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can acid reflux be caused by medicines

A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Calcium channel: blockers are chief among them. Arguably any can.
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Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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
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Dr. Michael Wolfe
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
38 years experience Cardiology
No: This drug does not affect heart rate.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Nelson
22 years experience Neurology
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
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
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 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyle Harner
27 years experience Rheumatology
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
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
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 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
That is: A myth . You have to have a loose valve where the esophagus and the. Stomach meet.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
May be, but: You may have what is called viral syndrome, the bug that affected your stomach may have also affected your throat and your airways. It would go away o ... Read More

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