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Cabot, AR
A 38-year-old male asked:

Was switched from prilosec to nexium (esomeprazole). started having muscle cramps in legs and heartburn symptoms return within two days. can the nexium (esomeprazole) be cause?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Not likely: because both meds work in very similar way, so side effects are also similar. Ask your doctor to look for other causes of your symptoms.
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