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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), gastric reflux disease, or '...
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Zantac 19,743
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Nexium vs Omeprazole

Nexium
VS.
Omeprazole
Other name: Esomeprazole Magnesium Esomeprazole Magnesium
Other name: Prilosec Prilosec
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for GERD
2.0
Concern level
2.1
Helpfulness
for GERD
1.3
Concern level
2.1
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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
Gastritis
Indigestion
Stomach Ulcers
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Method of use:
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Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
OTC
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
Diabetes
2
Palpitations
2
High Blood Pressure
1
Top Concerns
Ome
Burning
6
Weight Gain
6
Allergies
6
Depression
4
Dizzy
3
Insomnia
3
Sickness
3
Diabetes
2
Arthritis
2
Exhausted
2
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About Nexium
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...
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" 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...
| www.celiac.com
" ...great with Nexium, but Omeprazole doesn't really work for me. Neither does Ranitidine. What... "

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cause it's stronger. Too bad Nexium is Tier 3 ($40) and Om...
| boards.members.nutrisystem.com
" ...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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me. Omperazole is better in my case since its cheaper with...
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" Steve, Omperazole or Nexium help me. Omperazole is better in my case since its cheaper with my insurance. I... "

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well. Also I was taking Nexium 40mg and it worked great,...
| www.peoplespharmacy.com
" ...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... "

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as it's cheaper. nexium worked better and i noticed no side...
| www.ukfibromyalgia.com
" ...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,...
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" 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...
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" ...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...
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" 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?...
| www.healthcaremagic.com
" 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... "

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