A 36-year-old member asked:
How probable can vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) give you an ulcer?
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Pain Management 38 years experience
Possible: Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) is a combination of Naproxen and esomeprazole. The Naproxen (NSAID) can cause all forms of GI upset , including erosive gastritis and perforation . Also must watch for severe skin reactions , red/ purple rash, which can be life-threatening.
The longer you take it , the more likely you will get upper GI problems. Only 1 in 5 patients are symptomatic , so be careful, limit to short-term use.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
How possible can vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) give you an ulcer?
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Modest risk: This combination med of Naproxen and a proton pump inhibitor has a markedly reduced risk versus Naproxen alone. The risk is relatively small but is far from zero.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2014
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