After oral dosing with esomeprazole 20 mg and 40 mg the onset of effect occurs within one hour.
Esomeprazole is usually taken once a day at least 1 hour before a meal.
In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. A medicine called omeprazole, which is similar to esomeprazole, is safe to take while breastfeeding. It works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach. For the full list of all side effects reported with Nexium Control, see the package leaflet. Esomeprazole can be taken by adults. Drink the entire mixture within 30 minutes.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
This medication should be avoided as it may cause extreme sedation.
Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of using this medication for your condition.
This is because there is a slight risk that kidney stones can develop and drinking plenty of water reduces this risk.
MI caution is advised and careful dose titration is especially important, particularly in patients with markedly impaired ventricular function.
Marked and probably prolonged systemic hypotension up to an including shock with fatal outcome have been reported.
Voriconazole can double the levels of esomeprazole magnesium in your body. AstraZeneca UK Limited, The electronic Medicines Compendium. Swallow ESOMEPRAZOLE ACTAVIS tablets whole with a glass of water. It is important to only use a catheter tipped syringe when administering NEXIUM through a nasogastric tube or gastric tube.
Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Flush IV line with NS, LR, or D5W prior to and after administration Do not administer with any other drugs.