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... HI, you have my full sympathy, as a fellow ppi hater and rebound sufferer I totally understand what you are going through. ... (47 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)
... 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)
... I think this is a very sound step down approach to PPI withdrawal. ... (113 replies)
... Me too! I'm definitely better off without them. Even though I'm still taking Zantac OTC I'm glad I'm off the PPI's. Hopefully I can wean from the Zantac with not much problem....just not sure when that will be. I may always have to take a Zantac, who knows. ... (27 replies)
... I've been "messing" with my system for 7 months now trying to come up with a solution to wean myself off of PPI's.....and incurring a bunch of anxiety in the meantime. ... (27 replies)
... I have an idea that could work for a lot of people trying to wean themselves off of omeprazole. ... (113 replies)
... I am having a little burning, not much, but I have the "lump in throat" feeling off and on. I wanted to wean off every other day from the Aciphex but the side effects I couldn't stand. ... (24 replies)
... Wow its great to read your story because I felt like I was going crazy. ... (5 replies)
... 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)
... All three doctors I have seen, i.e., the GI doc, the OBG doc and internist, thought I was nuts when I announced I wanted to get off Aciphex in January. I have not received any support whatsoever from the medical establishment in my efforts or desire to get off Aciphex. ... (3 replies)


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