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how long does it take for protonix to stop heartburn

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Reconsider this Rx: Metaclopramide (Reglan) is a pro-motility agent to improve esophageal and stomach emptying. However, please read the side effect profile of this medi ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
GERD: Discuss with your Dr. Sugery may cure GERD if it is GB pain and not GERD.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessary: The Protonix (pantoprazole) should kick in by tomorrow.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Not that we know of: There has been concern that long-term use of ppis could increase the risk of some GI cancers. However, there is no solid evidence for this. A recent m ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Yen
19 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Reflux likely: The pain location and quality indicate its origin is in the esophagus or stomach. It could be under-treated gastroesophageal reflux. However, at this ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Yes, this could be stress, along with a dozen or more other things. You need to be seen by a good clinician who will spend the time and effort workin ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Esophagitis : The best person to ask this would be the doctor who did the upper endoscopy. It seems that Protonix could be helpful. It should be taken 30 minutes be ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: Plavix (clopidogrel) does not cause such acidity symptoms but acid refux can be the reason for your symptoms.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Check many causes: Chest tightness or shortness of breath is not normal, unless it is the mild temporary shortness of breath with sports activities (but even then, one m ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Samach
49 years experience Gastroenterology
Ensure cordiagnosis : Sometimes when the proper medicine doesn't work it's because the diagnosis is wrong. If it is indeed correct the lifestyle modifications like stopping ... Read More

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