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Vimovo: Oral tablet, gastro-resistant

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Vimovo 375mg-20mg DR Tab
AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: 375/20 
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Vimovo 375mg-20mg DR Tab
AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: 375/20 
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Vimovo 500mg-20mg DR Tab
AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: 500/20 
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Vimovo 500mg-20mg DR Tab
Horizon Pharma, Inc
Pill Identification: 500/20 
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Vimovo 375mg-20mg DR Tab
Horizon Pharma, Inc
Pill Identification: 375/20 
How This Drug Works
Non-steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs or NSAIDs
NSAIDs reduce pain, inflammation and swelling while helping the body return to a normal temperature. When the body is injured or ill, it releases an enzyme known as COX. NSAIDs help control two specific types of COX enzymes, COX-1 and COX-2.
Non&#45;steroidal Anti&#45;Inflammatory Drugs, or NSAIDs, reduce pain, inflammation and swelling while helping the body return to a normal temperature.<br><br>When the body is injured or ill, it releases Cyclooxygenase, an enzyme commonly known as COX.  COX enzyme increases production of Prostaglandins or &#34;PGs.&#34; While some PG&#39;s are necessary for cell health, others can irritate nerves and cause pain and swelling.  NSAIDs help control two specific types of COX enzymes, COX&#45;1 and COX&#45;2.<br><br>NSAIDs stop both types of COX enzymes from working, thus reducing the level of PGs. Newer NSAIDs are designed to target COX&#45;2 selectively and leave COX&#45;1 alone. Ideally, this reduces pain and inflammation without upsetting the stomach.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Vimovo: Oral tablet, gastro-resistant

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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.

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Vimovo: Oral tablet, gastro-resistant
Usage by Gender
62.77%
37.23%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.41%
10.45%
48.51%
40.63%
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