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Nexium 24HR Easy Open Cap
Nexium 24HR Easy Open Cap

Easy-open cap is recognized by the Arthritis Foundation® for ease of use.

Get 24-hour protection from frequent heartburn with Nexium 24HR, now available with an easy-open cap. With just one pill a day For 14 days, Nexium 24HR gives you 24-hour relief from frequent heartburn caused by acid reflux*.

  • #1 choice of doctors for their own frequent heartburn.^
  • Every Nexium 24HR product contains 20mg of esomeprazole
  • Join the millions of people who have chosen Nexium 24HR for their frequent heartburn**
  • Our easy-open cap has been recognized by the Arthritis Foundation® for its ease of use. 

*It's possible while taking Nexium 24HR. Use as directed for 14 days to treat frequent heartburn. Do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor. Not for immediate relief.
^Among PCPs who use a branded OTC PPI.
**May take one 1 to 4 days for full effect

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Nexium 24hr Easy Open Cap

28 Count Size

The Causes of Heartburn

  • Nexium 24HR targets all three sources of acid production to provide complete relief from frequent heartburn*
  • Now available with an easy-open cap, recognized by the Arthritis Foundation® for ease of use
  • #1 choice of doctors for their own frequent heartburn.^

*It's possible while taking Nexium 24HR. Use as directed for 14 days to treat frequent heartburn. Do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor. Not for immediate relief.
^Among PCPs who use a branded OTC PPI.

Active Ingredient
Esomeprazole 20 mg, Acid Reducer (Each delayed-release capsule corresponds to 22.3 mg esomeprazole magnesium trihydrate)

Inactive Ingredients:
corn starch, D&C red no. 28, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, ferric oxide, gelatin, glyceryl monostearate, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, methacrylic acid copolymer, pharmaceutical ink, polysorbate 80, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide, triethyl citrate

Nexium 24HR products are indicated for adults aged 18 and older. Children under the age of 18 should talk to a doctor before use. Heartburn in children may sometimes be caused by a serious condition.  Consult your doctor before using if you’re breast-feeding or pregnant.

In the morning, swallow one whole Nexium 24HR capsule with a glass of water before eating. Do not chew or crush Nexium 24HR capsules. Nexium 24HR capsules should be taken once a day, every day for a course of 14 days. It may take one to four days of treatment to experience the medication’s full effect. Do not take more than 1 capsule a day. Do not use Nexium 24HR for longer than 14 days in a row unless your doctor has directed you to do so.

You may repeat a 14-day course every 4 months. Do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor.

For full product directions and more information, view the product label.

Do not use Nexium 24HR capsules if you are allergic to esomeprazole. Keep product out of reach of children. Seek immediate medical attention or contact Poison Control if overdosed.  If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

If you experience any of the following, do not use Nexium 24HR capsules:

  • trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools
  • heartburn with light-headedness, eating or dizziness
  • chest pain of shoulder pain with shortness of breath, sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck, or shoulders, or light-headedness
  • frequent chest pain
  • These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.

If you have any of the following, talk to your doctor before taking Nexium 24HR capsules: 

  • heartburn for over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition
  • frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
  • unexplained weight loss
  • nausea or vomiting
  • stomach pain

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using Nexium 24HR Capsules if you are:

  • taking a prescription drug. Acid reducers may interact with certain prescription drugs.

If you find that you need to take this product for longer than 14 days or that you need to take a course of treatment more frequently than once every four months, stop treatment and talk to your doctor. Consult to your doctor if your heartburn continues or worsens, you develop a rash or joint pain, or if you get diarrhea.

For more information, view the product label.

What is Nexium 24HR?

Nexium 24HR is an OTC medication indicated for the treatment of frequent heartburn (heartburn that occurs two or more days per week) in adults (age 18 years and older). Esomeprazole 20mg is the active ingredient in Nexium 24HR.

Why do some the Nexium 24HR bottles come with a yellow cap?

The yellow cap is a new easy-to-open cap that has the Ease of Use recognition from the Arthritis Foundation®. Easy-Open Cap Nexium 24HR is only available in 28-count.

