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I Have Heartburn Almost Every Day Can Plavix Cause Heartburn
I had a severe reflux and heartburn for days, now I'm taking Esomeprazole every morning, heartburn gone but I have bad indigestion, is that normal ?
Possibly okay!: You may be responding to Esomeprazole, but the reflux does not completely heal for three weeks. Also avoid acid drinks such as cola, alcohol, acid foods, and stop nicotine products. See your doctor if problems continue or if you are having more indigestion with exertion or exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take prilosec daily but have recently been feeling breakthrough heartburn, reflux in my throat and frequent heart palpitations. What else can I do?
This needs: an evaluation by a Gastroenterologist.. You may have GERD and structural abnormalities in your lower esophagus (gullet). Endoscopy and Acid studies will probably be indicated. In the meantime you could add OTC PEPCID (famotidine) AC but see the expert!!!!!! Good Luck Hope this helps you! Dr Z ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have had heartburn after every meal I eat. Have tried to eliminate certain foods with no luck Zantac (ranitidine) helps but I have been taking it every day?
Get EGD: when Dyspepsia or gastritis persists, you need to get Endoscopy(Esophago-Gastro-Deudenoscopy) to check the kind of stomach problem you have, and check for H.Pylori(a type of bacteria which causes Gastritis/Ulcers). Go to you doctor, and they can also prescribe you other classes of medications such as Omeprazole etc. Ofcourse avoiding Alcohol will help. Be Well ...Read more
I have bad stomach cramps and belching after eating. I take omeprazole daily for reflux but this is newer. Gallbladder? Ulcer? Thanks!
Cramps after eating: The most common condition causing cramps and urgency about having a bowel movement after eating is the irritable bowel syndrome (ibs), characterized by excessive tightening of the smooth muscles of the large intestines, which causes the cramps. This reaction is usually triggered by stress in the invidividual. The cramps are often relieved by having a bm. There is no med for this. Reduce stress. ...Read more
I have fairly severe gastritis that causes intense stomach pains every day, sometimes even when I take my omeprazole. Should I be concerned?
Yes: Intense pain anywhere should always be of concern. Intense abdominal pain can be due to ulcers, gall stones or other gall bladder issues, diverticulitis, acid reflux disease, pancreatitis, or even from heart or lung causes. Best to see your doctor to find out what is the cause of your pain. ...Read more
I had severe reflux/heartburn for months, Dr put me on pantoprazole twice a day, reflux/heartburn are gone but I have bad indigestion/bloating?
Can acid reflux cause daily non stop nausea? I take prevacid (lansoprazole) 15mg daily for a few months now. Have to eat every 2 hours or i get really sick.
Currently take protonix (pantoprazole) twice daily for acid reflux, I notice that lately the symptoms seem to be worse when I take the twice a day. Can this happen?
Will my stomach ulcer still heal if i take omeprazole and ranitidine, but also aspirin every day? Aspirin hurts but I have chronic headache .
Hospitalized with bleeding esophagus due to taking meloxicam. Have now recovered but why do I have heartburn every day which i never had before.
Sure it's 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. If unresponsive to maximum dose acid suppression, return to your GI doctor for re-evaluation please. ...Read more
I am having nexum 20 twice daily from last 8 months. i have a chronic problem or acid and stomach pain. many time in a day i feel sickness and neusia?
See your doctor.: If you have persistent symptoms, despite taking Nexium (esomeprazole) twice a day for eight months, then you need further testing to determine what your problem is, and what further could be done for it. Perhaps an endoscopy would help elucidate the cause of your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more
Had a lump sensation before but now it's gone, however I have been burping before/after meals. No heartburn can this contribute to IBS also?
Gloves: if the sensation is a lump in your throat, we call this globus. Can be a benign or not worrisome symptom. Can also be a sign of problems. Best to see your provider for evaluation. Sometimes I signed a reflux disease that over-the-counter medicines for heartburn may help. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck ...Read more
I have gastritis and now I have a bad headache every day. I started taking omeprazole for headache, why the headache? And can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) w/ gastri
Headache is a : Common side effect of omperazole.Contact your prescribing doctor or your pharmacist. ...Read more
I have terrible acid reflux causing nausea and vomitting and I'm 38 weeks pregnant I have tried milk, Zantac, (ranitidine) thumbs and nothing helps. Normal?
Normal: At 38 weeks the baby is pushing on all the internal organs, especially the stomach and it's contents. Try eating much smaller meals and stay upright for at least an hour after eating. Hard but worth it. Tetralac, and antacid, has seemed to help my pregnant patients more than others and is safe to take. Elevated the head of the bed, it may also help. Congratulations and good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On holiday a couple months ago was advised to take 3 capsules of 25mg activated charcoal for mild stomach upset diarrhea could this have aggrevated my GERD have had alot of burping since and acid vapour at night.Doing all the usual for GERD ideas?
