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... Although my own personal physician was not too keen on my decision to come off Aciphex, I think it is always a good idea to let one's personal or family doctor know before we start this process. ... (14 replies)
... My main problem when it comes to this process is eating enough I have bad gastritis on top of this and each time I have tried to get off the prilosec my gastritis gets a little worse because of my drastic change in eating and eating too little. ... (3 replies)
... I have been on nexium for years now due to chronic acid reflux. I would love to get off. Any better alternatives to to take other than this med and still keep from getting reflux? ... (14 replies)

... Well, the high blood pressure and pulse can cause me to stroke. All these side effects are listed in the drug books for these drugs a small percentage I guess suffers from them, me. ... (2 replies)
... unfortunately you have other ailments going on. There are natural suppliments you can take for your ulcers, or gerd but its a slow protocol and probably better to do with an integrated or alternative doctor. ... (2 replies)
... trial ppi period. What good will that do you? ... (42 replies)
... Although new to the board, I have been researching alternatives to deal with the reflux. ... (12 replies)
... Although new to the board, I have been researching alternatives to deal with the reflux. ... (12 replies)
... or esophagus are irritated, you have an ulcer, or for whatever reason your stomach produces too much acid due to certain medical conditions, the acid suppression gives those inflamed tissues a break and helps the tissue "heal. ... (1 replies)
Aciphex & LPR
Jan 31, 2006
... Steve and others who have thyroid concerns. That may be an avenue you wish to persue. The symptoms you are describing are not the most common for thyroid disease, but they are symptoms none the less. ... (30 replies)
... ied so far all say on the packet you must tell your doctor if taking tranquillisers. Mine knew but put me on them anyway. I beleive they lessen the effect of the PPI plus strengthen the effect of the valium. I have a family to care for and cant afford to be falling aseleep! ... (12 replies)
... I agree with you Casey, not everyone can take PPI"S. They seem to aggravate my IBS, and also Gerd. I have Barretts and my Doc says I need to stay on them indefinately. But if I cannot tolerate them, what am I to do. I know my body more than anyone. ... (5 replies)
... First of, nice to meet you! ... (8 replies)
... Sounds like after 8 years of using Aciphex you've grown a tolerance to them and the drug is no longer performing the way it should. ... (8 replies)
PPI Protonix??????
Apr 14, 2007
... I've been on Protonix for 2 years. Tried Prilosec and it wasn't nearly strong enough. Still had reflux and regurgitation, along with occasional bouts of projectile vomiting (yeah, i know..... TMI). It might work for you tho. Am currently looking into other alternatives as, from what I've been reading, PPIs can also cause vitamin B-12 deprivation and osteoporosis (with... (14 replies)
... sed on my small amount of experience I now have the opinion that gerd is not a disease and is your body telling you something. Get more opinions if you can, seek alternatives such as diet and anything to get off those ppi's. Good luck! I would not wish this stuff on anyone...... ... (17 replies)
... I'm scheduled for a Barium swallow next week to look for ulcer, hernia etc. Keep us posted on how you're going. ... (8 replies)
... I did get a scope about a year ago, which is where the diagnosis of level 2 esophagitis came from. Their solution seemed to be to take a PPI until it gets better. Well, another year has gone by and it still seems as though it hasn't healed. ... (34 replies)
PPI Protonix??????
Apr 15, 2007
... ess is correct in the article I'm would think fibromyalgia could possibly be caused from the use of PPIs since it effects some of the same nutrients are believed to be part of the cause of fibromyalgia. Anyway I found it to be an interesting read gave me a few thing to think about. ... (14 replies)
... Zantac has been around for a very long time ... much longer than the proton pump inhibitors. So in terms of taking the Zantac long term, that should not be a problem. Regarding how it interacts with Plavix, your doctor or pharmacist should have the correct answer for you. There must be other people in your situation as those are two very commonly prescribed drugs. Good... (1 replies)

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