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How long for double dose of ppi to work gastritis

A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: How was the diagnosis made?Depending on presence of h pylori or not, you may need in addition antibiotics. Avoid nsaids and smoking . The brief diagno... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Alternative: Sounds like you have given conventional therapy a fair trial. A therapy I think worth looking into is Bovine Colostrum
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Pepcid (famotidine): Try adding some Pepcid (famotidine) 20mg and follow up with gastroenterology. There may be an underlying cause that needs to be managed.
A male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
One aleve (naproxen): One aleve (naproxen) will not cause gastritis, but worsen symtoms for a short time yes. If PPI's are not helping you should see a gastroenterologist f... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Antacid: You may add a quick acting antacid such as Tums to relieve symptoms. Please avoid caffeine and spicy foods, eat yogurt and follow up with your physici... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Although some clinicians see no use for it in nonulcerative conditions, sulcrafate may be useful in gastritis by its action which could prevent erosio... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Scarring: The report says there is some scarring. It is benign in that there is no malignancy. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of wat... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No longer mild: The pain pattern is critical in establishing the diagnosis, before or after meals, periods of high stress, etc. How was your diagnosis made? In case y... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Think again...: First, i'm not sure what you mean by "way less harmful." neither drug is side effect free. Second, ppi's effect healing of peptic damage, not just "hi... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Return to your doc.: If you are still having symptoms after one month of a PPI, you should return to your doctor to see if further testing needs to be done, or if you need... Read More
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