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

Posted 26 Aug 2012 4 answers

... 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?

Posted 19 Dec 2014 1 answer

Used foe hiatal hernia and acid reflex.

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

Posted 17 Apr 2012 7 answers

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 ...

Can I take ranatadine while taking metronidazole & Cipro?

Posted 13 Dec 2014 1 answer

I was given metronidazole & Cipro for an intestinal infection. I have a hiatal hernia & the acid is really bad at night. Can I take otc zantac?

Taking Prilosec and Zantac and STILL getting heartburn!?

Posted 10 Jul 2013 1 answer

A few years back during high school I was diagnosed with a hiatal hernia. To help treat this I was given Ranitidine (Zantac) 150mg... it wasn't enough so they told me to take it twice a day. Later on (after having my gallbladder removed) I still had a lot of pain and heartburn after eating ...

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

Posted 6 Jun 2013 1 answer

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?

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

Posted 22 Jan 2016 2 answers

... 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 ...

Has anyone ever had laparoscopic surgery for a hiatal hernia?

Posted 7 Jan 2012 2 answers

Hello, I am new here and I was diagnosed with a hiatal hernia about 3 years ago. I have had my esophagus dilated twice. The 1st time 3 years ago when I was originally diagnosed, and a few weeks ago when I started getting severe chest pain upon eating. The 1st time I had it dilated I had almost ...

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

Posted 3 Mar 2016 1 answer

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

Can I substitute OTC Nexium for prescription Dexilant?

Posted 29 Apr 2016 1 answer

I am currently on prescribed Dexilant 60mg for chronic GERD and Hiatal Hernia. The co-pay on this is $250. As I am on a fixed income, this monthly about is more than I can afford. Can I substitute OTC Nexium (3 20 mg capsules daily) for my prescription medication? I have done the price comparison ...

Omeprazole and Carafate taken together?

Posted 9 Nov 2018 0 answers

My Doctor prescribed taking omeprazole and carafate at the same time in the morning and zantac and carafate together in the afternoon. But google search says they should be taken 30 min. apart. Anyone takes these together? I'm scared of an interaction. I also have to take Synthroid at least ...

Hi, My husband has been put on Prilosec daily indefinately. He was diagnosed with a hiatal hernia?

Posted 27 Jun 2010 2 answers

He has never had any reflux. Why would he need the Prilosec? Has anyone else been put on Prilosec without reflux?

How dangerous is it to take Boniva if you have a hiatal hernia, or if you have problems swallowing?

Posted 30 Oct 2010 3 answers

has anyone had a hiatal hernia and taken Boniva? I have a hernia and it does not bother me all the time, but sometimes when i do not eat properly, but I am short winded because of having heart problems and wondering if I should take this once a month pill. i have it now, doctor prescribed today, ...

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