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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Not much. : They are both proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). It just depends which works best for you, trial and error, see which one suits you best.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Prevacid vs Nexium: In general, the answer is "yes." Both are Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs). Used sparingly, rather than long term, these PPIs are both effective for temp ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
16 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: there are drug interactions between almost everything. i can tell you many people take a proton pump inhibitor and a benzodiazepine without any proble ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
There's no: Interaction between the two drugs. http://www.drugs.com/drug-interactions/levothyroxine-with-nexium-1463-0-1015-567.html.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not usually : Any drug can interfere with normal functions of the body. I would suggest stooping med and talking to your doctor and see how things return in the ab ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Ruditser
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Not at all: No they are all, as you said PPI's and appear to provide similar relief. Some are more expensive than others and drug companies would like you to bel ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience 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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience 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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Call your doctor: Your doctor knows your history. Some people respond better to one medication that to another. Sometimes people will take two medications, for example ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
17 years experience Anesthesiology
GERD: You may have a hiatal hernia. It sounds like you are having mini-aspiration episodes (breathing in some of the stomach juices). That is very bad for y ... Read More

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