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Severe Gerd even on 40mg Protoninx Daily. what's next? GERD all day every day worse with food. Oatmeal even made it bad, I have lupus & dysautonomia

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Try PPI 2x/day

(1) the Protonix (pantoprazole) needs be taken 30-60 mins before your first meal.
(2) you may need a second dose before dinner. (3)No food/drink 3 hrs before bedtime (4)Normalized weight. Consult a GI doctor since there are new device or procedure which may greatly improve your GERD.

In brief: Try PPI 2x/day

(1) the Protonix (pantoprazole) needs be taken 30-60 mins before your first meal.
(2) you may need a second dose before dinner. (3)No food/drink 3 hrs before bedtime (4)Normalized weight. Consult a GI doctor since there are new device or procedure which may greatly improve your GERD.
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Dr. Richard Zimon
You could add PEPCID OTC one tablet twice a day...if there are no contraindications in your medical history...Ask your Doctor I concur with Dr Chiu!
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