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NEXIUM Packets for Infants

When the proven effectiveness* of NEXIUM is needed in a non-capsule formulation,

HERE’S YOUR NEX STEP

Talk to your health care provider about NEXIUM Packets

Signs and symptoms of acid reflux

In children

  • Spitting up

  • Back arching and crying that can’t be calmed

  • Irritability

  • Feeding difficulties

  • Poor weight gain

  • Persistent vomiting

  • Weight loss

  • Heartburn

These signs and symptoms may indicate your child has GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). GERD is also called acid reflux disease. Only a health care professional can diagnose if your child has GERD.

In adults

  • Regular heartburn

  • Bad breath

  • Nausea

  • Pain in the chest or the upper part of the abdomen

  • Problems swallowing or painful swallowing

  • Vomiting

Why NEXIUM Packets

NEXIUM Packets may provide relief for their acid reflux

NEXIUM Packets is a type of medicine called a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). This medicine works to reduce gastric acid production and treats the symptoms of GERD.

  • Once-daily dosing*

  • No refrigeration needed; easy to store

  • Doses ranging from 2.5 mg to 20 mg for infants and children

  • 20-mg and 40-mg doses for adults

NEXIUM Packets for Infants

When the pediatrician confirms your child has symptoms of acid reflux disease, ask about NEXIUM Packets

  • NEXIUM Packets can be used for children who may not be able to swallow pills

    1. When NEXIUM Packets is prepared, the liquid dose thickens in 2-3 minutes, which may help administering the medicine to infants

  • NEXIUM Packets is the only PPI that is FDA-approved for use in infants as young as 1 month old

  • The NEXIUM Savings Card can be used to get NEXIUM Packets for just $15 a month or $30 for a 90-day supply

Some adults may need Nexium but may not be able to swallow a pill

  • The relief you know is available for them

  • NEXIUM provides the proven acid suppression and healing of erosive esophagitis in an oral suspension form known as NEXIUM Packets

  • Save on NEXIUM Packets with the NEXIUM Savings Card

SAVINGS OFFER ELIGIBILITY

You may be eligible for this offer if you are insured by commercial insurance and your insurance does not cover the full cost of your prescription or you are not insured and are responsible for the cost of your prescriptions.

Patients who are enrolled in a state or federally funded prescription insurance program are not eligible for this offer. This includes patients enrolled in Medicare Part D, Medicaid, Medigap, Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense (DOD) programs or TriCare, and patients who are Medicare eligible and enrolled in an employer-sponsored group waiver health plan or government-subsidized prescription drug benefit program for retirees.

If you are enrolled in a state or federally funded prescription insurance program, you may not use this savings card even if you elect to be processed as an uninsured (cash-paying) patient.

This offer is not insurance and is restricted to residents of the United States and Puerto Rico or for patients younger than one month of age. This offer is valid for retail prescriptions only.

TERMS OF USE: Eligible commercially insured patients with a valid prescription for NEXIUM® (esomeprazole magnesium) who present this savings card at participating pharmacies will pay $15 for a 30-day supply or $30 for a 60-day supply or 90-day supply, subject to a maximum savings of $125 per 30-day supply. Cash-paying patients will receive up to $125 in savings on out-of-pocket costs per 30-day supply. This offer is good for 30-day supply, 60-day supply or 90-day supply. Other restrictions may apply. Patient is responsible for applicable taxes, if any. If you have any questions regarding this offer, please call 1-855-687-2144.

Non-transferable, limited to one per person, cannot be combined with any other offer. Void where prohibited by law, taxed or restricted. Patients, pharmacists, and prescribers cannot seek reimbursement from health insurance or any third party for any part of the benefit received by the patient through this offer. AstraZeneca reserves the right to rescind, revoke, or amend this offer, eligibility and terms of use at any time without notice. This offer is not conditioned on any past, present or future purchase, including refills. Offer must be presented along with a valid prescription for NEXIUM at the time of purchase.

BY USING THIS CARD, YOU AND YOUR PHARMACIST UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO COMPLY WITH THESE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND TERMS OF USE.

Program managed by PSKW, LLC, on behalf of AstraZeneca.

Savings offer for NEXIUM Packets!

