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Can Omeprazole Treat Ibs
Not indicated: Irritable Bowel Syndrome is characterised by abdominal pain / bloating. Associated symptoms can include heartburn and an individual with IBS can still have GORD (gastro-oesophageal reflux). A PPI (Omeprazole) may be helpful for heartburn, or GORD but is not a treatment for IBS. Be aware of a strong placebo component in treating IBS, Omeprazole may still abolish symptoms, but have adverse effects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Antibiotics don't cause gastritis although some are harder on stomach than others. Erythromycin & clindamycin are known to be especially harsh on gut, former w/nausea & vomiting while latter w/diarrhea (although all are known to cause C diff diarrhea).There's no specific dose of Nexium (esomeprazole) or any other proton pump inhibitor to treat side effects. ...Read more
Which is better drug to treat cronic gastritis and functional dyspepsia? Pantaprazole or famotidine?
Can pepzin GI and DGL Licorice be taken together? Trying to cure gastritis ulcer and GERD also esophagitis from taking doxycylcine
Nobody really knows: Such supplements are not studied enough by researchers because these supplements are not FDA-approved drugs for treating particular disorders. Nobody knows for sure what may happen if a person takes these or other supplements. One can look online for side effects of Pepzin GI and DGL Licorice, to see if others are reporting problems. If one finds no bad reports, then they MIGHT be safe to try. ...Read more
Yes: Colpermin is peppermint oil. It is a food ingredient and as such is not very regulated by the FDA in terms of testing efectiveness and how reliably it is manufactured and packaged. Lansoprazole doesn't have a lot of effects on other drugs. Some of the drugs like it can change gut motility however. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will flagyl, which i use currently to treat c diff, also treat h pylori and help heal my ulcer? would taking aciphex (rabeprazole) also help?
Treatment for: H. pylori is usually 3 drugs (2 antibiotics and PPI) for 2 weeks for highest response rate. Antibiotics are usually amoxicillin and Biaxin (clarithromycin). Alternative antibiotic is Flagyl used alone, but this has lower response rate. Only way to know for sure whether Flagyl alone was enough to successfully eradicate H. pylori is to test before and after your treatment. ...Read more
Does Zantac (ranitidine) 300mg and pantoloc 40mg help treat moderate H Pylori infection? Also does pepto bismol interfere with these medications?
Dear Doctors, do you give PPI drugs with IBS drugs like Trimebutine maleate or Mebeverine for IBS related gas and bloating ? Please respond...
Yes: Several of the effective medications for ibs are officially approved for use in women, but men are also afflicted. The medications were mainly studied in women and your provider will go over that if these meds are felt to be likely helpful. ...Read more
Not usually, but…: Carafate (sucralfate) taken orally will not have any affect on colitis. Having said that, however, it is sometimes used as an enema to treat colitis in the rectum and rectal ulcers. If it is prescribed that way, follow the doctor's advice on how often to take the enemas. Good luck. ...Read more
What can I do for GERD that won't respond to omeprazole, carafate, (sucralfate) Tums or gasx. No delayed emptyor h pylori, have gastritis esophagitis. Help in pain?
Diet: Since you do not smoke or drink alcohol, you may need to revisit your diet (no caffeine) and eliminate all foods that make the gerd symptoms worse. If you have already done that and you are having symptoms that cannot be controlled with medications, you may need to seek a surgical consult for gastric fundoplication or depending on the anatomy of your esophagus another procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on cause: Gerd (movement of stomach contents into esophagus) can result from: 1) inappropriate relaxation of lower esophageal sphincter, gastroparesis (sluggish stomach emptying, partial gastric outlet obstruction), ineffective esophageal peristalsis, inadequate salivary production. Limit consumption of: caffeine & fizzy drinks, dietary fats, tomato products, chocolate, tobacco, alcohol, bedtime snacks. ...Read more
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