Nexium Oral Capsule, Gastro-Resistant Pellets 20Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Nexium: Oral capsule, gastro-resistant pellets (20mg)

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Nexium 20mg DR Cap
AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: 20mg,NEXIUM 20mg 
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Nexium 20mg DR Cap
AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: 20mg,NEXIUM 20mg 

What is this Medicine?

ESOMEPRAZOLE (es oh ME pray zol) prevents the production of acid in the stomach. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers, certain bacteria in the stomach, and inflammation of the esophagus. It can also be used to prevent ulcers in patients taking medicines called NSAIDs.

You can also buy this medicine without a prescription to treat the symptoms of heartburn. The non-prescription product is not for long-term use, unless otherwise directed by your doctor or health care professional.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Nexium: Oral capsule, gastro-resistant pellets(20mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Nexium 20mg Delayed-Release Capsule

NDC: 001865020
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Nexium 20mg Delayed-Release Capsule
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AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: 20mg,NEXIUM 20mg 
Shape: capsule
Color: purple
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