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... He took one medicine for a few weeks. I think it was either Zantac or Pepcid. Prilosec can cause rebound symptoms when you quit, so it's best to try Zantac and Pepcid first, and only use Prilosec if it's obviously necessary. ... (6 replies)
Prilosec otc
Dec 5, 2008
... In the morning, take another 150 mg Zantac or 20 mg Pepcid in place of PrilosecOTC, and use Tums or another mild antacid through the day if you need to. Continue taking the maximum strength Zantac or Pepcid twice a day for a couple of weeks. ... (8 replies)
... on Aciphex for only three years. I thought Aciphex was a wonder drug. Once I was put on it, I could eat and drink anything and everything I wanted with no reflux or heartburn whatsoever. Aciphex was my best friend. ... (110 replies)

... I had my first bout of GERD in my early thirties and took Zantac for three months with good success. It took a while for it to work but it did help. ... (6 replies)
... But I'll give you my opinion on the OTC meds anyway. For frequent or chronic heartburn, Prilosec OTC is the best. However, it does not work on throat symptoms and LPR. ... (5 replies)
... fruit juices or smoothies, veggies and veggie juices, whole grains, no dairy, no meat, no refined starches, white sugar. ... (7 replies)
... ine medical community in hopes of finding the answers that I am desperately seeking. I can only hope and pray that someone here will be able to identify with me, or will be able to correctly identify the problems I have be having. ... (7 replies)
... If you have time, please read through others' posts regarding what types of remedies and medications they have tried, and what has worked or not worked for them. For example, a lot of dairy, coffee and tomato products are bad for heartburn. ... (4 replies)
... If your daughter is going to be scoped, it's probably best not to take anything. You don't want to "cure" it before the doctor can see it. ... (5 replies)
... the lump in the throat feeling.....I have cut my dosage in half for about a month now and it seems to be ok..the more stress i have the worse it gets...i take a zantac or pepcid every so often,.,I have been trying to do the natural route since i cut my dosage down... ... (13 replies)
... First of all, don't sit up on your bed, stand up. Stay like that for a while, as it'll be better as far as gravity letting everything go down. If you keep forgetting to take the medication, why are you seeing a doctor in the first place? Take a full strength Zantac or Pepcid AC (you need to see what works best for you) next time you're in bed with those problems. As someone... (5 replies)
Confused
Sep 30, 2010
... My GI doc had me supplement my PPI's with Gaviscon for a while. I know others supplement with Zantac or Pepcid. ... (6 replies)
Probiotics
Jan 29, 2008
... Hi rickiedog!,thanks for telling us your regiments, I was just wondering what FOS stands for? Also how long did you suffered GERD? I'm currently on my third year of taking PPI's and don't see any progress... (4 replies)
Probiotics
Jan 28, 2008
... I cured my GERD by taking handfuls of probiotics + FOS + Sweet whey powder (more germ food). Also took L-Glutamine and cat's claw to build my GI epithelial lining hence the protective mucous coating. It didn't take long, a few months. Enteric coated probiotics work the best. I had GERD so bad that I often woke with total restriction and had to fight so hard for breath... (4 replies)
... thanks, i'll look into that. i also posted this to another forum I've been to before, and here's two replies I got. anyone have comments about their suggestions? i just did some searching about LPR and now i'm worried, cause i found something about Laryngeal Cancer which can spread to your lymph nodes. my lymph nodes have been swollen since december and the docotrs... (42 replies)
... Hello LynnC. I have been on PPI's for over 10 yrs and have tried to reduce or get off of the meds several times, without success. ... (2 replies)
Acid Rebound? Help
May 21, 2012
... I have taken Zantac on and off for several years at different doses and not experienced rebound from it. To my knowledge the H2 antagonists like Zantac and Pepcid do not cause "rebound" because they stop the acid production in a different manner or at a different part of the acid producing cycle than the PPI's. ... (65 replies)
... or Pepcid a try. I've noticed that Zantac always seemed to work the best when I had that feeling like my stomach is about to explode, overflow, and I want to throw up, etc. ... (4 replies)
... Figuring out just how to use PPIs is a tricky balancing act. You HAVE to take them continually for at least a week or two to really see the benefits. If there's actual damage to the stomach or esophagus, it takes a month or two. ... (12 replies)
... what's the best way to taper off ppis i was on prilosec 40 for 1 week and then 20 mg for 4 weeks now i want ot taper off so should i take 10 mgs for awhile and supplement with pepcid or zantac (3 replies)


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