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Were you looking for information about Nexium? Nexuim is a common misspelling of Nexium.
 
Nexium® (esomeprazole magnesium) is approved to treat the symptoms of several medical conditions involving the stomach, intestines, and esophagus. Because this prescription medication is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), it helps to decrease the amount of acid in your stomach. As a result, it can help treat conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), erosive esophagitis, and H. pylori infections. Make sure to seek immediate medical attention if you think you may have overdosed on this medication. Some signs of a Nexium overdose can include confusion, blurred vision, and an increased heart rate.
 
(For the complete eMedTV article on this drug, click Nexium. This article offers an in-depth look at how Nexium works, and also offers tips on when and how to take the medication. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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