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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 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.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Yepuri
20 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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Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Nexium: It will be completely effective the first time you take it at reducing the stomach acid. However, it might take days or even weeks of reduced acid for ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Nabrinsky
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Common issue: Nexium (esomeprazole) may not be effective 24/7 drug for you . Please see the doctor and try different brand, along with dietary changes.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelsey Phelps
9 years experience Family Medicine
Risk of side effects: Long term use of a nexium can lead to many adverse effects, including gastrointestinal infections/colitis, malabsorption of vitamins, decreased calciu ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Pediatric GI: Whether this is prolonged reflux or a condition called rumination a pediatric gastroenterologist may be your next source of help. Simple reflux in inf ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
If you lower or stop: an acid-blocker you will experience a rebound effect. You will make more acid for a while. Please do what your doctor asks. You may be able to supp ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Here is the list: The foods that trigger acid reflux can vary from person to person, but certain items tend to be common culprits. These include fatty foods; fried food ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not safe over years: Nexium (esomeprazole) is safe for short-term use. However, it can be quite hazardous to take it for a prolonged period of time (more than a few months ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Barrett Espohagus: Yes. Lowers pH of stomach. Good Google questions.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Nexium (esomeprazole) times 5 years: I would think that it is time to get the underlying cause of this treated. Are you eating foods that do not cause gerd? Are you of an ideal weight or ... Read More
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