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... Hamilton, It sounds like LPR if you are having throat symptoms. None of the OTC meds are known to work on LPR, so I recommend demanding a prescription. 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. The next best meds are the class called H-2 blockers,... (5 replies)
Best Med?
Dec 26, 2004
... My GI doctor says that all proton pump inhibitors are about the same (and Protonix and Nexium are both ppis), so which ever works best for you with the least amount of side effects is the best, and everyone's best my be different). Personally none of them work for me, but I'm doing okay with combinations of drugs. (4 replies)
... A PPI (proton pump inhibitor). (5 replies)

... All these meds, except Zantac, are proton pump inhibitors. My doctor said they are all very similar, but slightly different, and all good. He said whatever works for you is the best. None work for me. ... (41 replies)
... proton pump inhibitors. ... (41 replies)
... It happened to me as well. I was on Nexium 40mg/day for 16 months and it worked like a charm. No reflux, no LPR (it took away the sorethroat, hoarseness). I was healthy. No doctor told me of the nature of the illness. I weaned it of cold turkey thinking that I was cured. It was a big mistake, the rebound was so bad and nothing was working for months. I went back to Nexium but... (2 replies)
... d a couple other irritants to my stomach I still wouldn't need the PPI's, maybe not the H2's even. Meantime I know I have to heal things up so the PPI's are the best alternative. I don't want to take chances on the healing process so I will fall back to H2's. Give it a few more months and I may try to get off them as well. ... (11 replies)
... Hi, If you go to page (1) of this thread you will see how I take my PPIs.. on a As Needed method and I have no problem. NOTE... What suits one may not suit another!!.. Solofelix. (19 replies)
... I think the best person to ask would be a pharmacist. I am going to ask next time. ... (19 replies)
... ed to be on a PPI, make sure you take supplements. Calcium citrate does not need as much acid in the stomach to be absorbed and the body also needs vitamin D3 to best absorb the calcium. Space your calcium pills into two doses of 600 mg each and take 1000 mg of D3 daily. That is the advise given by my physician. ... (7 replies)
... There are LOTS of other options. Nexium is significantly stronger than Prilosec but is similar chemically to Prilosec. There are a number of other proton pump inhibitor medications: Aciphex, Protonix, Kapidex, Prevacid (just to name a few). Everyone responds differently to medications so you need to have a discussion with your doctor, explain that the Prilosec isn't... (1 replies)
... it shuts off one of the valve branches that produce acid. Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor, it shuts off the main valve that produce acid. ... (6 replies)
... It sounds like an endoscopy is my best bet from here on. But I think I should also be diagnosed for a sinus infection as well. ... (12 replies)
... not just 1 dose. All the laryngeal reflux patients here on on 2 doses a day, and many of the GERD patients. Even my best friend, who does not have regular GERD, but who had GERD in pregnancy, was treated with 2 doses a day. 2 doses will usually wipe it out. ... (4 replies)
... which are all available by prescription. Proton pump inhibitors are more effective than H2 blockers and can relieve symptoms in almost everyone who has GERD. ... (6 replies)
... a day. LPR must be treated with 2 doses of a Proton Pump Inhibiotr a day. I sweat to God this makes all the difference and I've provided a link that will take you to the defining article about LPR. ... (6 replies)
H-Pylori question
Jun 21, 2005
... I tried to get off the Prilosec that my doctor had left me on, telling me that Prilosec was a much better proton pump than Zantac had been. Well when I tried to get off of it due to some symptoms I was having that I didn't like I found that I couldn't. ... (17 replies)
... The proton pumps become active when you eat, therefore it is most effective to take proton pump inhibitors shortly before you are going to eat. ... (11 replies)
Throat Agony
Oct 14, 2006
... Based on my experience, and my monitoring this board like a hawk for 2 years, most LPR patients get the best possible relief from Nexium and Aciphex. ... (9 replies)
... Mine is a little different from yours, I don't really notice mine unless I swallow, I have an acid taste in my mouth sometimes too! Most times Mine is pretty much non existent in the morning when I wake up, i wake up at 5:30am for work and it's not there, it starts to kick in around 10:30am and then begins to disappear around 6pm it's really strange, I panic a lot in fear of... (15 replies)

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