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Is nexium (esomeprazole) 40 mg stronger then protonix40 mg?

Is nexium (esomeprazole) 40 mg stronger then protonix40 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

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Dear sir 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 ?

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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

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My doctor prescribed me to take pantoprazole 40 mg twice daily. Isn't this overdosage?

My doctor prescribed me to take pantoprazole 40 mg twice daily. Isn't this overdosage?

Twice daily: This is a high dose, but not overdose. He or she probably only wants it to be taken at this dose for a few weeks to a month, then back down once daily. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take calcium carbonate with my tecta 40 mg (pantaprozole magnesium)?

Is it okay to take calcium carbonate with my tecta 40 mg (pantaprozole magnesium)?

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

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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 ?

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

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Is 80 mg omeprazole equivalent to 60 mg dexilant (dexlansoprazole)?

Is 80 mg omeprazole equivalent to 60 mg dexilant (dexlansoprazole)?

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 more

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Can I take Fluoxetine (20 mg) and Pepcid (famotidine) AC together?

Can I take Fluoxetine (20 mg) and Pepcid (famotidine) AC together?

Yes, okay together: There are no known interactions between fluoxetine (an antidepressant also known as Prozac) and Pepcid AC (famotidine - an acid reducer). Best regards. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Endoscopy Needed: My rule in my practice if the strongest dose and medication does not fix the problem then by thirty days we now have proof that an upper GI endoscopy is mandatory. ...Read more

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What is pentium 40 mg for?

What is pentium 40 mg for?

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

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Am aged 40 and BP is 110/70 is it normal?

Am aged 40 and BP is 110/70 is it normal?

Yes, it is good: This is a normal blood pressure..So no worries right now. But BP does increase as you get older...So check it regularly every 1 or 2 years and keep a record in your file. ...Read more

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How fertile am I at age 40?

How fertile am I at age 40?

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 more

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What number of milliequivalents of k+ are in a 40. ml dose?

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

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I have tremendous hairfall , I m 40 unmarried . please help?

I have tremendous hairfall , I m 40 unmarried . please help?

Your dermatologist: can do a workup to see if the cause for your hair loss can be identified. Possibly, a treatable cause can be determined. ...Read more

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In your 30's 40's and 50's, what are the chances of needing any kind of surgery?

In your 30's 40's and 50's, what are the chances of needing any kind of surgery?

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

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Dm2 age 40 fp 250 pp352?

Dm2 age 40 fp 250  pp352?

High: These are very high numbers. You need to start treatment or intensification of your regimen. ...Read more

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Is MCV 117.4 and MCH 40.2 a need to worry?

Is MCV 117.4 and MCH 40.2 a need to worry?

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

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Last stage of cpod at 40%?

Last stage of cpod at 40%?

This is stage 3 copd: There are 4 stages of cops stage 3 has fev1 30-50%, stage 4 or very severe COPD has fev1 less than 30% or signs of cor pulmonary or right heart failure. ...Read more

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Is 40 to old to have children?

Is 40 to old to have children?

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 more

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Is 20/30 and 20/40 vision bad?

Is 20/30 and 20/40 vision bad?

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

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What;s a healthy weight at 60 vs 40?

What;s a healthy weight at 60 vs 40?

Depends upon height: There are tables published of ideal body weight for different heights. You can look up a term called body mass index (bmi) which will determine where you fit in this spectrum. It is a good measure of obesity. ...Read more

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I just turned 40 what changes can I expect?

Same as 39: Though if you have never had a fasting lipid panel, it would be a good idea. ...Read more

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Is INR of 4.0 dangerous?

Is INR of 4.0 dangerous?

Yes: Not an emergency, but risk of abnormal bleeding is increased. ...Read more

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Febuzex 40 side effects?

Febuzex 40 side effects?

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

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It's clenbuterol 40 mcg?

It's clenbuterol 40 mcg?

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

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My heartbeat 40 per minute?

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

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I'm 50 and 40 lb overweight?

I'm 50 and 40 lb overweight?

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 more

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