Nexium is an inhibitor that responsible to reduce (or normalize) the production of stomach acid. In combination with some antibiotics it is very effective to treat certain types of stomach (gastro tract) ulcers. We offer you the generic Nexium. Also Nexium is very good to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease /GERD/ and duodenal. Get only the generic Nexium.
Take Nexium tablets with water (juice or milk), at least one hour before meal. For the perfect results take Nexium at the same time each day. Don’t chew or crush Nexium, take it whole and try not to miss the dose and don’t use alcohol during the treatment. If you use Nexium by the prescription – follow the doctor’s instruction. Don’t share Nexium with other people.
Take Nexium as remember, and skip the missed dose if it is time for the next dose; don’t take extra dose to make up the missed dose, check with your healthcare provider.
No acid – no ulcer is the classic formula, and that phrase did not lose its actuality. The mechanism of the action of Nexium and other drugs of this class is to control the amount of stomach acid. Nexium reduces the acid production in the stomach and it is well known that Nexium gives 100 % results. It has the following benefits: very effective (predictable) control of stomach acid; very high percentage of cure (recovery); no any heartburn and ulcers after the treatment; very fast results. Use only the generic Nexium. Find appropriate diet for you or ask your doctor. Nexium is very effective and safe medication.
Possible Side Effects
Usually Nexium doesn’t cause side effect, but: headache, cough, diarrhea, constipation, dry mouth, abdominal pains may occur. Inform your doctor if any of these or other side effects bothering you.
Diet is an essential part of our life but sometimes it creates difficulty when acidity produces inside the stomach. This medicine has approach to decrease the level of acidity in the stomach. Nexium is known as proton pump inhibitor and used to cure the symptoms gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). More over it is very feasible in the excessive amount of the acid in stomach as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. On the other hand it is useful in damage of esophagus which causes acid in the stomach. Gastric ulcer is also preventable due to the use of such medicine which happened by helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) or due to the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is not recommended for relief in heart burn symptoms. Patient is advised to follow the instructions given on the medicine label. It is better to inform your health provider about your health conditions like allergic problem and other medicines which you are already using. This medicine is not recommended for those patients who has allergic problem with such components like lansoprazole (Prevacid), omeprazole (Prilosec, Zegerid), Pantoprazole (Protonix) or rabeprazole (AcipHex). Heart burning is the similar type of the problem and started symbol of heart attack. In such case, medicine should contact immediately for medical help if he or she feels pain around shoulder or arms, high level of pain in chest, nausea and sweating. Every patient should firstly make sure about the safety of the medicine otherwise he or she may suffer from side effects of the drug. Patient should tell the doctor about any other disease except stomach acidity like osteoporosis, low level of magnesium, severe problem of liver and reduced level of mineral density in bones. It is not confirmed but most of the time it is noticed that this medicine increase the fracture chances of bones (hip, wrist or spine). This problem might be increased due to the long term of medicine use or use of medicine with high quantity especially 50 years older patients. It is not known whether this drug can harm the unborn baby or not. Therefore it is better to discuss with your doctor when you keep taking this medicine in pregnancy period. Moreover, there is no any confirmation that whter this medicine pass into breast milk or not. It could harm the nursing baby if patient did not ask from the doctor. Patient should take every medicine according to the given directions from the doctor side. He or she should not cross the limit by taking les or large quantity of medicine. Usually this drug is prescribed for 4 to 8 weeks maximum. According to the condition of the patient, doctor may recommend the second course of this drug. Take full glass of water with the medicine and never use it one hour before the meal. Do not crush or chew while taking this medicine but it is better to swallow the capsule. Vitamin B-12 deficiency may happen in those patients who use this drug for more than 3 years.
Stomach ulcers are very painful sores found either in the linings of the stomach or small intestine. They commonly occur when the digestive acids penetrate into the stomach linings due to reduced amounts of mucus in the stomach. Men are affected more than women, because of their eating and drinking habits like tobacco and alcohol etc.
