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Old 06-12-2009, 04:35 AM   #1
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how long for nexium to start working

how long for nexium to start working I have intermittent nausea and vomiting, sometimes weeks apart, sometimes days apart. My doctor prescribed Nexium 3 days ago. When should I expect to feel better?

 
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Old 06-19-2009, 08:59 PM   #2
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Re: how long for nexium to start working

If you're still not seeing any relief you may need to talk to your doc again about this. the nexium alone does not help my nausea, i also have been prescribed liquid carafate which also comes in a pill form.

i also take spearmint tums.

Hope you find some relief

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Re: how long for nexium to start working

It can take several days for Nexium to start working, and up to 3 months for it to allow your esophagus to heal.

Did your doctor prescribe it because he believes the nausea is the result of acid reflux?

 
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Re: how long for nexium to start working

I found it helped me in about 2 weeks, but it probably depends on what you are being treated for. I have mild gastritis, mild reflux and a small hiatal hernia. I was told to take a double dose, 40mg a day for 2 months and then to cut back to 20mg a day. The Doctor said it takes about 2 months for the inflamation to heal.

 
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