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can I take antacids with nexium

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes...: If treating heartburn/reflux esophagitis, Gaviscon or generic equivalent ("compare with Gaviscon") is a good choice. Gaviscon taken after meals and a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No it is PPI: It is proton pump inhibiter, it cuts down the production of stomach acid by shutting down the gastric acid pump, thereby reducing the amount of acid i ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes they can be: Yes you can take other antacids while taking Nexium (esomeprazole) or other ppis if you get occasional breakthrough heartburn.
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Faviel font
10 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Nexium and tums are 2 different medications. Perhaps it would be best for you to take Nexium before, and tums later if the problem persists. Best wi ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Talk to the doctor: These questions should be addressed to the doctor doing the scope. Nonetheless, no Tums at least 12 hrs prior to the procedure.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: These can work together to relieve symptoms of stomach acidity, esophageal reflux and gerd. They do not interfere with the action of each other.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: These are effective adjuncts for stomach acidity and for gerd. They do not interfere with each other and can be taken together.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: These are effective adjuncts for stomach acidity and for gerd. They do not interfere with each other and can be taken together.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: Nexium (esomeprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor. It stops your stomach from producing so much acid. H2 Blocker, Tums also reduces the amount of acid ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: akin to putting out a hotel fire with a glass of water. the problem is not "run of the mill" acid reflux if 80mg daily nexium (esomeprazole) is ineff ... Read More

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