Las Vegas, NV
A 39-year-old female asked:
I have taken 2 prilosec a day for a 1 1/2 years. is there any benefit to switching to nexium (esomeprazole)?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Likely no benefit: The two medications are very similar in chemical structure. It is unlikely that one will offer more clinical benefit than another. I'd use the least expensive.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2015
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