Nexium 24HR is a non-prescription medication for the treatment of frequent heartburn (occurs 2 or more days a week). It is not intended for immediate relief of heartburn and may take 1 to 4 days for full effect.
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- Just one pill a day treats frequent heartburn.
- Blocks acid at the source.
Medicinal ingredient is:
esomeprazole magnesium trihydrate
Nonmedicinal ingredients are:
Each capsule contains (listed in alphabetical order): corn starch, D&C red no. 28, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, gelatin, glyceryl monostearate, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, methacrylic acid copolymer, pharmaceutical ink, polysorbate 80, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide, triethyl citrate.
Adults (over 18 years): Do not take more than directed. Swallow 1 capsule with a glass of water before eating in the morning. Take 1 capsule per day for 14 days. May take 1 to 4 days for full effect. Do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by your doctor. See package insert for repeat use directions.
Like any drug, NEXIUM 24HR may cause side effects in some people. Side effects that may occur are usually mild. They usually go away a short time after starting NEXIUM 24HR.
These side effects may not be caused by NEXIUM 24HR in your case, but only a doctor can assess this. If these become bothersome (or exceed 1-2 days), discuss with your doctor:
- Common: nausea, stomach upset, diarrhea, headache
- Uncommon: dry mouth, dizziness, insomnia, feeling of burning/prickliness/numbing, swelling of extremities, feeling sleepy, vertigo
If you experience any bothersome or unusual side effects while using NEXIUM 24HR, check with your doctor or pharmacist. Tell your doctor right away if you have any of these symptoms:
- New or worsening joint pain
- Rash on your cheeks or arms that gets worse in the sun