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What medications can cause high uric acid?

What medications can cause high uric acid?

Water pills.: Diuretics (water pills) are the most common meds that elevate the serum uric acid. ...Read more

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What medication di I take for acid reflux?

What medication di I take for acid reflux?

Many: There are many medications that treat acid reflux. These include proton pump inhibitors (prevacid, prilosec, and others) and h2 blockers (pepcid, Zantac (ranitidine) and others). Before starting these medications, check with your doctor to confirm your diagnosis. ...Read more

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What's the best medication for acid reflux?

What's the best medication for acid reflux?

Depends: If its not severe and doesn't occur daily then over the counter meds like zantac may be fine. If its more often a med like Nexium (esomeprazole) otc. If daily and severe persiption med like dexilent will help. ...Read more

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What kind of acid reflux medications work the quickest?

What kind of acid reflux medications work the quickest?

Let me explain: 1- antacids, such as maalox, mylanta.
2- medications to reduce acid production (pepcid)
3- medications that block acid production and heal the esophagus. (prevacid (lansoprazole) 24hours).
4-prescription-strength h-2-receptor blockers. ( (tagamet)
5- prescription-strength proton pump inhibitors. (nexium)
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Natural ways to help acid reflux when your medication ain't working?

Natural ways to help acid reflux when your medication ain't working?

Consider GI: If omeprazole or other "proton pump inhibitor" drug class not work, talk to GI doc, rv proper use (take first thing a.m. followed by decent meal 30-60min later: don't skip breakfast or take w meal). Life style chgs e.g. avoid mint, coffee, alcohol, chocolate and smoking, no late snacks, decrease size of meals, weight reduce, avoid fatty foods. saliva may helps reduce symptoms. Happy to consult
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Can I still take my acid reflux medication with citro soda in the morning?

Cross purpose: You are taking medication for acid reflux and you also want to take acid, i.e, citric acid. Why do you want to take Citric acid?
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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If I have acid reflux, are there in remedies to make it better without medication?

If I have acid reflux, are there in remedies to make it better without medication?

Diet and weight loss: Lifestyle changes avoiding foods and beverages which cause acid reflux, weight loss if you are obese, not eating before going to bed may be tried and may help some. ...Read more

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Is there anything other than medication that can be used to help treat acid reflux?

Is there anything other than medication that can be used to help treat acid reflux?

DIET: One of the main stays of therapy for acid reflux is diet, . Avoiding the trigger foods that can cause increased acid production and reflux (examples-peppermint, alcohol, spicey foods-cajun, acidic drinks, tomatoes, high fat containing foods, caronated beverages) good luck. ...Read more

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I have all the normal symptoms of acid reflux and jitters but I'm not responding to any of the medication. Could It be something else?

I have all the normal symptoms of acid reflux and jitters but I'm not responding to any of the medication. Could It be something else?

Could be: Classic gerd should respond to a bland low fat diet and taking a medication like prilosec or nexium (esomeprazole). You may have other disorders like esophageal spasm, eosinophilic esophagitis, bile reflux all of which aren't often helped by the above treatments. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you if your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I had high uric acid with heal pain. I took the medication but inspite of that pain is increasing. I changed the medication but the case became worse?

I had high uric acid with heal pain. I took the medication but inspite of that pain is increasing. I changed the medication but the case became worse?

Heel pain: Uric acid deposits in joints causing pain and inflammation. You need steroid shot in the joint. The medication/ oral pills work slowly and take long time to dissolve the uric acid crystals in joints. These Meds are very helpful, though, for more crystals to form ...Read more

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Why would your medication says to stay away from anti acids?

Why would your medication says to stay away from anti acids?

Affects absorption: Antacids often affect the absorption of other medications so they don't work as well. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: folic acid?

Please describe the medication: folic acid?

Daily vitamin: Folic acid, AKA folate (folic acid) (vit B9), is recommended for all women wanting to get pregnant -- 0.4mg (400mcg) daily, which is important for preventing birth defects like spina bifida. Women w/ a hx these disorders should take 10x that amt daily -- 4mg (4000mcg) through the 3rd month of pregnancy. It won't affect fertility, chances of conception/twins, or periods. Can help with anemia. ...Read more

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Uloric medication does it lower uric acid levels?

