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Nexium (Esomeprazole)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Nexium10 mg
Nexium20 mg
Nexium40 mg

Generic Equivalent of Nexium

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Esomeprazole20 mg
Esomeprazole40 mg


Buy Generic Nexium 40mg in Canada
* The product images are for reference only. Generic equivalents may also be supplied by alternate manufacturers.

How and Where to buy Nexium?


Huge savings on Nexium when you order online through CanadianPharmacyWorld.com. Our Canadian Pharmacy offers brand and generic medications with a valid RX from your doctor. If you have more questions, please refer to our FAQ.

Are there Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Nexium?


We currently have the brand name Nexium sachets from UK and Canada manufactured by AstraZeneca. The Nexium tablets come from India, Turkey and Canada manufactured by AstraZeneca. The generic Esomeprazole comes from India also called IZRA manufactured by Unichem and the generic tablets from Canada manufactured by Sandoz or Actavis or Apotex. We may sometimes carry the generic tablets from India also called Esomac by Cipla. We also carry Aciphex and Protonix.

What Dosages and Forms is Nexium available in?


Nexium is available in the strength of 10mg sachets and 20mg and 40mg tablets and capsules. The generic Esomeprazole comes in the strength of 20mg and 40mg tablets. Nexium tablets:

• 20 mg – light pink oblong shaped delayed release tablets engraved with “20mg” on one side and “A” over “EH” on the other side;

• 40 mg – pink oblong shaped delayed release tablets engraved with “40mg” on one side and “A” over “EI” on the other side.


Nexium 10 mg sachets is fine pale yellow (may also be brownish) delayed release granules and contains 10mg of Esomeprazole.

What is Nexium used for?


Nexium (Esomeprazole) is a prescription medication that is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other stomach conditions. Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. This medication works by reducing the amount of acid the stomach produces. Nexium relieves symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing and persistent cough. It helps heal the acid damage to the stomach and esophagus, which helps to prevent ulcers. It may also help prevent cancer of the esophagus. The recommended dose of esomeprazole to treat reflux esophagitis and the symptoms of GERD is 40mg once a day for about 4 to 8 weeks.

What are the Possible Side Effects of Nexium?


The common side effects may include abdominal pain, change in the sense of taste, constipation, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, gas, headache, nausea and trouble sleeping. The serious side effects may include:

• Blurred vision;

• Confusion;

• Shortness of breath;

• Signs of depression;

• Signs of liver problems;

• Sun sensitivity;

• Skin reactions;

• Sore joints

Are there any Precautions or Drug Interactions for Nexium?


You should take Nexium if you are allergic to Esomeprazole or if you have any other allergies. Before you start taking this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical conditions and about all the medications you are taking including OTC and herbal medications.

Reference Links


7 Tips to Control Your Acid Reflux Symptoms

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