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A 30-year-old member asked:

Can you please tell me how prilosec and nexium (esomeprazole) differ?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Not much: Both are proton pump inhibitors. The Nexium (esomeprazole) is considered a little stronger than prilosec.
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