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prilosec before meals

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Take as directed...: Best to take your Prilosec 30minutes before your first meal of the day, but it will work if you take it right before eating too. Expect one to four da ... Read More

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Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
30 min: Swallow whole 30 min before in am.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
There is surgery: which narrows GE sphincter..You might want to see a surgeon who specializes in this for treatment. It is for refractory GERD.
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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Stop all. Start over: One meal a day is unhealthy. Your metabolic rate slows. You get fat. Long-term use of Prilosec stops proper digestion and is not approved. And can cau ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Could : Be a motility issue. Delayed emptying of the stomach. See your doctor and maybe a GI doctor for a full work up
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Tight throat: It may sound strange but I strongly suggest you set up an appointment to see a Psychologist. He/she will examine you and decide whether to help you wi ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
A few suggestions: Both weight loss and improvement in your symptoms can be helped by eating several small meals during the day. This will keep your metabolism up and h ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See doctor: Your question may have been addressed earlier too. It is unlikely that you have cancer. H pylori infection is more likely and is treatable with antibi ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
17 years experience Pharmacology
Not necessarily: Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) can be taken at any time of the day without regard to meals. However if you are taking it after meals and is not working fo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Your overall: average daily glucose is somewhat higher over the past few months. The two readings you give are quite a broad range and the average must be higher t ... Read More
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