What chemicals are in Nexium?
Each delayed-release capsule contains 20 mg or 40 mg of esomeprazole (present as 22.3 mg or 44.5 mg esomeprazole magnesium trihydrate) in the form of enteric-coated granules with the following inactive ingredients: glyceryl monostearate 40-55, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, methacrylic acid …
What is esomeprazole magnesium trihydrate?
Esomeprazole, sold under the brand name Nexium, is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medication used for the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), for gastric protection to prevent recurrence of stomach ulcers or gastric damage from chronic use of NSAIDs, and for the treatment of pathological hypersecretory …
What is the chemical name for esomeprazole?
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What esomeprazole contains?
Each delayed-release capsule contains 20 mg or 40 mg of esomeprazole (present as 22.25 mg, or 44.50 mg esomeprazole magnesium) in the form of enteric-coated pellets with the following inactive ingredients: crospovidone, hydroxypropyl cellulose, mannitol, methacrylic acid copolymer type C, sucrose, sugar spheres, talc.
What is Esomeprazole magnesium good for?
Generic Name: esomeprazole magnesium Esomeprazole is used to treat certain stomach and esophagus problems (such as acid reflux, ulcers). It works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. It relieves symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and persistent cough.
When should I take esomeprazole magnesium?
Esomeprazole should be taken at least one hour before a meal. Swallow the pill whole and do not crush, chew, break, or open it. If you cannot swallow a capsule whole, open it and sprinkle the medicine into a spoonful of pudding or applesauce. Swallow the mixture right away without chewing.
What is the generic name for esomeprazole?
Nexium (What is Nexium?) is known by its generic name of esomeprazole, and Prilosec (What is Prilosec?) is known by its generic name of omeprazole. The generic names sound similar for a reason—esomeprazole is a chemical isomer of omeprazole.
What is the other name for esomeprazole?
Esomeprazole magnesium is available as the brand-name drug Nexium and as a generic drug.