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... Simply put, Aciphex is a Protom Pump Inhibitor rather than an H2 Blocker like Zantac. ... (2 replies)
... hanks, Jasper. It's my personal belief that if you can control your upper digestive problems through moderate changes to diet and lifestyle, you should do that, rather than taking drugs. ... (13 replies)
... Chont, actually many many people report rebound symptoms when stopping PPIs. The first time I tried to quit, I got symptoms worse than I'd had before taking the drug. ... (4 replies)

... Well I only take it as needed. And it helps me keep stuff done. Rather than get the heartburn on the meds, I get mostly the reflux. On my 24 hour probe the dr. ... (41 replies)
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... day bout of Prilosec and everything cleared up OK with no rebound. But overall I've been pretty much OK over the past ten years. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the thoughtful reply... I haven't tried H2 blockers although I had some promise at first with the Licorice Root Lozenges, they would work very quickly to neutralize acid, but then it seemed 30-40minutes later it was back with a vengeance. I guess is stress is the root or a major root, it will never get better without fixing that and unfortunately, I see my... (24 replies)
Twice-a-day PPI
Mar 5, 2007
... Another question here....I was originally prescribed 2 Prilosec a day. I took 2 a day for a couple days, one in the morning and one in the evening and it did not seem to do much more for me than only taking 1. ... (2 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)
... I linked the hoarseness to reflux, rather than thyroid. My primary care told me to take zantac after dinner, but I don't know if he knows that I wasn't taking the prilosec anymore... So I just started the prilosec again. ... (3 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)
... Right so bit of an improvement from Zantac so I went back to my Doctor who has prescribed Prilosec twice a day. I have now also booked into a gastro for consult and sticking that wee camera down my pipes which will happen in a few weeks. ... (10 replies)
A good appointment
Jul 10, 2011
... Thats nasty. Why do they do these things to us.I have some of the same sort of pains but some aren't. I hope they finally sort something out for you. Hope you are doing Ok Sue xx (4 replies)
... my pH monitor put in on Monday the 11th, but last Thursday I learned it had been put off until the 18th, which means I have to spend three weeks off all GI meds, rather than two. ... (4 replies)
... of the maximum dose. Your husbands risk of pneumonia is higher if the acid reflux goes uncontrolled than if he takes nexium. I have been on very high doses of proton pump inhibitors for a long time, and no pneumonia. It's a rare side effect. ... (56 replies)
... LPR sufferers on this board have found that Nexium works the best. Without going into too much detail, the molecule is a little different than the other PPIs available, and my doctor has said that the difference "makes it easier for more people to metabolize". ... (8 replies)
... I am an active, not overweight fifty five year old. The doctor's explanation was that the Aciphex was interfering with calcium absorption. I should rather say that the acid suppression caused by the Aciphex was not allowing the calcium to go into my bloodstream and eventually my bones where it was needed. ... (38 replies)

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