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A 56-year-old male asked:

When the best time you recommend your patients to take nexium (esomeprazole) for gerd for acid re-flux (bed time or morning).? thanks.

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Depends: When are symptoms worse? Dose medication to be at higher concentration when symptoms more severe.
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Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 30 years experience
Do to gravitational effect, most symptoms are present during the night. For hence benefit of use at that time. Consider modifying diet and elevating the bed few inches at the head end.
Jun 11, 2014
Last updated Jun 29, 2014

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