Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers:

Indications for NEXIUM 24HR:

Frequent heartburn (≥2 days/week). Not intended for immediate relief of heartburn (may take 1–4 days for full effect).


Swallow whole. Take before eating in the AM. ≥18yrs: 20mg once daily for 14 days; may repeat 14-day course every 4 months.


<18yrs: not recommended.


Heartburn >3 months. Frequent wheezing. Unexplained weight loss. Nausea/vomiting. Stomach pain. Reevaluate if condition continues or worsens after 14 days; >1 course of treatment every 4 months. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Pharmacologic Class:

Proton pump inhibitor.


May affect or be affected by blood-thinning agents (eg, warfarin, clopidogrel, cilostazol), antifungals, digoxin, diazepam, tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, antiretrovirals, methotrexate.

Adverse Reactions:

Diarrhea, rash, joint pain; discontinue if occurs.

How Supplied:

Caps—14, 28, 42

Pricing for NEXIUM 24HR

20mg capsule (Qty: 28)
Appx. price $22