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A 39-year-old male asked:

Need help with acid reflux, can't take zantac, (ranitidine) ppi's cuz it causes anxiety/nervousness. is kaopectate good or something else?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andris Radvany
27 years experience
Something else: Sucralfate, Tums (calcium carbonate) and mylanta work. Most unfortunate that you can't take ppis they are the most effective thing to allow the stomach to heal. Are you making life style modifications?
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Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
GERD: You can try sucralfate which is different class of medication. You have to cut down on advil, ibuprofen& pepto-bismol. They all cause gatric irritation and bleed. Too bad you can't take zantac (ranitidine) & ppi. They are very good meds. May be you want to try other member of these classes. Thanks.
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Dr. Norberto Allende-jimenez
Specializes in General Practice
I agree. however I can recommend gently and Maslow. Hopefully that helps
Sep 12, 2013
Last updated Aug 2, 2018

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