"Who can use Nexium 24HR: Adults 18 years of age and over.
How many: 1 tablet.
How often: 1 tablet daily for at least 7 days and up to 14 days.
Maximum: 14 day treatment.
When to stop:
- Do not take for more than 14 days unless directed by a doctor.
- If symptoms persist or worsen, stop use and see your doctor."
Each tablet contains: Esomeprazole 20mg (as Magnesium Trihydrate).
"Tell your pharmacist or doctor if you do not feel well while you are taking Nexium 24HR Once Daily Dosing. Keep to recommended dose. If an overdose is taken or suspected telephone your doctor or the Poisons Information Centre (Australia 13 11 26) or go to the Accident and Emergency department at your nearest hospital.
Do not use:
- for children under 18 years of age.
- if allergic to esomeprazole.
- if blister foil is broken.
- if allergic to any other proton pump inhibitor (omeprazole, rabeprazole, lansoprazole, pantoprazole).
- if you are taking antiretroviral medicines, such as atazanavir.
- if you are taking cilostazol a medicine used to treat pain and/or cramping in the lower leg (or arms) due to inadequate blood flow to the muscles.
- if you are breastfeeding or intend to breastfeed.
- if the expiry date printed on the pack has passed.
Ask your pharmacist or doctor before use if you:
- are pregnant or intend to become pregnant.
- have or ever have had serious liver disease.
- are taking digoxin (a medicine used to treat heart problems).
- are taking ketoconazole (a medicine used to treat fungal infections).
- are taking clopidogrel or warfarin (medicines used to stop the blood clotting)."
"Keep out of reach of children.
- This preparation is for the relief of temporary and minor ailments and should be used strictly as directed.
- If symptoms persist or recur within 2 weeks of completing the course, consult your doctor.
- Ask your pharmacist or doctor before use if you are taking other medication.
Carefully read the enclosed Consumer Medicine Information before use."
Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms worsen or change unexpectedly, talk to your health professional.