Started beta blocker to block migraine stomach issues ever since take protonix. Tried taking it on a full stomach. I either gotten acidic stomach or feel bloated. I take mylanta with some relief. I also have some diarrhea. Can I just stop taking them?
Consider new med.: Stopping the beta blocker can possible cause rebound headaches and hypertension. Why don't you first try a different stomach medication? Pepcid or Zantac? If you are still having bloating you should also be evaluated for gastritis or H. Pylori which is an infection that can also cause similar GI symptoms. ...Read more
Can Plavix cause persistent heartburn in a person with stroke, heart atrack and GERD treated with Protonix (pantoprazole)?
PPI + Plavix (clopidogrel): Is ok, but proton pump inhibitors (omeprazole) makes Plavix (clopidogrel) less effective. You may need to consider making changes to your lifestyle: a healthy weight, quitting smoking, drinking less alcohol, or not eating foods that make gerd worse. Rec.: talk to your pcp about medication adjustment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just like aspirin: The risk of gastrointestinal complications from Plavix (clopidogrel) is similar to Aspirin and includes gastritis/peptic ulcers, bleeding. Diarrhea, rash, low platelet count etc... Aspirin can be more problematic to asthmatics, but otherswise both meds have similar side effects. Plavix (clopidogrel) is only marginally better than Aspirin in term of benefit, but costs muc much more. Use some prilosec. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Developed really bad daily constant heartburn.chest pain 4 days after starting Plavix and enteric coated baby aspirin. Never had before. Starting a PPI resolved sx. Is it like the Plavix/aspirin causing the heartburn. Surgeon wasn't sure.
Suspect might but: I might suspect the aspirinGet a more detailed answer ›
Pernicious Anemia :B12 injections every 2 mths would taking 15 mg Lansoprazole every day for two years with Plavix to protect the stomach from side effects from Anti-platelet .Could this deplete B12 and magnesium and cause neurological symptoms?
No: And if you want another way to get extra B12, you can get B12 pills OTC. Take 1000 unit pill once a day. Will yield same result as injections. Do you really need Lansoprazole???? Are you sure? Why taking Plavix for 2 years? Usually Plavix is used for 6 to 12 months after a stent or CABG. You should be taking an uncoated baby aspirin once a day. ...Read more
Whats spasmodic cough sound like? Been having STRANGE cough for 7 months. Done every possible investigation.I may have GERD I know it causes spasmodic
Spasmodic cough: if GERD try ranitidine / prevecid &elevate head of bed . May also be post nasal drip/sinusitis for which zyrtec prior to bed and elevation of head when sleeping may help. May be allergic zyrtec should help or asthma-may need inhaler. Could be other conditions as well, so would check CXR-sarcoid TB, masses, clots. occasionally mycoplasma- tx w zithromax . f/u/ w/ pulmonary/ allergist., ...Read more
I gag every morning. Not anxious, do have gastritis and GERD, no acid reflux when I gag. Not pregnant. Don't gag if I take a drink. Causes of this?
Having GERD , I feel bloating and belching after every meal , feel some relief after burping does this can cause dizziness, difficulty in swallowing ?
Recovering from respiratory infection. Likely viral. Still coughing after 3 weeks. I especially cough while eating, after every bite. No gerd. Causes?
I have Gerd. mild pain swallowing that is above the sternum. Recently every time i drink air bubbles form right there making me burp. Possible causes?
Cause of burping-: -swallowed air,which U do whenever U swallow.. It is usually not painful or discomforting. If it is C your treating physician. ...Read more
Plavix (clopidogrel).: Most drugs have side effects, some of which can hurt the person taking the drug. That is why it is important to work closely with your doctor and get regular checkups. You can google Plavix (clopidogrel) side effects to see what they are. If you have some side effects, report them immediately to your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Husband seeing bright red blood and some clots after colon polyp removal today. He takes Plavix (clopidogrel) every day, but stopped taking it 4 days ago. ?
What cause polyuria(16 liters/day)after CABG lasts for 25 days till now if the creatnine 1.1 and sp.gravity 1030 (was1010 two weeks ago).serum sodium144 . taking aspirin,plavix,amlodipine,pantoprazole,betablocker,gulvusmet,glimipride,?
Polyuria: The volume is excessive but there is no Hypernatremia or Hyponatremia and the urine is concentrated. Without the rest of the lab it is hard to diagnose Diabetic Inspidus, labs do not suggest Psychogenic polydipsia. Leaving me to ask if your Dm is controlled. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On lansoprazole for a year 15mg a day for Diverticulitis and for risk bleeding on Plavix I See Lansoprazole can decrease my magnesium also have Pernicious anemia so B12 injections every 2 mths GP said i cant take magnesium supplement with Amlodipine?
Magnesium: There are reports that magnesium supplements may make the blood pressure (BP) drop further in patients taking amlodipine for high BP. For personal advice regarding the interactions in your complex medication regimen, you may want to consult your doctor or have an Inbox consult on healthtap where you and the MD can email back and forth to cover all the issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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