Nexium relieves heartburn along with other symptoms a result of the backflow of stomach acid to the canal towards the stomach (the esophagus)—a condition known as gastroesophageal reflux disease. It can be indicated to heal the injury (erosive esophagitis) that reflux disease can cause.
Prescribed along with the antibiotics amoxicillin and clarithromycin, Nexium can also be utilized to treat the problem that produces most duodenal ulcers (ulcers occurring just beyond the exit through the stomach).
Nexium functions by decreasing the manufacture of stomach acid.
Use Nexium as directed from your doctor.
Ask your medical provider questions you might have about how precisely to use Nexium.
Store Nexium at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store from heat, moisture, and lightweight. Keep Nexium out of your reach of youngsters and faraway from pets.
Active Ingredient: Esomeprazole magnesium.
All medicines may cause unwanted effects, but many folks have no, or minor, side effects.
Check together with your doctor if all of these most common unwanted effects persist or become bothersome:
Constipation; diarrhea; dry mouth; gas; headache; nausea; pain, swelling, or redness in the injection site; stomach pain.
Seek medical assistance straight away if some of these severe negative effects occur:
Severe allergy symptoms (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); chest pain; fast heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness.
This is not a total list of all negative effects that could occur. If you've queries about side effects, contact your doctor.
Do NOT use Nexium if:
Contact a medical expert immediately if some of these sign up for you.
Some medical ailments may talk with Nexium. Tell your physician when you have any health concerns, particularly if any with the following connect with you:
Some medicines may connect to Nexium. Tell your doctor if you are taking some other medicines, especially any with the following:
This is probably not a total list of all interactions that will occur. Ask your health care provider if Nexium may connect to other medicines that you just take. Check with your medical provider before you begin, stop, or alter the dose of the medicine.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.