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A 38-year-old female asked:

I'm currently on a daily dose of 20mg of nexium (esomeprazole). i am 4 weeks pregnant are these meds safe to take? i tried not taking it i was in pain after 2 days.

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Dr. Pankaj Desai
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Nexium (esomeprazole) preganancy: I would recommend you switch to otc liquid antacid like maalox or tums (calcium carbonate). Avoid as much prescription medications during pregnancy unless it is necessary and prescribed by your doctor.

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Last updated Sep 19, 2013

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