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Vimovo - side effects

When I started taking 2 Vimovo a day, I had some disconcerting side effects: coughing and wheezing at night, acid reflux that would be so severe I was up-chucking. One morning I awoke and all my muscles and body ached like I had the flu. I even coughed up some mucus tinged with blood. ## Hello, Nancy! How are you doing? Has there been any change? This medication contains a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, which according to the FDA, can cause stomach irritation and ulceration, however, it also contains Esomeprazole, which should help prevent such issues. The coughing and wheezing is concerning, because that could be a sign of other, possibly dangerous, health issues, according to the NIH. Have you informed your doctor? It would be best to have these symptoms checked out.

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pinaclav 500 side effects

Hi, I'm on pinaclav 500 for 5 days now. I've another 5 days to go and since today there has been blood in my semen. Could the pinaclav be causing this. There is no pain, just a red tint. These are large white tablets, I'm also taking vimovo 500. These are orange. ## HI, Dub! Have you consulted your doctor? It's really difficult to say what may be causing it from just the limited information in your post, but there is a chance that it could be a serious medical issue that needs treatment. How much blood? ## Sounds like it's your kidneys or bladder infection and it is bad

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Vimovo Drug Information

I was just prescribed Vimovo by my doctor today. While searching the web I realized that this was just approved on April 2010 by the FDA and I really cannot find a whole lot of information on it. I did read the side effects before I took the 1st dose. Has anyone ever heard of this pain med? It is a 500 mg dose and the main ingredients are naproxen and esomeprazole magnesium, and is usually prescribed for arthritis patients... Can anyone help? ## Vimovo combines the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory Naproxen, used to relieve pain and swelling, with the proton pump inhibitor Esomaprazol to protect the stomach from the irritation and damage that the NSAIDs can cause. Common side effects can include: nausea, drowsiness, headache and stomach pain. ## Currently available Esomeprazole preparation...

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yellow oval with 500/20 stamp on it

I found these two pills in my nightstand drawer. Please let me know what they are ## Hi Pat, Based on the description provided, your oval yellow pill has been identified as Vimovo; containing Esomeprazole (20 mg) + Naproxen (500 mg). This is classified as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), used to treat osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, nsaid-induced ulcer prophylaxis, and ankylosing spondylitis. You can view a detailed description of the drug on Vimovo's official webpage in the link below... Please post back if you have any other questions or comments to add.

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