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is nexium safe for daily use

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pankaj Desai
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Nexium (esomeprazole) preganancy: I would recommend you switch to otc liquid antacid like maalox or tums (calcium carbonate). Avoid as much prescription medications during pregnancy un ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
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
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes, but : Taper off slowly so to avoid rebound reflux. Use every other day for a few weeks and then every 3 days for a few weeks an then stop. That being said, ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Nexium: Is it safe to quit it? Yes. There will be no ill effects, other than the fact that you will once again be producing acid, and if the problem that you ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
48 years experience Internal Medicine
No/yes: Usually no major side effects.All ppis could cause problem with absorption of vitamins and minerals like iron because of lack of acid.Increased c.Diff ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Chronic PPI use: Chronic use of nexium (esomeprazole) and related agents are not known to cause polyps, bur may cause atrophy of the mucosa and interfere with absorpti ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Should be okay.: There are no reported interactions between Nexium (esomeprazole) and Duromine (phentermine.) Regarding the safety of Duromine, it is usually a safe ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It is safe.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Safe but why?: Nexium (esomeprazole) should be taken 30-60 mins before the first meal and zantac nearly at any time. There is no major advantage in taking them both ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Yes.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Gerd: It is okay to use nexium (esomeprazole) and ranitidine in one day, but is symptoms continue get it checked for any infection in the stomach or any oth ... Read More

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