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... l I experienced regular stomach discomfort. After a few months I finally went to the gp who referred me to an gi specialist. I was eating foods not recommended for reflux patients, although t the time of these visits I did not yet experience severe gerd. I was taking reflex Meds which did not seem to be doing much for me. ... (5 replies)
... Yes, acid reducing drugs can make GERD worse. They reduce acid so radically that they stop the stomach working properly, causing the common side effects of bloating belching lump in throat feeling. ... (5 replies)
... I was prescribed Nexium for stomach ulcers, I also have a Hiatal-Hernia. I took the prescribed Nexium dose for six weeks as recommended by my GI Dr but never went back on them since ,as I found I had more symptoms (belching-lump in throat-clearing throat) with the medication than without. Two things that have helped me the most are (Aloe Vera Juice) and (Manuka Honey), ... (5 replies)

... All the stuff I have read seems to show that Nexium is the best. I have used Prilosec, Zantac, Prevacid, Aciphex and Protonix at various times in the past. I used them to help avoid problems when I take NSAIDs. ... (41 replies)
... thank you so much for the reply. i hope your son finds some relief from his problems, hopefully the doctors are right, and this is something both our children will outgrow. ... (12 replies)
... gerd since he was 3. Around his 5th birthday, he was put on zantac. It did nothing for him. Then, he was switched to prilosec. That helped a bit more, but not much. ... (12 replies)
Years of GERD...
Jul 6, 2014
... have taken an assortment of antacids or PPI's... daily. I have taken every type of over the counter drug including the 'beginner' antacids such as TUMS, Gaviscon and Maalox up to the High Fliers like Pepcid AC, Zantac, and Prilosec...then finally the Big Guns like Protonix and large doses of Prescription Zantac. ... (2 replies)
... The same meds prescribed for GERD are prescribed for LPR too. I guess all they know to do is try and reduce the amt of acid when the LES doesn't stop it from going the wrong way. ... (29 replies)
... If it came on suddenly the first time and it was very strong, it probably means that you have a hiatal hernia. ... (6 replies)
... Sounds so desperate and I feel for you so the best that I can come up with is that you need to change your doctor. ... (15 replies)
... Hi. My name is Elyse. I am 30 years old, and I have had GERD since I was about 14. Had my first Endoscopy at 15. Since then I've been on every medication out there. ... (15 replies)
... I sincerely feel for each and ever one of you too. This is living hell!!! ... (32 replies)
... Hi...I just found these boards and have been reading through a lot of the threads. I'm surprised to find people describing the same symptoms that I try to describe. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you for the reply. I will definitely look that up. My doctor did say the next step would be a CT and EGD. Thanks again. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Tricia, and welcome. I'm a newbie, too, but have been having symptoms for several years. ... (3 replies)
... 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)
... Simply put, Aciphex is a Protom Pump Inhibitor rather than an H2 Blocker like Zantac. For most people, Aciphex and other PPI's work better because they block acid at the site of the protom pump cells in your stomach, which is more effective. ... (2 replies)
... You must treat LPR with 2 doses of a PPI a day. Which drugs you use is really up to you, and you may indeed need to experiment. ... (8 replies)
... I'm a recent lurker and appreciate the voices of experience on this board. ... (6 replies)
... hours and she was threw with it. she has had alot of problems with the reflux ever since. ... (12 replies)


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