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Hydrosil Tablet For Gastric
I take a rabeprazole 20 mg tablet each morning in empty stomach for last 10 years for gastric & acidity problem. Is it okay?
Is it safe to take ranitidine dissolvable tablets for stomach acid and then propranolol oral solution an hour after ?
Is it safe to take Medrol Dose pack for rhinitis medicamentosa after also being diagnosed with gastric ulcers via endoscopy? I am taking Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) DR.
Use nasal steroid: I would advise a course of potent nasal topical steroid spray, such as Nasonex, (mometasone) Rhinocort, Flonase, etc used scheduled twice per day for a month over systemic oral steroids (even for a short oral course). The topical steroid spray will be more effective and safer for gastric ulcer disease. Also abstain completely from Afrin (oxymetazoline) while on steroid spray treatment and avoid in future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I take two 20mg nexium (esomeprazole) otc, instead of one 40mg prescription nexium (esomeprazole)? The cost difference is phenomenal.
Nexium (esomeprazole): yes certainly you can do that if cost is an issue ...Read more
I am taking Rabeprazole-20 twice. Can I take Peppermint Oil capsule for bowel problem with the medicine. Thanks. ?
Rabeprazole: Hi, it depends why you are taking it for, if you are taking it for acid reflux I don't think it's wise to take peppermint as that might increase your reflux symptoms. Also Peppermint decreases the clearance of Rabeprazole from your body, therefore you might not need to take it twice a day, talk to your Gasteroenterologist. ...Read more
Hard to say: It can work. but ther are other treatment options and some people respond differently ot different medications. ...Read more
Gerd, gastritis, esophagitis for 8 months+. Omeprazole 20mg 2x a day and sucraflate 4x a day not helping. No hpylori. Suffering daily. Please help.
Complex answer: It sounds like you have a good start in treating your symptoms.I assume an endoscopy was done. Especially if there is a family history of heart disease at younger age, this should be considered. Also you should look at your gall baldder and liver function as well. I would not advise more medication, rather more investigation at this time. Avoid all alcohol, Ibuprofen like meds/aspirin if able. ...Read more
Is taking PPI like Nexium (esomeprazole) only solution for containing effects of chronic acid reflux?
If i take iron tablet (sangobion) , can I take gastric medicine (omezole 20 omeprazole capsule 20mg) . Thanks?
Best relief for acid reflux (in lower neck)? Usually 20mg of Pepcid (famotidine) AC works, but once in a while it's ineffective. Pepto? Prilosec? Mg pills?
Taking amitriptyline 25mg. Can I drink coffee or use ventolin inhaler? which OTC painkillers for periodcramps to use?Can I use gaviscon for acidreflux
Be cautious : Combining amytriptyline, ventolin and xaffeine wouldn't be wise as they all have stimutory effect on the heart and circulation, may increase your heart rate and blood pressure, you want to be cautious. Ibuprofen would help period cramps, if not see your doctor, lastly gaviscon can help reduce acid reflux symptoms , but avoiding caffiene helps more, good luck ...Read more
Hi is it safe for me to take mitazapine oral dissolvable tablet 15mg half hour before ranitidine dissolvable tablet 150mg and about over an hour after taking propranolol medicine 20mg twice day?
YES: No dangerous interaction unless you are allergic to any of these medications. ...Read more
32 years old male. Taking sucralafate 1mg twice daily. After EGD, found LA class II reflux, pyloric channel ulcer, antral gastritis. Recommendations?
GERD/GASTRITIS/PUD: GERD/GASTRITIS CAN CAUSE BARRETS ESOPHAGUS AND POTENTIALLY CANCER: You need a history and physical. Labs including Hpylori Ab Ig G and M. Stool for hpylori x 3. I usually start with PROTONIX (pantoprazole) 40mg If symptoms persist ZANTAC 300mg qhs may be added. While work up is in progress Stay Gluten Free. Check if biopsy for H. pylori was done. If necessary get a second opinion. Carafate alone is not enough ...Read more