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When taking Nexium (esomeprazole) (20mgbid), will it be ineffective if an oss'l day is skipped? Canprevacid sub1day

When taking Nexium (esomeprazole) (20mgbid), will it be ineffective if an oss'l day is skipped? Canprevacid sub1day

Yes: If you are taking nexium/prevacid for gerd or other non-bleeding gastrointestinal issues, it won't make a whole lot of difference if you miss a dose on rare occasion. And substituting Nexium (esomeprazole) with Prevacid should be ok generally. If you are taking either medicine for prevention of gastrointestinal bleeding or because of advanced liver disease, you should not skip a dose. Either way, ask your dr. ...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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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 there sulfa in nexium (esomeprazole)?

There is none: Nexium (esomeprazole) (proton pump inhibitors) do not have sulfa components and shouldn't be a problem with someone having a a sulfa allergy. ...Read more

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Can i drink soda with nexium (esomeprazole)?

Not recommended: Certain foods and drinks can trigger heartburn symptoms associated with acid reflux include spicy, fried, or fatty foods, citrus fruits and juices, coffee and soda drinks.Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Can I take Nexium (esomeprazole) and NyQuil?

Which NyQuil?: Turns out, there are many versions of NyQuil, each w/different medications/ingredients. So while it's wise to check for interactions, you need to be more specific. Check out http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1015-567,55-17410,54-16419 where I ran 2 common versions against Nexium (esomeprazole) - looks fine. You can always ask local pharmacist or your Family Doc, too. Above assumes no allergie ...Read more

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Can I take Nexium (esomeprazole) and Lexapro ?

Can I take Nexium (esomeprazole) and Lexapro ?

You can but: Nexium (esomeprazole) can increase the levels of lexapro in the body. Just make sure your prescribing physician knows that you are taking Nexium (esomeprazole) in addition to the Lexapro, so that this can be monitored. ...Read more

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Can Nexium (esomeprazole) heal gastritis anthrum?

Can Nexium (esomeprazole) heal gastritis anthrum?

Gastritis: Yes Nexium (esomeprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor designed to reduce acid production in stomach and facilitate healing of gastritis and ulcers. May want to be checked for h. Pylori, a bacteria associated with gastritis, ulcers and other stomach related issues. ...Read more

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