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... i had Cancer of the isaphogus when i was 32,now 45. my isaghogus was removed, and since them have had bad acid. I AM worried about the long term use of Ranitidine. do you know of any studys that might ease my mind? ... (0 replies)
... term use can cause serious mineral deficiencies. ... (4 replies)
... I have been on Ranitidine (Zantac) 150mg twice per day for over twenty years. Recently I read a snippet in a medical book about anti-GERD drugs like Zantac can block the absorbtion of certain minerals in the body. Has anyone else heard about this, or any other long-term considerations or problems with taking this medication for so long? (0 replies)

... I was on Rantidine briefly, then switched to PPIs which I have been on for 4 years now. I really don't think there is any problem being on them long term. They are indicated for short term use because many people no longer need meds after that. ... (4 replies)
... Stick with something which relieves your symptoms. On important thing to remember though, is that all medicines have side effects which are magnified with long term use, so read the directions carefully. ... (4 replies)
... TJN, I have LPR so I am double dosing Nexium. I was on Ranitidine 300mg but it made me so nauseous and didn't do much for the LPR. I am under the impression 6 months to clear LPR and then try to scale back to one dosage. ... (56 replies)
... Hi Blondy. You have really been through the ringer! I am also researching the fundo ... it is a big move but I figure when I get desperate enough it will be there. Are you on single or double doses of Prevacid? I also had nausea, electrolyte and dizzy problems when I was on 300mg ranitidine. Finally ended up in the hospital for 2nights getting a drip ... nausea is... (56 replies)
Prilosec questions
Aug 16, 2013
... Chattdanna did you have shortness of breath, and what was your diet and what supplements were you taking? I'm fairly new to all this Thankyou .terlin (6 replies)
Prilosec questions
Aug 16, 2013
... All of these were side effects of the Omeprazole. One long term side effect of the PPIs in osteoporosis and recently in the news it came out that they can cause heart trouble. ... (6 replies)
... I wonder how long it will take the medical world to begin using this tool or to use it consistently. ... (1 replies)
... I cannot advocate long term use of meds even though some people need them. ... (1 replies)
PPI Withdrawal?
Oct 31, 2013
... My experience is that long term use of PPIs and Ranitidine can cause more problems than they resolve. ... (10 replies)
I quit PPIs
Apr 21, 2016
... exactly the PPI trap. You take them, you attempt to stop, you feel worse and then you believe you need to stay on them. That is why they are meant for very short term use only. If you have been taking them a long time it is most likely a long journey to get off them. ... (6 replies)
... no more. Remaining on any drug long term just is not acceptable to me. I am not an advocate for "all natural cures" either. ... (4 replies)
... Well having less stomach makes absorption of food and vitamins and such less efficient. so i could imagine u might want to consider supplements. i know i read that B12 is sometimes a problem..they make B12 lozenges, so u can absorb them without using ur stomach. (4 replies)
... Hi - get the book called "why stomach acid is good for you" - it provides many medical studies that show what acid suppression does to people. Asthma /depression/mal-adsorption/sight problems/bacterial infections/constipation/diarrhea/bloating/gas/atrophic gastritis..........etc.... (4 replies)


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