A 31-year-old female asked:
Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. since stopping, i've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. never had this before nexium. cause?
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Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Acidity: It is likely that you experienced acid rebound after discontinuing the nexium which had shut off your stomachs acid production. You could temporarily try taking zantac or pepcid which shuts off acid more quickly than nexium and then taper off the medication. Avoid caffeine, spicy and greasy foods as well.
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Last updated Jun 8, 2018
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