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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 29 Dec 2012 by • 8 answers
The PPI Protonix has created stomach polyps and I have been on it for 10 years with no pain. Then I developed pain in my esophagus and back 6 weeks ago and had an endoscopy that showed irratation and polyps. I have been on carafate for 2 weeks which has eased my pain. I want to quit the the PPI ...
Posted 8 Apr 2012 by • 1 answer
I want to know what I can substitute for protonix I was prescribed this last week and I don't know if it is going to work.
Posted 3 Dec 2017 by • 1 answer
We are concerned that a recent and fairly sudden bout of disorientation, confusion and hallucinations could be caused from using pantoprazole for 6 months. We are discontinuing use and want to know how long this drug remains in the body?
Posted 23 Feb 2015 by • 4 answers
I was diagnosed in December with Gastritis, and since then have had two bouts of nausea and burping since then. I was just put on Protonix for 2 months. I have been trying to eat a bland diet. My question is, will it go away? I'm afraid of having this the rest of my life and being on a bland ...
Posted 22 Jan 2016 by • 3 answers
Hello, I've recently been prescribed with protonix and I haven't got the full effect of it yet. Could I take zantac at night (to get sleep) while waiting for the protonix to kick in?
Posted 30 Jul 2012 by • 3 answers
I was given after my knee surgery, I'm guessing as a coating for my stomach because I was given dilauded for pain. I didn't take the protonix at first but started waking up with nausea so I started taking it, I'm still getting the nauseau does the protonix take time to work
Posted 13 Apr 2010 by • 1 answer
Since childhood, I've suffered with ulcers, gastritous, and now have barrets. I even had surgery but nothing works but protonics. My insurance will not pay for it and I've tried some generics only to find myself back in the emergency room. Is there truly a generic version to protonics?
Posted 23 Aug 2017 by • 1 answer
I have been on Protonix for 3 years and read it is not good to just stop taking this drug. What is the safest way to get off of Protonix after this length of time?
Posted 10 Feb 2010 by • 9 answers
3 years ago I woke up one morning with a tightening in my throat followed by a constricting feeling below my breastbone, pain in the back of my left arm above my elbow, pain in my jaw, a very hot sweat and EXTREME discomfort. Went to the emergency room. They put me on Prevacid and it cleared up. ...
Posted 15 Sep 2010 by • 1 answer
I have a friend who is 65yrs old . Never did any kind of illegal drugs. He failed a drug test while?failed a drug test. It showed trace Marijuana. The doctor learned , he was taking Protonix and said that was a false positive , due to taking Protonix. Is this a true statement? has anyone else had ...
Posted 25 Mar 2015 by • 1 answer
I'm not sure yet if I have H.Pylori (waiting on results). But I have been on Protonix and Zantac for just over a month and am currently going through an episode of fullness and nausea. How long does it take for meds to work and Gastritis to heal?
Posted 30 May 2015 by • 1 answer
I was diagnosed with an ulcer about 5 weeks ago and have been on protonix 40mg religiously every morning. I had on and off stomach pains accompanied by some strong nausea that just bounced back and forth. Now after several weeks my pain is pretty much gone but I'm still nauseas on and off like ...
Posted 15 Dec 2015 by • 3 answers
Posted 30 May 2011 by • 1 answer
I went to the ER for chest pain. Heart issues were ruled out and cardiologist prescribed carafate and protonix. I don't like the possible side effects which include testing positive on a drug test. Is Nexium just as good and with fewer side effects?
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