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... I take OTC zantac from time to time when my acid reflux acts up and was wondering is it safe to drink having antacids in your system. It was probably just my own negligence but about 6 months ago I went out drinking with my friends and had a rough time. ... (5 replies)
... laughingman most of the information on zantac and alcohol I've seen was authored by Jeanie Davis. If you searched using those terms you should find a number of articles. ... (5 replies)
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... laughingman, No its not your imagination. Zantac and Ranitidine can interfere with the metabolism of alcohol. Studies have have shown they elevated blood alcohol levels. ... (5 replies)
... One of the first things that they tell you in treating acid reflux is no alcohol and no fatty or spicy foods. ... (5 replies)
... I am far from an expert. But I remember reading that Alcohol stimulates the stomach, and makes it form more acid (that's why u get hungry when you've been drinking). This could be a clue that maybe you don't have enough stomach acid. Gerd and low stomach acid have the same symptoms. I have low acid, I used to treat it with antacids (because of terrible heartburn) and it... (5 replies)
... I have been dealing with acid reflux for about 14 years which has over this time gotten gradually much worse. As of now I suffer 7 days a week with no relief from antacids. I have been taking an OTC PPI (Prilosec) which has been 100% effective. After doing some research recently I decided due to the unsettling side effect of long term use of PPI's I'm not willing to rely on... (45 replies)
... If PPIs and antacids don't work to suppress the pain, and my upper endoscopy was normal, does this mean the pain can't be from heartburn? ... (4 replies)
... That could be GERD. You could try some antacids such as Tums. They usually work very quickly. ... (2 replies)
... them anymore. In the height of the initial pain at ER I burped loudly and this gave me great pain in the lower oesophagus like I was burping pins. HOWEVER liquid antacids did nothing. Even nexium and now pariet medication, which I have been on for a month now, are not helping. ... (2 replies)
... xactly like me. Glad I'm not alone. I will be feeling just great for a while and decide to try something again like coffee or alcohol, then BOOM, back onto the antacids I go. So how much time does it really take to heal? ... (8 replies)
... I drank more alcohol than normal too. ... (4 replies)
Acid or Gas?
Aug 26, 2006
... is gurgeling with out burning. But, this always irritates my throat regardless. In your case this may be the release of excessive gas in your stomach due to the antacids that you are taking. ... (5 replies)
... Cut down on your medication slowly and chew antacids when you need to. ... (2 replies)
... I'm hoping to cut down as well. I've tried before and it's really difficult. Have you tried all the usual things like losing weight, not smoking, cutting out alcohol and caffeine, avoiding trigger foods like chocolate, tomatoes, onions, fatty foods, citrus fruits, spicy foods etc. Have you raised the head of your bed? ... (9 replies)
... hrs, in their effect. The liquid antacids last about 2 hrs, so have to be repeated frequently. All of them are helpful with reflux too. ... (2 replies)
... Any pressure within the stomach causes reflux if LES lax. So avoid gas distention by avoiding straws, carbonated drinks and gas producing foods. Hot liquids promote gastric emptying, cold liquids slow it down. Stay semi-upright for at least 1/2 hr after meals to let gravity keep gastric juices down. Fats and alcohol lower LES-a no-no before bedtime. Antacids neutralize the... (8 replies)
... acid reflux but nothing serious and thus I was misdiagnosed. I thought I had LPR and acid was getting into my vocal chords but after trying 5 different PPIs and antacids for over a year I had zero improvement. ... (18 replies)
... the same thing, also in the left breast area. It will go away as your acid symptoms subside. I use Pepcid AC and Dexilant. Pepto also works well. Cutting out alcohol and caffeine for a while is the way to go while your body repairs, then test the waters again in a few months. Try a magnesium supplement too. ... (3 replies)
... so after eating which doesnt go away through gaviscon or antacids. ive also tried going gluten and dairy free and cutting down on carbohydrates and have cut out alcohol and fizzy drinks as well. nothing seems to work for this and i didnt have any of this prior to going on the PPIs. ... (0 replies)

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