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Drug or Toxic Substance:
oxeladin
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Description

Oxeladin is a prescription medication used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It belongs to a class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). Oxeladin works by decreasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach.

Common side effects of oxeladin include headache, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and constipation. Other more serious side effects may include an increased risk of bone fractures, low magnesium levels, and an increased risk of Clostridium difficile infection.

Brand names associated with oxeladin include:
  ▸  Aciphex

- Nexium
  ▸  Prevacid
  ▸  Prilosec
  ▸  Protonix
  ▸  Zegerid

Classifications
  • cold preparation
  • cough suppressant

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