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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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