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Is nexium (esomeprazole) 20mg rx and nexium (esomeprazole) 20mg 24 hrs otc i was prescribed rx i was wondering if i could just buy the otc due to the price?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Nexium (esomeprazole) : The prescription drug and the over-the-counter version are essentially the same and can be used interchangeably. I would go with whichever saves you money. Good luck.

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