Who can take Nexium 24HR capsules with Easy-Open Cap?

Adults 18 years and older that experience frequent heartburn (occurring two or more days per week) can take Nexium 24HR capsules.

What happens if I miss a dose?

If you miss or forget to take a dose of Nexium 24HR, take it as soon as you remember. However, if you have missed a dose and it’s almost time for your next one, do not take the missed dose. Never take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. If you have more questions about use or dosage, contact your doctor.

  • Product Benefits

    • Nexium 24HR targets all three sources of acid production to provide complete relief from frequent heartburn*
    • Now available with an easy-open cap, recognized by the Arthritis Foundation® for ease of use
    • #1 choice of doctors for their own frequent heartburn.^

    *It's possible while taking Nexium 24HR. Use as directed for 14 days to treat frequent heartburn. Do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor. Not for immediate relief.
    ^Among PCPs who use a branded OTC PPI.

  • Ingredients

    Active Ingredient
    Esomeprazole 20 mg, Acid Reducer (Each delayed-release capsule corresponds to 22.3 mg esomeprazole magnesium trihydrate)

    Inactive Ingredients:
    corn starch, D&C red no. 28, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, ferric oxide, gelatin, glyceryl monostearate, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, methacrylic acid copolymer, pharmaceutical ink, polysorbate 80, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide, triethyl citrate

  • Directions

    Nexium 24HR products are indicated for adults aged 18 and older. Children under the age of 18 should talk to a doctor before use. Heartburn in children may sometimes be caused by a serious condition.  Consult your doctor before using if you’re breast-feeding or pregnant.

    In the morning, swallow one whole Nexium 24HR capsule with a glass of water before eating. Do not chew or crush Nexium 24HR capsules. Nexium 24HR capsules should be taken once a day, every day for a course of 14 days. It may take one to four days of treatment to experience the medication’s full effect. Do not take more than 1 capsule a day. Do not use Nexium 24HR for longer than 14 days in a row unless your doctor has directed you to do so.

    You may repeat a 14-day course every 4 months. Do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor.

    For full product directions and more information, view the product label.

  • Warnings

    Do not use Nexium 24HR capsules if you are allergic to esomeprazole. Keep product out of reach of children. Seek immediate medical attention or contact Poison Control if overdosed.  If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

    If you experience any of the following, do not use Nexium 24HR capsules:

    •  trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools
    • heartburn with light-headedness, eating or dizziness
    • chest pain of shoulder pain with shortness of breath, sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck, or shoulders, or light-headedness
    • frequent chest pain
    • These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.

    If you have any of the following, talk to your doctor before taking Nexium 24HR capsules

    • heartburn for over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition
    • frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
    • unexplained weight loss
    • nausea or vomiting
    • stomach pain

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using Nexium 24HR Capsules if you are:

    • taking a prescription drug. Acid reducers may interact with certain prescription drugs.

    If you find that you need to take this product for longer than 14 days or that you need to take a course of treatment more frequently than once every four months, stop treatment and talk to your doctor. Consult to your doctor if your heartburn continues or worsens, you develop a rash or joint pain, or if you get diarrhea.

    For more information, view the product label.

  • FAQ

    What is Nexium 24HR?

    Nexium 24HR is an OTC medication indicated for the treatment of frequent heartburn (heartburn that occurs two or more days per week) in adults (age 18 years and older). Esomeprazole 20mg is the active ingredient in Nexium 24HR.

    Why do some the Nexium 24HR bottles come with a yellow cap?

    The yellow cap is a new easy-to-open cap that has the Ease of Use recognition from the Arthritis Foundation®. Easy-Open Cap Nexium 24HR is only available in 28-count.

    Who can take Nexium 24HR capsules with Easy-Open Cap?

    Adults 18 years and older that experience frequent heartburn (occurring two or more days per week) can take Nexium 24HR capsules.

    What happens if I miss a dose?

    If you miss or forget to take a dose of Nexium 24HR, take it as soon as you remember. However, if you have missed a dose and it’s almost time for your next one, do not take the missed dose. Never take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. If you have more questions about use or dosage, contact your doctor.

The Causes of Heartburn

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