When did generic Nexium become available?

The first generic version of Nexium was approved by the FDA in January 2015.

Who manufactures generic Nexium?

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
FDA approved the first generic version of Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium delayed-release capsules, Ivax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceuticals USA) to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in adults and children aged 1 year and older.

Is there a generic for Nexium yet?

How will generic esomeprazole be available? Same as brand-name Nexium, esomeprazole will be available as a capsule in 20 mg and 40 mg strengths. However, there is still no generic approved for the packets of powder for oral suspension.

What can I take instead of Nexium?

These include proton pump inhibitors such as esomeprazole (Nexium), omeprazole (Prilosec), pantoprazole (Protonix) and lansoprazole (Prevacid). The others are antacids such as Maalox, Mylanta and Tums; and H2 (histamine) receptor antagonists such as famotidine (Pepcid), and cimetidine (Tagamet).

What is the generic for Nexium 40 mg?

Esomeprazole, Nexium’s generic name, is almost chemically identical to omeprazole, the active ingredient in Prilosec. AstraZeneca manufactures prescription versions of both Nexium and Prilosec.

Why Nexium is bad for you?

Using Nexium for a long period of time may increase the risk of inflammation of the stomach lining, according to the FDA. At least one study showed long term use of Nexium and other PPIs could also increase the risk of death. The FDA warns that patients should never take Nexium 24HR for more than 14 days at a time.

What is a good replacement for Nexium?

Is it OK to take Nexium every day?

Do not take more than one capsule each day. You should not chew the capsule or empty its contents into food or drink. Do not use Nexium 24HR for longer than 14 days unless your healthcare professional directs you to do so. You can repeat a 14-day regimen once every four months.

Is it okay to take Nexium everyday?

Why can’t you take Nexium for more than 14 days?

When was Eloxatin approved for intravenous use?

ELOXATIN (oxaliplatin) injection, for intravenous use Initial U.S. Approval: 2002 WARNING: HYPERSENSITIVITY REACTIONS, INCLUDING ANAPHYLAXIS See full prescribing information for complete boxed warning.

Are there any side effects to taking Eloxatin?

Serious and fatal hypersensitivity adverse reactions, including anaphylaxis, can occur with ELOXATIN within minutes of administration and during any cycle. ELOXATIN is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity reactions to oxaliplatin and other platinum-based drugs.

Is there a generic version of Nexium in the US?

Generic Nexium Now Approved. Roni Shye, PharmD BCGP BCACP, is a licensed pharmacist in the states of Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

When to discontinue Eloxatin due to hypersensitivity?

ELOXATIN is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity reactions to oxaliplatin and other platinum-based drugs. Immediately and permanently discontinue ELOXATIN for hypersensitivity reactions and administer appropriate treatment.