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What is difference between Nexium 40 mg and Esomeprazole Mag DR 40 mg? My ins company switched me?

Posted 14 Apr 2015 by Jerry Haynes 2 answers

I had esophagus cancer surgery 4 years ago. I was prescribed Nexium 40mg twice per day. Last month my ins company switched me to Esomeprazole Mag DR 40 mg once per day. I understood there was no generic for Nexium.

Acid reflux and lump in throat - Zoloft?

Posted 14 days ago by mjoelx 1 answer

I’ve been on Zoloft since May 11th starting with 25mg. At first I felt the shakes and more anxious than usual, this lasted for a week or two and then started to feel myself again. 2 months later my doc suggested increasing my way to 75mg. Starting with 50mg for 2 weeks then 75mg with hopes of ...

I have Barrett's esophagus & was put on Prilosec 2 months ago. Right elbow pain is unbearable.

Posted 24 Jun 2018 by Howells2 1 answer

Is this normal and do you have any suggestions or similar stories?

I have Barrett’s esophagus. Been treated since last May with not much improvement. I have terrible

Posted 22 Jun 2018 by Nanny23 0 answers

Been treated since last May without much improvement. On protonix 40 mg 2x a day at first now just once a day. Besides constant knowing pain in upper stomach I have gas and bloating. Also alternate diarrhea and constipation. What to do. I’ve tried everything.

What effects will I have if I take amoxicillin/clavulanate liquid 17. 5cc a day on a long term basis

Posted 17 May 2018 by TheBaneyHome 0 answers

A cervical spine fusion gone wrong. Sliced esophagus, went undetected for a week. Taken by Life Flight to another hospital. Five inch section of esophagus was gone. No idea how i was still alive. Told wife, if I survived I would not speak drink or eat again. Three weeks on life support. Three ...

Is it possible to have 60 tumors in your esophagus and for them to go unnoticed?

Posted 12 Feb 2018 by questionsmedical 2 answers

Trying to figure out if someone is making up a medical condition. She's had brain tumors for years and has said multiple times that it's her last year on earthy... and has now just undergone a biopsy as she has 60 tumors in her esophagus. I know I sound awful for questioning her health ...

Can you take Prozac out of the capsule to swallow? Can it have any adverse effects on the esophagus?

Posted 21 Feb 2018 by pammmysjones 0 answers

Can Prozac be taken out of the capsule and given to a patient without any adverse reaction? A Family member empties his capsule and swallows the granulars straight with water but then complains of a burning sensation. Can damage be done by not using the capsule it came in?

Will warfarin re-activate my stomach ulcer?

Posted 15 Feb 2018 by mauistever 0 answers

Three weeks ago I began taking warfarin at a dose of 8 x 3 mg tabs per week. Three years ago I was found to have a small stomach ulcer and an inflamed esophagus. I had been taking about 600 to 800 mg Ibuprofen a day for years. They determined that I had acid reflux as well as the ulcer. I was ...

Can I take fluconazole 200 mg everyday for 3 months?

Posted 22 Aug 2017 by Bluejay63 2 answers

I have a continuing problem with fungus infections in my esophagus and the doctor put me on a fluconazole 200mg for 3 months. Is it ok to take it that long.

I was just diagnosed with Barrett's esophagus no dysplasia. I never had symptoms of acid reflux. I?

Posted 6 Jan 2017 by Kim7765 2 answers

... am trying to modify my diet and finding it hard when you are supposed to quit so many foods. Any good resources for GERD recipies?

Barrett's Esophagus - How is this different from GERD? I have had a burning stomach all the way from

Posted 28 Jan 2017 by donnahucke 1 answer

... my belly button to the back of my throat for years. Omeprazole does absolutely nothing. Does this sound familiar to anyone? I also have bloating excessive gas, my stomache hurts if I eat it even hurts when I don't eat.

I'm a laryngectomy since 2001 and have barrett's esophagus so I need these biopsies done every?

Posted 1 Apr 2017 by Congdon 2 0 answers

Having an esophageal bx in May. Dr. said 5 days off plavix before procedure. I have a gastro Dr. in Nashville and a vascular dr. in Knoxville who I have just seem recently in Feb. My question is don't these two Dr's need to get together via e-mail or phone to advise me the best approach ...

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