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How and Where to Buy Vimovo Online?
Vimovo is available online right here at www.CanadianPharmacyWorld.com. If you’d rather speak with someone about your prescription or How To Order
, dial 1-866-485-7979. One of our pharmacy technicians would be happy to assist you.
Are there Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Vimovo?
Vimovo is the brand name medication manufactured by AstraZeneca, and its generic equivalent is called Esomeprazole and naproxen. Both brand Vimovo and generic version comes from Canada.
What Dosages and Forms is Vimovo available in?
We carry both the brand name Vimovo in the 375mg/20mg and 500mg/20mg dosages. We also carry the generic equivalent in the 500mg/20mg and 500mg/60mg dosages.
What is Vimovo used for?
Vimovo is a combination medication of esomeprazole and naproxen. Esomeprazole
is a proton pump inhibitor and it’s used to decrease the acid production in the stomach, as well as reducing the risk of stomach ulcers in those who may be at risk. While naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by reducing substances that cause inflammation in the body, as well as reducing pain and/or fever. This combination medication is used to treat symptoms related to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis.
What are the Possible Side Effects of Vimovo?
Most medications will come with side effects. Before deciding if Vimovo is right for you, take a closer look at what you might expect.
Here are some of the most common side effects that come with taking Vimovo:
• Contact your doctor immediately and ask them if you should stop taking Vimovo,
especially if you experience any of the following side effects:
• Severe stomach pain;
• Diarrhea that’s watery or bloody;
• Coughing up blood;
• Vomit that looks like coffee grounds;
• The first signs of rash, no matter its severity;
• Signs of heart failure:
• Shortness of breath (even with mild exertion)
• Swelling or rapid weight gain
• Signs of kidney problems:
• Little to no urination
• Blood in the urine
• Swelling of the feet or ankles
• Signs of liver problems:
• Right-sided stomach pain
• Flu-like symptoms
• Loss of appetite
• Dark urine
• Clay-colored stools
• Signs of low magnesium levels:
• Irregular heartbeats
• Muscle pain or weakness
• Low red blood cell counts:
• Pale skin
• Feeling light-headed
• Short of breath
• Rapid heart rate
• Trouble concentrating
• Severe skin reactions:
• Sore throat
• Swelling in your face or tongue
• Burning your eyes
• Skin pain, followed by red or purple skin rash (especially on the face or upper body) – which then causes blistering and peeling
Stop taking Vimovo and seek help if you have any signs of allergic reaction, which includes:
• Runny or stuffy nose;
• Wheezing or trouble breathing;
• Swelling of your lips, face, tongue, and/or throat
Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions of Vimovo?
You should not use Vimovo if you’re allergic to esomeprazole and naproxen, or if any of the following conditions apply to you:
• You have allergies to lansoprazole, omeprazole, pantoprazole, rabeprazole, AcipHex, Nexium, Prevacid, Prilosec, Protonix, etc.
• You have had an asthma attack or severe allergic reaction after taking aspirin or an NSAID
• You take an HIV medicine containing rilpivirine
Be sure to talk to your doctor to determine if Vimovo is safe for you, particularly if you have or have had the following:
• Heart disease, high blood pressure, or if you smoke;
• A heart attack, stroke, or blood clot;
• A stomach ulcer, stomach bleeding, or intestinal disorder (Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, inflammatory bowel disease);
• Liver or kidney disease;
• Low levels of magnesium in your blood
Vimovo can have interactions with other medications. We can’t list them all, but some of the most notable include:
• St. John’s Wort;
• Water pills;
• Heart or blood pressure medications;
• Steroid medicines, such as prednisone
Be sure to talk to your doctor if you are using the above medications, and any you start or stop while on Vimovo.
Vimovo Storage and Safety Information
Store Vimovo at room temperature away from extreme heat and moisture.
If Vimovo causes diarrhea, it may be sign of a new infection. Do not use anti-diarrhea medication unless your doctor gives you the okay.
Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medication, as it can raise your risk of stomach bleeding.
Do not take aspirin while on Vimovo.
Do not use this medication just before or after heart bypass surgery.
Naproxen can increase your risk of fatal heart attack or stroke, particularly if it’s taken long-term or in high dosages, or if you have developed heart disease. Even patients without heart disease or other risk factors could have a stroke or heart attack while taking Vimovo.
Naproxen can also cause stomach and/or intestinal bleeding—which can be fatal. This can happen without warning, particularly in older adults.
Taking a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), such as the esomeprazole in this medication, may increase your risk of bone fractures in the hip, wrist, or spine. This has happened mostly in patients who have taken this medication for a long time or in high dosages, and who are older than 50 years old.
Vimovo should not be taken while pregnant or nursing. It may harm the unborn baby. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or nursing before considering this medication.
Seek emergency help or call Poison Control at 1-800-463-5060 immediately if you suspect an overdose. Symptoms of overdose include:
• Stomach pain;
• Severe weakness;
• Fast heart rate;
• Bloody or tarry stools;
• Weak or shallow breathing
Vimovo is not approved for anyone under the age of 12 years old, or weighing less than 38 kilograms (84 pounds).
Keep out of the reach of children.
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