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nexium40 mg and shelcal 500mg
I am a 51 year old woman and have been suffering from reflux and have been taking nexium 40 for many years. My GP recently asked me to take calcium to improve bone health. Can you advise if there are any issues taking these together? ## Hello, Suzanne! How are you? I didn't find any interactions or problems listed, but you should always double check such information. The Shelcal is a calcium supplement, so it may cause some constipation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Nothing more. Thanks for your response. ## I was diagnosed 6 years ago with two stomach ulcers which were the non bacterial kind. My doc put me on Nexium and I became "addicted". I couldn't go 2 days without the pill even long after the ulcers had healed. My health deteriorated. I gained weight....
Updated 1 month ago.
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generic nexium
Ordered nexium 40 from what I thought was a canadian pharmacy. Package finally came in. Inside is "medicine labeled "feksen" that says it is EQ to Esomeprazole which is nexium. The pill is orange in color with no markings. I have tried to email the company from which i purchased this from but they do not return my emails. Please advise if this really is the eq. to nexium. Medicine containers say it is from you. ## Hi Ann, Do the tablets have an imprint of some kind on them? I haven't been able to find any information whatsoever on "feksen", let alone being able to relate it to Esomeprazole. If the company hasn't even been returning your emails, I would also be wondering if those are real pills at all. ## no markings at all. weird to me that the sleeve that th...
Updated 2 months ago.
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green goddess liquid pain killer
I suffer from chronic chest pains, and it feels like someone is crushing my heart, i get sharp pains, and it debilatates me. in the ER the have given me this green goddess and it worked wonders, hard to swallow after, but it killed the pain, well my ignorant Dr. refuses to subscribe it to me, she tends to think that the nexium will work one day. So i figure ill make my own green goddess, but all i know is that it contains lidocain,, maylox, or mylanta and something else. so if anyone could help me with my problem i would greatly appreciate it, i have dealt with this pain for 12 years, and im tired of it,. Thank you ## The name of this mixture varies from region to region, from what I can discover it contains Lidocaine, Mylanta and Donnatal. The Lidocaine is a mild, topical anesthetic. T...
Updated 3 months ago.
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what is altosec 20 use for
I have been taking Nexium for some time. It does not really work will Altosec be of more benefit to me ## Hello, Karl! How are you? They are both in the same drug class, so no, it might no the Altosec may not work better for you. What are you trying to treat? Having this information would make it easier to help you. ## Thanks for your mail. I am fine thanks The Nexium tablets I take are for reflux. If I dont take these tablets for a day or so I really suffer. Is there something that I can take that does not require a prescriltion.
Updated 5 months ago.
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Nexium side effects?
I have been given a prescription of Nexium for a gerd/reflux issue. However, since I've been taking it, it seems like my arthritis ( mainly in my hands ) has been hurting more and getting worse. Is arthritis inflammation or joint soreness a side effect of Nexium? ## Have you been taking any other vitamins or medications with the Nexium? Although joint pain is not specifically listed as a side-effect (headaches are possible though), I am wondering if there are any drug interactions going on here. You can also read more about this medication at: Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do... ## Re: Nexium side effects reply from Roy. I am not on any other medication, however, I do take Vitamin C ( 2000 mg ), and Vitamin D ( 1000 IU ) daily. ## I a...
Updated 6 months ago.
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Dear Sir, I have hyperacidity since 8 years,presently my age is 38years.For the last 8 years i have been taking pentodec,zentac,nexium ,Nexpro 20. I change the brand after every six months approx. Sir I take one of these tablets with half motilium m empty stomach in the morning since 8 years. Please advise if I can suffer any problem due to taking of these medicines for long time may be throughout my life.If I dont take this medicine I start suffering from heart burn feeling, passing of gas through mouth and uncomfortableness Awating your reply. Kind regards, Anand,Gurgaon ## Hi, Anand! How are you doing? The concern really is why it continues to happen, when you stop taking a medication. What types of foods do you eat? What do you drink regularly? Do you eat a lot of spicy foods, or a ...
Updated 7 months ago.
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in need for discount help cost with nexium
only nexium will work for him, he is on Medicare ## Hello, Fred! How are you? Nexium is actually manufactured by AstraZeneca and they have some excellent patient assistance programs, including some for those on Medicare with low-incomes and coverage problems. You can call them for more information at 1-800-292-6363, Monday through Friday from 8am to 6pm Eastern. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 10 months ago.
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Nexium capsules
Please send me the capsule size of nexium 20mg and 40mg ## only nexium will work for him, he is on Medicare will this card still work for him
Updated 10 months ago.
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nexium versus omeprazole
Is 40 mg of omeprazole SA equivalent to 20 mg of nexium? ## Hello, Norman! How are you? Actually no, these are equivalent medications, so 20mgs of one is the same as 20mgs of the other. Has your doctor told you to switch to 40mgs of the Omeprazole?
Updated 10 months ago.
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Omedex Plus 40 mg clear capsule with white pellets inside
Has anyone tried the Omedex Plus 40 mg Esomeprazol as a substitute for Nexium. I bought some in Mexico but haven't tried it yet. It is a clear capsule with with pellets inside. The pellets look like the same thing as inside the Nexium capsules. Insurance quit paying for Nexium so looking for an alternative. Thanks ## Hi Mike, Have you considered looking into any "natural" alternatives to Nexium? A few to mention are suggested in the link below: Additionally, you can adjust your diet to help improve any symptoms of GERD: -Avoid or reduce consumption of foods and beverages that contain caffeine, chocolate, garlic, onions, peppermint, spearmint, and alcohol. Both caffeinated and decaffeinated coffees increase acid sec...
