Dexilant vs Nexium

Dexilant
(Rx)
Nexium
(Rx)
Dexilant is a peptic ulcer medication.
Nexium is a peptic ulcer medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for GERD
4.2
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for GERD
2.0
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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January 30, 2009
February 20, 2001
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
4,726 Discussions
78,417 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for GERD
#2 for Reflux
#3 for Heartburn
Dexilant is prescribed for GERD, Reflux and Heartburn and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for GERD
#2 for Reflux
#3 for Heartburn
#4 for Ulcers
#5 for Stomach Pain
#6 for Gastritis
#7 for Burps
#8 for Bloating
#10 for Indigestion
Nexium is prescribed for GERD, Reflux and Heartburn and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dex
Allergy
5
Weight Loss
4
Dizziness
3
Weakness
3
Weight Gain
2
Itching
2
Loss of Appetite
1
Palpitations
1
Migraines
1
Rash
1
Nex
Weight Loss
5
Weight Gain
4
Dizziness
2
Lump in throat
2
Weakness
2
Palpitations
1
Anemia
1
Hoarseness
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Migraines
1
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Dexilant
Dex
Nexium
Nex
Allergy
Dex
Nex
5
0
Weight Loss
Dex
Nex
4
5
Dizziness
Dex
Nex
3
2
Weakness
Dex
Nex
3
2
Weight Gain
Dex
Nex
2
4
Itching
Dex
Nex
2
0
Loss of Appetite
Dex
Nex
1
0
Palpitations
Dex
Nex
1
1
Migraines
Dex
Nex
1
1
Rash
Dex
Nex
1
0
Weight Loss
Nex
Dex
5
4
Weight Gain
Nex
Dex
4
2
Dizziness
Nex
Dex
2
3
Lump in throat
Nex
Dex
2
0
Weakness
Nex
Dex
2
3
Palpitations
Nex
Dex
1
1
Anemia
Nex
Dex
1
0
Hoarseness
Nex
Dex
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Nex
Dex
1
0
Migraines
Nex
Dex
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Nexium during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Dexilant and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Nexium and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 30 mg, 60 mg
Granules: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg
Capsule: 20 mg, 40 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Dexlansoprazole
Esomeprazole Mag Trihydrate, Esomeprazole Sodium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Dexilant and Nexium: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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