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Esomeprazole is commonly used to treat conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works to reduce acid in the stomach and discusses its uses, potential side effects, and more.
- Esomeprazole Uses
When it comes to esomeprazole, uses of the drug include such things as treatment of erosive esophagitis. This eMedTV resource discusses other uses for esomeprazole, such as treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and H. pylori infections.
- Esomeprazole Side Effects
In the case of esomeprazole, side effects that may occur include such things as headache and nausea. This eMedTV article discusses some of the possible side effects of esomeprazole, such as diarrhea, dry mouth, and constipation.
- Esomeprazole Dosing
As this eMedTV resource explains, when erosive esophagitis is treated with esomeprazole, dosing guidelines usually call for taking 20 mg or 40 mg daily for 4 to 8 weeks. This article also looks at esomeprazole dosage guidelines for other conditions.
- Esomeprazole Drug Interactions
As this eMedTV article explains, drug interactions may occur when esomeprazole is taken with such medications as digoxin and diazepam. This segment discusses other possible drug interactions with esomeprazole, such as those involving warfarin.
- Esomeprazole Precautions and Warnings
As outlined in this eMedTV segment, esomeprazole precautions and warnings include such things as limiting your daily dose of the drug if you have severe liver disease. Other precautions and warnings for esomeprazole users involve breastfeeding.