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What are the side effects of esomeprazole sodium?

Common side effects of esomeprazole sodium include: constipation, diarrhea, dry mouth, gas, headaches and upset stomach/stomach ache. Tell your doctor if any of these side effects become persistent or interfere with your daily life. Serious side effects include: acne; allergic reactions (hives, hoarseness, itching, difficulty breathing, chest constriction, swelling of the airways, rash); anemia; angioedema; back/chest pain; bloody nose; changes in vision; chills; dark urine; earaches, ringing in the ears, ear infections, fever, fibromyalgia, flushing, indigestion, pancreatitis; sore throat; rapid heartbeat; rash; red, swollen, bumpy or scaly skin; loss of sense of taste; serious, lasting stomach pain; trouble swallowing; unusual bruising, bleeding or tiredness; skin/eyes yellowing; weight gain/loss; weakened bones, increased risk for bone fractures; worsened depression.

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