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what is vimovo prescribed for

A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Go see your doctor: Familiarize yourself w/ http://www.Drugs.Com/interactions-check.Php?Drug_list=679-0, 3233-14537 as well as whatever source you used to find interactio ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This means that : there is potential for a reaction - it doesn't mean you will get one. Potential reactions could be mild, moderate or severe - however, that doesn't ... Read More

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Rolston-cregler
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possibly: Vimovo contains both an anti-inflammatory medication as well as a medication to decrease stomach acid production. If you don't have problems with ac ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Vimovo: is a combination drug of 500mg of Naprosyn and 20 mg of esomperazol, Nexium,a PPI to prevent gastric irritation and reduces stomach acid.- The meds a ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds ok: If a person had no prior problem with taking Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) by itself, or either of its ingredients by themselves; and had no prob ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Niel Venter
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Tylenol contains Paracetamol. Vimovo contains Anti inflam. Therefore its safe to combine.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) is drug with: 2 components: an NSAID (naproxen) and a ppi (acid blocker esomeprazole/nexium); used to treat osteoarthritis & ankylosing spondylitis. Nsaids fight pa ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen): Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) should work fast, however, significant relief may take a while, since arthritis is a chronic problem and you may no ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Absolutely not: These are the same meds. Taking both may cause an overdose of naproxen. Pick one.
A male asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Arthritis pain: Vimova has anti inflammatory and anti acid medication, if it is not helping in an hour or so, you might want discuss about different treatment approac ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: It may increase your risk of stomach bleeding.

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