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I am 21 weeks pregnant I have been taking rennie tablets that expired 4 months ago. Are me or the baby in any harm. Thanks x
Don't worry, but...: Most expiration dates are rather arbitrary. Rennie is mostly calcium & magnesium & those should not ever go bad so no concern about them being expired. My only concern is that rennie has corn starch, much of which comes genetically modified corn. I feel it is wise to avoid gmo foods during pregnancy as much as possible as these have never been proven safe! see http://www.Nongmoshoppingguide.Com/. ...Read more
Hi, I took azithromycin yesterday afternoon but I have just taken 2 Rennie tablets. Will this be ok? Will it affect my azithromycin?
Rennie tabs: Rennie tablets, which are antacids decrease the acid in your stomach. This can slow down the breakdown of the coating for medications. You should be fine with the timeline you laid out. ...Read more
Feeling nausea and fullness after eating a little,, and also abdominal pain ihave to take Rennie ( a tablet that i chew ) to feel better what ?
Many possibilities: There are many possibilities, and talking to a doctor is the best way to get an evaluation. Relief from Rennie (short acting antacid) makes it possible you have gastritis/GERD/ulcer disease, and it may be worth trying a longer acting antacid pill such as Pepcid(famotidine 40mg twice daily) or Prilosec (omeprazole 20 mg once/day) for two weeks. If symptoms persist, do talk to your doctor! ...Read more
What kind of herbs do you suggest for acid reflux I use rennie when i feel bad but i don't want take medicine often what can I do to relax my stomach?
Ganoderma: Organogold coffee contains the king of herbs call gaoderma. My patients no longer experiencing such common i poblem. Go online:www.Drerniestarcafe, organogold.Com. You can order it if you want it. ...Read more
Severe upper abdominal and back pain 30 weeks pregnant. I took Rennie but pain is still there. What should I do?
Go to hospital now.: May be bad heartburn or acid reflux. But we have to make sure that at the moment you're not developing an atypical pre-eclampsia picture that involves the liver and maybe high blood pressure. Risks for this in you pregnancy are your age, and being in third trimester. Google the term. Also, ? Gallstones? Even worst case scenario preterm labor and placental issues. So go yo your hospital ASAP,! ...Read more
Am in amitryptaline & propranalol. Am vomiting brown foam which burns. Think is stomach acid. Is it ok to use Gaviscon or rennie?
It is OK: Generally, it is safe and should not cause any problem. ...Read more
Burning throat: Greetings. The burning throat should be evaluated by an ENT doc. Not sure if you have voice changes or swallowing difficulty but an endoscopic evaluation is probably a good idea if your meds for reflux isn't working. It may take more time and you may add an antacid as needed. Reduce the acid in your diet, sleep with your head elevated, avoid eating before bed, lose weight and st smoking may help. ...Read more