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Nexium 40 Mg Capsule
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
Yes, you can take: them without serious interaction if taken as directed. ...Read more
Yes, indeedy: There are no reported interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is taking 2 nexium (esomeprazole) 22.3 mg over the counter same as prescription brand name nexium (esomeprazole) 40 mg ? My doctor said it ok bec my insurance won't cover nexium (esomeprazole) 40
YES: as usual OTC doses are about one halp Prescription dosage! It's the same medication ...no problem! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Ppi dosing: The maximum doses of each ppi are equipotent in reducing acid. Going higher than these doses impart no greater benefit and should not be exceeded. Prilosec/omeprazole: 20 BID. Prevacid/lansoprazole:30 BID. Nexium/esomeprazole:40 bid. Protonix/pantoprazole: 40 bid.Aciphex/rabeprazole:20 bid.Zegerid 40 daily. and Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) 60 daily. So to answer Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)60=omeprazole40, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
i am taking nexum 40 mg +metronidazole 400 mg in morning and 300 mg Zantac (ranitidine) evening time and 40 mg famotidine at night +metronidazole 400 mg ?
Your question...?: Your drug regimen is quite unorthodox--there is no apparent reason to combine two h2 blockers (zantac (ranitidine) and famotidine), nor is it clear what Metronidazole is treating here. Happy to assist, if we know what you're asking & you can provide a little more information please. ...Read more
If prescribed by...: ... A doctor, this is an appropriate combination. ...Read more
I'm taking cipralex (lexapro) 10 mg and need to upper the dose of Nexium (esomeprazole) to 2x20mg. I already take 1x morning. Is raising nexium (esomeprazole) safe with cipralex?
Combination therapy: There is no adverse effect taking Tecta (T) with calcium carbonate (C). T eliminates the stomach's ability to secrete acid and its use should eliminate most pain from either GERD, gastritis or peptic ulcer disease. If you are taking C for heart burn relief, say a gastroenterologist to make sure you have nothing else wrong with your upper GI tract. Good luck. ...Read more
Insurance stopped covering my Nexium (esomeprazole) 40mg. Can I take OTC Nexium (esomeprazole) 20mg twice?
Should be fine: Yes, it should be fineGet a more detailed answer ›
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Nexium (esomeprazole): Proton pump inhibitors (ie Nexium (esomeprazole) among others) are potent medications that nicely reduce stomach acid. H2 blocker (ie zantac) are also acid reducers but much less effective. Most patients find better relief with Nexium (esomeprazole) compared to zantac. ...Read more
Can i take claritin (loratadine) while um on methadone 125 mg daily zanax 1 mg twice daily and zolofot 50 mg?
Yes: But make sure that you need all these pills. ...Read more
Im taking 1 omeprazole 40 mg 1x day, 1 famotidine 20 mg every 8 hours and 1 sucralfate 1gm 3 x day. Can that cause kidney pain?
Unlikely: Sounds like you taking medications that target you stomach - they should not cause any damage to kidneys. Having said that, the visceral (from internal organs) pain and discomfort is often hard to localize due to referred sensation and the way our nervous system works. The best would be to get in touch with your doctor so you it can be examined and discussed in details. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer