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Doctor insights on: How Many Acid Reducer Can You Take In A Day

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Can I take 2 acid reducer at the same time?

Can I take 2 acid reducer at the same time?

No: If you are currently on a medication that is not working, you should see your doctor instead of taking 2 at the same time. The doctor may need to change the dose or prescribe a different medication. Also, your problem could be from something else that will not respond to your acid reducing medication like an h. Pylori infection. ...Read more

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Can i take a nasal decongestant and then an acid reducer?

Can i take a nasal decongestant and then an acid reducer?

Yes, but: Nasal decongestant sprays should not be used regularly. Oral decongestant pills can be taken with acid reducers. ...Read more

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Can you take Azo yeast with acid reducer?

Can you take Azo yeast with acid reducer?

Can be taken.: I don't see any problem in taking this together. There is no known absoption problem with either one of them if taken together. ...Read more

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Do i need to take an acid reducer for the rest of my life after having a perforated ulcer?

Do i need to take an acid reducer for the rest of my life after having a perforated ulcer?

Depends: If your ulcer was a result of hyperacidity induced by infection with helicobacter pylori and you have been treated it may not be necessary to continue this therapy. Check with your GI doctor. ...Read more

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I feel bloated and gassy daily. I take probiotic multi-enzyme tablets or an acid reducer. Is this helping or harming me. I had this problem for years?

I feel bloated and gassy daily. I take probiotic multi-enzyme tablets or an acid reducer. Is this helping or harming me.  I had this problem for years?

Acid reducer?: Feeling bloated and gassy can relate to poor GI absorption and low stomach acid. You may want to work with an integrative medicine physician on this, since i don't know what "acid reducer" you're taking or why. Stomach acid is very important for proper breakdown of proteins and absorption of vitamins. You can find suitable physicians in your area by checking http://www.Abihm.Org/. ...Read more

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Concerned every time I eat in/ pm my left side under my rib cage starts hurting so bad i can barley breath, & I have heart burn I take acid reducer?

Concerned every time I eat in/ pm my left side under my rib cage starts hurting so bad i can barley breath, & I have heart burn I take acid reducer?

Peptic ulcer disease: Although 2% of patients on Doxycycline can have upper abdominal pain association with eating likely is related to Gastric ulcer and needs evaluation by a doctor. Keep an eye on your stools to see if not black which can signify gastric bleed. This should prompt an ER visit. ...Read more