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Esomeprazole Magnesium
  • Product Details

    • With continued use, esomeprazole magnesium treats frequent heartburn
    • 20 mg acid reducer per capsule
    • To be used as a 14-day course of treatment

    Esomeprazole Magnesium from GoodSense is a 14-day course of treatment for frequent heartburn. Delayed-release capsules deliver 20 mg acid reducer that helps to prevent excess acid production in the stomach. Take one capsule every day for 14 days for 24-hour heartburn relief. Note that it may take 1-4 days for full effectiveness. These 14-day courses may be repeated once every four months. Compare to active ingredient in Nexium® 24.

  • Supplement Facts

    Drug Facts

    Active ingredient (in each capsule) Purpose
    Esomeprazole 20 mg (Each delayed-release capsule corresponds to 22 mg esomeprazole magnesium dihydrate) Acid reducer


    • treats frequent heartburn (occurs 2 or more days a week)
    • not intended for immediate relief of heartburn; this drug may take 1 to 4 days for full effect


    Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to esomeprazole

    Do not use if you have:

    • trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools
    • heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating or dizziness
    • chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness
    • frequent chest pain

      These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.

      As your doctor before use if you have

    • had heartburn 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 use if you are taking

    • warfarin, clopidogrel or cilostazol (blood-thinning medicines)
    • prescription antifungal or anti-yeast medicines
    • digoxin (heart medicine)
    • diazepam (anxiety medicine)
    • tacrolimus or mycophenolate mofetil (immune system medicines)
    • prescription antiretrovirals (medicines for HIV infection)
    • methotrexate (arthritis medicine)

      Stop and ask a doctor if

    • your heartburn continues or worsens
    • you need to take this product for more than 14 days
    • you need to take more than 1 course of treatment every 4 months
    • you get diarrhea

      If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

      Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)


    • adults 18 years of age and older
    • this product is to be used once a day (every 24 hours), every day for 14 days
    • may take 1 to 4 days for full effect

      14-Day Course of Treatment

    • swallow 1 capsule with a glass of water before eating in the morning
    • take every day for 14 days
    • do not take more than 1 capsule a day
    • swallow whole. Do not crush or chew capsules.
    • do not use for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor

      Repeated 14-Day Courses (if needed)

    • 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

      Children under 18 years of age: ask a doctor before use. Heartburn in children may sometimes be caused by a serious condition.

    Other Information

    • read the directions and warnings before use
    • keep the carton. It contains important information.
    • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)

    Inactive Ingredients

    FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 3, ferric oxide, gelatin, glyceryl monostearate, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, meglumine, methacrylic acid copolymer, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, shellacc, sodium lauryl sulfate, sugar spheres, talc, titanium dioxide, triethyl citrate


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