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Gerd And Heartburn And Domperidone
I have GERD since 2 years & managing with esomeprzole 40m, domperidone 10mg and propranolol 10mg. Can't live without them. Suggestions?
I will suggest : To get an evaluation with a gastroenterologist to r/o esophagitis as a cause of your difficulty swallowing and helicobacter pylori as a cause of non improving gerd problems. Loose weight, avoid tight cloths, avoid alcohol, coffee, chocolate, spicy fatty foods, acid fruits and juices. Avoid eating late at night before going to bed. Try eating 6 small meals a day. ...Read more
When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more
Can i continue taking nexium40 1bd, domperidone 1bd, clonozepam0.5 mg 1hs for ever? I'm taking these for several years to treat my gerd.
Not a good idea: It is not a good idea to take any drug for ever without medical supervision, to make sure it needs to be continued, and see if you can come of the drug or the dose can be reduced domperidone is not available in us has been a controversial in uk.So its use for indefinite period is not a good idea in my opinion nexium is usually prescribed once a day as it can cause side effects need dose reduction. ...Read more
GERD: Gerd is always associated with symptoms!. If you don't have symptoms you don't have Gerd. What makes you think something is wrong? ...Read more
GERD FLARES ASTHMA: GERD symptoms Flare asthma/You need a full exam and blood work. Especial screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori . Empiric trial of Zantac vs nexium (esomeprazole) , if symptoms persist baseline EGD.. While you are getting these items checked out you should ditch to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also asthma EVAL and monitor PEF ...Read more
Can GERD be felt in your back? I have heartburn in my back, with belching. Standing up relieves it, as well
I have pain in my chest for a couple weeks now. A little heartburn.Feels like something in ches. I was on the GERD meds for over 20 years. No insuranc?
Prevent/Control 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. Use otc acid blockers for relief (h2's: tagamet, zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid; ppi's: prilosec, prevacid, zegerid). See a GI doctor if persistent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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