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Esomeprazole Magnesium

Esomeprazole Magnesium
Esomeprazole is used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions involving excessive stomach acid such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Esomeprazole is also used to promote healing of erosive esophagitis (damage to your esophagus caused by stomach acid). Esomeprazole 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). Esomeprazole may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Esomeprazole Magnesium
Heartburn/Ulcer Disease

Frequently Asked Questions

Esomeprazole can cause kidney problems. Tell your doctor if you are urinating less than usual, or if you have blood in your urine.

Diarrhea may be a sign of a new infection. Call your doctor if you have diarrhea that is watery or has blood in it.

Esomeprazole may cause new or worsening symptoms of lupus. Tell your doctor if you have joint pain and a skin rash on your cheeks or arms that worsens in sunlight.

You may be more likely to have a broken bone while taking this medicine long term or more than once per day.

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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Esomeprazole Magnesium Capsule DR 20 Mg40 Mg
Susp For Recon DR In A Packet 10 Mg20 Mg40 Mg

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