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A 37-year-old member asked:

How long does nexium (esomeprazole) take to work?

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Dr. You Sung Sang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 32 years experience
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.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for Nexium (esomeprazole) to work?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Yepuri
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 21 years experience
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:

How long is it supposed to it take for Nexium (esomeprazole) to begin working?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
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.
A 39-year-old male asked:

For how long can I take nexium (esomeprazole)?

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Dr. Richard Williams
Pharmacy 19 years experience
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 continue it on you own.
A 46-year-old member asked:

How long should you be taking nexium (esomeprazole)?

2 doctor answers14 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
Check with your GI!: Your gastroenterologist should determine that. Chronic ppi use has been linked to gastric lymphoma and should only be used when clearly indicated and expertly approved.

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