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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

(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

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 claim now is: that the purple pill has a .5 (subjective) probability of curing her is an objective reason to take the pill.
Often, he says, the parents already know what they want--adult heartburn drugs such as the "purple pill," Prilosec.
"I want the purple pill!" laughs Leland Kaiser, PhD.
AstraZeneca recently launched Nexium (esomeprazole), a prescription proton pump inhibitor similar to Prilosec, and complete with direct-to-consumer advertising touting it as "today's little purple pill."
First there was the purple pill, now there is the orange pill.
You almost feel un-American if you ignore their pitches and don't run to your doctor demanding that green, yellow, or purple pill that is guaranteed to solve all of your problems:
Sales for Nexium 24HR, "the purple pill" from AstraZeneca, were $26.6 million during the three-month period, a 12% increase from a year ago.
One was a purple pill with a Louis Vuitton logo and the other an orange pill with crown logo.
of O-T-C Nexium 24HR, making The Purple Pill available for the treatment of frequent heartburn (two or more days a week in adults 18 years and older.) Heartburn affects more than 60 million men and women in the United States at least once a month with 15 million Americans suffering from it daily.
A row of bottles on my shelf Caused me to analyse myself One yellow pill I have to pop Goes to my heart so it won't stop A little white one that I take Goes to hands so they won't shake The blue one that I take a lot Tells me I'm happy when I'm not The purple pill goes to my brain Tell me that I have no pain The capsules tell me not to wheeze Or cough or choke or even sneeze The red one smallest of them all Goes to my blood so I don't fall The orange ones are very big and bright Prevent my leg cramps in the night Such an array of brilliant pills Helping cure all kinds of ills But what I'd really like to know?
Further, many marketers still believe that making big money in the senior markets only happens with senior products like Nexium (the Purple Pill) and Depends.
That was artificially brought on by a heart-shaped purple pill I took about a hundred years ago in order to stay awake throughout my friend's 21st birthday party.