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How does Nexium treat erosive esophagitis?

Nexium can treat erosive esophagitis because the damage to the esophagus is the result of stomach acid. Nexium works as part of a family of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors. Nexium decreases stomach acid production, thereby alleviating heartburn, damage to the esophagus, and other symptoms of excess stomach acid while healing the damage.

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