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Prevacid Allergy In Children
Breastfed 6wk old doing better since prevacid (lansoprazole). Wana switch 2 form, pediatric says to use alimentum. Howdo I know for certain she has a mlk allergy?
She doesn't to BMilk: Please do yourself and ur baby a huge favor for the rest of her life & continue to breastfeed. Human breast milk is the best thing u can do for ur baby. Assuming mom's nutrition is optimum. There are so many benefits, with the highest- developing baby's strong immune system, ability to digest and therefore have top nutrition&health, &equally important the bond you strengthen w/her that is priceless. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
27 year-old woman got treated for H. pylori a month ago, but only got better for a week before nausea and "stomach burning" returned, and lookin.....?
You need a breath test to see if you've been adequately treated and possible a GI consult.
Look for a federally qualifies health clinic near you to get treated at low or no cost. ...Read more
Sure: Sure, they're not contraindicated. Feel better!Get a more detailed answer ›
Will likely digest: When a person takes Prevacid (lansoprazole), (lansoprazole) it should be because they have too much stomach acid. While the drug will likely lower the level of acid, there are other ways that acid is produced and released. It is probably better to think of Prevacid (lansoprazole) as "dialing it down" rather than turning off a switch. ...Read more
Depends who answers: Prevacid (http://www. Drugs. Com/prevacid. Html) is a brand of generic lansoprazole. Most original versions of drugs are 50:50 mix of mirror images. In other words, they come in right AND left hand versions. Some manufacturers have learned to separate active version (sometimes right, other times left) from inactive one. Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) (http://www. Drugs. Com/mtm/dexilant. Html) is active right hand version. ...Read more
Not really: Ideally men should not drink more that 2 servings of alcohol / day; Women should limit alcohol to 1 serving / day. Excessive alcohol can contribute to both gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) and an ulcer. I would encourage you to limit your alcohol intake, and consider abstaining from it, depending on the diagnosis that led to your prescription for Prevacid. ...Read more
Please discuss: With your own doctor. Risk vs benefit in your situation needs to be assessed. In general, it is not recommended while nursing. ...Read more
No....: Both are PPI.......if needed you can take one with increased dose. ...Read more
PPI side effects: Prevacid, protonix, (pantoprazole) Prilosec (& their generic equivalents) are similar, very well tolerated medications called proton pump inhibitors. In the short term they can cause a number of dose-dependent side effects including commonly headache and diarhea. Longer term use carries other consequences (please see my earlier answer on this topic in healthtap)--like bone thinning, low magnesium, c.Difficile. ...Read more
I was on Prilosec OTC 3 months before. Can I repeat it after three months or should I change (like prevacid).
How many prevacid (lansoprazole) OTC can you take in a day? Dr suspects acid reflux. I think it's LPR trying a theory.
Is taking two 15 mg of Prevacid (lansoprazole) the same as taking a 30 mg Prevacid (lansoprazole) prescription strength?
Yes: Yes, may only need 15 mg, not much benefit of more. ...Read more
My iron sat. Level was 9, hemog. Was 12. What can I do to get my levels up. I was on prevacid (lansoprazole) it cause it all doc said.
Eat iron-rich foods: Red meat, spinach best.Get a more detailed answer ›
I asked a question but the dr didn't seem to understand what I was asking. .. can I use Prevacid instead of nexium for gastritis flare up??
Prevacid vs Nexium: In general, the answer is "yes." Both are Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs). Used sparingly, rather than long term, these PPIs are both effective for temporary relief of heartburn symptoms. It would be best to let your doctor know you are switching, if you decide to do so, so your medical record can be updated. ...Read more
Dr. Told me to take Nexium, (esomeprazole) but it interacts badly with my Valium. I haven't found any interaction with Prevacid. Ok to take with Valium?
Probably: There are drug interactions between almost everything. I can tell you many people take a proton pump inhibitor and a benzodiazepine without any problem, especially if both are taken on as needed basis. I assume you are already avoiding foods that provoke acid reflux, and working on weight loss if overweight. That will cut down need for drugs like nexium, (esomeprazole) unless you have other reasons for taking it ...Read more
Internal reflux 1/2 co prevacid (lansoprazole) morning and night (18lbs) had shot (4 months) and don't want to drink at all (alimentum) for 3 days now is it the shot?
Confusing? Is it a: 4-mo.- old boy with 91st%ile wt. Or girl with 97th%ile wt. On Prevacid (lansoprazole) for gastroesophageal reflux & Alimentum for allergies to cow's milk & soy proteins because of poor feeding who received vaccines recently & now has had no intake of formula or Pedialyte for 72 hrs.? Loss of appetite a day post-vaccines lasts 3 days in ~25% of infants. 72 hrs. Of zero fluid intake warrants a trip to an ER. ...Read more
My nine week old has reflux and is on prevacid (lansoprazole) but will only stay asleep for at most one hour, she only sleeps deeply when she is on me. Is this safe?
Other suggestions: I would suggest elevating the head of her crib 30 degrees with a foam wedge placed under the mattress. Her room should be quiet and dimly lit with a night light or dark. The AAP guidelines recommend that she sleep on her back. Her crib may be placed near or in your room, to make feedings easier, but bright light and noise should be avoided. ...Read more
Baby 4 months old, still struggling with silent reflux. Was given 7, 5 mg prevacid (lansoprazole) 1xday but now less effective. Can I go up to 11, 25 mg. Side effects?
Call your doctor: Any medication changes on a prescription medicine need to be recommended by your doctor. Call your doctor for his/her particular advice. Don't adjust the dosage on your own. ...Read more
It: Has been reported in the side effect profile. But rare. If symptoms started after you started medicine. Stop the med. And call you doctor ...Read more