esomeprazole

noun
es·​omep·​ra·​zole | \ ˌes-ō-ˈmep-rə-ˌzōl, -ˈmē-prə-, -ˌzȯl How to pronounce esomeprazole (audio) \

Medical Definition of esomeprazole

: 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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“Esomeprazole.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/esomeprazole. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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