10 days past expiration or 10 years? In general, it isn't recommended that expired medications be used. Take care.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stop: Stop taking it.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Low probability: Although you may have adverse effects, most of which are not allergic. I have never seen a case of Nexium allergy but I am sure it will happen.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Heartburn Medication: Treats heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid. Also helps heal a damaged esop ... Read More
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