esomeprazole

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noun es·omep·ra·zole \ˌe-sō-ˈme-prə-ˌzōl, -ˈmē-, -ˌzȯl\

Definition of esomeprazole

  1. :  an isomer of omeprazole that is taken orally especially in the form of its magnesium salt (C17H18N3O3S)2Mg in the treatment of heartburn, erosive esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and duodenal ulcer Esomeprazole is marketed under the trademark Nexium.

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1999

First Known Use of esomeprazole

1999


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esomeprazole

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noun es·omep·ra·zole \ˌes-ō-ˈmep-rə-ˌzōl, -ˈmē-prə-, -ˌzȯl\

Medical Definition of esomeprazole

  1. :  an isomer of omeprazole that is administered in the form of its magnesium salt (C17H18N3O3S)2Mg especially in the treatment of erosive esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and duodenal ulcer—see nexium


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