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A 22-year-old male asked:

Started taking nexium (esomeprazole) today. still having a choking sensation around my throat and burn in the middle of my chest any sug? can i use pepcid 2 with it

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Antacids: It takes a while for this to work. Take an antacid, a liquid antacid my help coat your esophagus. Do not take any pill within 30 minutes of taking a dose or for an hour after a dose of it. Generic liquid antacids can taste truly hideous. This is one time when Brand Names are definitely better.

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