Do not prepare the mixture ahead of time for later use. This medication may rarely cause a severe intestinal condition Clostridium difficile -associated diarrhea due to a type of bacteria. The plasma elimination half-life of esomeprazole is approximately 1 to 1. For the 10 mg, 20 mg and 40 mg strengths, mix contents of packet with 15 mL of water, and follow the instructions above.
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Since it may take 1 to 4 days to have full effect, these products do not relieve heartburn right away. For susceptibility testing information about Helicobacter pylorisee Microbiology section in prescribing information for clarithromycin and amoxicillin.
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it.
Possible side effects Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
How it works This drug decreases the amount of acid your stomach produces. What are the possible side effects of esomeprazole Nexium?
Make sure there are no medicine granules stuck in the tip of the syringe. There were no patients with H. Changes in blood tests that check how the liver is working. The mean exposure AUC to esomeprazole increases from 4. Talk to your doctor about the risk of taking esomeprazole. No specific antidote for esomeprazole is known. Unless your doctor tells you otherwise, continue your normal diet.
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Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use including prescription drugsnonprescription drugs, and herbal products. Reproductive System and Breast: This will depend on your condition, how old you are and how well your liver works.
This is because the amount of these drugs in your body may be decreased. Esomeprazole may potentially interfere with CYP2C19, the major esomeprazole metabolizing enzyme.
Download Patient Information Leaflet. Esomeprazole is in a group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors.
Nexium and other PPIs may be associated with hyperplasia, or a thickening of the stomach lining, which could lead to a benign tumor.