Also known as Vimovo 375/20, Vimovo 500/20, and Nexium
Esomeprazole (/iːsɵˈmɛprəzoʊl/) is a proton pump inhibitor (brand name Nexium) which reduces acid secretion through inhibition of the H+ / K+ ATPase in gastric parietal cells. By inhibiting the functioning of this transporter, the drug prevents formation of gastric acid.Source: Wikipedia
Estimated Total Cost: $168.33 for an average of 28 days supply
Patients are most commonly prescribed esomeprazole to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), heartburn, indigestion, and gastroduodenal ulcer.