Nexium (Esomeprazole Magnesium)
What is Nexium (Esomeprazole Magnesium) used for?
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Nexium (Esomeprazole Magnesium) is a proton pump inhibitor prescribed to treat the symptoms of gastroesophagesal reflux disease (GERD). The medication operates by preventing the release of excess stomach acid to prevent symptoms such as heartburn, nausea, chest pain, or injuries to the esophagus. This action also makes it useful for preventing ulcers or eliminating helicobacter pylori bacteria from the stomach. Your physician may prescribe this medication to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Nexium (Esomeprazole Magnesium)?
Follow your physician's instructions while using Nexium (Esomeprazole Magnesium) to get the most effective results from treatment. It is typically prescribed to be taken once daily at a dosage of one tablet on an empty stomach, but your dosage and frequency of administration will be determined by your symptoms and current health condition. Never crush, split, or chew the medication before use as this may destroy or change the effects of its contents. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have to make sure you are using it correctly.
What are the side effects of Nexium (Esomeprazole Magnesium)?
Some patients using Nexium (Esomeprazole Magnesium) have reported experiencing side effects including:
Inform your physician if any symptoms become intense or if more serious side effects occur such as dizziness, anxiety, uncontrolled muscle movements, intense diarrhea that is watery or bloody, coughing or choking, or seizures. These conditions may require medical attention or adjustments to your dosage to prevent further problems from appearing.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Nexium (Esomeprazole Magnesium). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.