Esomeprazole belongs to a group of medicines called proton pump inhibitors, known by the acronym PPIs. The mechanism of action of these medications is to reduce the amount of acid that the stomach produces.
Proton pump inhibitors are probably the most prescribed drugs in the world. Esomeprazole is an S-isomer of omeprazole, whose safety profile is very favorable, since it has minimal and not very serious adverse effects.
Here we tell you everything you need to know when taking esomeprazole.