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


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What is the difference between Zantac and Omeprazole for GERD?

Posted 23 Jan 2013 by AquariusAnneCA 7 answers

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 ...

Burning sensation throughout my body?

Posted 26 Jan 2013 by ethanp2012 20 answers

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 ...

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

Posted 11 Feb 2014 by zoot 6 answers

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 ...

How long before I feel relief while taking omeprazole?

Posted 8 Nov 2011 by Jansea 3 answers

After taking my first omeprazole, then eating breakfast, I experienced the same painful heartburn and sore stomach area. Does it take a while to work? If so, how long?

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

Posted 10 Jul 2014 by dboling 36 answers

... 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 ...

Is it safe to take 40mg of Nexium twice a day?

Posted 11 Apr 2010 by Burton81 6 answers

I developed acid and/or bile reflux two months after gall bladder surgery. The Dr. put me on 40mg of Nexium for two weeks and I got about 70-80% relief of my symptoms. I still felt some burning in my throat and a lot of burping. The Dr increased the Nexium dosage to 80mg daily. I am concerned about ...

I have been experiencing heartburn the past few days to the point I have a rough night sleeping?

Posted 21 Sep 2012 by Sophia84 3 answers

I am 28 years old and I the last time I experienced heartburn was when I was pregnant back in 2007. My eating habits are the same as they have always been. Is this something normal to get heartburn out of the blue?

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

Posted 25 Nov 2013 by hollyonofrio 4 answers

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 ...

Omeprazole - should I be taking zantac and prilosec both daily ?

Posted 1 Jan 2013 by kimisclassy 1 answer

I was prescribed zantac 150 mg twice daily , then was prescribed prilosec Dr 20mg once daily. I was never told to stop the first medication. Should I be taking both ?

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

Posted 6 Dec 2011 by sunshine1109 13 answers

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?

Peptic Ulcer - What does you ulcer feel like?

Posted 3 Jun 2014 by jon22304 1 answer

What does your ulcer feel like? I've never had stomach issues ever. But over the past 6 weeks or so I have had increasing problems. The ER doc says it is an ulcer. At first it was just heartburn and only two times weeks ago some acid did come up. I was stressed out greatly at the time. My ...

Is there an alternative to taking naproxen 500? I have gained 40 lbs since started meds?

Posted 2 Feb 2012 by desiree520 1 answer

I am taking a number of meds on a daily basis and have checked all of them out and the only one that has been consistant from the weight gain started is naproxen 500. I also have heartburn all day long. I am getting married in July already bought my dress a while ago and can't fit into it any ...

How Long Until Pantoprazole Starts To work??

Posted 24 Feb 2013 by Mommyoftwo93 6 answers

I am 33 weeks pregnant with horrible acid reflux. It has gotten so bad that only water & applesauce will not hurt my stomach. My OB/GYN put me on 20 mg of Protonix, since it was the only medication that had helped my reflux in the past. I have been taking it for 2 days now, and was wondering... ...

Omeprazole after meal ? How is it possible?

Posted 14 Oct 2014 by pharm zia 3 answers

Can omeprazole be taken after food. As it is proton pump inhibitor and should be taken at least 30 mints before meal so that it reduce acidity. However, yesterday while screening a prescription i observe it was ordered by physician to be taken after meal. How is it possible since the drug ...

Gastrointestinal Disorders - Does anyone burp a rotten egg smell or Sulfur..& what causes it?

Posted 15 Sep 2013 by pauline512 1 answer

I'm really confused :( Iv gotten differing diagnoses & prescriptions since I was 15 for my stomach problems. ie; Heartburn, IBS, gastric reflux? I have constipation, pretty sure it's from the meds I take. My bowels dont move unless I take a laxative. I put myself on a bland diet ...

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