NEXIUMNexium decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Nexium is used to treat ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD or heartburn), erosive esophagitis, and other conditions involving excessive stomach acid production. Nexium may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
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NEXIUM DRUG INFO
IMPORTANT NOTE: What should my health care professional know before I take esomeprazole? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:; liver disease; an unusual or allergic reaction to esomeprazole, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives; pregnant or trying to get pregnant; breast-feeding
ESOMEPRAZOLE - ORAL
COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Nexium®
USES: prevents the production of acid in the stomach.
HOW TO USE: How should I take this medicine? Take esomeprazole capsules by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Swallow the capsules whole with a drink of water; do not crush, break or chew. The capsules can be opened and the contents sprinkled on applesauce or yogurt, given with fruit juices, or swallowed immediately with water. Do not crush the contents into the food. Esomeprazole works best if taken on an empty stomach at least one hour before a meal. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.
SIDE EFFECTS: What side effects may I notice from taking esomeprazole? Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:; chest pain or tightness; dark yellow or brown urine; shortness of breath; skin rash; unusual tiredness or fatigue Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):; headache; diarrhea or constipation; flatulence (gas); nausea/vomiting; dry mouth
PRECAUTIONS: What should I watch for while taking esomeprazole? It can take several days of therapy with esomeprazole before your stomach pains improve. Check with your prescriber or health care professional if your condition does not improve, or if it gets worse. You can take antacids for the occasional relief of pain unless your prescriber or health care professional tells you otherwise.
OVERDOSE:If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Symptoms of overdose may include difficulty breathing, clumsiness, slowed heart rate, and deep sleep from which you cannot be awakened.
NOTES: What should I watch for while taking esomeprazole? It can take several days of therapy with esomeprazole before your stomach pains improve. Check with your prescriber or health care professional if your condition does not improve, or if it gets worse. You can take antacids for the occasional relief of pain unless your prescriber or health care professional tells you otherwise.
MISSED DOSE: What if I miss a dose? If you miss a dose, just take your next scheduled dose when it is due. Do not use double or extra doses.
STORAGE:Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light. Do not store in the bathroom.