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Is Nexium over the counter the same strength as prescription Nexium?

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shawn1888 16 Sep 2014

I don't believe they are, there are many levels a doc can prescribe that you can't otc

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magpie1961 26 Jan 2018

Nexium OTC is the exact same drug formula, as Nexium Prescription, except for the strength. The OTC is limited to 20 mg/capsule, while the prescription dose can vary, but is usually 40 mg. Two OTCs taken as prescribed for one 40 mg script, will work, but always check with your physician.

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