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I am 9 weeks pregnant. I am on 40 mg. Nexium (esomeprazole). I have severe burning in my chest! Tums don't touch it! what else can I do?
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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Maalox
It works great! use as directed, of course.

In brief: Maalox
It works great! use as directed, of course.
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
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Dr. David Wyatt
LOVE the liquid Maalox / Mylanta - i even keep in fridge for that "instant" cooling effect - also, please make sure to eat small meals - multiple times a day - like 5-6-7 times a day and not eat for at least 4-5 hours before bed... and watch for trigger foods that REALLY aggravate you and avoid them! GOOD LUCK with the pregnancy!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!
Dr. Megan Bird
If you take the Maalox and Nexium and still have pain, you need to see your doctor.
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