Esomeprazole Strontium is part of the Proton Pump Inhibitors class and treats Heartburn, GERD, Gastric Ulcer, and other conditions. Proton pump inhibitors are used to treat GERD, gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, and heartburn. They work by healing the esophagus and by decreasing the amount of stomach acid. Esomeprazole Strontium is only available as a brand name drug. Compare proton pump inhibitors.

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Nexium (Esomeprazole Magnesium) vs Esomeprazole Strontium: What’s the Difference?

The GoodRx Pharmacist - July 24, 2014

With almost identical active ingredient names, these medications can be easy to confuse—but esomeprazole strontium is not a generic equivalent to Nexium. Although both treat GERD (heartburn), they are available in different strengths and have different advantages.

What is GERD?

GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disease is more commonly known as heartburn. Heartburn is a form of indigestion in which your stomach acid comes back up into the esophagus. See More

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