Quick facts

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Erosive esophagitis
  • NSAID-associated gastric ulcers
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

Nexum Capsule 20mg

by Getz Pharma

Nexum is indicated for the treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). It contains the active ingredient Esomeprazole.

Rs. 297.52
Rs. 297.52

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Nexum Tablet Uses

Nexum is a prescription medication that contains the active ingredient Esomeprazole. It is primarily used to treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and to repair damage to the esophageal lining caused by excess stomach acid. Additionally, it can help prevent ulcers that are caused by NSAIDs and Helicobacter Pylori bacteria. Esomeprazole is classified as a proton pump inhibitor medication, which works by reducing the production of stomach acid in the body.

Nexum Capsule 20mg formula

  • Esomeprazole

Available forms

  • Capsules
  • Infusion

Risks and warnings

Generally, Nexum is well tolerated. However, you should know its risks and warnings so that you do not take it when the risk is greater than the benefit.

When your healthcare provider prescribes you any medication, they do so based on the risk versus benefit ratio. Therefore you should give a complete medication and medical history to your healthcare provider. In this way, you can avoid the adverse effects of certain medications.

The risks and warnings associated with Nexum are:

  • Pregnancy or Breastfeeding:

Patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding should consult their doctor before taking Nexum.

  • Hypersensitivity:

Patients allergic to proton pump inhibitors or any of the ingredients in Nexum shouldn’t use it.

  • Alcohol:

Do not consume alcohol when taking this medicine as it can cause dizziness and drowsiness

  • Kidney or Liver Problems:

Patients who have a history of kidney or liver impairment should use this medicine with caution as it can cause kidney or liver damage. Refer to your healthcare provider to know if it's safe for you.

How to use Nexum Capsule 20mg?

  • Take the medicine 1 hour before meals
  • Do not crush or chew the capsule
  • Follow the instructions given by your doctor
  • Do not use it after the expiry date has passed

Nexum Side Effects

The common side effects of Nexum are:

  • Headaches
  • Skin reactions
  • Dry mouth
  • GI Upset
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

Drug Interactions

Nexum can interact with the following drugs so co-administration should be done with extreme caution:

  • Saquinavir
  • Atazanavir
  • Cilostazol
  • Clopidogrel
  • Methotrexate
  • Rifampin
  • Digoxin
  • Tacrolimus

Storage Conditions

  • Store the medicine at room temperature
  • Keep out of reach and sight of children
  • Protect it from sunlight and moisture


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of Nexum Capsule 20mg in Pakistan?

The Nexum Capsule 20mg price in Pakistan is Rs. 297.52

What is Nexum Capsule 20mg used for?

Nexum Capsule 20mg is used in the following conditions:
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Erosive esophagitis
  • NSAID-associated gastric ulcers
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

What is Nexum Capsule 20mg composed of?

Nexum Capsule 20mg is composed of:
  • Esomeprazole

Do you need a prescription to buy Nexum Capsule 20mg?

To buy Nexum Capsule 20mg you must have a prescription signed by your doctor.


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