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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.

Can I take fluconazole 200 mg everyday for 3 months?

Posted 22 Aug 2017 by Bluejay63 1 answer

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'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 ...

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

Posted 6 Jan 2017 by Kim7765 1 answer

... 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?

Has anyone ever experienced increased burping and belching taking low dose Seroquel for a year?

Posted 18 Dec 2016 by shotzie 0 answers

I usually have a little burping of air after eating - but now I can feel food going down esophagus and burping air as it goes - I have no acid feeling or pain of any kind, except uncomfortable pressure before the burp. I have focused on eating slowly and chewing better but still the burping and ...

Welchol - I have GERD so bad it's affecting my swallowing?

Posted 17 Oct 2016 by Noniebug 0 answers

My doctor just put me on Welchol this afternoon. He said it would heal my inflamed esophagus, but I don't see that this is addressed anywhere on this website as a treatment. It's too late tonight to call him, but I'm concerned that I'm taking the wrong medicine. Does anyone else ...

Sucralafate with Nexium?

Posted 18 Jul 2016 by carly46 0 answers

Dose it constipate you? I have not started it yet and I. Was told I. Have a peptic ulcer on the esophagus!

20yr old male unable to hold down food, gain weight, in constant pain in chest and stomach?

Posted 6 Jul 2016 by OMAC75 0 answers

Always tired, part of esophagus removed, gallbladder removed, precancerous and cancerous cells found, can only eat and stomach soup.

Reactive changes from biopsy in stomach and esophagus?

Posted 1 Jul 2016 by lissette23 0 answers

dr gave baclofen 10mg is need to know if this medicen is really for this condition

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) - Hi Has anyone had a dx of esophageal dysmotility? have had cfs?

Posted 24 Apr 2016 by NNN 1 answer

... for over 20 yrs,now am having swallow/coughing after any food and sometimes liquids. Had an barium swallow that showed lack of peristalsis of esophagus. Am having soft food, and still a struggle with coughing afterward. Just wondering if it is CFS related? Thanks! Thanks for any thoughts

What medication is recommended for acid reflux?

Posted 12 May 2016 by kpala 2 answers

Is there a recommended medicine to help with spasms of the esophagus? Thanks Kevin

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