Nexium

Formulation : Delayed Release Tablet (Enteric Coated)
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Description

Drug Description :

Indication : Nexium (Esomeprazole) is a medication used to treat gastresophageal reflux disease, also known as GERD, by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Nexium (Esomeprazole) can also treat other excessive stomach acid illnesses such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Nexium (Esomeprazole) is also used to heal the esophagus when it is damaged by stomach acid. In some cases, Nexium (Esomeprazole) can be used to prevent gastric ulcers caused by infection with either nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or helicobacter pylori.

Storage : Nexium (Esomeprazole) should be stored away from moisture and heat at room temperature.

Product Information :

General Information :

Precaution : When taking Nexium (Esomeprazole), if you miss a dose, take your next dose as soon as possible. Only skip the dose if it is close to your next dose time. If you overdose, seek medical attention immediately. Overdose symptoms can include headache, confusion, blurred vision, drowsiness, fast heartbeat, nausea, dry mouth, flushing, sweating, shortness of breath, tremor, loss of coordination, or convulsions.

Warnings : While taking Nexium (Esomeprazole), follow your doctor’s instructures about drink or food restrictions.

Patient Family Information  : Take Nexium (Esomeprazole) only a prescribed by your doctor or on the prescription. Do not take Nexium (Esomeprazole) in larger doses or for a longer duration than recommended. Nexium (Esomeprazole) is usually prescribed for 4 to 8 weeks only, however your doctor may recommend a second course if you require more healing. Take Nexium (Esomeprazole) with a full glass of plain water and do not crush or break the capsule; swallow it whole. Nexium (Esomeprazole) is designed for slow release so breaking the pill will negatively affect the healing process. To make Nexium (Esomeprazole) swallowing easier, you can open the capsule and sprinkle the medicine into pudding or applesauce-like foods, but remember to swallow the mixture right away without chewing. Nexium (Esomeprazole) is also to be ingested via feeding tube; sprinkle the medicine into a 60 mm syringe and mix in 50 mm of water. Place the plunger into the syringe and shake the mixture well. Make sure there are no medicine granules stuck in the tip of the syringe. Attach the syringe to the NG tube and push the plunger down to empty the syringe into the tube. Then flush the tube with more water to wash the contents down. Continue taking the Nexium (Esomeprazole) for the extent of your course even if symptoms improve.

Contraindication : Avoid taking Nexium (Esomeprazole) if you are ellergic to benzimidazole medication such as Albenza, or Vermox or if you are allergic to esomeprazole. Be sure to inform your doctor if you have had liver or heart disease before taking Nexium (Esomeprazole). Do not take Nexium (Esomeprazole) if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Do not breast feed a baby while taking Nexium (Esomeprazole).

Sever Side Effects : Severe: Seek medical attention if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Common Side Effects : Common:Headache; diarrhea; nausea, stomach pain, gas, constipation; or dry mouth.

Other Side Effects : Other: None

Nexium | Esomeprazole | Nexium | Neksium

Additional information

drugcatalogueid

20407, 9562, 22115, 32279, 34045

drugname

Nexium

scientificname

Esomeprazole

linkname

Nexium

alternatename

Nexpro, Neksium, Izra

strength

20mg, 40mg

ovsqty

15, 30, 100

quantity

90, 100, 30

generic

1, 0

nonprescription

0

formulation

Delayed Release Tablet (Enteric Coated), Delayed Release Tablet, Tablet

manufacturer

Torrent Pharma, Glenmark(in behalf of Astra Zeneca), Unichem Pharmaceuticals, Glenmark (in behalf of Astra Zeneca)

suppliername

International Supplier #17, International Supplier #11, No Supplier

averagerank

0

reviewamount

0

overseas

IND2, ZAP, PHX2

country

India

isforsale

1

isnotcontrolleddrug

1

iscontrolleddrug

0

drugstatusid

1

drugstatus

On Sale

drugstatusdetail

On Sale

indication

Nexium (Esomeprazole) is a medication used to treat gastresophageal reflux disease, also known as GERD, by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Nexium (Esomeprazole) can also treat other excessive stomach acid illnesses such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Nexium (Esomeprazole) is also used to heal the esophagus when it is damaged by stomach acid. In some cases, Nexium (Esomeprazole) can be used to prevent gastric ulcers caused by infection with either nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or helicobacter pylori.

storage

Nexium (Esomeprazole) should be stored away from moisture and heat at room temperature.

precautions

When taking Nexium (Esomeprazole), if you miss a dose, take your next dose as soon as possible. Only skip the dose if it is close to your next dose time. If you overdose, seek medical attention immediately. Overdose symptoms can include headache, confusion, blurred vision, drowsiness, fast heartbeat, nausea, dry mouth, flushing, sweating, shortness of breath, tremor, loss of coordination, or convulsions.

warnings

While taking Nexium (Esomeprazole), follow your doctor's instructures about drink or food restrictions.

patientfamilyinfo

Take Nexium (Esomeprazole) only a prescribed by your doctor or on the prescription. Do not take Nexium (Esomeprazole) in larger doses or for a longer duration than recommended. Nexium (Esomeprazole) is usually prescribed for 4 to 8 weeks only, however your doctor may recommend a second course if you require more healing. Take Nexium (Esomeprazole) with a full glass of plain water and do not crush or break the capsule; swallow it whole. Nexium (Esomeprazole) is designed for slow release so breaking the pill will negatively affect the healing process. To make Nexium (Esomeprazole) swallowing easier, you can open the capsule and sprinkle the medicine into pudding or applesauce-like foods, but remember to swallow the mixture right away without chewing. Nexium (Esomeprazole) is also to be ingested via feeding tube; sprinkle the medicine into a 60 mm syringe and mix in 50 mm of water. Place the plunger into the syringe and shake the mixture well. Make sure there are no medicine granules stuck in the tip of the syringe. Attach the syringe to the NG tube and push the plunger down to empty the syringe into the tube. Then flush the tube with more water to wash the contents down. Continue taking the Nexium (Esomeprazole) for the extent of your course even if symptoms improve.

contraindication

Avoid taking Nexium (Esomeprazole) if you are ellergic to benzimidazole medication such as Albenza, or Vermox or if you are allergic to esomeprazole. Be sure to inform your doctor if you have had liver or heart disease before taking Nexium (Esomeprazole). Do not take Nexium (Esomeprazole) if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Do not breast feed a baby while taking Nexium (Esomeprazole).

severesideeff

Severe: Seek medical attention if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

commonsideeff

Common:Headache; diarrhea; nausea, stomach pain, gas, constipation; or dry mouth.

othersideeff

Other: None

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