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Posted 14 Apr 2015 by • 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.
Posted 14 days ago by • 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 ...
Posted 24 Jun 2018 by • 1 answer
Is this normal and do you have any suggestions or similar stories?
Posted 22 Jun 2018 by • 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 • 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 ...
Posted 12 Feb 2018 by • 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 • 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?
Posted 15 Feb 2018 by • 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 ...
I had Barrett's esophagus for several years. Had a scope and was apparently cured. Can it come back?
Posted 29 Dec 2017 by • 1 answer
Posted 29 Feb 2016 by • 2 answers
Barrett's Esophagus - what is the best medication to reverse and eventually cure Barretts esophagus?
Posted 5 Sep 2017 by • 1 answer
Posted 22 Aug 2017 by • 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.
Posted 6 Jan 2017 by • 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 • 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.
Posted 1 Apr 2017 by • 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 ...