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Can You Take Out Dated Tums For Heart Burn
My husband takes prescription for heart burn and tums (calcium carbonate). Nothing works. Not even a diet. What can he do?
Can you take tums (calcium carbonate) w/ prilosec. I just started the prilosec and need something to help w/ the heart burn until the prilosec kicks in.
Yes: It is often done until Prilosec starts to kick in which can take up to 3 days. ...Read more
I have been having not stop indigestion and heart burn for 3days, it gets a better for a little while if I eat. Chest and throat feel raw. Not short of breath but feels hard to take in air sometimes. Is this just GERD? Pepcid AC & Tums not working
This could be GERD: But there are other more serious diagnoses possible including heart disease. You need to be evaluated by a health care professional as soon as possible since this has been going on for three days! ...Read more
For acid reflux can you overdose by taking Nexium (esomeprazole) 40mg 4 or 5 times a day I have heart burn and only get temporary relief by taking Tums and Nexium (esomeprazole)
When a person has heart burn, how do Tums (calcium carbonate) and alka seltzer help a person feel better?
Strong burning right side of chest/back feeling. Went away as soon as I took tums (calcium carbonate). Was it heart burn? Scary deep burning sensation. Never felt before
I've tried everything, tums, (calcium carbonate) pepto, anything for heart burn, its a severe pain in the middle of my chest, under my ribs. I'm so scared, help!
Last night my heart burn was so bad I ended up taking 8 tums (calcium carbonate). Today I feel nauseous and my stomach feels hard and hurts. Is this normal?
Abd pain after taking Excedrin yesterday. Tums (calcium carbonate) last nite. Better today but intermittent pain and heart burn. Stools ok. Egd last year norm. Causes?
Abdominal pain: It sounds that you have been stressed out (which can cause increase acidity in the stomach leading to abdominal pain and heart burn) and then you had to take a NSAID for something, which can exacerbate the acidity of the stomach and lead to pain. Try to relax as much as you for the rest of the weekend and find distractors from your stress. Tums OK, add Pepcid (famotidine) for a week. ...Read more
35 male, 3 EKG's Echo stress and cholestrol fine. Chest pain in left at a single point, heart burn that goes away with tums (calcium carbonate). Heart prob? Out of shape?
What can you take for heart burn when your pregnant, Tums (calcium carbonate) has caused kidney stones.
I am experiencing what I think is heartburn. It is directly in my heart. I have had it for 5 days straight and tums did not help. I'm scared, help me!
Yes: Taking Tums is safe for a pregnant woman at 23 weeks. It may be taken occasionally when you feel heartburn. If you stay within the recommended the Recommended Daily Intake of calcium for pregnant women, you will be in good shape - that comes to no more than 12 and a half tablets of Tums (calcium carbonate) a day, assuming your tablets are 500 mg each. (Confirm your strength.) ...Read more
A week ago I was having diarrhea, took Imodium (loperamide) and I always get heart burn so I took a tums now I feel slightly bloated my bm pattern is off I have ri?
I have severe pain in upper abdominal/rib cage area. Eating causes pain, heart burn, diahrea. Drinking liquids is ok. Have tried mylanta, zantac, (ranitidine) rolaids, tums, pepto...Nothing helps
Hello.: Hello. I cannot diagnose the cause of your symptoms. Many different conditions are possible. Gallstones, cholecystitis, an ulcer, gastritis, heartburn, colitis. You should see your doctor. In the mean time, eat smaller meals, avoid greasy and spicy foods, ensure that you are getting at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. If you have severe abdominal pain with fever that isn't remitting - please get seen asap. ...Read more
Depends.: Levoxyl (thyroxine) does not cause irritation to the stomach. But it depends on what you took it with and how soon after taking it, unless it was with a small sip of water. It is always best to wait 45 minutes to 1 hour before lying down after significant water intact, or eating. ...Read more
Reflux: You can certainly take gaviscon and sudafed together, but if you are trying to treat heartburn there are other alternatives that should do better for you. First sudafed works well for nasal congestion and is not likely to give you much improvement in heat burn. Good heart burn medications include: Zantac, Tagamet, Prilosec and Nexium (esomeprazole). You could also try TUMS, mylanta or other antacids. ...Read more
I took Prilosec 20mg around 5:45pm, but feel heart burn, can I take nexium (esomeprazole) 20mg now? It is 10:15 right now. I am taking Prilosec 20 mg daily.
The max dose for Zantac (ranitidine) is 2 150mg pills/day, but my heart burn is terrible and I have already taken 2. Can I take a tagamet on top of those two?
I wouldn't.: If your pain is so severe and is not being quelled by two Zantac (H2 blocker), then I would question whether it is acid reflux. I'd go see a physician. However, you can also consider trial of a proton pump inhibitor like nexium (esomeprazole) instead to see if it helps. I still recommend you seeing your doc. ...Read more
I took Pepcid 3 hours ago and my heart burn is still on going. I am desperate for relief. I have Zantac (ranitidine) 150. Will it help if I take the Zantac (ranitidine)?
You can try: Taking zantac (ranitidine) this one time after the recent pepcid, but should get an official eval by GI to see why you are getting such bad heart burn. You need to alter your diet, avoid trigger foods, increase fiber and water in your diet. But as stated, you need an eval as there are stronger medications that may be needed, not to mention the exam you should have (with possible testing) as previously stated. ...Read more
I take Omeprazole 20mg once a day. I have a very bad heart burn would it hurt me to take another one?
Twice a day: You could take Omeprazole twice a day. But if a medication like this is not taking care of your heartburn it is wise to see your doctor for an evaluation. There are some possible long term side effects on bone density from taking Omeprazole so you want to make sure benefits outweigh the risks. ...Read more
How long does it take for 2000mg of flagyl to get out of your system? The side effects are me feel horrible. I have really bad heart burn dizzyandsic
Metronidazole dose: You took quite a large dose of metronidazole, so the side effects are magnified. Luckily the half-life of the drug is 8 hrs or so, so it should be clearing out of your system in a day or slightly longer... (in 8 hours, half of the drug will be gone, then in 16 hours half of that...so soon it will be gone). You should tell your doctor about it, so they know next time when trying to treat you. ...Read more
Hi, I feel and look bloated but I have only eaten one meal today and I take Prilosec for frequent heart burn and imodeum for loose stole. What canido?
Hi Doctor, I am suffering from heart burn from a long time and the dr told me to take pantoprazole 20mg what is its side effects on the longrun? Th
I am 45 years old I am suffering erosive gastritis now (through endoscopy) 3 years before it is arithmetic gastritis I take pan d 40mg, sompresz 40 mg, priot 20 mg (raviprosole) now I have heart burn syntom pre-caution measure I eat only blended food curd
Severe gastitis: Check for H pylori. Also check for Zollinger -Ellison syndrome (check gastrin) since you have a rather robust gastric response. Could also be food intolerances like gluten or soy so evaluate for that as well or try elimmination so you can see if you feel better without gluten or soy or dairy in your diet. Raise head of bed, consider carafate, (sucralfate) f/u with doc/ nutritionist ...Read more
Sure it's GERD?: Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. If unresponsive to maximum dose acid suppression, return to your GI doctor for re-evaluation please. ...Read more
Concerned every time I eat in/ pm my left side under my rib cage starts hurting so bad I can barley breath, & I have heart burn I take acid reducer?
Peptic ulcer disease: Although 2% of patients on Doxycycline can have upper abdominal pain association with eating likely is related to Gastric ulcer and needs evaluation by a doctor. Keep an eye on your stools to see if not black which can signify gastric bleed. This should prompt an ER visit. ...Read more
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