For commercially insured patients, the NEXIUM Savings Card is available

NEXIUM Packets Coupon Savings CardDownload a NEXIUM Packets Savings Card
 
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Bring the Savings Card to the pharmacy when you fill the prescription for NEXIUM Packets.

  • With our Savings Card, eligible commercially insured patients pay just $15 a month or $30 for a 90-day supply of prescription NEXIUM Packets

SAVINGS OFFER ELIGIBILITY

You may be eligible for this offer if you are insured by commercial insurance and your insurance does not cover the full cost of your prescription or you are not insured and are responsible for the cost of your prescriptions.

Patients who are enrolled in a state or federally funded prescription insurance program are not eligible for this offer. This includes patients enrolled in Medicare Part D, Medicaid, Medigap, Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense (DOD) programs or TriCare, and patients who are Medicare eligible and enrolled in an employer-sponsored group waiver health plan or government-subsidized prescription drug benefit program for retirees.

If you are enrolled in a state or federally funded prescription insurance program, you may not use this savings card even if you elect to be processed as an uninsured (cash-paying) patient.

This offer is not insurance and is restricted to residents of the United States and Puerto Rico or for patients younger than one month of age. This offer is valid for retail prescriptions only.

TERMS OF USE: Eligible commercially insured patients with a valid prescription for NEXIUM® (esomeprazole magnesium) who present this savings card at participating pharmacies will pay $15 for a 30-day supply or $30 for a 60-day supply or 90-day supply, subject to a maximum savings of $125 per 30-day supply. Cash-paying patients will receive up to $125 in savings on out-of-pocket costs per 30-day supply. This offer is good for 30-day supply, 60-day supply or 90-day supply. Other restrictions may apply. Patient is responsible for applicable taxes, if any. If you have any questions regarding this offer, please call 1-855-687-2144.

Non-transferable, limited to one per person, cannot be combined with any other offer. Void where prohibited by law, taxed or restricted. Patients, pharmacists, and prescribers cannot seek reimbursement from health insurance or any third party for any part of the benefit received by the patient through this offer. AstraZeneca reserves the right to rescind, revoke, or amend this offer, eligibility and terms of use at any time without notice. This offer is not conditioned on any past, present or future purchase, including refills. Offer must be presented along with a valid prescription for NEXIUM at the time of purchase.

BY USING THIS CARD, YOU AND YOUR PHARMACIST UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO COMPLY WITH THESE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND TERMS OF USE.

Program managed by PSKW, LLC, on behalf of AstraZeneca.

NEXIUM Packets—Instructions for Use

For oral administration

Simply mix packet contents with water§ to prepare NEXIUM Packets
  1. Use an oral syringe to measure the amount of water§ needed to mix the prescribed dose. Ask your pharmacist for an oral syringe.

  2. Add the appropriate amount of water§ for the prescribed dose to a container:

    • 5 mL of water for the 2.5-mg or 5-mg doses

      5 mL = 1 teaspoon

    • 15 mL of water for the 10-mg, 20-mg, or 40-mg doses

      15 mL = 1 tablespoon

    Doses for infants and children may range from 2.5 mg to 20 mg. Adult doses may be 20 mg or 40 mg.

  3. Empty the contents of a foil packet of NEXIUM Packets containing the dose prescribed by your doctor into the container of water.§

  4. Stir and leave 2 to 3 minutes to thicken.

  5. Stir again and drink the dose within 30 minutes.

NEXIUM Packets for oral administration

If medicine is not used within 30 minutes, throw away the dose and mix a new one. If any medicine remains after drinking, add more water, stir, and have child drink right away.

For young children, you can give the dose with an oral syringe. Rinse the oral syringe with water after each use.

Additional studies have shown that NEXIUM Packets may be prepared with orange juice or apple juice instead of water. If the child is old enough to eat applesauce, NEXIUM Packets can be mixed with applesauce.7 Do not mix with other liquids or foods.1

For administration through a nasogastric (NG) or gastric tube

Please see the Medication Guide for full administration details.

