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Nexium (esomeprazole) is not working what next?
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
6 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Michael Shim
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Try something else
Get investigated for whatever symptom you're having to make sure you actually have reflux.
If you do or already had investigation, may simply need a different med in that class.

In brief: Try something else
Get investigated for whatever symptom you're having to make sure you actually have reflux.
If you do or already had investigation, may simply need a different med in that class.
Dr. Michael Shim
Dr. Michael Shim
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