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I took prilosec 20mg around 5:45pm, but feel heart burn, can i take nexium (esomeprazole) 20mg now? it is 10:15 right now. i am taking prilosec 20 mg daily.

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Double up on: Nexium, (esomeprazole) hold the Prilosec and use Mylanta tabs or liquid as backup until seen and examined.
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