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Lansoprazol 40 Mg
Pt driven: There is no definitive answer here. The answer is patient driven. Both these meds are in the same class of PPI (Proton Pump Inhibitors) and are oth at 40mg. Some pateints may feel the nexium (esomeprazole) works better, whereas others feel the protonix does. Depending on what your insurance covers and which one makes you fee better is the one for you. Diet with avoidance of triggers is most important. ...Read more
Yes, you can take: them without serious interaction if taken as directed. ...Read more
Yes, indeedy: There are no reported interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
i am taking nexum 40 mg +metronidazole 400 mg in morning and 300 mg Zantac (ranitidine) evening time and 40 mg famotidine at night +metronidazole 400 mg ?
Your question...?: Your drug regimen is quite unorthodox--there is no apparent reason to combine two h2 blockers (zantac (ranitidine) and famotidine), nor is it clear what Metronidazole is treating here. Happy to assist, if we know what you're asking & you can provide a little more information please. ...Read more
Is taking 2 nexium (esomeprazole) 22.3 mg over the counter same as prescription brand name nexium (esomeprazole) 40 mg ? My doctor said it ok bec my insurance won't cover nexium (esomeprazole) 40
YES: as usual OTC doses are about one halp Prescription dosage! It's the same medication ...no problem! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
If prescribed by...: ... A doctor, this is an appropriate combination. ...Read more
Combination therapy: There is no adverse effect taking Tecta (T) with calcium carbonate (C). T eliminates the stomach's ability to secrete acid and its use should eliminate most pain from either GERD, gastritis or peptic ulcer disease. If you are taking C for heart burn relief, say a gastroenterologist to make sure you have nothing else wrong with your upper GI tract. Good luck. ...Read more
30 days on 40 mg pantoprazole, still mild heartburn, endoscopy diagnosed 3 'mild' stomach ulcers. Doc said try 40 mg panta a.M. 150mg ranitidine ?
May need more: Infrequently, standard treatment is inadequate. I would first avoid all alcohol, coffee, tea, caffeinated beverages, and tomato sauces, as well as spicy foods. After doing that, if the heartburn is still felt, you could try the pantaprazole twice a day for at least 30 days. ...Read more
Ppi dosing: The maximum doses of each ppi are equipotent in reducing acid. Going higher than these doses impart no greater benefit and should not be exceeded. Prilosec/omeprazole: 20 BID. Prevacid/lansoprazole:30 BID. Nexium/esomeprazole:40 bid. Protonix/pantoprazole: 40 bid.Aciphex/rabeprazole:20 bid.Zegerid 40 daily. and Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) 60 daily. So to answer Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)60=omeprazole40, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
30 days on 40 mg pantaprazole, still mild heartburn from diagnosed 3 'mild' stomach ulcers. Decided w/doc to try 40 mg panta a.M. 150mg ranitidine p.M?
Is it ok to take lexapro 20mg, Xanax (alprazolam) .5 mg twice daily, 15 mg remron, and 300 mg lithium?
Yes: Shouldn't cause any problems & hopefully it will help ...Read more
Is it safe to take lisinopril 40 mg twice daily, metoprolol tartrate 25 mg once daily, and bumetanide 1 mg once daily safe. I'm also hep c.?
I'm on toprol (metoprolol) 25mg xr. 2 times daily. Benicar. Ativan. Omeorazole. I took an aspirin today. 81 mg baby aspirin is this ok?
Pantoprazole: Pantoprazole is used for short-term treatment of erosion and ulceration of the esophagus caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease. Initial treatment is generally of eight weeks' duration, after which another eight week course of treatment may be considered if necessary. It can be used as a maintenance therapy for long term use after initial response is obtained. ...Read more
Fertilily at age 40: Unfortunately, at age 40 a woman is past the peak of fertility. The only way to assess her fertility to perform blood testing for certain hormones on cycle 2 or 3 of a menstrual cycle. Although not perfect is will give an assessment of her ability to conceive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dose of K: This depends on the concentration of K in mEq in the liquid. Read the label and get back with me. ...Read more
Not rare: I can't give you a percentage, but if you consider all the variety of procedures possible, from oral extractions to skin lesions to orthopoedic repairs to simple hernias to the complex GI procedure to cardiothoracic procedures, there's a good chance something will be needed, and i'm not even including colonoscopy and other endoscopic procedures. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: These indicate that red blood cells are much larger than normal. There are several reasons this may occur. Diseases such as pernicious anemia, hemolytic anemia, liver problems, alcoholism, folate (folic acid) deficiency, and myelodysplasia are some. Certain medications can also lead to this. Please consult with your health care provider. ...Read more
Maybe,maybe not: Many women are quite successful in their pregnancies at 40.There is some reduced fertility & increased risk of complications, but if your basic health is good & you understand the increased risk of down syndrome, i don't see any reason to say it's too late. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: These are levels of vision that still indicate good and useful vision. If you are used to 20/20 vision and you have a drops to 20/30 or 20/40 (uncorrectable) then it may seem bad to you. In my state of washington, the break point for a driver's license is a vision level of 20/40, so the state does not consider this 'bad'. ...Read more
Febutaz?: Perhaps febutaz? This is a gout medicine that goes by the name uloric in the us and febutaz in india. Side effects include nausea, diarrhea, headache, joint aches, abnormal liver tests & rash. No relation to the medicine has been found but there is a coincidental higher incidence of cardiovascular blockage with heart attack and stroke in patients on this medicine. Report any concern to doctor. ...Read more
Caution: Clenbuterol is a beta 2 agonist that bronchodilates for asthma & COPD to improve breathing. It is also used by athletes as a performance enhancer. Most asthma products including cloenbuterol are ok in pregnancy because asthma causing hypoxia is worse for the fetus than the medicine. It is category c - means caution in pregnancy benefits like improving asthma need to be present. ...Read more
Brady healthy: Congratulations. This is something well trained athletes brag about. It can indicate a very efficient heart! now if this occurs while exercising, or if you feel bad with it it may be a heart rhythm problem. See a doctor. If you have passed out recently, see a doctor today. ...Read more
Change your life: At the most basic level dieting takes no time or money. You can choose to eat less. I am sure you are busy, we all are. Do you have anything more important than your life? We each have 24 hours per day. Find a way to demand that you have earned the right to spend 1 of those hours each day to keep you alive. Would a check for $1million convince you? Would a funeral convince you? What will it take? ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers