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Drug interactions between Nexium 24HR and prednisone

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Nexium 24HR (esomeprazole)
prednisone

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Nexium 24HR and prednisone - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Nexium 24HR

A total of 299 drugs (1838 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Nexium 24HR.

prednisone

A total of 762 drugs (3304 brand and generic names) are known to interact with prednisone.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

esomeprazole food

Applies to: Nexium 24HR (esomeprazole)

Food may interfere with the absorption of esomeprazole. Esomeprazole should be taken at least one hour before meals and at the same time every day. When esomeprazole is given to patients receiving continuous enteral nutrition (tube feedings), the tube feeding should be interrupted for at least 1 hour before and 1 hour after the dose of esomeprazole. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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