Important Safety Information

  • Symptom relief does not rule out the presence of other serious stomach conditions

  • NEXIUM may increase your risk of getting severe diarrhea. ... Read More Call your doctor right away if you have watery stool, stomach pain and fever that does not go away

  • Talk to your doctor about your risk for ... Read More

  • Talk to your doctor about your risk for

    1. — Bone fractures if you take multiple daily doses of NEXIUM for a long period of time

    2. — Low vitamin B12 if you have been on NEXIUM for a long time (more than 3 years)

    3. — Low magnesium levels if you take NEXIUM for a long period of time

  • Tell your doctor about all of the medicines you take, prescription and nonprescription drugs, including clopidogrel, vitamins and herbal supplements. NEXIUM may affect how other medicines work and other medicines may affect how NEXIUM works

  • Side effects with NEXIUM include headache, diarrhea, and abdominal pain

  • In children 1 to 17 years of age, side effects with NEXIUM include headache, diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, and sleepiness

  • In infants aged 1 month to less than 1 year old, side effects with NEXIUM include abdominal pain, regurgitation, rapid breathing, and abnormal liver blood tests

Approved Uses

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.

 

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When the proven effectiveness* of NEXIUM is needed in a non-capsule formulation,

NEXIUM Packets for Infants

HERE’S YOUR NEX STEP

 

Talk to your health care provider about NEXIUM Packets

Signs and symptoms of acid reflux

In children

  • Spitting up

  • Back arching and crying that can’t be calmed

  • Irritability

  • Feeding difficulties

  • Poor weight gain

  • Persistent vomiting

  • Weight loss

  • Heartburn

These signs and symptoms may indicate your child has gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is also called acid reflux disease. Only a health care professional can diagnose if your child has GERD.

In adults

  • Regular heartburn

  • Bad breath

  • Nausea

  • Pain in the chest or the upper part of the abdomen

  • Problems swallowing or painful swallowing

  • Vomiting

Why NEXIUM Packets

NEXIUM Packets may provide relief for their acid reflux

NEXIUM Packets is a type of medicine called a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). This medicine works to reduce gastric acid production and treats the symptoms of GERD.

  • Once-daily dosing*

  • No refrigeration needed; easy to store

  • Doses ranging from 2.5 mg to 20 mg for infants and children

  • 20-mg and 40-mg doses for adults

 

When the pediatrician confirms your child has symptoms of acid reflux disease, ask about NEXIUM Packets

NEXIUM Packets for Infants
  • NEXIUM Packets can be used for children who may not be able to swallow pills

    1. - When NEXIUM Packets is prepared, the liquid dose thickens in 2-3 minutes, which may help administering the medicine to infants

  • NEXIUM Packets is the only PPI that is FDA-approved for use in infants as young as 1 month old

  • The NEXIUM Savings Card can be used to get NEXIUM Packets for just $15 a month or $30 for a 90-day supply

Some adults may need Nexium but may not be able to swallow a pill

  • The relief you know is available for them

  • NEXIUM provides the proven acid suppression and healing of erosive esophagitis in an oral suspension form known as NEXIUM Packets

  • Save on NEXIUM Packets with the NEXIUM Savings Card

SAVINGS OFFER ELIGIBILITY

You may be eligible for this offer if you are insured by commercial insurance and your insurance does not cover the full cost of your prescription or you are not insured and are responsible for the cost of your prescriptions.

Patients who are enrolled in a state or federally funded prescription insurance program are not eligible for this offer. This includes patients enrolled in Medicare Part D, Medicaid, Medigap, Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense (DOD) programs or TriCare, and patients who are Medicare eligible and enrolled in an employer-sponsored group waiver health plan or government-subsidized prescription drug benefit program for retirees.

If you are enrolled in a state or federally funded prescription insurance program, you may not use this savings card even if you elect to be processed as an uninsured (cash-paying) patient.

This offer is not insurance and is restricted to residents of the United States and Puerto Rico or for patients younger than one month of age. This offer is valid for retail prescriptions only.

