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Has anyone ever used Elavil for esophageal spasms [severe] along with severe hiatal hernia and re?

Also have reflux from both the esophogus and hiatal hernia. Has been about 3 years and is continuing to get worse. Spasms cause my throat to close and is nick named "nutcracker disease." This has been a drug recommened instead of surgery to try first. I need to know the pros and cons on... read more

If I slowly stop taking omeprazole, will I feel any side effects such as stomach cramps, leg cramps?

... constipation or diarrea? I am unable to get a prescription refill and am slowly trying to stop taking it

Is there an over the counter substitute for Omeprazole 40 mg?

Used foe hiatal hernia and acid reflex.

Diazepam - I will be taking my first 5mg dose of Diazapam tonight. I was wondering what to expect? I

... am also taking 40 mg Omeprazole per day to each acid reflux caused by a sliding Hiatal Hernia. I understand there is a moderate side effect taking this combination of medications but my pharmacist says to take the medications a couple of hours apart and I should be OK? I have never been on a... read more

Substitute for omeprazole acid reflux?

I am taking clopidogrel,generic for plavix & omeprazole cannot be taken with it because it interferes with the effectiveness of the clopidogrel. So I was told to ask what I can substitute for the omeprazole that would not be a problem with the clopidogrel.

Are there alternative drugs for a GI Cocktail for hiatal hernia?

My doctor use to prescribe Donnatal and Xylocaine for me to mix with Maalox and use when my hiatal hernia flared up. I can't seem to get Donnatal in my area and the copay on Xylocaine is extremely high. Are there any other drugs that can be mixed together to make the GI Cocktail?

I have gerd, hiatal hernia, prescribed omeprazole, it causes burning pain in my chest, why?

I feel worse after I take it. Anyone else have this problem?

Hiatal hernia causing shortness of breath?

I’m new to this website so haven’t read much of the questions but just wondering if anyone? I have suffered with shortness of breath and feeling like you can’t fill your lungs due to a hiatal hernia. I’ve been having issues with my breathing for over 6 months now and... read more

Famotidine effect on kidney functionality?

Hi, I had a kidney transplant 20 years ago. 3 Months ago I started to use Famotidine (FAMO 40mg) after Hiatal hernia was found. The last blood test of my renal function was bad comparing to the usual. Creatinine (from 1.6 to 2.7 ) and Urea (from 35 to 50) was increase. Also, my blood preasure was... read more

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