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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.

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

Posted 11 days ago 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 3 days ago 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 8 days ago 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 ...

Has anyone else ever heard of Lymphocytic Esaphogitis?

Posted 29 Jan 2018 by FaithWalker32 0 answers

I was diagnosed with this rare condition several years ago. It cause a build up of lymphocytes in my esophagus that makes it raw and ulcerated. I am now on Dexilant which helps keep the condition under control. But there is not much information out there on this illness. My gastroenterologist even ...

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 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?

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.

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 ...

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