Dosage and Side Effects

Nexium® 24HR is indicated for frequent heartburn.
Frequent heartburn is heartburn that occurs 2 or more days per week.
Once-daily dosing makes it easy for patients to take. And just one pill a day before breakfast can deliver around-the-clock protection from frequent heartburn.*†
1 capsule/tablet
before breakfast
14-day course
of treatment
 
Nexium 24HR Capsules
The 14-capsule, 28-capsule, and 42-capsule sizes are easy to use and contain one, two, and three 14-day courses of treatment, respectively.

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Nexium 24HR Tablets
The 14-tablet, 28-tablet, and 42-tablet sizes are easy to swallow and contain one, two, and three 14-day courses of treatment, respectively.

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  • *Use as directed. Take 1 pill in the morning for 14 days. May take 1 to 4 days for full effect.
  • 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 and pharmacists who use a branded OTC PPI.