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Nexium (esomeprazole) is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers, certain bacteria in the stomach, and inflammation of the esophagus. It can also be used to prevent ulcers in patients taking medicines called NSAIDs. Esomeprazole is more popular than other proton pump inhibitors. It is available in brand and generic versions.

GoodRx has partnered with Inside Rx and AstraZeneca to reduce the price for brand name Nexium by up to 50%. Check our savings tips for co-pay cards, assistance programs, and other ways to reduce your cost. Generic esomeprazole is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans.

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Don’t Want to Take a Daily Medication? 10 Things You Can Try for Heartburn

Dr. Sharon Orrange - March 16, 2017

Many of you don’t want to rely solely on medications for heartburn and reflux symptoms. While proton pump inhibitors—omeprazole (Prilosec), pantoprazole (Protonix), esomeprazole (Nexium)—and H2 blockers—Zantac, Tagamet, Pepcid—do work, there may be downsides to long term use.

Lifestyle changes are a must: limit acidic foods, eat smaller meals, avoid late night eating, keep the head of your bed elevated—but is there anything else you can take for heartburn and reflux? Here are ten common complementary and alternative therapies used for heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux:

  1. Probiotic supplements.
  2.  See More

Discontinuing Proton Pump Inhibitors: How do I Get Off My Stomach Medications?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - February 08, 2017

Since proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are now one of the top ten medications prescribed, and are readily available over the counter, there has been growing concern about the long term use of PPIs like omeprazole, pantoprazole, and esoeprazole. Many folks stay on these medications for years to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), so as with many long term medications drug safety becomes an important issue. See More

These Drugs Could Increase Your Risk of Dementia

Dr. Sharon Orrange - January 17, 2017

When asked about the medical conditions they fear the most, adults overwhelmingly answer dementia, specifically Alzheimers dementia. Treatment options for dementia are dismal, so the focus needs to be on prevention. Many risk factors for dementia are things you can control: diabetes, high blood pressure, physical inactivity and even some medications.

Multiple studies have found an association between the use of certain medication classes with dementia and cognitive (thinking, understanding, learning, remembering) impairment in older adults. See More

Five Things You May Not Know About Omeprazole

Dr. Sharon Orrange - September 27, 2016

Omeprazole (Prilosec) is a cheap, generic medication available both over the counter, or with a prescription. Used for the treatment of reflux disease, ulcers, and stomach protection from NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), it is one of the most common medications used by adults. Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), a class of drugs that are used to treat GERD, ulcers and heartburn. See More

What’s the Best Heartburn Treatment?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 14, 2016

Over the counter medications for heartburn and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) come in two flavors: H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) like Prilosec (omeprazole) and Nexium (esomeprazole).

If you are struggling with heartburn or reflux and want to start treating the symptoms on your own, you can start with an H2 blocker.

Here’s what you need to know.

What should I start with?

With mild symptoms occurring less than twice a week you can start with a low dose H2 blocker like Zantac, Pepcid, or Tagamet once a day. See More

2015 In Review: The Good(Rx) and Bad

Elizabeth Davis - December 29, 2015

2015 was another tough year for American’s health care budgets. Insurance premiums increased, coverage was dropped for a number of important drugs, and overall we’re spending more for our health care.

Don’t break out the antidepressants yet—it’s not all bad news. A number of important drugs went generic, which will generally mean huge savings and lower costs. Plus, a large number of drugs actually decreased in price. See More

OTC Isn’t Always Cheaper: When It Pays to Get a Prescription

The GoodRx Pharmacist - October 30, 2015

Over the past several years many medications that once required a prescription can now easily be obtained in the aisles of your pharmacy or grocery store. You may be familiar with allergy meds like Claritin, Zyrtec, and Allegra, or heartburn drugs like Prilosec, Prevacid, and Nexium. All are now available exclusively over-the-counter, or have both OTC and prescription versions.

This is great for you in many ways. See More

Is Nexium the Best Medication for My Stomach Issues?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - May 12, 2015

Nexium (esomeprazole) certainly wins when it comes to marketing. While it is still available by prescription as Nexium 40 mg daily, there is now a generic esomeprazole and an over the counter form (Nexium 24HR) which is 22.3 mg. Yet somehow, Nexium is still the fourth best selling brand name prescription drug in the United States. Why is that? Well, purple does well with audiences which is why drug companies market their drugs in purple packaging . See More

Generic Nexium Now Approved

The GoodRx Pharmacist - February 02, 2015

Nexium (esomeprazole) is indicated for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)—better known as acid reflux or heartburn. The approval of generic esomeprazole comes following the arrival of over-the-counter Nexium 24HR last year, and could mean even lower prices and more flexibility when it comes to treating GERD.

What is GERD exactly?

Gastroesophageal reflux occurs when the acid in your stomach comes back up through your esophagus and irritates its lining. See More

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