NEXIUM provides 24-hour relief from persistent, frequent heartburn caused by acid reflux disease. If you are taking NEXIUM capsules or packets for oral suspension, the tips below can help you get the most out of your treatment. Your results with NEXIUM may vary.
With once-daily dosing, NEXIUM may be easy to fit into your schedule. Click on the formulation you've been prescribed by your doctor to learn more.
Remember, if you have any questions about your treatment with NEXIUM, talk with your doctor.
NEXIUM is prescribed to treat the symptoms of acid reflux disease, which typically include persistent heartburn on 2 or more days per week, despite treatment and change of diet.
For many people, NEXIUM is also prescribed to heal damage to the esophagus called erosive esophagitis. This damage may be caused over time from stomach acid wearing away the lining of the esophagus. Only a doctor can diagnose this condition. With NEXIUM, most erosions heal in 4 to 8 weeks. Your results with NEXIUM may vary.
The information on this Web site should not take the place of talking with your doctor or health care professional. If you have any questions about your condition, or if you would like more information about NEXIUM, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Only you and your health care professional can decide if NEXIUM is right for you.
If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact AstraZeneca at 1-800-236-9933, Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 6 PM ET, excluding holidays.