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Omeprazole And Hangovers
You may...: There are minor interactions between the agents you mentioned, according to the following reference: http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=187-0,1034-14582,685-337,1015-567 ...Read more
Is pantoprazole good for hangovers? Sometimes taking Tums (calcium carbonate) aint enough to settle my stomach. D:
No: Pantoprazole and other proton-pump inhibitors will not treat hangovers. Tums (calcium carbonate) is also not good for hangovers but does help a little with the nausea associated with hangovers. The best treatment for hangovers is not to get so drunk in the first place and to drink clear non-sugary fluids, proteins, and b vitamins to help with symptoms. Time is the only cure. ...Read more
To take prilosec, pepto bismal, and aciphex (rabeprazole) for my acidic stomach. Howeverit doesnnausea. Are these normal side-effects of surgery?
Surgery?: Are you talking about cholecystectomy (gallbladder surgery), I am assuming this is the case because usually it is followed by post-cholecystectomy syndrome, taking such medications for acidity indicates there is something serious needs to be taking care of with possibility of gastric ulcer. ...Read more
Will taking daily RX of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) make my stomach issues worse? Excessive Diarrhea and stomach growling had heartburn earlier used magnesium drink med
Is gluten/dairy free chocolate okay for gastritis diet? Currently taking Zantac, Protonix, (pantoprazole) and Levsin-SL for loss of appetite, nausea, gnawing feeling
Assumed Dx and RX:
It seems that you diagnosed youself, ? was the Rx given by a MD, Why are you taking 3 medicines
Anorexia, nausea, may be side effects of medicines , or you may have underlying Peptic ulcer disease/Gall bladder disease/Dyspepsia, that needs work up, not self treatment.
You need to see a gastroenterologist for definite Dx, and proper management.
Is pepcid (famotidine) better to take than prilosec? Ive heard prilosec can cause magnesium deficiency and pepcid (famotidine) generally has no adverse side effects. True?
Need to see doctor: If you need all these medications, you need to consult a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Taken Nexium, (esomeprazole) generic Nexium, (esomeprazole) and Protonix which cause drowsiness. Would it be worth taking Prevacid or Prilosec? Will tired feeling go away with time
Doubtful: None of the actions of any of these drugs would have anything to do with drowsiness. That is a very uncommon side effect of any of them. BUT Prilosec is well known to gum up the liver's ability to get other drugs out of you including all sedatives including alcohol.... so .. that one is doubly out. Otherwise, while I cannot explain why these drugs do that on you, the entire group is similar ...Read more
Cinnamon, garlic and citrus really upset my stomach. Gerd? Ulcer? I take 30mg of prevacid (lansoprazole) daily.
Upset stomach: This is more likely to be gerd. All those foods do irritate the stomach and cause bloating this aggravates gerd. ...Read more
What're the effects drinking alcohol while taking these medications: paroxetine, zolpidem, and levetiracetam?
Additive: Acohol has an additive sedating effect with all those meds. That you're taking that particular pharmacological cocktail implies you have a significant neuropsychiatric disorder. Alcoholmusevin these conditions can be detrimental. Please share your drinking history with prescribing doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maynot need Immodium: It depends on the cause of the diarrhea. If someone develop salmonellosis or infection caused by salmonella bacteria, just drinking fluids and eating simple, soft and bland diet might be enough. Having bloody diarrhea or any other complications or diarrhea lasting more than 3-4 days, needs medical attention from a physician.Thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diarrhea,vomiting for weeks.severe stomach pain & cramps.can't keep food down.been taking omeprazole and mylanta.not helping. ULCER? TREATMENTS? HELP!
How quickly do you feel the effects of products like prevacid and Nexium (esomeprazole) on stomach pain?
Depends: Some feel improvement within minutes of hours. However, it may take up to 14 days to reach maximal benefit. ...Read more
I've been taking Nexium (esomeprazole) and developed bad dizziness, nauseau, neck pressure and brain fog. Could the Nexium (esomeprazole) cause this?
YES, BUT...: Yes, those are possible side effects to nexium (esomeprazole), (esomeprazole) but they may represent something that has nothing to do with nexium (esomeprazole). Your doctor will want to know dosage, timing, anything else youre taking and may want to do anexamination. Have the dr check this out. Feel better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You can, but...: Carbonated soft drinks are acidic and contain caffeine, so they are bad at causing reflux from several points of view. If you were having reflux bad enough to require Nexium, you might want to consider stopping the soft drinks altogether. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much alcohol can I drink after taking 1000mg of Paracetamol? Drinking 1.5L of home made alcohol (2-5% of alcohol) with paracetamol make me sick?
No alcohol: Combination of alcohol and paracetamol can result in hepatic necrosis. Alcohol is a poison and it never did anybody any good, so stay away from it. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
I have acid relfux ( acid coming up). PPIs ( Prilosec, Nexium, and Prevacid) give dizziness and swelling in my throat. Doc won't put me on prescription. Zantac and Pepcid isn't strong enough. No h.pylori. Should I take ppi regardless of side effects?
Reflux: Have you tried strict dietary measures like avoidance of caffeine, alcohol,nicotine,spices, and greasy foods which can loosen the sphincter or valve between the stomach contents and esophagus? You could try taking gaviscon as a preventative of gerd. Sometimes symptoms are not due to acid reflux but due to bile reflux which doesn't respond to ppi's or zantac (ranitidine). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is omeprazole so poor in controlling excess stomach acid compared to esomeprazole? I find even OTC ranitidine and cimetidine work better. Just me?
A PPI: or proton pump inhibitor decreases stomach acid. This is important in esophageal reflux (heartburn) or to prevent or treat ulcers.. CPDR stands for delayed-release (DR) capsule (CP), This is important because the acid in the stomach could inactivate it. It releases from the capsule in the intestine after it leaves the stomach. There it can work from the bloodstream side. ...Read more
Adverse effects: omeprazole can cause liver impairment, severe skin reactions, inflammation of the pancreas, kidney disease, bone fractures, low magnesium, gastritis, infections of the bowel and diarrhea. More common side effects are headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, flatulence, fever and urinary infection. ...Read more
Yes but: Yes but ask your doctor who knows you well. Omeprazole is ppi for acid in gerd ; peptic ulcer disease. 5hydrotryptophan is herbal product people use it for depression, fibromyalgia ;adhd on their own. The only adverse reaction reported with use of both together are itching ; fungal dermatiitis. ...Read more
Similar: They both are in the class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors which lowers stomach acid. Each drug has its own side effects and different profile, but their goals are the same.. to lower stomach acid. They operate differently than histamine blockers such as zantac (ranitidine) ( Ranitidine) and pepsid ( famotidine). They are also different than antacids such as Maalox, and Mylanta. ...Read more
No: Losec (omeprazole) aka Omeprazole or Prilosec (omeprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases production of stomach acid. It has no effect of celiac disease. If losec (omeprazole) is helping you then you either don't have celiac disease or you have both celiac disease and a hyperacid state causing peptic ulcer, duodenal ulcer, or esophagitis. ...Read more