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Can other antacids be taken with nexium (esomeprazole)?

Can other antacids be taken with nexium (esomeprazole)?

Yes they can be: Yes you can take other antacids while taking Nexium (esomeprazole) or other ppis if you get occasional breakthrough heartburn. ...Read more

Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
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Prevacid (Definition)

Prevacid is a proton pump inhibitor which is a kind of ...Read more


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What drugs interact with zantac (ranitidine)?

What drugs interact with zantac (ranitidine)?

Many drugs can: interact with zantac. Check this site for full list: http://www.drugs.com/drug-interactions/ranitidine,zantac-150.html ...Read more

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Are the over-the-counter meds as effective as nexium (esomeprazole)?

Are the over-the-counter meds as effective as nexium (esomeprazole)?

Not quite: Over-the-counter medications work the same as Nexium (esomeprazole) for the most part if they are Prilosec or prevacid. The only difference is the dose is about one quarter of that a prescription medication so you will not get as much acid production. ...Read more

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Anti-estrogen medications such as raloxifene. Any other options?

Anti-estrogen medications such as raloxifene. Any other options?

Evista (raloxifene): Some that use Evista (raloxifene) note the increase menopausal side effects ie hot flushes Evista (raloxifene) possible decrease risk of breast cancer. ...Read more

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Names of non ppi medications for acid reflux?

Names of non ppi medications for acid reflux?

Acid reduction...: Non-ppi acid reducers include the h2-blocker class (tagamet=cimetidine; zantac=ranitidine; pepcid=famotidine) as well as antacids (like maalox, mylanta, tums, (calcium carbonate) etc.). Can we help you further? ...Read more

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Are there any other medications to treat chronic diarrhea like motofen (difenoxin and atropine)?

Are there any other medications to treat chronic diarrhea like motofen (difenoxin and atropine)?

Not heard of this...: Motofrin is not a product with which i'm familiar. Yes there are agents for chronic diarrhea. But the cause of the chronic diarrhea must be determined first, in order to avoid harm. ...Read more

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Do the ppi's such as Nexium (esomeprazole) and other prescription ppi's work to help laryngopharyngeal reflux?

Do the ppi's such as Nexium (esomeprazole) and other prescription ppi's work to help laryngopharyngeal reflux?

Yes: If lpr is your problem, ppi (proton pump inhibitors) are the treatment. It is important to take ppi's as prescribed. Every day on an empty stomach 60 minutes before a meal. After a few weeks of regular use, if your problem hasn't resolved, speak to your physician. ...Read more

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Are pantoprozole and omeprazole same medication?

Are pantoprozole and omeprazole same medication?

No: Both meds belong to the same class and have the same effect but developed and produced by different Co. ...Read more

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Will taking an OTC medicine such as Prilosec or zegerid interfere with prescription meds such as metformin?

Will taking an OTC medicine such as Prilosec or zegerid interfere with prescription meds such as metformin?

Maybe: Otc Prilosec et. Al. Will change the acidity of the stomach. Some rx meds need the acid to be absorbed. Take the Prilosec alone at bedtime. Take any and all other meds at least 2 hours before or the next morning. ...Read more

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Are there any other over-the-counter drugs which work like oxybutynin?

Are there any other over-the-counter drugs which work like oxybutynin?

Something close..: There isn't any med that works like Oxybutynin that is available otc, but meds such as diphenhydramine/meclizine/dexbromphiramine etc..Can have similar (but less potent) effects on the bladder muscles. Thus use of these meds may reduce the urgency/frequency of urination problem which is more frequently treated with oxybutynin/tolterodine/solifenacin etc...Consult doc if u have problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there any known interactions between celexa (citalopram) and anti acids such as tums?

Are there any known interactions between celexa (citalopram) and anti acids such as tums?

No : After looking on epocrates, no interactions are noted between Tums and celexa (citalopram). For complete safety, always check with the pharmacist when a new medicine is added, even if it is over the counter. ...Read more

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Are there any other medications normally prescribed with PPIs for GERD? Can you just take the PPI only?

Are there any other medications normally prescribed with PPIs for GERD? Can you just take the PPI only?

Rx GERD: hi - theres a host of meds we use for GERD and PPIs are just one. If you have reflux and its not getting better after 6 weeks of trial of PPI then hou must go and see you doctor thanks ...Read more

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Is there a more natural alternative for nexium, (esomeprazole) besides prilosec, omeprazole or any other p.P.I medication, i'm highly allergic to them..Thanx?

Is there a more natural alternative for nexium, (esomeprazole) besides prilosec, omeprazole or any other p.P.I medication, i'm highly allergic to them..Thanx?

Careful: There are many natural alternatives to treating gerd, but make sure your physician is aware of what you are trying. Here is a link to just a few options. http://www.foxnews.com/health/2011/11/29/natural-remedies-for-acid-reflux/. ...Read more

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What are other medications similar to seroquel/quetiapine?

What are other medications similar to seroquel/quetiapine?

Antipsychotics: Other medications considered in the same class include: Zyprexa/olanzapine, Risperdal/risperidone, Geodon/ziprasidone, Abilify/aripiprazole, Latuda/lurasidone. They all have some common properties but can be very different in their effect from one person to the next. ...Read more

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What anti anxiety medicines are there other than SSRI's and Benzodiapemes? Thanks

What anti anxiety medicines are there other than SSRI's and Benzodiapemes?  Thanks

Not a pill!: CBT therapy is the most effective component of treatment for anxiety. W/ or w/out medication - if the therapist think it would help - the therapy is what help most. You can learn how to avoid, reduce and manage anxiety. Find one you can work well with. Best! ...Read more

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What other meds are good for acid reflux besides omeprazole ?

Proton pump inhibito: Omeprazole belongs to the class of proton pump inhibitors. Other options include pantoprazole & lansoprazole among others (http://www.drugs.com/drug-class/proton-pump-inhibitors.html). A step down in strength are H2 blockers (http://www.drugs.com/drug-class/h2-antagonists.html). Basic start is calcium carbonate such as Tums & Rolaids. Of course, try lifestyle options 1st. http://goo.gl/s1Ukdf ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Lansoprazole (Definition)

Proton pump inhibitor that decreases acid ...Read more