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Can Zantac Make Me Bloated
Yes: Several other conditions could also cause these symptoms however. The Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) you're taking may be a factor. A safe treatment to try until you can see your doctor would be ranitidine (generic for zantac) 150 mg twice daily. Hang in there, i hope you feel better soon :). ...Read more
Interaction: There may be minor interaction (http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1991-1283,1751-11098)Get a more detailed answer ›
Possibly: Reflux of acid from stomach into the esophagus or gastroesophageal reflux can sometimes cause spasms of the esophagus that mimic a heart attack. Think of a "charlie horse" cramp in your calf but instead in your esophagus in your upper abdomen right at tip of your lower breastbone. ...Read more
Yes: All ssri antidepressants including Lexapro (escitalopram) can cause a queasy feeling in the stomach. This is why it's usually advised to take such meds after eating; they tend to cause less stomach upset if mixed with food. The amount of stomach upset is also related to dosage, and in some cases the dose can be divided (ie, half as much, twice a day) to minimize this problem. Ask your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Flucloxacillin: Like any antibiotic, flucloxacillin can cause potential side effects. The most common are gastrointestinal problems. Fatigue would be unusual as a side effect of this medicine. If you are able to tolerate it, you should finish out the course of the antibiotic. If not, or if the side effects worsen, contact the doctor who prescribed it. Good luck. ...Read more
Phenergan (promethazine): Sometimes a combination of drugs is used to provide enhanced effects and/or prevent adverse reactions. Phenergan, (promethazine) an antihistamine with antiemetic effects, minimizes the side effect of nausea from codeine and also increases sedation. Always talk to your doctor before taking any new medicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toning: For flatter abdomen eat healthy ; get physically active. Calories burned > calories consumed. To tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. Running, swimming, nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.). ...Read more
Anxiety +organic sys: When the brain is tense, the whole body tenses up as one big unit. The heart races, all muscles tense up resulting in increased temp, , lungs rythm increases, stomach contracts stronger + secretes more acid, the intestins moves faster (stools move so fast they are not dried up before coming out = diarrhea). Some people's stomach churns much more than other organs, then ulcers form... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
GI Upset: Nausea can be triggered by the brain or my GI irritants. Ginger is an intestinal spasmolytic & helps eliminate gas from the intestines. Ginger also impacts the feedback loop between nausea center in the brain and the stomach. It is very beneficial for nausea and motion sickness. ...Read more
Flatten abs: For flatter abdomen eat healthy ; get physically active. Calories burned > calories consumed. To tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e. Running, swimming, nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.). ...Read more
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