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Itopride Ganaton Nursing Considerations
Zofran (ondansetron): Both are similar.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is taking proton pump inhibitors safe if taking for 2 weeks for acid reflux issues ? Any dependency issues ?
TerribleGERD-weaned Nexium (esomeprazole) after years of PPIs;safe to take acidophilus probiotic with cardiomypathy&impaired relaxation;EF40-45%;;LBBB;on carvedilol?
R/O IBS With GERD: IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion.WiTH GERDYou need a full exam and blood work. Especial screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori . Given age over 50 you also need a baseline colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should ditch to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: There are no data on the excretion of Nexium into human milk. There is a potential for tumorigenicity with "omeprazole" -prilosec-administration has been seen in rat carcinogenicity studies. Because esomeprazole is the s-isomer of Omeprazole which is excreted into human milk, & because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants, a decision should be made to discontinue. ...Read more
Pressure in center of breast two weeks after stent. Taking Brillanta, Lopressor, Protonix, (pantoprazole) Lipotor, baby asprin. Normal?
Metformin: During breastfeeding: no clear documented harm to breastfed infants, but it enters human milk, caution advised. Metformin in PCOS doesn't help hairsutism, acne or infertility, it is helpful in reducing insulin resistance, and against developing diabetes during pregnancy / type 2 diabetes in PCOS patients. So check with your doctor if you can hold it during breastfeeding, resume later if needed ...Read more
For GI issues. Taking Ranitidine , Carafate , Compazine, (prochlorperazine) and GasX... any contradictions interactions to watch out for ? Medications by primary dr. and Gastroenterology dr.
Ok: These medications all have different mechanisms of action and I don't think there are contraindications or interactions to worry about. In situations or questions like this, your pharmacist, who has access to information about almost all medications, can be very helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taking 50mg-zoloft, 50mg-vyvanse, 40mg-protonix, donnatal-4 daily, viokase16-4 daily, 5000-vit.D3, aleve-440mg 4 pain.Could meds damage liver?Were elevated.
Possibly: See your doctor to adjust your regimen as some can cause liver enzymes elevations. ...Read more
The answer...: ....To what will help with a distended abdomen depends entirely on the cause of the distention. Probiotics are helpful with a lot of digestive issues, if you take them regularly. The two meds you mention reduce stomach acid and are unlikely to help with distention. If this is happening often, look to your diet for a solution. This problem is often diet related. ...Read more
Heartburn for 2 days(am approx 6 mo post Cholecystectomy)discharge papers said stop otc antacids.Would 1 dose of 'tums' or equivalent be safe? Ty.
Heartburn: I don't see any harm in your taking occasional antacids like maalox or mylanta,but also avoid spicey foods, alcohol, caffeine, nicotine and oily foods. Medications like zantac, nexium (esomeprazole) or prilosec are effective. Tums contain calcium and if you have a history of kidney stones or elevated serum calcium levels, they would be harmful if taken in large amounts. ...Read more
Starting out on Prozac (20mg daily), Zofran(8mg,twice daily), and Cyclizine (before bed) for gastroparesis, thoughts? Reglan (metoclopramide) didn't work out.
Is Nexium (esomeprazole) 40mg Daily; stronger than the Prilosec 20mg daily? GERD is bad dr is switching from Prilosec 20mg, to Nexium (esomeprazole) 40mg. . . . .
Gerd: Yes. I think that taking Nexium40 mg may give you better releif ...Read more
No period in a year. Mri does not show tumor. Have have endometriosis. Meds: fentanyl, crestor, reglan, metformin, modofinil, nexium, fenofibrate, effexor (venlafaxine)?
Check labs see Dr: I would first rule out a pregnancy.I would then do some blood work like a thyroid screen, prolactin, fsh for menopause, and then an ultrasound after having a physical done. Depending on those results, a laparoscopy may be indicated. If the pregnancy test is negative, i would suggest a short course of hormones to make you bleed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medication question- i take 80mg pepcid/80mg pantropozole aday, still reflux issue my doc added 1gm carafate, (sucralfate) b4 eating-is this safe.?
Not enough: You need evaluation by a specialist, a gastroenterologist, and possibly a scope of your esophagus, stomach and duodenum, several causes for what you have, most common is H. Pylori infection, but needs to be documented. Treatment is different for every condition, good luck ...Read more
Magnesium level is 1.6. Take Zoloft losartan betapace and nexium (esomeprazole).No kidney issues. Dr prescribed 400mg magnesium oxide. Interactions with meds?
Why is omeprazole considered a category c drug while Nexium (esomeprazole) is category b, if they are equivalent drugs?
See below: Because more data and studies have performed in animals and humans if it is b category. ...Read more
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