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Naproxen/Esomeprazole Magnesium Drug Information

If you have osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or ankylosing spondylitis, you may benefit from the prescription drug naproxen/esomeprazole magnesium (VimovoTM). This combination medication contains two active ingredients:
 
  • Naproxen, which relieves pain and inflammation
  • Esomeprazole magnesium, which reduces the risk of ulcers due to naproxen.
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Before starting treatment with naproxen/esomeprazole magnesium, make sure your healthcare provider has the most up-to-date information on your medical history, including any other drugs you are taking (including nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and supplements). Also, you may not be able to safely use this product if you have certain medical conditions, such as asthma, heart disease, or kidney problems.
 
Most people tolerate this medicine well. When side effects do occur, they are generally mild and are easily treated. Some of the common side effects reported with naproxen/esomeprazole magnesium include heartburn and diarrhea.
 
(To get more information on this drug, click Naproxen/Esomeprazole Magnesium. This article offers details on the medication's safety and effectiveness, dosing guidelines, clinical effects, and more.)
 

Naproxen/Esomeprazole Magnesium Drug Information

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