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Is It Safe To Take Pepto If You Have Gastritis
How to stop feeling nausea if caused by gastritis? I took Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and did not work.
I am currently stuck on shift in an icu and am having an acute stress gastritis attack, will pepto bismol help with the stomach pain?
Gastritis: I am so sorry to hear this! Pepto should help, but you should see an MD to see why this is happening especially if this in to the first time: you may need to be checked for H pylori. Also, be sure you are not eating sugary foods, soda, refined carbs; go gluten free for a few months to see if this helps. Avoid caffeine (if you can) as this will make the irritation worse. Eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com ...Read more
Will the subsalicylate in Pepto Bismol cause stomach irritation like Aspirin or NSAID's do? Have IBS & gastritis & didn't know if Pepto would hurt me?
Is it safe to take mucinex (guaifenesin) if I have gastritis? I am not taking any meds for gastritis.
Usually: Usually does not affect stomach - gastriits get specific advise from Healthtap visit ...Read more
Stool softner: Hi ~ YES but choose one that is psyllium based like Metamucil and adjust dose to needs. Too much will give you cramps and diarrea. Thanks ...Read more
I ve started weight lifting about 2 week. My goal is to gain muscle. Is it safe to take ceratine beside whey protein? I have gastritis and minor anxiety
Creatine helpful??: Re Athletic performance: Many factors seem to influence the effectiveness of creatine, including the fitness level and age of the person using it, the type of sport, and the dose. Creatine does not seem to improve performance in aerobic exercises, or benefit older people. Also, creatine does not seem to increase endurance or improve performance in highly trained athletes. I don't recommend it. ...Read more
Is it safe to take Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) while having a ulcer, and or gastritis and taking omeprazole 40 mg a day?
Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) omeprazol:
Are you symptomatic? For how long are you taking both medications?
Do get diarrhea? Gas per rectum? Are you eating well?
If you have no symptoms, the you are OK
Otherwise, you will require to see a gastroenterologist, have a gastroscopy,
or change your arthritis medication ...Read more
Is it safe to take ferrous sulfate or multivitamins (containing some acid like ascorbic) if you have erosive gastritis and hiatal hernia?
Generally yes: Over the counter vitamins and mineral supplement are generally safe. Gastric acid is necessary, but can become problematic if excessive amounts or ulcers develop. Okay to ask your health care team for advice. Stop using them if your develop symptoms. Be well. ...Read more
Take 30mg of prevacid (lansoprazole) daily for almost 1 yr for chronic gastritis. Is this safe to be on long term? If I want to d/c what is the most comfortable way?
Yes, this: Medication is designed primarily for short term use. Consult with gastroenterologist regarding the risks v. Benefits of taking it for more than one year. There are other medications that you can try, probably not as effective though. ...Read more
Gastritis patients should avoid dairy products but can they take calcium supplements? Is that safe?
I have gastritis and pvc's.My Dr gave me mobic (meloxicam) for side pain and I'm not sure if he remembered these conditions. Mobic (meloxicam) 15mg safe to take?
Possibly not: Mobic (meloxicam) (and other NSAIDs) can cause gastritis or even gastric ulcers and bleeding. They must be avoided or used with caution in a patient with known gastritis. If the NSAID is truly needed, take it with food and also a drug like Prilosec (omeprazole) to reduce acid production in the stomach. ...Read more
Safe to take omeprazole 40 mg in morning for gastritis and 1mg xanax (alprazolam) later in day? Safe combination? Also can I take the omeprazole before bed instead?
Interaction but safe: Omeprazole can potentiate the level of Xanax, (alprazolam) thereby increasing effects such as drowsiness. Separating the timing of medications as you mentioned may decrease such an impact. It is usually recommended to take omeprazole before a meal, and preferably in the morning. Talk to your doctor if you encounter any untoward effects. ...Read more
I have gastritis. Are cinnamon / cinnamon oil or peppermint safe to take? They're ingredient in a chewing gum I take after meals to stimultate digest
Is IBGard for IBS safe to take if you have gastritis/GERD? I want to try it but am concerned it may hurt my stomach.
My opinion only:
Probably Won't help (No scientifically based medical evidence)
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more
Can I take pantoprazole for gastritis with acetaminophen for period cramps? Is Mylanta safe with those as well?
YES: All are safe without interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
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