Vimovo Oral tablet, gastro-resistant 500-20mg Information - Conditions, Pregnancy, ingredients
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Vimovo: Oral tablet, gastro-resistant (500-20mg)

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Vimovo 500mg-20mg DR Tab
AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: 500/20 

What is this Medicine?

ESOMEPRAZOLE; NAPROXEN (es oh ME pray zol; na PROX en) is two medicines together. Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to treat the pain of arthritis. Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It is used to prevent stomach problems from the naproxen.

CVS/pharmacy Patient Statistics for Vimovo: Oral tablet, gastro-resistant(500-20mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Vimovo 500mg-20mg Delayed-Release Tablet

NDC: 001860520
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Ankylosing Spondylitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

Storage Information
Store in original container
Protect from moisture
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Vimovo 500mg-20mg Delayed-Release Tablet
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AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: 500/20 
Shape: oval
Color: yellow

Reported Side Effects for Vimovo 500mg-20mg Delayed-Release Tablet

Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Melena Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Of Blood Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heartburn Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hole In Intestines Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
17.0-19.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
18.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Vimovo 500mg-20mg Delayed-Release Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Vimovo 500mg-20mg Delayed-Release Tablet(Naproxen)
Alcohol and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Naproxen)
Side effects from Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may get worse if you drink alcohol-containing drinks, such as beer, wine, or liquor. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. Avoid alcohol containing drinks while taking Sulindac, even with short term use of Sulindac. Many non-prescription products contain NSAIDs; closely read labels before taking any medicines with alcohol-containing drinks.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Vimovo 500mg-20mg Delayed-Release Tablet(Naproxen)
Tobacco and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Naproxen)
Side effects from Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may get worse if you use tobacco-containing products such as cigarettes. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. Many non-prescription products contain NSAIDs; closely read labels before taking any medicines. Eye or Skin products containing NSAIDs should not interact with tobacco.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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