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Nexum 40mg Cap 2×7’s
Nexum 40mg Cap 2×7’s is an enteric-coated pellet formulation of esomeprazole magnesium due to its acid-labile nature. Esomeprazole is the S-isomer of omeprazole, which is a mixture of the S- and R- isomers that inhibit gastric acid secretion more effectively than omeprazole. Chemically Nexum 40mg Cap 2×7’s is bis(5-methoxy-2-[(S)-[(4-methoxy-3, 5-dimethyl-2-pyridinyl)methyl]sulfinyl]- 1H-benzimidazole-1-yl) magnesium trihydrate. The molecular formula is (C17H18N3O3S)2Mg x 3H2 O. This Capsule is used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions involving excessive stomach acid. General – Symptomatic response to therapy with Nexum 40mg Capsule does not preclude the presence of gastric malignancy.
- This Capsule 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 the healing of erosive esophagitis.
Side Effects Of Nexum 40mg Cap 2×7’s
- dry mouth
- abdominal pain
When Not To Use
Hypersensitivity to esomeprazole or other proton pump inhibitors.
- Esomeprazole is a prescription medication that is used to treat GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disorder).
- It also is utilized to treat esophageal liner damaged by acid, as well as to prevent ulcers caused by NSAIDs and Helicobacter Pylori bacteria.
- The medicine is part of a proton pump inhibitor category of medications.
- They work by reducing amounts of acid in the stomach created.
- It is important to rule out any malignancy before beginning the treatment.
- The medication must be handled with caution in patients who have severely impaired liver (liver) or kidney (kidney) function.