Nexium relieves heartburn and other symptoms due to the backflow of stomach acid in to the canal for the stomach (the esophagus)—a condition referred to as gastroesophageal reflux disease. It can also be indicated to heal damages (erosive esophagitis) that reflux disease could cause.
Prescribed in conjunction with the antibiotics amoxicillin and clarithromycin, Nexium can also be accustomed to treat the infection that produces most duodenal ulcers (ulcers occurring just past the exit in the stomach).
Nexium functions decreasing the output of stomach acid.
Use Nexium as directed through your doctor.
Ask your health care provider any 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 light-weight. Keep Nexium from the reach of youngsters and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Esomeprazole magnesium.
All medicines might cause unwanted side effects, but some everyone has no, or minor, side effects.
Check with your doctor if these most popular negative effects persist or become bothersome:
Constipation; diarrhea; dry mouth; gas; headache; nausea; pain, swelling, or redness with the injection site; stomach pain.
Seek medical help without delay if any of these severe unwanted side effects occur:
Severe allergy symptoms (rash; hives; itching; breathlessness; tightness in the chest; swelling in 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 an entire report on all unwanted side effects that will occur. If you've questions about side effects, contact your health care provider.
Do NOT use Nexium if:
Contact your physician without delay if these apply to you.
Some medical ailments may talk with Nexium. Tell a medical expert when you have any health conditions, in particular when any of the following apply to you:
Some medicines may connect to Nexium. Tell your medical provider if you take every other medicines, especially any from the following:
This will not be a total listing of all interactions which could occur. Ask your medical provider if Nexium may talk with other medicines that you simply take. Check with your doctor before you begin, stop, or alter the dose from a medicine.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.