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... This is my first post, so a little about me. I'm a medicinal chemist and I've suffered from overproduction of stomach acid my entire life. Through my 20s, I managed it with lots and lots of Tums. ... (11 replies)
... I have been on prevacid since middle of march....I also was taking tecta at first as well as pepcid...doc said i had gastritis as well...can you tell me how you were diagnosed with it...the prevacid took a looong time to work for me so the doc made me take 2 a day 30mg each... ... (8 replies)
... d another "good day" today. I took my Zantac and usual supplements and did not experience heartburn today. I am keeping my fingers crossed. I hope I can continue to "extend" these good spells. I think this is my third day without too many symptoms. I feel almost "normal. ... (110 replies)

... I don't know any of your personal experiences as to why you started the PPIs like prilosec and protonix, but my pathology report was read to me over the phone by my Gastro doctor's nurse yesterday, and I have Barrett's Esophagus. ... (12 replies)
... It took me about a year to get off the Protonix little by little very slowly otherwise I had some pains. I had to cut from 2 times a day to one time a day, then skip days etc., I don't think I got a rebound effect because I did this so slowly. ... (12 replies)
... I have had to stop them a few times. You need to expect significant acid rebound for a few days. ... (12 replies)
... I'm wondering how often one can get endoscopies. Can't you get scopes every few years if you feel you are 'at risk' for Barretts? ... (28 replies)
... Hi Deeor, Yes anything to do with digestion is very confusing. How long have you been taking the Omeprazole? ... (206 replies)
... I'm glad I found your site. I am in agony and want to start the Pepzin I bough. But I was on Zantac for 6 weeks and I started to feel better and just stop taking them.I believe I had a rebound attack last night. I started with 75 mg. this morning which isn't really doing anything. ... (2 replies)
... eling some swelling and food getting caught. The Dr. looked through a scope and found my voice box irritated and swollen. That was last November. I was placed on PPI twice a day, as most of you. ... (3 replies)
... It makes me so sad to think of so many of us that are dealing with these issues. ... (2 replies)
... BecPPIhater, I am so sorry you are going through some rough times. I am impressed by how determined and strong you are and that you went cold turkey with the meds. ... (206 replies)
... Well done, seems you are one of the lucky ones who is not experiencing too much rebound. Its good you have found a way to get off PPIs that works for you. ... (206 replies)
... I was on 40mg x 2 PPI for 5 months and am on the 2nd phase of weaning off. ... (206 replies)
... HI, you have my full sympathy, as a fellow ppi hater and rebound sufferer I totally understand what you are going through. ... (206 replies)
... There are various ways of weaning off. The recommended way is to halve the dose for 2 weeks and halve it again for 2 weeks etc, until you are off, but I found this impossible as such big jumps down produced unbearable rebound. ... (3 replies)
... tually sleep well at night. I think by stopping food 3 hours before eating, right now on Zantac before bed, and propping myself up, I actually sleep. I'm nervous to stop things and wake up with acid shooting up. Sigh....Last night me, husband, and both kids slept through the night. Very rare!! ... (9 replies)
... if anyone has any other suggestions that have gone through it whether it be something to take..foods to eat please let me know... ... (41 replies)
... I continue to try to wean off the PPI's SLOWLY. The last week has been brutal. I read that if you were taking 8 weeks of Prilosec you shoudl wean off over a period of 8 weeks. ... (15 replies)
... a lot and I get hoarse at times if I talk a lot. The main thing is the mucus in the back of my throat. That's what really bothers me, that and the bad taste. How do I know if my throat is really being burned by acid or if it is just irritated from this constant post nasal drip? ... (7 replies)


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