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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
B12eficiency/headach: Lon term use of Nexium (esomeprazole) can some time cause atrophic gastritis, vit b12deficiency.But is relatively safe in recommended dose of 40 or 20 ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Side Effects: In adults 18 and older, side effects with Nexium (esomeprazole) include headache, diarrhea and abdominal pain. In children 1 to 17 years of age, side ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
49 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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Dr. Michael Brooks
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Controversial: A few studies have shown that calcium and magnesium absorption may be affected by long term Nexium (esomeprazole) (ppi) use. One must weigh the risks ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
PPI side effects: Nexium is brand of esomeprazole which is just left sided version of omeprazole (commonly known as Prilosec in the States). They're members of Proton P ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Varies: Short term......Indigestion of food, suseptable to infection. Long term....Osteoporosis, gastrinoma....Stomach tumor.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hanna
35 years experience Family Medicine
Spasm and polyps: Anything that can irritate the lining of the esophagus can lead to increase in the tone of the esophagus and difficulty swallowing. Plus if you choke ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Side Effects: In adults 18 and older, side effects with Nexium (esomeprazole) include headache, diarrhea and abdominal pain. In children 1 to 17 years of age, side ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Yen
20 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Yes: Even with all the recent concerns raised about medications like nexium, (esomeprazole) they remain among the safest medications available today. Consu ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Nexium (esomeprazole) better.: We'd generally consider the proton-pump inhibitors (Nexium) to be stronger than the histamine-blockers (Ranitidine), all things being equal. They als ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emran Rouf
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Take one that works : Alternating two medications may not help you determine which one really works for you. Most patients would take Nexium or a similar drug to control ac ... Read More

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