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Oct 18

Nexium’s Dirty Little Secret


Omeprazole

This is Prilosec OTC (omeprazole, also marketed as losec, antra, gastroloc, and a number of other names in other countries): This is Nexium (esomeprazole, also marketed as sompraz, zoleri, lucen, etc): Did you note the difference?  I’ll give you a second to look again. Omeprazole was brought to market by (what is now) AstraZenica in …

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