GERD

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(Gastrooesophageal reflux disease)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), gastric reflux disease, or '...
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Common GERD treatments discussed around the web
Nexium 17,924 Zantac 17,827 Prilosec 17,678
418,245 conversations around the web about GERD to help you make a decision
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Nexium vs Omeprazole

Nexium
VS.
Omeprazole
Other name: Esomeprazole Magnesium (Esomeprazole Magnesium)
Other name: Prilosec (Prilosec)
3.5
2.5
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GERD
Reflux
Heartburn
Ulcers
Stomach Pain
Gastritis
Burp
Bloating
Stomach Problems
Indigestion
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Taken for:
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Reflux
GERD
Heartburn
Ulcers
Indigestion
Gastritis
Stomach Ulcers
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Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
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Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (brand names Zoleri, Nexium, Lucen, Esopral Axagon in Italy, Nexiam in Belgium and South Africa Sompraz and Esomac in India) developed and marketed by AstraZeneca ...
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Omeprazole (International Nonproprietary Name) is a proton pump inhibitor used in the treatment of dyspepsia, peptic ulcer (PUD), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD/GERD), laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) and Zollinger–Ellison syndrome. Omeprazole is o...
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Top Concerns
Nex
Burning
9
Allergies
6
Weight Gain
5
Depression
4
Insomnia
3
Dizzy
3
Lump In My Throat
3
Weakness
2
Diabetes
2
Palpitations
1
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Ome
Weight Gain
7
Burning
6
Allergies
6
Depression
4
Insomnia
3
Dizzy
3
Sickness
3
Weakness
2
Diabetes
2
Arthritis
2
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Burning
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Ome
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Weight Gain
Nex
Ome
5
7
Depression
Nex
Ome
4
4
Insomnia
Nex
Ome
3
3
Dizzy
Nex
Ome
3
3
Lump In My Throat
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Ome
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Ome
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Nex
Ome
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5
Burning
Ome
Nex
6
9
Allergies
Ome
Nex
6
6
Depression
Ome
Nex
4
4
Insomnia
Ome
Nex
3
3
Dizzy
Ome
Nex
3
3
Sickness
Ome
Nex
3
0
Weakness
Ome
Nex
2
2
Diabetes
Ome
Nex
2
2
Arthritis
Ome
Nex
2
0
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Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (brand names Zoleri, Nexium, Lucen, Esopral Axagon in Italy, Nexiam in Belgium and South Africa Sompraz and Esomac in India) developed and marketed by AstraZeneca ...
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About Omeprazole
Omeprazole (International Nonproprietary Name) is a proton pump inhibitor used in the treatment of dyspepsia, peptic ulcer (PUD), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD/GERD), laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) and Zollinger–Ellison syndrome. Omeprazole is o...
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on to 40mg Nexium as he says this is better as Omeprazole...
" I've been on Omeprazole (20mg) for over 2 years and my doctor just recently changed me on to 40mg Nexium as he says this is better as Omeprazole can limited the... "

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but Omeprazole doesn't really work for me. Neither does...
" ...great with Nexium, but Omeprazole doesn't really work for me. Neither does Ranitidine. What... "

cause it's stronger. Too bad Nexium is Tier 3 ($40) and Om...
" ...Nexium. I was taking omeprazole, but my doc said ...because it's stronger. Too bad Nexium is Tier 3 ($40) ...exactly why I'm on omeprazole...because the insurance company wouldn't pay for my tier 1 drug.... "

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well. Also I was taking Nexium 40mg and it worked great,...
" ...well. Also I was taking Nexium 40mg and it worked great, then they switched me to the generic Omeprazole 40MG and it didn't work that often, then very recently I... "

www.ukfibromyalgia.com
as it's cheaper. nexium worked better and i noticed no side...
" ...pain. i will investigate. i used to take nexium (ezomeprazole) for my reflux but our surgery changed everyone over to omeprazole as it's cheaper. nexium worked better and... "

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had reflux since high school. Nexium works best for me,...
" I've had reflux since high school. Nexium works best for me, omeprazole works pretty well as long as I take it at the ...time every day, and zantac... "

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I was prescribed Nexium 40mg which did not help much, until...
" ...from acid reflux. Then I was prescribed Nexium 40mg which did not help much, until last year when ...I am currently taking omeprazole which seem to be working for me, but lately I have noticed that... "

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cause Omeprazole isn't quite as good for me, I su...
" I took Nexium for years and found it very helpful. It was the best medication that I took ...my acid reflux. Because of Nexium being a \"premium\" medication, my ...from Nexium to Omeprazole! Because... "

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hould I consider changing the omeprazole to say Nexium?...
" I was prescribed omeprazole 20 mg a day ...I was prescribed omeprazole 20 mg a day for GERD by a doctor in China. Worked well with no side effects for about 6 mo ...I consider changing the omeprazole to... "

to omeprazole and have not had any problems. There are...
" I had another reaction to Nexium.  My hands started peeling. ...the bathroom.  Switched to omeprazole and have not had any problems.  There... "

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