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A 44-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for nexium (esomeprazole) to work for reflux in babies?

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Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
It might not help: Nexium (esomeprazole) is not helping with the reflux, it helps to reduce the stomach acidity. If your baby on a liquid diet, it's physiologic for them to have a reflux . Try elevated head of the bed, thickened the food, efficient burping technique. But i would not recommend Nexium (esomeprazole) for a small baby. It mess up with the digestion and promote unhealthy bacterial overgrowth.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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