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how long safe to take nexium
A 48-year-old member asked:
35 years experience Infectious Disease
A 32-year-old member asked:
16 years experience Gastroenterology
No: They are safe to use together.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: Nexium (esomeprazole) is prescription drug for reflux known as a ppi (proton-pump inhibitor), which inhibits the acid pumps in your stomach from pumpi ... Read More
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Nexium (esomeprazole) is classified as a category b drug during pregnancy, this means that no animal or human studies show risks or not enough data is ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Consider this...: Talk to your doctor before using esomeprazole together with St. John's wort. Combining these medications may reduce the blood levels & effects of ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
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 34-year-old member asked:
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.
A 47-year-old member asked:
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 Verified Doctor answered
Seriously?: Why are you taking Nexium (esomeprazole)? Who told you to take it and for what reason? How long will WHAT take??? Did you know that if you do indeed h ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
39 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
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