TERMS OF USE: Eligible commercially insured patients with a valid prescription for NEXIUM® (esomeprazole magnesium) who present this savings card at participating pharmacies will pay $15 for a 30-day supply or $30 for a 60-day supply or 90-day supply, subject to a maximum savings of $125 per 30-day supply. Cash-paying patients will receive up to $125 in savings on out-of-pocket costs per 30-day supply. This offer is good for 30-day supply, 60-day supply or 90-day supply. Other restrictions may apply. Patient is responsible for applicable taxes, if any. If you have any questions regarding this offer, please call 1-855-687-2144.

This offer will expire on MM/DD/YYYY.

Non-transferable, limited to one per person, cannot be combined with any other offer. Void where prohibited by law, taxed or restricted. Patients, pharmacists, and prescribers cannot seek reimbursement from health insurance or any third party for any part of the benefit received by the patient through this offer. AstraZeneca reserves the right to rescind, revoke, or amend this offer, eligibility and terms of use at any time without notice. This offer is not conditioned on any past, present or future purchase, including refills. Offer must be presented along with a valid prescription for NEXIUM at the time of purchase.

BY USING THIS CARD, YOU AND YOUR PHARMACIST UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO COMPLY WITH THESE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND TERMS OF USE.

Pharmacist Instructions for a Patient With an Eligible Third Party Payer: Submit the claim to the primary Third-Party Payer first, then submit the balance due to Therapy First Plus as a Secondary Payer COB (coordination of benefits) with patient responsibility amount and a valid Other Coverage Code (eg, 8). The patient is responsible for the first $15 on 30-day supply, $30 on 60-day supply, or $30 on 90-day supply, and the card will cover up to $125 per 30-day supply. Reimbursement will be received from Therapy First Plus.

Pharmacist Instructions for a Cash-Paying Patient: Submit this claim to Therapy First Plus. A valid Other Coverage Code (eg,1) is required. The patient is responsible for the first $15 on 30-day supply, $30 on 60-day supply, or $30 on 90-day supply and the card will cover up to $125 per 30-day supply. Reimbursement will be received from Therapy First Plus.

Valid Other Coverage Code Required: For any questions regarding Therapy First Plus online processing, please call the Help Desk at 1-800-422-5604.

Program managed by PSKW, LLC, on behalf of AstraZeneca.

Savings offer for NEXIUM Packets!

For commercially insured patients, AZhelps is available

NEXIUM Packets Coupon Savings Card
 

The mobile AZhelps Savings Card gives you convenient access to savings on NEXIUM Packets, right from your phone. Eligible commercially insured patients pay just $15 a month or $30 for a 90-day supply of prescription NEXIUM Packets with the AZhelps Savings Card. Activate your savings offer now, and then add your digital savings card to Apple WalletAndriod Pay so you always have it with you.

Activate my card

SAVINGS OFFER ELIGIBILITY

You may be eligible for this offer if you are insured by commercial insurance and your insurance does not cover the full cost of your prescription or you are not insured and are responsible for the cost of your prescriptions.

Patients who are enrolled in a state or federally funded prescription insurance program are not eligible for this offer. This includes patients enrolled in Medicare Part D, Medicaid, Medigap, Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense (DOD) programs or TriCare, and patients who are Medicare eligible and enrolled in an employer-sponsored group waiver health plan or government-subsidized prescription drug benefit program for retirees.

If you are enrolled in a state or federally funded prescription insurance program, you may not use this savings card even if you elect to be processed as an uninsured (cash-paying) patient.

This offer is not insurance and is restricted to residents of the United States and Puerto Rico or for patients younger than one month of age. This offer is valid for retail prescriptions only.

TERMS OF USE: Eligible commercially insured patients with a valid prescription for NEXIUM® (esomeprazole magnesium) who present this savings card at participating pharmacies will pay $15 for a 30-day supply or $30 for a 60-day supply or 90-day supply, subject to a maximum savings of $125 per 30-day supply. Cash-paying patients will receive up to $125 in savings on out-of-pocket costs per 30-day supply. This offer is good for 30-day supply, 60-day supply or 90-day supply. Other restrictions may apply. Patient is responsible for applicable taxes, if any. If you have any questions regarding this offer, please call 1-855-687-2144.

This offer will expire on MM/DD/YYYY.

