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is it possible to have reflux while on pantoprazole?

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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Yes: Although effective, no medication is 100%. You may consider dietary and lifestyle changes or further evaluation with a GI specialist.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

Why is my baby's reflux persisting?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Needs time: Reflux is a condition that children must outgrow. I usually tell parents that if you do nothing they will outgrow it by a year. Once you introduce food it often improves. It can worsen between 6-8 months as the child gets more mobile and "shakes himself up" with crawling. I have had great success with chinese medicine helping reflux. Check in your area for practitioners.
A 21-year-old member asked:

How does acid reflux affect my voice?

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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Hoarseness: In cases of severe reflux, one can develop hoarseness. However, most of the time the acid does not travel high enough to reach the vocal cords.
A 33-year-old member asked:

At what age does reflux peak in babies and when does it resolve?

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Dr. Kevin Rodbell
Pediatrics 18 years experience
2-4 months: Reflux and spitting up peaks for most babies in the second month of life (contrary to the popular notion that babies spit up a lot when they are first born). More than 50% of 2-month olds spit up, versus less than 10% of 12-month olds. As you can see, reflux gradually improves for most babies over the first year of life.
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A 36-year-old member asked:

Does protonix (pantoprazole) lessen the efficacy of plavix if taken together?

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Dr. Martin Bress
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
No: It decreases the risk of bleeding from the stomach.
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A 33-year-old member asked:

Is it okay to eat cinnamon if you have acid reflux?

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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Maybe: Every person is different in their triggers for ace reflux and i would look at how your body reacts to it. There are some reports of cinnamon helping gerd and certainly it may trigger the symptoms in others.

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