Generic Nexium is a lower cost generic equivalent of a brand name drug Nexium, it has the same active ingredient Esomeprazole and has the same quality and mechanism of action. Generic Nexium belongs to the class of inhibitors. This medicine is used to treat the esophagus and diseases such illnesses as acidic or reflux gastroesophageal reflux diseases, erosive esophagitis. The principle of its work is to block acid in the stomach, which can lead to relief of symptoms, such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing, coughing, and sleep problems. It can also prevent acid damage to your digestive system. Generic Nexium is produced in the form of tablets and each tablet contains 20 mg of Esomeprazole. There are 6 different packages in Malaysia, each contains 60, 90, 120, 180, 270 and 360 pills.