Nexium, and the generic alternative Esomeprazole, is a medication prescribed to treat stomach and esophagus problems including acid reflux and ulcers. Nexium works by decreasing the amount of acid produced by your stomach and healing acid damage in the stomach and esophagus. This can prevent ulcers and esophagus cancer as well as relieving symptoms including heartburn, difficulty swallowing or persistent cough. Although should not be used for immediate relief of heartburn symptoms.
Always read the patient information and instructions carefully before using this medication.
Make sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Also be aware that:
Common side effects of Nexium may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following esomeprazole side effects:
Q: Is there a Nexium generic alternative?
A: Generic Nexium is known as Esomeprazole and is available in the same 20mg and 40mg strengths.
Q: How much does Nexium cost?
A: The price of Nexium differs depending on if you need 20mg or 40mg Nexium. You don’t need a Nexium coupon to get our great prices and you can save even more by buying the generic alternative Esomeprazole.