Naproxen and esomeprazole

Name: Naproxen and esomeprazole

Uses of Naproxen and Esomeprazole

  • It is used to treat arthritis.
  • It is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
  • It is used to treat ankylosing spondylitis.
  • It is used to treat juvenile arthritis.
  • It is used to treat or prevent NSAID-associated gastric ulcers in patients with a history of ulcers.

What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Naproxen and Esomeprazole?

  • If you have an allergy to naproxen, esomeprazole, or any other part of naproxen and esomeprazole.
  • If you have an allergy to aspirin or NSAIDs.
  • If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
  • If you have any of these health problems: Active bleeding or bleeding problems like bleeding in the brain or bleeding ulcers.
  • If you have a stomach or bowel ulcer.
  • If you have any of these health problems: Kidney disease or liver disease.
  • If you are having trouble getting pregnant or you are having your fertility checked.
  • If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. Do not take this medicine if you are in the third trimester of pregnancy. You may also need to avoid naproxen and esomeprazole at other times during pregnancy. Talk with your doctor to see when you need to avoid taking this medicine during pregnancy.
  • If you are taking any other NSAID.
  • If you are taking a salicylate drug like aspirin.
  • If you are taking pemetrexed.
  • If you are taking any of these drugs: Atazanavir, clopidogrel, nelfinavir, rifampin, rilpivirine, or St. John's wort.

This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with naproxen and esomeprazole.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take this medicine with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.

If OVERDOSE is suspected

If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

Pronunciation

(na PROKS en & es oh ME pray zol)

Brand Names U.S.

  • Vimovo

Test Interactions

See individual agents.

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