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I have pain in in my chest an upper back sometimes it hurts to breath I took some Gaviscon because I thoght mybe it is gas but can not tell what is.?
See Dr: A good clinical exam by a dr. Will rule out more serious possiblities (heart related) and then you can work from there with your dr. For a cause and treatment. ...Read more
I have gastro problems and from last one month it is worse. I pass the gas through mouth (burps)frequently. Gaviscon liquid helps but temporerory. Help.
It hurts to eat or drink anything. I have severe gas and indigestion in my upper chest. Constant burning and more severe when I eat or drink any thing. Pain is 8 on (1-10) scale. Gaviscon and Pepcid (famotidine) are giving minimal temporary relief.
Recommend: Recommend that you see you physician for a clinical examination. There are several things that could be causing these symptoms that need to be ruled out or in. You may be suffering from stomach ulcers, gastric reflux, hiatal hernia, or nut cracker esophagus to name a few. Once that is done the appropriate treatment can be recommended. ...Read more
Dad is in hospital. I'm stressed, didn't eat well and now have stomach pains, bloating, gas, nausea, headache. Took 20mg of gaviscon, no relief. Help.
Could be your meds: I see that you are or were on levofloxacin. This could be causing it. You can stop the med and call the physician who wrote it. Stress may really play a factor here however. Talk to a friend or someone at the hospital. Eat small meals with less fat content. This will may help. Good luck ...Read more
I am experiencing severe heartburn and indigestion in my esophagus, making eating and drinking very difficult. Over the counter Gaviscon and prevacid are giving minimal relief. Gas is worse when stomach is empty. Pressure and pain radiate to upper back an
Cramps in stomoch 2 months now. Gas which comes bak after gavascon. Constipa + diriah sumtyms. Sting while peeing wierd feeling in anus. What cud it b?
Probably not: It is common to use a drug like ranitidine with an antacid like gaviscon. As with most drugs, antacids - especially those with aluminum- can bind certain other drug sand reduce absorption don;t know if you're taking any other meds so I would separate the Gaviscon and other meds by at least 1-2 hours. ...Read more
4-6: A day is plenty! If you need more get your problem diagnosed, see pcp. ...Read more
I have a stomachache and its terrible. I use pantpas, Gaviscon and meteospasmyl. How can I feel good?
How long has it been: You would ideally see your primary physician, then possibly a gastroenterologist. Stomach ache is vague...Cramps? Nausea? Pain? Either way, diet is one major contributor to most gastro issues. Medications also have strong effects on how the stomach functions. You may be constipated. You could try lying flat & massaging your stomach in a clockwise-downward motion, with light pressure. Good luck! ...Read more
Can you please tell me if "Rabeloc 20" an effective medecine against gastro prob? Or "Gaviscon" is better?
When taking gaviscon extra strength, can I eat or drink after? Or does the barrier it creates break if I do?
No, you can eat: Or drink afterwards. It will keep working ...Read more
Anxiety, GERD, Ulcer:
Ativan is for Anxiety.
Zantac is to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and hyperacidity.
Gaviscon is for acid indigestion and heartburn.
Due to possible tolerance with Ativan and lack of improvement, Discuss with Psychiatrist:
•Diagnosis of Anxiety
•Tolerance with Ativan
•Therapy for stresses in your life
•Visual Imagery of National Parks
•Meditation. ...Read more
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Is it ok to take gaviscon 2-3 times a day when already on Nexium (40) mg and Renitidine (300) mg?
Hi is it ok to take these medications all in one day? Propranolol, ranitidine, mitrazapine, lactalous and maybe gaviscon?
Yes, these: Medications are safe and effective when all taken within a 24 hour period of time. Daily. ...Read more
I had done endoscopy and diagnosed with Lax LES, they had preferred nexpro l capsules and Gaviscon syrup after food. Will it heal in time?
Yes, probably: Hi Brian 363. The lower esophageal sphincter (LES) is more a concept than a specific structure; its the combination of factors that keeps acid in the stomach and out of the esophagus. Acid Reflux into the esophagus can cause pain and damage that promotes abnormal cell change and cancer. The medications, and absolutely avoiding lying supine for at least an hour after eating can let things heal. ...Read more
Why is Gaviscon advance (provides "raft" barrier to reflux) now unavailable in the u.S. (tho still listed on website)? Effectiveness? Safety?
I'm 33+2 and getting a lot of heartburn taking Gaviscon for it but its not helping is there anything else I could try coz its keeping me up a night?
Prescribed Peploc and Gaviscon for my ulcers. 7day course. 3days on and pain is still there. How lonv it takes 4pain to go away? Shud I go back 2doc?
Yes see pcp: Treatment of ulcer needs further meds (antibiotics?) ...Read more