What is Nexium prescribed for?

Answer Nexium is the brand name for the generic drug esomeprazole. These drugs, which are used to treat stomach acid disorders, are available by prescription only.UsesNexium is most commonly prescribed to... Read More »

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Can Nexium be taken twice a day?

Nexium, a prescription proton pump inhibitor, can be taken twice a day in some cases. Certain conditions might call for a twice-daily dose in adults, including ulcers from H. pylori infection or il... Read More »

How old do you have to be to take Nexium?

Nexium is safe and effective for use in children over the age of 1 year to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) for up to eight consecutive weeks, according to the U.S. National Library of ... Read More »

I need help paying for my Nexium?

I'm a nurse and have worked at a Dr.'s office and was in charge of all medications that came through our large office. There is no generic form of this medication at this time and may not be until ... Read More »

How long can Nexium be taken?

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 »