What is Esomeprazole?
Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by decreasing the amount of acid produced by the stomach.
What is Nexium?
Nexium is the branded version of Esomeprazole. Esomeprazole is chemically equivalent to Nexium but is available at a lower price.
Side Effects of Nexium?
Abdominal pain; constipation; diarrhoea; flatulence; gastro-intestinal disturbances; headache; nausea; vomiting
How To Take
Do not chew or crush capsules; swallow whole or mix capsule contents in water and drink within 30 minutes. Do not crush or chew tablets; swallow whole or disperse in water and drink within 30 minutes. Disperse the contents of each sachet of gastro-resistant granules in approx. 15 mL water. Stir and leave to thicken for a few minutes; stir again before administration and use within 30 minutes; rinse container with 15 mL water to obtain full dose.