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Gaviscon Extra Strength Medication
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
No: Take them seperatly at least by 2 hrs. ...Read more
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
Peptac has recently stopped working it's still in date to 2018 though I've had it for about 3 weeks should I go back to gaviscon? How soon can I go back to gaviscon after stopping peptac
4-6: A day is plenty! If you need more get your problem diagnosed, see pcp. ...Read more
Consider: Nexium, (esomeprazole) Prilosec. If no better consider seeing your doctor a full exam with history. Good luck ...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?
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
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
Yes: What she needs to cure her symptoms is a cholecystectomy not Gaviscon ...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?
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