Neksium 20 Mg
Neksium 20 Mg (esomeprazole magnesium) is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach.Neksium 20 Mg is used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions involving excessive stomach acid such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It is also used to promote healing of erosive esophagitis (damage to your esophagus caused by stomach acid).Neksium 20 Mg may also be given to prevent gastric ulcer caused by infection with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), or by the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Drug = Esomeprazole
Strength = 20 Mg
Manufacturer = Astra Zeneca Pharma India Ltd.
How To Take
Take Neksium 20 Mg medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Neksium 20 Mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
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Swelling and redness at the injection site
Difficulty in breathing
Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
Unusual tiredness and weakness
Neksium 20 Mg medicine has been associated with an increased incidence of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea in some patients. Consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea that does not improve over time.
Report any incidence of liver disease to the doctor. This medicine is not recommended for use if the impairment is severe. For mild to moderate impairment, this medicine can be given with suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring.
Use of Neksium 20 Mg medicine for durations longer than medically recommended can cause skin disorders by affecting the immune system. Report any incidence of skin lesion formation to the doctor while using this medicine.
Use of Neksium 20 Mg medicine increases the susceptibility to infections from bacteria.
Use of high dose of Neksium 20 Mg Tablet for prolonged duration may increase the risk of bone fractures especially in older patients and women. Supplements like Calcium citrate and Vitamin D should be taken after consulting the doctor.
Long-term treatment with Neksium 20 Mg Tablet may decrease the absorption of Vitamin B-12 in the body. Supplements can be taken after consulting the doctor.
Neksium 20 Mg is used to treat certain stomach and esophagus problems (such as acid reflux, ulcers). It works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. It relieves symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and persistent cough. Neksium 20 Mg medicine helps heal acid damage to the stomach and esophagus, helps prevent ulcers, and may help prevent cancer of the esophagus. Esomeprazole belongs to a class of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).