Causes leading to Stomach Ulcers
Reduction in the mucus lining isn’t caused by a single factor but is elicited by a lot of factors which are listed below:
- Long-term usage of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), for example ibuprofen and aspirin.
- Formation of excess acid (hyperacidity) which can be caused by bad food habits, lifestyle (smoking, stress etc.) or even genetics.
- An infection caused by bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori)
- Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome can also result in ulcers due to the excess production of stomach acids.
Other factors that increase the risk of having stomach ulcers are:
- Alcohol consumption in excess
- Family history of having stomach ulcers
- Use of steroids frequently (such as for treating asthma)
- Being more than 50 years old
Symptoms of Stomach Ulcers
There are various symptoms linked with stomach ulcers which are directly proportional to the severity of the ulcer. The most common symptom being pain in the area in-between the chest and belly button or even a burning sensation. The pain is extreme when in an empty stomach which can last from few minutes to several hours.
Other symptoms are:
- Loss of weight
- Heartburn (burning sensation near the chest region)
- Vomiting and nausea
- Lack of interest in eating because of pain
- Dull ache in the stomach
- Burping and acid reflux
Visiting a doctor is advisable if these symptoms are being noticed as ulcers and it can be worst if ignored for a long time.
Diagnosis of Stomach Ulcers
The treatment and diagnosis is done on the basis of the current symptoms and the severity of the ulcer. The various tests and procedures include:
- Barium X-ray: Barium, a thick white coloured liquid when consumed ensures showing the stomach and small intestines in the X-rays
- Endoscopy: The presence of ulcer is determined by inserting a thin, lighted tube through the mouth
- Endoscopic biopsy: A portion of stomach tissue is removed for its analysis.
Treatment for Stomach Ulcers
Treatment for stomach ulcers depend on how it was caused. Most can be dealt by prescriptions, but in certain cases you need surgery. An actively bleeding ulcer will require the patient to be hospitalized with serious treatment even requiring blood transfusion.
Nonsurgical Treatment: If the cause of the ulcer is H. pylori, antibiotics are assigned. Other medications include:
- H2 blockers: prevents the stomach to make excess acids
- Proton pump inhibitors: acid producing cells are blocked
- Over-the-counter antacids: to neutralize stomach acids
- Cytoprotective agents: helps in protecting the linings of the stomach and small intestine, for example Pepto-Bismol
Surgical Treatment: Surgery is suggested in cases when the ulcer:
- Keeps returning
- Doesn’t heal
- Tears either the stomach or small intestine
In such cases surgery includes:
- Removing the entire ulcer
- Tying a bleeding artery
- Cutting nerve supply of the belly in order to reduce the production of digestive acids
- Sewing a tissue from another site of the intestine on the ulcer site
Prevention of Stomach Ulcers
- Reduce the spread of bacteria by washing your hands regularly and eating properly cleaned and cooked food.
- Stop using excess medications like NSAIDs or at least limit its usage.
- Reducing alcohol consumption, avoiding tobacco and managing stress properly will result in a healthy stomach lining.
20mg x 120 Tabs
Aciphex is used for treatment of ulcers and GERD (heartburn), and other conditions involving excessive stomach acid production.
1gm x 240 Tabs
Carafate is used for treatment and prevention of ulcers. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
135mg x 240 Tabs
Colospa is used for relief of abdominal pain, cramps, bloating and wind, diarrhea or constipation associated with irritable bowel syndrome.
2mg x 800 Tabs
Imodium is used for treating and controlling diarrhea, including traveler's diarrhea, and reducing the volume of discharge from an ileostomy.
20mg x 800 Tabs
Pepcid is used for treatment and prevention of ulcers and heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach. It is also used to treat GERD.
15mg x 800 Tabs
Prevacid decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach and treats and prevents stomach and intestinal ulcers and erosive esophagitis problems.