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Diagnosed in ER with gastritis in October. Prescribed Protonix and it worked wonders. Any OTC medicines I can use to treat at home this time? Dosages?
Is amitriptyline a good medicine to treat panic disorder i was prescribed that and protonix yesterday and I'm not sure its going to work?
Not common choices: For Panic Disorder, those medications are not usually prescribed. They are for major depression and gastric acid problems respectively in most cases. Drugs are used 'off label' more and more, so this may be a new choice. Do take the opportunity to clarify w/ the Dr who prescribed. Don't simply ignore it and don't start it until you understand why, what to expect, etc. Take care, be well! ...Read more
Suffering from acid reflux for 1 wk. was put on protonix 4 days ago but havnt felt relief from chest pain/burning. When will the medicine take affect?
Give time to heal.: Protonix is a very effective drug and works from the very first day in blocking the acid production, The burning is usually from the damage to the lining of the esophagus (The food pipe). This damage takes about a week or little longer to heal. Please continue taking Protonix and give some time. ...Read more
Took protonix for 47 days. Should 3 mild stomach ulcers be healed? Medicine caused stomach discomfort but better now that i stopped. Negative h. Pylor
Stomach ulcers : Usually heal well in 2 months with ppis- protonix. However they can recur with triggering factors like stress, taking nsaids- motrin, eating spicy foods, excessive intake of caffeine and alcohol etc. Take care and god bless u! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/digestive-diseases-peptic-ulcer-disease. ...Read more
I take multiple medicines and can never seem to get enough sleep medicines such as paxil, trazadone, clonozapan, singular, protonix , tricor, Lipitor ?
Reevaluate sleep: You can develop a tolerance to the sedating effects of medications such that they stop working to help you sleep. Have your doctor evaluate your sleeping problem. How many hours are you sleeping, is it disrupted, are you sleeping 8 hours but really want to sleep 12? What other factors may be causing sleeping problems for you? These are all important questions to be addressed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have 3 "mild" stomach ulcers. 23 days on protonix (breakfast), still heartburn in the early a.M. And some during the day. Need different medicine?
Maybe: First of all, stop drinking alcohol. If you have small gastric ulcers, and they are not related to either h. Pylori or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, then they should respond well to a ppi, like protonix. If you still have relux symptoms, speak to your physician, and ask for a change of medication or for the ability to take it twice a day before meals. ...Read more
Which controls reflux best: 150mg ranitidine twice a day, 20mg protonix twice a day,40mg protonux once a day or combo of both drugs?
Reflux : A lot of people take protonix just once daily at either 20 or 40mg and do well but others, anecdotally, seem to prefer taking the 20 mg dose twice daily. Ranitidine can work well for a lot of people as well (twice daily). however, if your reflux is very severe I recommend that you get an evaluation by a gastroenterologist to make sure it's you're only dealing with simple gastroesophageal reflux ...Read more
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