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Posted 21 Jul 2017 by Drugs.com
-- If eating the right foods and taking medication doesn't ease your heartburn, there may be a bigger issue. The American College of Gastroenterology says you should be concerned about heartburn symptoms if you're: Having a difficult time swallowing or feeling that you have food stuck in your chest. Vomiting blood, or seeing blood in your bowel movements, which probably makes them black and ...
Posted 6 Jun 2016 by Drugs.com
MONDAY, June 6, 2016 – Antacids that contain aspirin may cause stomach or intestinal bleeding in rare cases, U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials said Monday. Since it issued a warning about serious bleeding risk with aspirin in 2009, the FDA has recorded eight new cases of serious bleeding caused by aspirin-containing antacid products sold over-the-counter, which include Alka Seltzer and ...
Posted 6 Jun 2016 by Drugs.com
-- If you've eaten too much or indulged in a food that's greasy, fatty or spicy, you may have an uncomfortable feeling known as indigestion. Here are common symptoms, courtesy of the Cleveland Clinic: A burning sensation in the stomach or upper abdomen. An acidic taste in the mouth. Pain in the abdomen. Occasional diarrhea. Bloatedness or gassiness. Vomiting or nausea. Growling stomach.
Posted 10 May 2016 by Drugs.com
TUESDAY, May 10, 2016 – A popular over-the-counter heartburn medication accelerated aging of blood vessel cells in lab tests, raising red flags about its long-term effect on heart health, researchers say. Faster aging of blood vessel cells exposed to the antacid Nexium (esomeprazole) might potentially hinder the tasks these cells perform to prevent heart attack and stroke, the new study ...
Posted 1 Sep 2015 by Drugs.com
-- Over-the-counter antacids are generally safe to help ease heartburn. But, there are some people who should check with their doctor before taking them. The American Academy of Family Physicians says you should get your doctor's OK if you: have kidney disease, are postmenopausal, have had a Clostridium difficile infection, are elderly, have a compromised immune system.
Posted 23 May 2013 by Drugs.com
THURSDAY, May 23 – People who suffer from frequent heartburn may be at increased risk for cancers of the throat and vocal cords even if they don't smoke or drink alcohol, a new study says. Interestingly, common over-the-counter antacids seemed to protect against these cancers while prescription medications such as Prilosec, Nexium and Prevacid didn't, the researchers said. "There has been a ...
Posted 15 Apr 2011 by Drugs.com
-- Antacids are medications that counteract acids in the stomach, to help ease heartburn discomfort. Many of these drugs are sold over-the-counter. But not everyone should take antacids, despite their wide availability, the American Academy of Family Physicians says. The academy mentions these people who shouldn't take antacids without first consulting a physician: People who are passing bloody ...
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