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Related terms: Heartburn, Acid reflux, Esophageal Reflux, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Pyrosis, Reflux, Heart Burn, Severe Heartburn

Displaying 197 questions associated with GERD.

What foods should I avoid when taking omeprazole?

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

Metamucil - does it accelerate acid reflux?

I suffer from GERD and sometimes when I take Metamucil I get acid reflux in my lower esophagus (near the sphincter valve). Is this common?

Burning sensation throughout my body?

I have multiple symptoms going on. The most recent is like my body is on fire pins and needles in some extremities. I also have trouble swallowing and get heartburn. Had some bloodwork but said was okay. Was having chest pain and dr. Did a echo and echo stress test. He was horrible. He said i had a... read more

Does anyone get extremely bad heartburn with Prozac where it burns so bad in your throat?

Sometimes after I take it I get heartburn so bad and it just burns all the way up my throat I feel like I'm going to die from it. Sometimes I throw up and it really hurts. Has this happened to anyone else? How do you prevent it? Or deal with it?

Heartburn vs Acid Reflux vs GERD - What is the difference?

What does heartburn feel like?

I have been taking over the counter Nexium for 1 month now. I have taken Rx nexium for several?

... years and it worked great, but it was so expensive. So, I recently started taking 2-20mg over the counter pills a day instead of the 1-40mg tablet …my pharmacist said this should be the same thing. It isn't working! I have had acid reflux and heartburn worse than I've had in 2... read more

Anyone having trouble switching generic Ativan (lorazepam)?

Have been taking one half of a 0.5mg lorazepam for years. Lately the Sandoz brand. My pharmacy can no longer get that brand (not sure if Sandoz still makes it). I was given Watson instead. It gave me bad heartburn and when it finally kicked in it felt so strong I was unable to stand up. I asked for... read more

What is the difference between Zantac and Omeprazole for GERD?

I took Omeprazole (generic for Prilosec) for 12 years when I found that I was having some horrible side affects such as Urinary Tract Infections, Sinus Infections, bone pain, shortness of breath, nausea in the morning, etc. I slowly stopped taking the above and am now on Zantac #150 each morning an... read more

What can we try instead of Reglan to treat Gastroparesis?

My mother has taken Reglan for years, but has now come off the drug because of a diagnosis of tardive dyskinesia. Her symptoms are very bad to the point where we thought she had parkinson's disease. She is diabetic, has GERD and also Gastroparesis and the Reglan did help in digestion. Now we... read more

Anybody reacting negatively to new generic of Aciphex?

I have taken Aciphex for years with no problem. Now my insurance will only pay for the new generic. I am nauseated in the morning and even more so at night and feel terrible. Is anybody else experiencing this?

Anybody suffer from Chronic Burning Chest Pain (NOT GERD)?

I suffer from chronic chest burning a lil from the left center of chest had all heart tests done all ok... it is horrible I have suffered for 2 yrs this awful burning pain, does anyone know what this could be?

Why shouldn't you lie down within 10 minutes of taking Clindamycin?

I have been taking Clindamycin HCL for 3 days, I noticed a pain in my chest as in heart burn, nothing I eat made sense, and I never usually have heart burn. I read the label and it said not to lie down within 10 minutes. Last night I waited about an 1.5 hour before lying down after taking... read more

Does omeprazole and nexium 40mg have the same ingredients. Nexium seems to work much better?

Have been on omeprazole for 1 1/2 months after being on nexium for a couple years and the feeling of a lump in my throat is back and I suffer from much gas. Can't afford nexium anymore due to 50% co-pay & mandatory 3 month renewals from mail order drug.With nexium I was symptom free almost... read more

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Barrett's Esophagus, Indigestion

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