Any ideas for a healthy substitute for nexium (esomeprazole)?

Avoid carbonated . Drinks, drink lots of water and eat two medium sized red skinned apples daily - one mid morning and one mid evening. When heart burn occurs, immediately drink 16 ounces of water!

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Several tests prove I don't have acid reflux. Nexium, (esomeprazole) the acid reflux drug, is the only thing that can manage my ibs-like symptoms. Any idea why?

Nexium (esomeprazole) is for reflux. First of all Nexium (esomeprazole) is used for acid reflux and not for ibs. Secondly we do not know what tests you had and what your symptoms are but if you are symptom free with Nexium (esomeprazole) you probably are being treated for acid reflux and not for ibs symptoms i suggest you discuss with your treating physician or gastroenterologist about your condition and treatment. Read more...

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Cough. Are you taking any medications that could cause a cough - stopping these may help. Trial of a medication to help reduce the cough, tessalon perles, (benzonatate) may be a benefit. Also, testing and treatment of asthma may also help reverse the symptoms. Read more...
Habit. Since it developed over the last few months my first thought would be a post nasal drip possibly caused by allergies. However, if the nasacort (triamcinolone) has not helped and tests have ruled out the other possiblities, it may just be a habit that you developed. Read more...

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Sprue? I'm sorry to hear about your illness, there could be many things wrong with you. However gluten intolerance, also known as sprue, is one additional thought. Please see your soctor to discuss. Good luck! Read more...