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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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Had heartburn and headache since Sleeve gastrectomy 4 days ago. Tried liquid Tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache and GasX strips and Zantac for heartburn. Plz help!!

Had heartburn and headache since Sleeve gastrectomy 4 days ago. Tried liquid Tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache and GasX strips and Zantac for heartburn. Plz help!!

See surgeon: In the early post-op period if you are continuing to have heartburn or abdominal pain you should are your surgeon. Some patients after gastrstrectomy are started on antireflux meds such as Protonix (pantoprazole) or omeprazole. In regards to the HA, it can sometimes be related to caffeine withdrawal if u r are coffee or tea drinker. Other possibilities could be related to medication or anesthesia. See surgeon ...Read more

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Could my indigestion-like symptoms be linked to numerous tylenol (acetaminophen) overdoses from 5 years ago?

Could my indigestion-like symptoms be linked to numerous tylenol (acetaminophen) overdoses from 5 years ago?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose can cause chronic inflammation of the liver. You should see a GI specialist who can evaluate your lever and makes sure you don't have ongoing problems and give you a strict diet which will help you with reflux. ...Read more

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I was prescribed lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) for pain. I have hiatal hernia, the heartburn is bad, ?

I was prescribed lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) for pain. I have hiatal hernia, the heartburn is bad, ?

Lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) bad idea: Lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) should not be use for hiatal hernia pain. If you have a big hiatal hernia you may be masking pain from an ulcer or low blood flow to the stomach. If you have just heartburn then once or twice a day Nexium (esomeprazole) is an excellent choice. An endoscopy should be done to check for ulcers or infection with a bacteria called h. Pylori. All else fails then surgery is a good choice. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen and depakote,both are hard to liver,but there is no interaction between these? is it safe? Nsaids cause stomach upset and heatburn

Acetaminophen and depakote,both are hard to liver,but there is no interaction between these? is it safe? Nsaids cause stomach upset and heatburn

Yes, it's safe: As long as you don't use more than 2 gm acetaminophen daily for long term and don't use any other products (eg OTC supplements, alcohol) which may potentially cause liver problems. Thanks ...Read more

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Would you die from 10 tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Would you die from 10 tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): This really depends on the dose of acetaminophen. A dose of 7gm at one time will put you into severe liver compromise. Current recommendation of the the aps is not to exceed 2-2.5gm/day, fda guide still states 4gm/day. An overdose will compromise the liver and if it does not recover then you could die. ...Read more

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Are there any limitations on acetaminophen (tylenol)?

Are there any limitations on acetaminophen (tylenol)?

Not>4000mg in 24 hrs: Total Acetaminophen use should not exceed 4000 mg in 24 hours. Consider that other medicines, including prescription pain medications can have Acetaminophen in them. Taking high doses can damage the liver. If you have liver problems, do not take medications with Acetaminophen without talking to your primary doctor, your liver doctor or to us. ...Read more

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Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more