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A 39-year-old male asked:

For how long can i take nexium (esomeprazole)?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Richard Williams
Pharmacy 19 years experience
Hard to answer: Usually, ulcer healing takes around 8 weeks. However, many people need to take it for longer periods. Do speak with your physician and don;t just continue it on you own.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for Nexium (esomeprazole) to work?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Yepuri
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 21 years experience
4-6 weeks: If Nexium (esomeprazole) is going to be effective it's full effect should be realized on 4-6 weeks.
A 46-year-old member asked:

How long should you be taking nexium (esomeprazole)?

2 doctor answers14 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
Check with your GI!: Your gastroenterologist should determine that. Chronic ppi use has been linked to gastric lymphoma and should only be used when clearly indicated and expertly approved.
A 37-year-old member asked:

How long does Nexium (esomeprazole) take to work?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. You Sung Sang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 32 years experience
48 hours: It takes a delayed-release proton pump inhibitor like Nexium (esomeprazole) that long to reduce acid enough in your stomach to be noticeable.
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A 48-year-old female asked:

Can I take Nexium (esomeprazole) and NyQuil?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Which NyQuil?: Turns out, there are many versions of NyQuil, each w/different medications/ingredients. So while it's wise to check for interactions, you need to be more specific. Check out http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1015-567,55-17410,54-16419 where I ran 2 common versions against Nexium (esomeprazole) - looks fine. You can always ask local pharmacist or your Family Doc, too. Above assumes no allergie
Pompano Beach, FL
A 46-year-old male asked:

Can I take Nexium (esomeprazole) and Lexapro ?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Be: very cautious taking these two meds together. Talk to your doctor before you start. If this is only alternative need to watch closely for side effects. But talk to your doctor
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