Nexium is a brilliant drug if you need to reduce the volume of stomach acid that is produced by the stomach; the drug is also used to treat various kinds of other conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease or as it is commonly known as GERD. Other than that, these pills also have varies uses such as curing the various damages that your stomach acid does on your esophagus. That said, users must keep in mind that it does not ever instantly cure or relieve heartburn. Consulting a doctor before taking recourse to these pills is always wise.

There are certain kinds of people who should stay away from this drug such as people that are allergic to esomeprazole and benzimidazole are strongly advised that taking these pills can be harmful to them. If you combine Nexium with other kinds of antibiotics, it can also help treat you in various types of other medical conditions. While taking this drug, you should never combine it with other medications like atazanavir and nelfinavir. The reaction caused would not be good for your health.

People who use this drug can become prone to having a spine, hip, waist and wrist fractures. Although this kind of side effect is only seen in people who are old aged, that is above the age of fifty. However, if you are someone who uses high doses of this drug, then you can still come under this category. This drug can leave some other side effects such as nausea, dry mouth, constipation, diarrhea, drowsiness, headaches, etc.