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... of a drug you have less chance of a side effect. The nurse said yes, that was true. I asked for a child or infant dose. The Doc said it wouldn't work. I had some Zegrid powder 40mg and measured it out and took a bit less than a 3rd of it and my reflux was so much better! ... (4 replies)
... Anyone out there on the latests PPI? How are you using it? Is it working? When do you take it? What did you replace with Zegrid? (2 replies)
OTC Medication
Aug 2, 2006
... Prilosec is still available and is the original PPI. Nexium is the most recently launched PPI. I'm on Nexium and love it. I know that Prilosec and Zegrid also work for me and I know that Protonix does not work for me. ... (2 replies)

... Tlily, LPR does come from the stomach technically, because it's the acid rising from the stomach into the throat. Did your doctor give you any more details about what he meant by "from your stomach"? Sometimes you can actually reflux bile into the throat as well, but the treatment is actually the same - PPIs, but I don't think there is much that can be done about bile... (2 replies)
... p chronic cough and related asthma attacks, I had reflux symptoms I had never had before, including intense nausea and heartburn. I went on Aciphex for July and Zegrid for August. Zegrid helped a bit, but not better than the Prevacid and it isn't covered by my insurance. ... (14 replies)
... I always champion Nexium, as it is the PPI that has been most effective for me personally. I take 2 40 mg pills together in the morning. I have also added Zegrid before I go to bed. ... (10 replies)
... nights ago, so I'm discovering that I agree with my doctor about this Prilosec OTC problem. Zegrid is a combination of prescription Prilosec and sodium bicarbonate. ... (7 replies)
... Moe~ My side effects ran the spectrum on all reflux meds. I have been on: Pepcid = stomach pain, chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness Nexium 2x day= more reflux, heart palps, shortness of breath, bloating, didn't fix anything, still had swollen throat.. Prilosec Rx= same as above Zegrid= edema, more reflux Zan tac = swollen joints Prilosec OTC = severe migraine &... (20 replies)
Kapidex-new PPI
Jan 7, 2010
... ars ago with Prilosec. When it stopped being effective for me, I switched to Protonix which I was on for several years. I then tried Prevacid, Nexium, Aciphex, Zegrid and Kapidex. Prevacid worked for me extremely well for several years. Nexium was the worst medication I've ever taken. ... (32 replies)
... day worked GREAT for me for 3 years. There is another PPI out there. Have you tried Zegrid yet? ... (10 replies)
... I'm in the same boat with the PPI's. I supplement with Gaviscon though- per my GI doc. There is also a newer PPI called Zegrid. Basically it has the same active medication as Prilosec plus sodium bicarbonate. Evidently the second ingredient coats the stomach to make the active ingredient more effective. It did OK for me (not great though), but it is absolutely not... (7 replies)
PPI dosage
Sep 12, 2008
... x 2 after the Prevacid became ineffective. Zegrid helped a bit, but isn't covered by insurance. The others didn't help and actually made my symptoms worse. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks!! I'll definately give that a try..... sometimes I swear I'm falling apart at the seams! :D Thanks again! I'm gonna run to the store and get some tomorrow! I'll try anything at this point. (2 replies)
... last spring, my Nexium quit working! My shortness of breath returned worse than ever, plus bloating and belching. It's gradually gotten better, and I think the Zegrid plus probiotics and yogurt are helping. ... (2 replies)
... I use the pill form. My normal PPI therapy is 2 Nexium per morning, but I"ll use 1 capsule of Zegrid at night for breakthough syptoms. ... (9 replies)
... I'm glad that the double dose in the morning helped you. Keep doing that, and if you want, get a 2nd prescription for Zegrid at night. ... (24 replies)
... instead of Zegrid provided that they are doing the double dose of a PPI in the morning. ... (24 replies)
... I take 2 Nexium in the A.M. and 1 Zegrid before bed. I haven't had any real problems, perhaps the Zegrid is a little drying, but it definately helps the breakthrough reflux. ... (3 replies)
1 pill vs. 2
Jul 22, 2006
... days to see significant improvement. Don't give up. You can also supplement the Nexium with 1 Zegrid before bed. ... (1 replies)
Stubborn mucus?
Jul 12, 2006
... if you need a little extra relief, you can also take a Zegrid before bed. ... (15 replies)


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