esomeprazole delayed-release suspension - oral, Nexium
GENERIC NAME: ESOMEPRAZOLE DELAYED-RELEASE SUSPENSION - ORAL (ES-oh-MEP-ra-zole)
BRAND NAME(S): Nexium
USES: Esomeprazole is used to treat certain stomach and esophagus problems (such as acid reflux, ulcers). It works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. It relieves symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and persistent cough. This medication helps heal acid damage to the stomach and esophagus, helps prevent ulcers, and may help prevent cancer of the esophagus. Esomeprazole belongs to a class of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).
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