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Posted 26 Jan 2013 by • 29 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 ...
Posted 23 Jan 2013 by • 8 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 ...
Posted 10 Jul 2014 by • 39 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 ...
Posted 11 Feb 2014 by • 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 ...
Posted 25 Nov 2013 by • 5 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 ...
Posted 1 Jan 2013 by • 4 answers
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 ?
Posted 21 Sep 2012 by • 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?
Posted 8 Nov 2011 by • 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?
Posted 6 Dec 2011 by • 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?
Posted 11 Apr 2010 by • 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 ...
Posted 14 Oct 2014 by • 4 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 ...
Posted 24 Feb 2013 by • 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... ...
Posted 3 Jun 2014 by • 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 ...
Posted 11 Jun 2015 by • 3 answers
ER usually gives me a GI cocktail for bad stomach pain n it helps relieve the pain fast. Is there anything else like it
Posted 30 May 2013 by • 19 answers
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 ...
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