... Hello all,
Just curious to hear if anyone else had the same problem as me.
I know the rebound can take a while (I have read some of the topics), but my problem is that I was able to stop taking PPIs (after taking them for 3 years) for 1 month without any problems, but after that month I got severe reflux!
To me this is weird: why would I get it after a month without... (37 replies)
... Actually: I had more or less IBS symptoms before I went on the PPIs and by taking the PPIs it became better...
So the PPIs not only solved my reflux but also my IBS problems.
At this time I am really thinking that the IBS problems where not IBS problems but just related with the reflux!
I am really trying to get of the PPIs and stay of them for good!
So far I am... (37 replies)
... but that is because I did it really slowly as I could not handle the rebound of cutting down the PPI in large amounts. ... (37 replies)
... PS. I keep finding it weird that the rebound can kick in 4 weeks after quoting the PPIs.. it seems so weird! ... (37 replies)
... I had an endoscopy that showed a stomach full of bile and was put on Omeprazole. ... (10 replies)
... Hi, you mentioned pain in your teeth. At that time did you notice pain in your head when bending down too? ... (8 replies)
... Hi, not sure if similar to yours. But I had rebound at night when nexium worn off and it felt like I drink a cup of acid and esophagus was burning. Happend 3 days in row so I slept upright. ... (65 replies)
... is 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...i do get stomach pain,,,not sure if its from prevacid tho...i am now weaning myself off of them..i stopped taking 2 a day about a month ago...that wasnt to bad.. ... (8 replies)
... e. Losec is the one that worked so I may end up on 8 wks of it in total. Tried Prevacid and Tecta in between, first made me anxious, second gave me the runs and stomach pain. ... (8 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your pain. It sounds like you have been going through a really rough time.
This may not be the time to cut back on PPI's if you are taking them. Reflux is something that comes and goes as I have experienced it, and I have now resigned myself to take PPI's during what I call my "attacks" of reflux. I was off PPI's for two years and recently had to go back... (65 replies)
... feeling phantom pain. It was sharp, distinct, and when i swallowed i felt it move around and press. Went to the doc on the third day when i was suddenly getting stomach pain. He said it probably went down and was causing reflux. He gives me omeprazole. ... (65 replies)
... to burp but sometimes it was difficult, basically I ended up belching for some relief, but discomfort was constant now and it felt like somebody punched me, the pain was right below my chest plates. ... (45 replies)
... I mentioned to him that my only symptom at the time I was prescribed Nexium was heartburn. But since taking nexium I felt worse symptoms such as joint pain and general stomach pain and that I wish to discontinue taking the nexium. ... (113 replies)
... It can be done but, in my experience, it took approximately three months. I tried to rush at the onset and ended up experiencing pretty bad acid rebound for the first two months. If I have any good advice to give is to taper off slowly. ... (19 replies)
... I had severe Stomach pain and went to the hospital, and they said I was just over weight and had to chance my life. ... (14 replies)
... only two weeks on a ppi and you had rebound. Thank you for posting your experience because I've only read about rebound happening with longer term use. I'm glad for your success and encouraged by it! ... (5 replies)
... I also got "hooked" on PPI's due to stomach pain. The doctor said two weeks, I took 'em for two weeks, and then I could never quit without the dreadful rebound pain. ... (5 replies)
... This is the second week I have been off a ppi and I have pain like I have never experienced before!! I had taken the ppi for just over 5 weeks and wish I had never started taking it! ... (5 replies)
... normal. I was still experiencing pretty bad rebound by week five. Therefore, when gastroenterologists write that rebound can last up to three months, I believe it. You are probably going through the worst of it right now. ... (110 replies)
... you, I am determined to make it to at least 3 months to see if I really need the medication. I was put on it 2 years ago after I got a bacterial infection in my stomach while traveling in Brazil. I never had any reflux, burning, burping etc. Now I have all of the above. ... (110 replies)