Nexium 40mg tablet
Proton pump inhibitor
Used to treat gatroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
Refer to doctor’s prescription for dosage and instructions.
May be taken with or without food:Tab: Swallow whole w/ liqd. Do not chew/crush. May also be dispersed in ½ glass of non-carbonated water. No other liqd should be used. Stir until the tab disintegrate & drink the liqd w/ the pellets immediately or w/in 30 min. Rinse the glass w/ ½ glass of water & drink. Do not chew/crush the pellets. For patients who cannot swallow, the tab contents can be dispersed in non-carbonated water & administered through a gastric tube. Granules: Empty contents of a 10 mg sachet into a container w/ 1 tbsp of non-carbonated water and stir. Leave for a few minutes to thicken. Stir again and take within 30 min. Rinse remaining contents w/ water and drink immediately. For patients who cannot swallow, the mixt can be administered through a nasogastric tube w/ a syringe. Refill syringe w/ water, shake and flush any remaining contents from the nasogastric tube.