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A 28-year-old female asked:

When is it best to take nexium (esomeprazole) at before bed? or in the morning before breakfast ? i have heard multiple things, and how long till it works?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Nexium (esomeprazole): is a 24 hour drug. Personally I don't think it matters when you take it as long as you take it at approx the same time daily. It is not a take it as you need it drug. It does take a couple of days to start working well depending on the severity of your symptoms.

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Last updated Mar 24, 2018

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