Nexpro 20mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:54 am

Nexpro 20mg Tablet

Uses of Nexpro 20mg Tablet

Nexpro 20mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Gastric Ulcer

Side effects of Nexpro 20mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Nexpro 20mg Tablet are – Hypersensitivity Reaction Chills, Fever, Pruritus, Rash, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Headache, Constipation, Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal Pain

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Nexpro 20mg Tablet

Do not use Nexpro 20mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Esomeprazole

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Nexpro 20mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Nexpro 20mg Tablet works

Nexpro 20mg Tablet contains – Esomeprazole

Esomeprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach.

Dosage of Nexpro 20mg Tablet

The dosage of Nexpro 20mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Nexpro 20mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Nexpro 20mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Overdose symptoms – Fast heartbeat, blurred vision, nausea, sweating, confusion.

Onset of Action Nexpro 20mg Tablet

It takes about 1 to 2 hours to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Nexpro 20mg Tablet

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 18 to 20 hours.

Precautions & Warnings


Alcohol consumption is probably safe. However; drinking alcohol may cause irritation in your stomach.


This medicine is probably safe for pregnant women. However; Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.


Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.


This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving.


This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.


This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Neksium 20mg Tablet  ( AstraZeneca )

63.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Esoz 20mg Tablet  ( Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

77.00  15 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip


Drug :- antimicrobials: Increased esomeprazole level.

atazanavir, nelfinavir: Decreased blood levels of these drugs.

diazepam: Possibly increased diazepam level.

digoxin, iron salts, ketoconazole: Possibly decreased absorption of these drugs.

saquinavir: Increased plasma saquinavir level with increased toxicity.

voriconazole: Increased esomeprazole exposure and risk of adverse effects.

warfarin: Possibly increased INR and PT, leading to abnormal bleeding.

Food :- all foods: Decreased bioavailability of esomeprazole.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.