Nexium is more effective than other proton pump inhibitors.

Many patients and health professionals are hearing that Nexium is more effective than the other proton pump inhibitors...Prilosec (omeprazole)...Prevacid (lansoprazole)...Aciphex (rabeprazole)...Protonix (pantoprazole).

Nexium (esomeprazole) contains just the S-isomer of omeprazole. Prilosec contains both R- and S-isomers.

Compared to omeprazole, Nexium is metabolized slower...and suppresses acid longer.

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