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Is 20 mg of otc nexium effective to heal erosive gastritis, diagnosed with egd . no pylori found,?

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Dr. Clarene Cress answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Dose too low: For erosive esophagitis, 40 mg a day is recommended, but for gastric or duodenal ulcers, up to 80 mg a day would be better. Follow the recommendations of the doctor who diagnosed egd.https://reference.medscape.com/drug/nexium-nexium-24hr-esomeprazole-341998

Answered 3/5/2018

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