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esomeprazole

 [es″o-mep´rah-zōl]
a proton pump inhibitor administered orally as the magnesium salt in treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and in the treatment of duodenal ulcer associated with Helicobacter pylori infection.

esomeprazole

/es·o·mep·ra·zole mag·ne·si·um/ (-mep´rah-zōl) a proton pump inhibitor, administered orally as the magnesium salt in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and in the treatment of duodenal ulcer associated with Helicobacter pylori infection.

esomeprazole

(ē′sō-mĕp′rə-zōl′, ĕs′ō-)
n.
A proton pump inhibitor drug, C17H19N3O3S, used in the form of its magnesium salt, that suppresses gastric acid secretion and is used for the treatment of duodenal and gastric ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease. It is a stereoisomer of omeprazole.

esomeprazole

[es′omep′räzōl]
a proton pump inhibitor administered orally as the magnesium salt in treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and in the treatment of duodenal ulcer associated with Helicobacter pylori infection.

esomeprazole

Nexium® Internal medicine An agent for short-term relief of esophagitis pain Adverse effects Headache, diarrhea, abdominal pain. See Esophagitis, GERD.
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The approval for Esomeprazole Magnesium Delayed-Release Capsules demonstrates our ability to develop high quality, complex formulations," said Arthur Bedrosian, chief executive officer of Lannett.
In this study, 10 uM omeprazole or 10 uM esomeprazole was used to treat the Caco-2 cell lines 24 hours before introducing the BacLight green-labeled H.
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The patient's hypocalcemia was treated with intravenous calcium and magnesium, and the esomeprazole was discontinued.
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The once-daily study regimen included either 5 mg or 10 mg esomeprazole for children weighing less than 20 kg, or 10 mg or 20 mg esomeprazole for children weighing 20 kg or more.
The Cancer Research UK funded ten-year trial aims to see if aspirin and the anti-ulcer drug, esomeprazole, can prevent this condition of the oesophagus worsening and its progression to cancer.
Patients were randomized to start treatment with 40 mg of esomeprazole either once or twice daily for 1 week.
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The researchers hope that using aspirin and esomeprazole, a drug that prevents acid forming in the stomach, could prevent Barrett's oesophagus.