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Nexium vs Prilosec: What's the difference between them?

Has anyone gone off the Omeprazole, what did you take for heartburn, having difficulty weaning off?

I have taken omeprazole for a lengthy period of time. What problems have you had, if you had any? Did you experience really bad heartburn? What did you do for the heartburn? I am having a terrible time trying to wean away from this medication. Thanks so much, AquariusAnne

GERD - Timetable for taking Sucralfate (carafate) and omeprazole (Prilosec). Currently I'm taking...

... the meds like this. Take omeprazole, wait one hour, take carafate, wait one hour and then food. I was wondering if there is a better, more compact (time-wise) way to take it and be effective? Lots of conflicting info on how to take those 2 medicines online

I have had this pain in my upper torso, right below my diaphram?

it runs side to side, by my rib cage and right in the middle between my rib cages. I cannotseem to get rid of thiss pain no matter what I take. Tums, acid reducers, gas x, rainditine, you name it. I have now had it for 3 days. I have had it in the past, never figured it out then either, but this... read more

I was prescribed Carafate tablets and the Pharmacist (CVS) said it wasn't available on the market?

The Pharmacist got the Dr. to agree to put me on the suspension (liquid) which is much harder to take than pills. She said the couldn't get pills as they were not available in the market. I see pictures of Carafate tabs shown on the internet. Is she wrong about their availability in the U.S.?

Stomach Ulcer - Hi. I was dx. with a duodenal ulcer in October after the daily pain I had been?

... experiencing became excruciating and I was admitted into the hospital. I was put on Carafate and Protonix. A couple of weeks ago, I vomited massive amounts of blood and was admitted. I was told that there are three ulcers now. I received blood transfusions and IV Protonix that time and... read more

How long does Pantoprazole take to work on a stomach ulcer?

I've been taking it for 2 days (40mg once a day) and haven't felt a difference.

Can pantoprazole combined with levosulpride gives the effective cure in gerd patient?

ppi with prokinetic in gerd ?

Can I take Carafate (sucralfate) long term ?

can i take Carafate (sucralfate) long term ?is it safe?

Sucralfate - What does empty stomach mean exactly? Are clear fluids allowed?

Am I allowed to have clear fluids other than water WITHIN the 2 hours before/ 1 hour after time window of the dose? Such as coffee, tea, or clear juices? Or do I need to wait like I do with food? I am on 1 gm dose- 4 times a day for bile reflux disease.

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