Updated 10 months ago.
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Nexium Generic
I use Nexium and don't understand why my big mail order place can't fill it with Esomeprazole? ## Hello, Robin! How are you doing? Have you tried calling them to ask? Are they charging you a lot for the name brand? Learn more Nexium details here.
Updated 11 months ago.
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Pain Mgmt/Abusing Meds
I agree with the person who stated that those who abuse pain meds, especially when you are not prescribed them - make it hard for those of us with true chronic pain. I reside in Florida and it's an Act of Congress in this state to find pain mgmt that truly believes in you. Of course MRI's, X-Rays, that helps also. But it frustrates me to no end everyone that's so paranoid about being tested because they shouldn't be taking it in the first place. I won't go through my medical issues except suffice to say one of the things I'm trying to avoid is a spinal fusion. I'm terrified because no one could help take care of me or my all. True chronic pain will begin to mess with your depression, and I already have Major Depressive Disorder. This pain has robbe...
Updated 1 year ago.
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nexiam side effects
Dry mouth and cough followed by sneezing. This happens each time I start to eat. ## Hello, Judy! That almost sounds like it might be an allergy of some type. Is there anything consistent with each meal that you could be having an allergic reaction to? Do you take the Nexium with every meal, rather than once daily? Learn more Nexium details here.
Updated 1 year ago.
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nexium rd
I have been advised nexium rd by the cardiologist as I am taking medicines for recovery relating to three stents put in my heart blockage. Pl.tell me what is ment by rd in nexiumrd ? ## Possibly Reflux Disease
Updated 1 year ago.
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I wouldn't even consider getting off of nexium. I hadn't heard the stomach thing. Are you sure thats true. Gerd can cause esphocial cancer so don't know which is worse. I have esphocial spasms and the pain mimicks a heart attack. Ended up in the ER twice thinking I was surely dying. I don't think I would get off ## What is the stomach thing you are talking about. I just started taking Nexium. I have terrible chest pains. I have gastritis, esophagitis, and inflammation in the duodemun. Will Nexium get rid of all of this. Thank you, Patty ## I have the same same diagnosisies: Nexium did not work for me--caused the gas to move quickly to my bowels. I am using Georg's Aloe Vera, Probiotics (not enough I guess). II also have a rectal ring in the sigmoid collon. And much p...
Updated 1 year ago.
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I have GERD, suffer terrably bad.I've been cut off medicaid & I have not a cent to my name.My Dr. perscribed Nexium 4 me 4 about 2 yrs. now.I havn't had Nexium 4 about a year & suffer daily w/ GERD.Sometimes if my family has any extra change someone will buy me over the counter anti-acids for me which I'm very Greatful.this morn I sit here hurting sooo bad,then I remembered the old Baking Soda in the spice cabinet...It's not Nexium,but it helps... ## Hope vega is out there today,2 see that any help & advise is useful.I do Thank God... 4 this Drug disscution board,We all need each other from time 2 time,without puting ourselves out there 2 be contacted if we don't want 2...again GOD BLESS... ## You are very right about baking soda. I am in SA and i recenlt...
Updated 1 year ago.
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what side affect do you get when using nexium ## The only one I've experienced after about 1 week is I can't stop eating. Never been a big eater, now I'm always hungy ## I never had any side effects.I was on it for 4 yrs. I still need it despraretly,but can't afford it even w\medicaid discount. ## Isn't there something else you could use thats no so expensize? ## PS:Vega,Ur the one that got me thinking of the baking soda,when U wrote on Fri,6/24/05 If there might be something else to use thats not so expensize... Thank You Vega,U got my head out of the medicine cabinet...U All Have A Blessed Life... ## I have been on Nexium 40 mg. daily for 2 years. No side effects or problems have I experenced. I have read that long term use may cause stomoch cancer should I be conc...
Updated 1 year ago.
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Cymgen And Nexium
I am on Cymgen and Nexium, and experience extreme tiredness and sleepiness ........... any comments? ## Are you aware of the side effects associated with each medication? Esomeprazole (Nexium) lists "excessive tiredness" as a serious side effect that should be addressed by your doctor as soon as possible. Cymgen (Generic Cymbalta) also listed "tired feeling" and "drowsiness" as common side effects. It's difficult to say which medication is doing it more than the other (if not equally), but none the less, I'd recommend contacting your doctor to get a better evaluation of what's going on and how you should effectively handle it. It may be that you need to change medications to something less harsh on your system. I hope this helps! ## Thank you David, i...
Updated 1 year ago.
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Nexium 40 Mg
Why is my 'Nexium" purple capsule plain, with no rings and no "Nexium 20 mg" printed on it? Is it really the brand Nexium? ## my nexium 40mg is not purple but a mustard col0r why?
Updated 1 year ago.
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Nexium And Calcium Magnesium Vitamin D Supplements Taken With Meloxicam
I now am taking nexium 45 minutes before my first meal of the day. At the next meal I take a calcium/vit D/magnesium supplement. When can I take meloxican for inflammation in my sacroiliac joint and so that mobic will not interfere with the benefits of the supplement and nexium. ## Hello, My research states that Meloxicam can be administered without regard to timing of meals or accompanying administration of antacids. I'm not quite sure if this would work the same when it comes to vitamins- but I believe you would be ok to take the Meloxicam about 30 min- 1 hour after you take the vitamins. If you experience any changes in the effectiveness of your vitamins while taking the Meloxicam, it would be a good idea to contact your physician. You can learn more about this drug on the page f...
Updated 1 year ago.
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