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Zantac and tums?
Jan 6, 2009
... You are taking an over the counter drug for acid reflux. You need a presciption drug called "Protonix". It is far more powerful than over the counters. ... (22 replies)
Zantac and tums?
Jan 6, 2009
... going to ask for a prescription reflux med. The over the counter meds are loaded with Sucralose or Apartame as binders to help with taste. I am allergic to that and that is why I fell like crap taking them. Gas, bloating, cramps and diarrhea. And it's bad. I must find something else. ... (22 replies)
... I went off nexium 40mg 1x day almost 2 weeks ago. After a week I started having terrible rebound. I have been taking zantac and tums. ... (34 replies)

... I had been taking Zantac some at night, cause even with taking 3 Nexiums a day and popping Tums at night my reflux is still bad. But then I got to looking at the paper in the box and it says Zantac prevents the production of acid. ... (3 replies)
... normal bone density to advanced osteopenia on both hips. It would not have hurt me to gradually decrease the Aciphex to wean myself off more gradually. I did use Zantac generously during the withdrawal phase, but Zantac only took the edge off the horrible heartburn and multiple other symptoms I experienced. ... (113 replies)
... Stop the PPI, and start taking Zantac 150mg twice a day. Take this for 2 weeks. Keep some Gaviscon or Tums in your pocket for breakthrough symptoms. ... (113 replies)
... My understanding is that prescription Zantac comes in either 150 mg or 300 mg doses. One of the OTC Zantac is now 150 mg. That is what I take. I am not sure there is much more of a difference beyond that. ... (110 replies)
... Gaviscon and occassionally Zantac. When the heartburn hits, it is absolutely dreadful. Pain in my esophagus and awful burning. I can see how people just go back on the PPI's because if I had to live this way indefinately, I would be miserable. ... (110 replies)
... I think the consensus is to NOT get off the PPI's cold turkey. I almost did that and have suffered a lot. I tapered off a bit and then went from the PPI to Zantac and experienced a heck of a rebound. ... (110 replies)
... Rose, I am so glad to hear that things are settling down for you. I did end up taking a few tums late yesterday afternoon but taking the Zantac on an empty stomach seemed to be more effective in that I made it to late in the day before I had any discomfort. ... (110 replies)
... positive but I think you can take both OTC Zantac and the Nexium. I believe I have heard on either this board or another about people who take both. The zantac taken at night b4 bed. ... (1 replies)
Zantac
Sep 21, 2004
... I was given zantac 150 mgs last month when i stopped taking a blood pressure med. I was told that in the ER when a med is discontinued it would be good to take zantac and was given a prescription. Sorry, but i never took the zantac bcuz i was afraid it would cause more problems. ... (3 replies)
... Have you tried some of the over the counter drugs such as Prilosec, Zantac and etc? ... (5 replies)
... In the past, I have been prescribed Prilosec and Zantac for acid reflux, but never at the same time. I don't have health insurance now so I'm going to have to self medicate. ... (1 replies)
... I was so happy that I could take Zantac and Carafate to clear up this second incident of gastritis I am having. But five weeks after trying the Zantac and Carafate my symptoms were getting worse. My G.I. dr. ... (15 replies)
GERD, Ulcers.
Jan 1, 2011
... I have not been back to the doctor after he examined me. I am trying to get an appointment as soon as possible. I went to the hospital and they told me to be in contact with my doctor and just keep taking Zantac and Maalox or Tums until then. Do they test for h.pylori through blood work? ... (7 replies)
... I am still here and my experience is pretty much like yours. I have been off PPI's now since January and experience ups and downs. I can have many days of no heartburn and then days like today when I have been pretty much feeling nauseous and experiencing burning on and off all day. ... (113 replies)
... ult with a doctor prior I, too felt it was not good to have the heartburn every day like that. I have a GI appt in 3 weeks. I haven't seen one in about 8 years and they have since moved their practice farther away so this is a new doc for me. I'm interested to see what his stand is on getting off these blasted drugs. ... (110 replies)
... I made a few posts on Rosebloom's thread and I believe my talking about my issues on her thread may have been what had it closed down. ... (30 replies)
At my wits end!!
May 31, 2016
... Hello everyone I have been reading these post the past 4 weeks. A month ago I had severe reflux burning my throat and sinuses . I ended up at the emergency room.Dr said my throat was red and raw. They prescribed 40 mg of protonix in the am before food,and follow up with GP. ... (2 replies)


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