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Is Nexium available over the counter?

Nexium is a branded version of Esomeprazole. Nexium belongs to a class of medications known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). PPIs work by reducing the amount of gastric acid produced by the stomach.  

Acid Reflux Treatment
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Is Esomeprazole available over the counter?

Esomeprazole, also known as Nexium, is an effective acid reflux treatment. Esomeprazole belongs to a class of drugs known as PPIs. PPIs work by reducing the amount of stomach acid produced.  

Acid Reflux Treatment
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Is Losec available over the counter?

Losec is the branded version of Omeprazole. Omeprazole is one of the most commonly prescribed medications in the UK. It is used for the treatment of acid reflux. Acid reflux is caused by stomach acid entering the oesophagus (the food pipe).

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Acid Reflux Treatment
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Is Lansoprazole available over the counter?

Lansoprazole is a medication used to treat acid reflux. Acid reflux is an uncomfortable condition in which stomach acid escapes from the stomach into the oesophagus (food pipe).  

Acid Reflux Treatment
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Is Pantoprazole available over the counter?

Pantoprazole is an effective acid reflux treatment. It belongs to a class of medications known as PPIs, or proton pump inhibitors. Proton pump inhibitors interfere with the production of gastric acid (stomach acid), limiting the amount released by th...

Acid Reflux Treatment
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Is Femodene available over the counter?

Femodene is a popular contraceptive pill. It is a type of pill known as a combined oral contraceptive (COC). This means that it contains synthetic versions of both oestrogen and progesterone.

Contraception (Birth Control)
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Is Brevinor available over the counter?

Brevinor is a type of combined oral contraceptive pill. It contains both oestrogen and progesterone to prevent pregnancy. If taken correctly, Brevinor is over 99% effective. You can also use Brevinor to delay your period, by taking 2-3 packs back to ...

Contraception (Birth Control)
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Is Femodette available over the counter?

Femodette is a type of combined oral contraceptive pill. This means that it uses both oestrogen and progesterone to help prevent pregnancy. Femodette is 99% effective at preventing pregnancy if taken correctly.

Contraception (Birth Control)