Doctor insights on:
Can acid reflux cause daily non stop nausea? I take prevacid (lansoprazole) 15mg daily for a few months now. Have to eat every 2 hours or i get really sick.
If you had to choose between 1 prevacid or 2-4 Zantac (ranitidine) to manage GERD (morning nausea and nausea between meals) for life which would you choose?
GERD: Neither is good for life, chronic acid suppression, especially by ppis like prevacid, (lansoprazole) can create more problems down the line in the stomach. You should consider dietary changes, losing weight and other ways to control your gerd rather than depending on medications at your young age. ...Read more
Have chronic gastritis x1yr. Taking prevacid (lansoprazole) 30mg x6months. Possibly stress related. Which ad would be best? Elavil? Chronic nausea x1yr.
Stopping lansoprazole has caused me to have a burning throat and abdomen and nausea. Is this normal?
Sounds like: The medicine was helping and since you went off you are having acid issues. ...Read more
Together : There is no reason to take both together. They serve the same purpose. Choose one and stay with it. ...Read more
Yes: You need to be monitored for the side effects of Relafen and other nsaids. Prevacid can help decrease the risk of GI bleeding. It is a proton pump inhibitor. Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) even has a proton pump inhibitor in the same pill with the Naproxen and decrease gastric ulcers. The proton pump inhibitors increase the protection from the NSAID induced GI ulcerations and bleeding. ...Read more
Chronic PPI use: There are concerns that taking a proton pump inhibitor such as prevacid (lansoprazole) for very long periods of time may increase the risk of bone fractures If you have chronic dyspepsia, you should consider evaluation by a gastroenterologist to determine if there is an underlying cause such as H Pylori infection. ...Read more