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Is there a more natural alternative for nexium, (esomeprazole) besides prilosec, omeprazole or any other p.P.I medication, I'm highly allergic to them. Thanx?

Is there a more natural alternative for nexium, (esomeprazole) besides prilosec, omeprazole or any other p.P.I medication, I'm highly allergic to them. Thanx?

Careful: There are many natural alternatives to treating gerd, but make sure your physician is aware of what you are trying. Here is a link to just a few options. Http://www. Foxnews. Com/health/2011/11/29/natural-remedies-for-acid-reflux/. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to help LPR rather than taking Nexium (esomeprazole) and using nose spray?

Are there natural ways to help LPR rather than taking Nexium (esomeprazole) and using nose spray?

LPR: High fiber dies, stay away from tomato based foods, fried or fatty foods, chocolate, alcohol, coffee
Things to try? Vitamin C, E, digestive enzymes, Deglycerrizinated Licorice (DGL) More frequent meals, do not lay down after meals and exercise. Other thoughts got to Thedocstu. Blogspot. Com ...Read more

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What effects of Prolisec or Nexium (esomeprazole) have on me if tried it for 14 days? Or should I try a natural remedy instead? (Acid reflux, heartburn, etc)

What effects of Prolisec or Nexium (esomeprazole) have on me if tried it for 14 days? Or should I try a natural remedy instead? (Acid reflux, heartburn, etc)

PPI's: Proton pump inhibitors such as omeprazole or Nexium (esomeprazole) generally have no side effects when used for only 14 days. If your symptoms recur after a two-week trial, you should see your doctor for tests and/or a longer-term approach to your probable acid reflux. Anti-reflux measures can to help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Any ideas for a healthy substitute for nexium (esomeprazole)?

Any ideas for a healthy substitute for nexium (esomeprazole)?

Avoid carbonated: Drinks, drink lots of water and eat two medium sized red skinned apples daily - one mid morning and one mid evening. When heart burn occurs, immediately drink 16 ounces of water! ...Read more

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What is Nexium (esomeprazole) used for?

What is Nexium (esomeprazole) used for?

Nexium (esomeprazole): Nexium is esomeprazole a drug that reduces - in fact nearly eliminates - the production of stomach acid. ...Read more

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Is expired Nexium (esomeprazole) any good?

Are we talking: 10 days past expiration or 10 years? In general, it isn't recommended that expired medications be used. Take care. ...Read more

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How to withdraw from nexium (esomeprazole)?

Nexium.: There is no need to wean Nexium. You can just stop it abruptly. The only problem will be that you will once again be making acid, so you may have some symptoms from that. Good luck. ...Read more

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For how long can I take nexium (esomeprazole)?

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. ...Read more

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How long for Nexium (esomeprazole) to kick on?

An hour or two: Probably an hour or so as it has to be absorbed first. And then a while to begin to decrease acid production. ...Read more

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Nexium (esomeprazole) is not working what next?

Nexium (esomeprazole) is not working what next?

Maybe not acid: Nexium (esomeprazole) is a ppi, potent minimizer of acid production in the stomach. Several other ppis on market-all roughly equivalent, can take days some respond better to one than another. Make sure the problem is truly acid related, or not. Other issues including gall bladder, pancreas, celiac sprue, cardiac can cause similar symptoms. Don't know your history, meds, risk factors, etc. Follow up with doc. ...Read more

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How long does Nexium (esomeprazole) take to work?

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. ...Read more

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How long should you be taking nexium (esomeprazole)?

Depends: Some people should be on discrete courses of Nexium, and some people need it long term. It really depends on what the diagnosis is that you are trying to treat. When it is needed, it is OK to take it long term, with medical supervision to watch out for side effects. Good night. ...Read more

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Is Nexium (esomeprazole) effective the day u take it?

Is Nexium (esomeprazole) effective the day u take it?

Yes, but...: It will be completely effective the first time you take it at reducing the stomach acid. However, it might take days or even weeks of reduced acid for inflammation already present to be treated. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: nexium (esomeprazole)?

The Purple Pill: It is one of the most widely prescribed medication in the world. It belongs to a class of medications called ppi's (proton pump inhibitors). It works by inhibiting proton pumps, a type of cells that produces acid, in a persons stomach.

It is used to treat acid reflux, ulcers, h.Pylori bacteria infection, and is frequently used to treat stomach aches.

It is very safe when used as prescribed. ...Read more

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

Nexium: It will be completely effective the first time you take it at reducing the stomach acid. However, it might take days or even weeks of reduced acid for inflammation already present to be treated. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can Nexium (esomeprazole) be used for chemical imbalance?

Can Nexium (esomeprazole) be used for chemical imbalance?

No: Too complex topic for such a simple solution as nexium (esomeprazole).

Essentia brand bottled water can be beneficial due to ph 9.5. ...Read more

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Is nexium (esomeprazole) 40 mg stronger then protonix40 mg?

Pt driven: There is no definitive answer here. The answer is patient driven. Both these meds are in the same class of PPI (Proton Pump Inhibitors) and are oth at 40mg. Some pateints may feel the nexium (esomeprazole) works better, whereas others feel the protonix does. Depending on what your insurance covers and which one makes you fee better is the one for you. Diet with avoidance of triggers is most important. ...Read more

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How long past expiration date is Nexium (esomeprazole) good?

None: Medically legally physicians cannot recommend expired meds. When we have samples of them that expire, our office disposes them. ...Read more

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I have an expired nexium 20 mg from 2011 can I still use it??

Don't use.: Get a new prescription, or buy some PPI over the counter. Don't use that Nexium from 2011. ...Read more

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Can I take MucinexDM and nexium (esomeprazole) 40mg together?

No interactions: You can take them together. There are no interactions between them. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I take Nexium (esomeprazole) while taking silver hydrosol?

Nexium (esomeprazole) and: Silver hydrosol is safe to use together. There is no drug interaction between these 2 drugs. For more information talk to your primary care provider. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: nexium (esomeprazole)?

Stomach acidity pill: This is a capsule, usually purple in color, which inhibits the secretion of acid in the stomach. It is used when ulceration is a possibility, when the lower esophagus is symptomatic and to treat the side effects of some medication like nsaids. ...Read more

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My dr prescribed 40mg nexium (esomeprazole). What are the benefits?

Make you feel better: Will control your stomach acidity & thus control gastro-esophageal reflux disease (gerd) & control upper abdominal pain. It is a superb medication. ...Read more

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Is taking Nexium (esomeprazole) over the long term dangerous to my health?

Nexium (esomeprazole): No but having chronic Reflux disease / gastritis is. The reason for this is something called Barrets esophagus. If your gastritis or reflux is severe enought for you to need nexium (esomeprazole) every day. Try finding ways of changing your diet for this not be as bad as it is.

I would recommend for you to read about Barrets esophagus. This might not be your case but this comes from 400 limit characters ;) ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for Nexium (esomeprazole) to begin working?

Up to a week: Even though it starts working on acid production right away, it can take upto a week to get the full effect on the acid production and symptom relief. ...Read more

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How long do I wait to take my Nexium (esomeprazole) after taking pain medication?

Nexium (esomeprazole) and analgsics: Nexium (esomeprazole) and all other proton pump inhibitors work best when taken on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes prior to eating your first meal or about two hours after the last meal of the day. ...Read more