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Gerd And Heartburn And Ibuprofen
Can I take 600mg of ibuprofen 3x/day for 1 wk. if I have GERD & eosinophilic esophagitis? I take 40mg prilosec & 100mg Zoloft daily.
With caution: Make sure u take omeprazol on an ampty stomach ( wait at least 60min after eating ) , for its complete absortion. 40mg is a good protection for GERD and esophagitis, but still better reduce the ibuprofen to only 400mg q8 hours. To prevent any worsening of your stomach symptoms. ...Read more
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
What is safer to use for chronic tendonitis and arthritis? Taken with meals.(i have gerd) aspirin (325mg x2-3 daily) or ibuprofen(400mg x2-3 daily)?
Both present risks: Both are nsaia and carry a risk of gastric irritation and bleeding, Aspirin has a shorter half-life and really should be taken every 4-6- hours. Motrin can be taken three times daily with food, although food does not reduce your risk of a gastric bleed. Tylenol has a lower risk for GI upset but may not relieve your pain and its maximum dose has recently been lowered to 3 grams daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After having a shoulder injury and taking ibuprofen. I now have very painful heartburn in my upper stomachhow long will it last.
I'm having nausea and heartburn like symptoms after taking any barer pain relievers or ibuprofen 800. What could cause this?
Reflux or ulcer: These might be signs of gastroesophageal reflux disease or early signs of a small ulcer. I suggest stopping Aspirin or Ibuprofen or naproxen, and seeing a physician. Taking over-the-counter at the acid reducers like Omeprazole or ranitidine would also help as well as avoiding acidic food like wine caffeine spicy food in vinegar. ...Read more
I've been tacking ibuprofen on/off month due to back and leg injury. Now have persistent heartburn even when i don't take. Any advice?
Ibuprofen gives me terrible heartburn. Is there an anti inflammatory that i can take instead. I slept wrong & have neck kink and muscle discomfort.
Yes and no: You did not disclose your age and other information about your health. You can try tylenol but it is not antii-inflammatory, non acetylated salicylates like choline salicylate, magnesium salicylate (which are less like to irritate the intestines like aspirin that does which is an acetylated salicylate) try Limbrel. Discuss this with your physician ...Read more
Back strain, seemed resolving/exercise worse plus new hip flexor pain. Ibuprofen causing persistent heartburn other anti-inflam/pain options?
Lumbar. Pain: Taking any over the counter meds like ibuprofen,aleve, aspirin, may cause heartburn , so.. U make sure u take the dose on a full stomach, alternatively use over the counter meds such as Zantac, cimetidine, orprevacid. Get up with a physiotherapist to be shown proper stretching as well as isometric strenthening or core muscles. ...Read more
Studies have shown: That the differential diagnosis of heartburn symptoms is quite broad, but according to Dr. Harmon and others in Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology, there are five major causes: Medications, functional dyspepsia, GERD, peptic ulcer disease, and cancer. GERD may have no symptoms of heartburn whatsoever. Here is a review to read: http://tinyurl.com/nqnv9qr ...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
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