Neksium 20 Mg Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Astra Zeneca
  • Contains / Salt: Esomeprazole (20 mg)
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Neksium 20 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses

Neksium 20 Mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Neksium 20 Mg Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 40 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 8 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 40 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 8 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 40 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 8 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 8 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Neksium 20 Mg Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Neksium 20 Mg Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Neksium can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Neksium, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Neksium 20 Mg Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Taking Neksium may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Neksium should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Neksium 20 Mg Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Using Neksium does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Neksium 20 Mg Tablet on the Liver?


    Neksium has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Neksium 20 Mg Tablet on the Heart?


    There are no any side effects of Neksium for the heart.

    Safe


Neksium 20 Mg Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Neksium 20 Mg Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Neksium 20 Mg Tablet

  • Is this Neksium 20 Mg Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Neksium 20 Mg Tablet.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Neksium 20 Mg Tablet since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, the use of Neksium 20 Mg Tablet is considered safe.

    Safe
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Neksium 20 Mg Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Neksium 20 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Neksium 20 Mg Tablet


    Taking Neksium 20 Mg Tablet with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Neksium 20 Mg Tablet


    Consuming Neksium 20 Mg Tablet with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Neksium 20 Mg Tablet

Question over 5 years ago

How to use Neksium?

Dr. OP Kholwad MBBS , General Physician

Neksium should be taken 1 hour before the meal because the presence of food can affect the absorption of this drug from the stomach and its therapeutic benefit. Preferably it should be taken once a day in the morning before breakfast. However, some patient may need twice a day, in this case, 1 tablet should be taken in the morning and 1 tablet in the evening before the meal as directed by the doctor. Please consult your doctor regarding the exact dosage regimen of medicine and follow his/her instruction. 

Question about 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Neksium?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Take Neksium as long as needed, but do not take more than 4 weeks. If your symptoms still persist even after 4 weeks then consult your doctor before taking this drug afterward.

Question over 5 years ago

How does Neksium works?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Neksium works by blocking the action of an enzyme (H+/K+ATPase) in the cells (parietal) of the stomach which is responsible for acid production in the stomach. Due to blockage of this enzyme, the production of acid is decreased, and this helps to relieve the stomach from acidity, heartburn, GERD, stomach ulcer and other acidity related stomach problem.

Question over 4 years ago

Does Neksium cause dry mouth?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Neksium may cause dry mouth because it decreases the saliva secretion in your mouth. It is a common side effect of this drug. If you experience excess dry mouth after taking this drug, keep yourself hydrated with juices, shakes and ample water.

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take Neksium with zantac?

ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Neksium can be taken with Zantac. Both medicines work by reducing the acid secretion in the stomach which relieve from the stomach ulcer and acidity. No harmful drug interactions have been reported between them. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medications together.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 653

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 524-526

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