Yes: Uloric is a prescription medicine called a xanthine oxidase inhibitor that reduces the production of uric acid in your body. Uric acid buildup can lead to gout or kidney stones.

Uloric is used to treat high blood concentrations of uric acid in patients with gout.

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Is it safe to mix adderal and anti-acid medication?

Is it safe to mix adderal and anti-acid medication?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Safe, but antacids interfere with absorption & can lower efficacy of adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) as well as food. That is why it is recommended that Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) be taken on empty stomach. ...Read more

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What happens if I'm on acid reflux medication can I still smoke weed?

What happens if I'm on acid reflux medication can I still smoke weed?

It may make it worse: Tobacco smoke causes relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter, and marijuana smoke, though not as potent at doing this, may also lower the pressure and increase the likelihood and severity of reflux. ...Read more

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My 7 month baby has acid reflux; what can help his pain without giving medication?

My 7 month baby has acid reflux; what can help his pain without giving medication?

Alter feeds: Some reflux kids will improve with smaller, more frequent feedings & elevation of the head for at least a half hour after feeds. Thickening the feeds (cereal) also sometimes helps. Decades ago we suspended some of the worst on a wedge of foam in a parachute like harness that kept their head up. If all else fails u may get tired of baby crying about the heartburn & try the med. ...Read more

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My Uric acid level is 8. I also have psoriasis. How can I control it without medication?

My Uric acid level is 8. I also have psoriasis. How can I control it without medication?

Uris acid: elevation may, in fact, be due to your skln problem!
Control the skin and the uric acid may normalize!!!


To control Psoriasis without medication often sunlight will help....and light therapy is also used


Suggest you consult with a Board Certified Dermatologist!!!

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My husband, 34 have 243 cholesterol and bp 100/120 and 8.0 uric acid. How to do normal everything? Any diet help? Any medication or exercise? Thanks

My husband, 34 have 243 cholesterol and bp 100/120 and 8.0 uric acid. How to do normal everything? Any diet help? Any medication or exercise? Thanks

Cholesterol issue: Cholesterol is only one factor is coronary risk and it's mostly genetic. Exercise will help more than food choices. BP and Uric acid do not concern me. The decision about adding a statin or niacin is up to him and his physicians. Best wishes ...Read more

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Names of non ppi medications for acid reflux?

Names of non ppi medications for acid reflux?

Acid reduction...: Non-ppi acid reducers include the h2-blocker class (tagamet=cimetidine; zantac=ranitidine; pepcid=famotidine) as well as antacids (like maalox, mylanta, tums, (calcium carbonate) etc.). Can we help you further? ...Read more

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Any better medication for periods than mefanamic acid.?

Any better medication for periods than mefanamic acid.?

Many: That is a good NSAID type drugs but sometimes another may work better for cramps. There are a number of treatments that may help, including non-drug treatment like exercise, heat, massage, alternative therapy and a anti-cramp belt called ziivaa. ...Read more

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Is it safe to give my baby medication for acid reflux?

See below: You need to check with your local pediatrician or GI doctor before trying to medicate the child. Yes there are conditions where acid reflux needs to be treated, but in children it should be done with the guidance of a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best medications for triglycerides and uric acid?

What is the best medications for triglycerides and uric acid?

Diet and exercise.: While medicine might be needed for these, your first, best step is a healthy diet and good, porposeful exercise to get your body moving and to clear these up. Triglycerides are high due mainly to a diet high in fatty foods, like cheese and pastry, while uric acid can be high from protein intake and less hydration or genetically. If diet and exercise don't work, then see your dr. For meds. ...Read more

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Can I lower my uric acid and LDL cholesterol without medication?

Can I lower my uric acid and LDL cholesterol without medication?

Depends: It depends on how much you eat, what your lifestyle is and what part of your cholesterol panel is high........ Talk to your doctor or see a lipid (cholesterol) specialist and ask what you can do. ...Read more

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Are there any medications that will help with coughing resulting from acid reflux disease?

Are there any medications that will help with coughing resulting from acid reflux disease?

Yes: The reflux is triggering the cough. Once the reflux is inder control, the cough generally improves. There are 2 major classes of medications that are prescribed. Zantac, (ranitidine) prevacid, and Prilosec are some of the more common ones and can be found over-the-counter. ...Read more

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How long does it take ppi to help acid reflux? I am having horrible days still on the medication.