Non-transferable, limited to one per person, cannot be combined with any other offer. Void where prohibited by law, taxed or restricted. Patients, pharmacists, and prescribers cannot seek reimbursement from health insurance or any third party for any part of the benefit received by the patient through this offer. AstraZeneca reserves the right to rescind, revoke, or amend this offer, eligibility and terms of use at any time without notice. This offer is not conditioned on any past, present or future purchase, including refills. Offer must be presented along with a valid prescription for NEXIUM at the time of purchase.

BY USING THIS CARD, YOU AND YOUR PHARMACIST UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO COMPLY WITH THESE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND TERMS OF USE.

Pharmacist Instructions for a Patient With an Eligible Third Party Payer: Submit the claim to the primary Third- Party Payer first, then submit the balance due to Therapy First Plus as a Secondary Payer COB (coordination of benefits) with patient responsibility amount and a valid Other Coverage Code (eg, 8). The patient is responsible for the first $15 on 30-day supply, $30 on 60-day supply, or $30 on 90-day supply, and the card will cover up to $125 per 30-day supply. Reimbursement will be received from Therapy First Plus.

Pharmacist Instructions for a Cash-Paying Patient: Submit this claim to Therapy First Plus. A valid Other Coverage Code (eg,1) is required. The patient is responsible for the first $15 on 30-day supply, $30 on 60-day supply, or $30 on 90- day supply and the card will cover up to $125 per 30-day supply. Reimbursement will be received from Therapy First Plus.

Valid Other Coverage Code Required: For any questions regarding Therapy First Plus online processing, please call the Help Desk at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Program managed by PSKW, LLC, on behalf of AstraZeneca.

NEXIUM Packets—Instructions for Use

For oral administration

Simply mix packet contents with water§ to prepare NEXIUM Packets
  1. Use an oral syringe to measure the amount of water§ needed to mix the prescribed dose. Ask your pharmacist for an oral syringe.

  2. Add the appropriate amount of water§ for the prescribed dose to a container:

    • 5 mL of water for the 2.5-mg or 5-mg doses

      5 mL = 1 teaspoon

    • 15 mL of water for the 10-mg, 20-mg, or 40-mg doses

      15 mL = 1 tablespoon

    Doses for infants and children may range from 2.5 mg to 20 mg. Adult doses may be 20 mg or 40 mg.

  3. Empty the contents of a foil packet of NEXIUM Packets containing the dose prescribed by your doctor into the container of water.§

  4. Stir and leave 2 to 3 minutes to thicken.

  5. Stir again and drink the dose within 30 minutes.

NEXIUM Packets for oral administrationNEXIUM Packets for oral administration
NEXIUM Packets for oral administration

If medicine is not used within 30 minutes, throw away the dose and mix a new one. If any medicine remains after drinking, add more water, stir, and have child drink right away.

For young children, you can give the dose with an oral syringe. Rinse the oral syringe with water after each use.

Additional studies have shown that NEXIUM Packets may be prepared with orange juice or apple juice instead of water. If the child is old enough to eat applesauce, NEXIUM Packets can be mixed with applesauce.7 Do not mix with other liquids or foods.1

For administration through a nasogastric (NG) or gastric tube

Please see the Medication Guide for full administration details.

Important Safety Information

  • Symptom relief does not rule out the presence of other serious stomach conditions ... Read More

  • NEXIUM may increase your risk of getting severe diarrhea. Call your doctor right away if you have watery stool, stomach pain and fever that does not go away

  • Talk to your doctor about your risk for

    1. Bone fractures if you take multiple daily doses of NEXIUM for a long period of time

    2. Low vitamin B12 if you have been on NEXIUM for a long time (more than 3 years)

    3. Low magnesium levels if you take NEXIUM for a long period of time

  • Tell your doctor about all of the medicines you take, prescription and nonprescription drugs, including clopidogrel, vitamins and herbal supplements. NEXIUM may affect how other medicines work and other medicines may affect how NEXIUM works

  • Side effects with NEXIUM include headache, diarrhea, and abdominal pain

  • In children 1 to 17 years of age, side effects with NEXIUM include headache, diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, and sleepiness

  • In infants aged 1 month to less than 1 year old, side effects with NEXIUM include abdominal pain, regurgitation, rapid breathing, and abnormal liver blood tests

Approved Uses

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.