Generic Nexium (Esomeprazole)
Generic Nexium (Esomeprazole) is taken to lower acid production in the stomach. It treats gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Also, for ulcers, certain bacteria in the stomach, and inflammation of the esophagus. It can also treats ulcers and prevents there development can also b ulcers in patients taking medicines called NSAIDs.
Commonly prescribed for heartburn. It can also treats ulcers and prevents there development.
How does Nexium Generic work?
Generic Nexium has the active ingredient of Esomeprazole. Esomeprazole is a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI). It functions by lowering acid level released in your stomach.
What is the benefit of taking Generic Nexium?
As Generic Nexium reduces the acid production in your stomach the are beneficial effects.
-Less acid helps prevent the formation of new ulcers
-It also helps the walls of your stomach to heal where ulcers had already formed.
How do you take Generic Nexium?
Always follow the instructions of you Doctor.
It is usually taken one time per day in the morning. Try to take it as soon as you awake in the morning. It can be taken with food or without.
If you are prescribed to take it twice daily, take one in the morning and one at night. Best to take at same time each day.
When taken, swallow the tablet whole with water.
Can I reduce heartburn naturally?
Yes, here are some common causes that you can avoid:
Don’t lay down right after eating
Try to maintain a good weight
Reduce or quit smoking
Avoid or reduce certain foods. these include Caffeine, alcohol, foods with tomato, foods over spiced and cirtrus.
What may interact with this medicine?
An Interactions may lower the benefits of Generic Nexium. Drug interactions can also cause bad side effects.
Methotrexate (For Psoriasis and Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Medicine containing Iron
Cilostazol, (For peripheral arterial disease)
Ketoconazole, Voriconazole and other medicines for fungus or yeast infections
Some Herbal Medication and supplements
Warfarin and other blood thinners
This list may not include all that cause interactions. Please advise you medical doctor of all medicines you are taking before taking Generic Nexium. Also advise of any supplements including herbs.
Smoking Tobacco, alcohol use and recreational drugs can also have a negative interaction.
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