Heart Burn: It sounds like you either need to raise the dose or to immediately cut out all caffeine, chocolate, alcohol and sugars. Your sugar or carbohydrate calories in this situation should be less then 25% of your total calories. ...Read more

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How do I transition from omeprazol to melatonin for acid reflux. I take omeprazol in the morning. Also, does it interfer with any medications. Thanks.

How do I transition from omeprazol to melatonin for acid reflux. I take omeprazol in the morning. Also, does it interfer with any medications. Thanks.

Two different meds: Omeprazole is for Acid reflux and should be taken first thing in the morning on empty stomach, Melatonin is a sleep aid taken at bedtime. Omeprazole and others in the same class sometimes do affect the absorption of other medications. When in doubt, ask your doctor about a specific medication on your list. ...Read more

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I gave my son his valporic acid medication and 1/2 hour later he through it up because of the flu. Should I be worries of him not getting a full dose?

I gave my son his valporic acid medication and 1/2 hour later he through it up because of the flu. Should I be worries of him not getting a full dose?

Consider half dose: In such a situation, I generally wait a bit until the kids stomach is settled and repeat 1/3 the dose. If the vomit immediately, it would be a full dose. Sometimes having a kid suck on ice chips or chew a sugary gum will settle their stomach long enough to get a dose to stay down. ...Read more

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What fruit or medication can treat too much stomach acid?

What fruit or medication can treat too much stomach acid?

OTC antacids: Prescription drugs- zantac tagamet Omeprazole Nexium (esomeprazole) etc would help reduce the acidity. Apples, bananas most veggies, egg white, low fat cheese etc could neutralize acidity. Avoid spicy foods, caffeine, soda, alcohol, lemon / oranges etc check link below for more info, . ...Read more

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Hi doctor, I just recovered from pcos, I need to conceive (a girl). What medication do I need apart from golic acid and vit e 400mg?

Hi doctor, I just recovered from pcos, I need to conceive (a girl). What medication do I need apart from golic acid and vit e 400mg?

Girl: Sorry but the drugs will not necessarily garantee you a girl. You have a 50 percent chance of conceiving a girl. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux medication cause anemia?

Can acid reflux medication cause anemia?

Maybe: Iron is better absorbed in an acidic environment. Antacids raise the ph of the stomach. It is possible that iron deficiency anemia may develop. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter medications can be used to treat acid reflux disease?

What over-the-counter medications can be used to treat acid reflux disease?

Prilosec: 20 mg tab, 40 mg tabs available. Minimal symptoms 20mg daily enopugh. More symptoms 20 mg twice a day or 40 mg once a day. Also try fatty and fried foods, proper dietary habits, avoiding smoking, obesity, proper sleep and avoiding unneccesary nsaid- nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs like motrin, aleeve, Aspirin in excess help to reduce symptoms. ...Read more

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What medication has less side effects prolia or reclast (zoledronic acid)?

What medication has less side effects prolia or reclast (zoledronic acid)?

Prolia: Both medications are anti-resorptive, meaning they prevent breakdown of your bone. Reclast (zoledronic acid) has been used for longer so has more side-effects that are known. It also can not be used if you have kidney problems. Prolia is an injection every 6 months (vs. 12 months with reclast). Both medications tend to be very well tolerated. ...Read more

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Ultrasound kidney multicist b.p 130.90 uric acid boarder level what medication?

Ultrasound kidney multicist b.p 130.90 uric acid boarder level what medication?

An ACE INHIBITOR: Try an ACE INHIBITOR such as prendropril or lisinopril. But see a good nephrologist, kidney doctor, for monitoring polycystic kidney disease. Follow up with doctor is key and control blood pressure. People with polycystic kidney disease can also get liver and brain cysts. Therefore please ask doctor for a plan to watch out for those problems as well. ...Read more

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How long does it take for acid reflux to cause an ulcer? I am very good about taking my medication as directed.

How long does it take for acid reflux to cause an ulcer? I am very good about taking my medication as directed.

Esophageal/Stomach?: Acid reflux if treated properly with acid suppression therapy does not cause ulcers in esophagus. If left untreated over long period of time it may cause esophagitis, esophageal erosions;ulcers in esophagus
but acid reflux does not cause stomach ulcers, which are mostly caused by infection with h pylori a bacteria. ...Read more