How long can Nexium be taken?

Answer Nexium is a prescription medication for acid reflux. It reduces the amount of acid that the stomach produces. It is usually prescribed for four weeks, although there is no set amount of time that i... Read More »

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How long should one be on nexium?

Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium) is usually prescribed for short-term usage (four to eight weeks). Another four to eight weeks can be prescribed if the esophagus is still unhealed or heartburn symp... Read More »

How safe is Nexium for long-term use?

It is safe to use Nexium long-term, according to Dr. P. Moayyedi, a professor of gastroenterology at the Health Sciences Center in Ontario, Canada. Potential side effects are not life-threatening b... Read More »

What are the long-term effects of nexium?

Nexium, often advertised as the "purple pill," is prescribed as a treatment for acidic issues along the digestive track but has effects of its own that may be long-lasting.IdentificationNexium is a... Read More »

What are long-term side effects of nexium?

An oral prescription medication, Nexium contains the drug esomeprazole magnesium. Despite its effectiveness in the treatment of stomach ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease, Nexium poses a ri... Read More »