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An acid reflux be caused by medicines

A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Calcium channel: blockers are chief among them. Arguably any can.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Reflux treatment: Patients with reflux disease (r) need to treat it. Losing weight and avoiding certain foods can improve some symptoms. Patients with untreated r have ... Read More
Dr. Troy Ross
Occupational Medicine 24 years experience
Try vinegar: The most important thing to so is try to eliminate the problem (often a food intolerance). Try eliminating all wheat and gluten. Also look at other co... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
Head & Neck Surgery 23 years experience
Usually : Usually you need a strong anti acid medication from the proton pump inhibitor (ppi) family. Prilosec/omeprazole is one of these and can be bought ove... Read More
Dr. Richard Arden
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
If : If you have been diagnosed with laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr) the treatment typically does involve ppi therapy at a dose and frequency greater than t... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
Cardiology 39 years experience
No: This drug does not affect heart rate.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Nelson
Neurology 23 years experience
May reduce B12: Medications that reduce acid production in the stomach may reduce our absorption of vitamins because we don't digest food as well. Some people also n... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience
Other meds?: In order for a diabetic to have low sugars, they have to be on a medication for diabetes that can cause low sugars (insulin, glyburide, glipizide). I... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
Integrative Medicine 41 years experience
GERD treatment: Probably not causing constipation. Your gasto-esophageal reflux is not being caused by too much acid! You most likely need more stomach acid. Remember... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyle Harner
Rheumatology 28 years experience
Several : Several non-oral medications are now available that bypass the gastrointestinal tract - so they usually do not contribute to reflux. These medication... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Your question is confusing. It isn't clear why your doctor prescribed famotidine (an acid blocker) if you don't have reflux or other symptoms -- unles... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 54 years experience
Is it GERD?: Sounds like your doctor thought you have gastroesophageal reflux disease which is common. Typically it produces heartburn, belching, and maybe stomach... Read More