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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), gastric reflux disease, or '...
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Dexilant vs Nexium

Dexilant
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Nexium
Other name: Dexlansoprazole Dexlansoprazole
Other name: Esomeprazole Magnesium Esomeprazole Magnesium
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for GERD
3.9
Concern level
2.3
Helpfulness
for GERD
2.0
Concern level
2.1
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GERD
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GERD
Reflux
Heartburn
Ulcers
Stomach Pain
Gastritis
Burp
Bloating
Stomach Problems
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Dexlansoprazole (International Nonproprietary Name, trade names Kapidex, Dexilant) is a proton pump inhibitor that is marketed by Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Chemically, it is an enantiomer of lansoprazole. The compound was launched in the US for...
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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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Top Concerns
Dex
Burning
9
Allergies
5
Depression
4
Dizzy
3
Insomnia
3
Lump In My Throat
3
Weight Gain
2
Hoarseness
2
Loss of Appetite
2
Migraines
1
Top Concerns
Nex
Burning
7
Allergies
5
Weight Gain
4
Depression
3
Insomnia
2
Dizzy
2
Lump In My Throat
2
Diabetes
2
Palpitations
1
High Blood Pressure
1
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Dexlansoprazole (International Nonproprietary Name, trade names Kapidex, Dexilant) is a proton pump inhibitor that is marketed by Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Chemically, it is an enantiomer of lansoprazole. The compound was launched in the US for...
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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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cid/symptoms but lately, I been having a hard time sleeping....
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" ...switched from Nexium to Dexilant recently (Been on the Dexi 60 mg for 3 weeks)...I think the medicine is doing a great job suppressing acid/symptoms but lately, I been having a hard time... "

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pain in the abdomen. Also, it eventually was not effective...
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" I had taken Nexium for my condition for years. It worked but I had the side-effect of pain in the abdomen. Also, it eventually was not... "

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40 mg of the TEVA generic Nexium and so far I feel way bette...
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" ...started to go away. I am taking 40 mg of the TEVA generic Nexium and so far I feel way better. Hopefully it lasts. I was on Dexilant before 60mg once a day and it gave me about 50% symptom relief.... "

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Any problem switching from Nexium to Dexilant?There should b...
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" Any problem switching from Nexium to Dexilant? There should be no problems switching from Nexium to Dexilant, however some ...might even find that Dexilant... "

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the dexilant and will switch back to nexium when done...
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" J has been taking nexium every morning, the GI ...a px for nexium. She was taking a bottle I keep filled for C. She stopped nexium, started the dexilant and will switch back to... "

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sleepy. I did gain weight before the operation with Nexium...
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" ...problems. In fact it makes me sleepy. I did gain weight before the operation with Nexium. Dexilant increased my heart rate. I did suffer... "

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better for me.....i had problems with Nexium too but then i...
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" ...with the potatoes that worked better for me.....i had problems with Nexium too but then i got put on Dexilant that workes better than Nexium but i still have issues sometimes ,but the carafate... "

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have never had any side effects on the nexium. Does that m...
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" ...effects I have been on Nexium almost 10 years. My dr. suggested I swap from nexium to dexilant. I have never had any side effects on the nexium. Does that mean I should ...be able to tolerate the... "

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o. - I have been taking Dexilant which is the next up...
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" Indigestion, GERD and reflux can make you feel like you can't take a deep breath. Anything causing stomach problems will make you salivate too.  -  I have been taking Dexilant which is the next up... "

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the surgery the GI switched me to Dexilant and it worked...
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" I was on Nexium for years before I ended up with a Nissen wrap 8 weeks ago. Right before the surgery the GI switched me to Dexilant and it worked better than Nexium did but I got so much anxiety I... "

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