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Port Neches, TX
A 38-year-old male asked:

I know nexium (esomeprazole) 20 mg is over the counter now.but can doctors still write the 40mg nexium (esomeprazole) prescription ?i may ask that to my doc if so

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: Nexium is the brand for esomeprazole. I had incidentally patients that felt better with a specific brand. If prescribed will have to be "dispense as written" so that the pharmacy will not try to replace with the generic.
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