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Nexium â Side-Effects, Safety and Recall Information

According to the FDA, side-effects from Nexium

®* can occur. Tell your doctor if any of these side-effects are severe or do not go away:

· headache
· diarrhea
· upset stomach
· flatulence (gas)
· stomach pain
· constipation
· dry mouth
· change in taste

If you experience any of the following side-effects, call your doctor immediately:

· confusion
· drowsiness
· blurred vision
· rapid heartbeat
· sweating
· flushing


*Nexium® is marketed by AstraZeneca to treat acid reflux disease. The active ingredient in Nexium® is esomeprazole.


Disclaimer: The information presented here is not meant to be medical advice nor to act as a substitute for medical advice. Serious side-effects, including death, could result if one were to take any prescription medicine without the supervision of a physician.

Copyright 2003, Thomas Manaugh, PhD