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GAVISCON HEARTBURN

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Cucalon
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Heartburn: It will be a good idea to see a gastroenterologist. They will help you modify your diet and prescribe a proper treatment to help control the reflux

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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
18 years experience Pharmacy
Gaviscon: Gaviscon contains two drugs , both of which are not absorbed into your system. The usual side effects with multiple use may be constipation or diarrhe ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
18 years experience Gastroenterology
GERD: Gavescon can temporally relief symptoms of gerd. It is usually not very effective. Problem with swallowing can be related to gerd and caused by variou ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Look to your diet: Get rid of ALL the "empty calories", particularly sugar and alcohol
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Side effects: Your question is not clear as to exactly what your side effects are and what kind of "gerd surgery" you had. We also don't know anything about your BM ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Yes: Metamucil work in the lower GI tract only Drink plenty of water and eat vegetables / fruits high in fiber and whole grain cereals
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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GI consultation and : testing for H. pyhlori bacteria. Gaviscon alone will not cut it. You will need daily PPI therapy ( proton pump inhibitor ) such as Nexium, Prilosec , ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes...: Gaviscon is a good safe effective fast remedy for heartburn relief.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Talk to ob: Talk to your OB about taking any meds whether ovr the counter or not.Also discuss about TUMs which should be ok to give relief.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Spano
51 years experience Gastroenterology
Prilosec OTC: Take Prilosec otc one twice daily for ten -14 days , then use as needed for heartburn. Lose 5- 10 lbs if overweight; elevate the mattress head wit ... Read More
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