Zegerid for heartburn

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Avatar n tn Prilosec did absolutely nothing for me. I was successfully treated for H. Pylori in Nov 07. Since then I have been suffering from Water Brash and now heartburn. I don't know where to turn. My GI now wants me to take Zegerid(isn't this med just like Prilosec with sodium?). Any input will be greatly appreciated.
Avatar m tn In the labeling for Zegerid (Omeprazole and Sodium Bicarbonate) the incidence of headaches reported is approximately 2% thus is labeled as a potential side effect with the medication. There are no warnings or precautions listed for Zegerid (Omeprazole and Sodium Bicarbonate) as being known to cause migraine headaches or light sensitivity.
Avatar m tn what works for one person may not work for another, in my case what works for me 1 week my not work the next, my body gets used to the product- so my Dr. tells me. OTC products can be doubled if the strenght on the box does not work---Try Pepsid AC they have a 10 & 20 mg....(the perscription for that is Axid 300mg)....I have been on them all, but not the ones with Sodium Bicarbonate like Zegerid OTc....
Avatar f tn Take some TUM TUM TUM TUM TUMS anticid®, for heartburn relief. Always work for me. Hate the chalky taste but they seem to work, so I look past that. If that does not work, try Pepcid, Gaviscon, Prilosec OTC, Omeprazole, Pepto, Zegerid OTC, Equate Acid Relief or Alka-Seltzer. If you do not want to go to the store, try a quick remedy-- baking soda or cold milk. And also, you can use PregEase. It treats morning sickness and heartburn.
877337 tn?1249848050 It's not in my chest, and I have never really had heartburn before, so I don't know. I go to the second Endro tomorrow. Just want to know if this is something I should mention to him or not. Thanks!
Avatar f tn I have had acid reflux for years now and i have been taking meds for it. My doctor told me I need to try to ween myself off of the medicine (zegerid, because nexium and a million other meds dont woork). I tried doing that and I still keep getting heartburn no matter what. I have gotten the endoscopy several times and the doctors just say that the bottom of my esophagus is not tight, which gives me G.E.R.D. I can't deal with this anymore.
394931 tn?1208119195 if i eat or drink anything i have bad heartburn doesnt matter what it is. my doctor prescribed me pantoloc for the heartburn which is not working at all. all it does is make me vomit..i am at the end here i am 23 years old and i am usually so uncomfortable because of the heart burn. my doctor said it is acid reflux and the pantoloc will help, but hasnt, any ideas?
Avatar f tn After a light supper, I took a 2 mile walk to try to get rid of the severe heartburn, reflux, and cough. I've only gotten mild relief. For others who have tried Protonix, is relief around the corner?
Avatar f tn For fast relief from heartburn that is safe for mom and baby mix a teaspoon of baking soda or more if needed with water and drink. Not the best taste but very effective AND works very quickly!
Avatar f tn then today I purchased an immuno boost product that you put in your drinks , all organic plant extracts, I also take zegerid for severe acid reflux and gastrparisis and when i woke this morning my mouth was dry and while I was cleaning my toungue, I looked underneath and it looked swollen so i took a qtip and touched it and these red lines with small bumps raied like where the vaines go , they are raied up and puffy, what is happening to me????
Avatar f tn I got a sore throat so painful was sent to ent who found I had a sever burnt larynex probably due to acid reflux. Prior to this happening a month ago, I never had heartburn or indigestion. Never has stomach or throat issues. He prescribed Zegerid 40mgs twice a day. After a week taking 2 a day, I now find that I have indigestion and also pains in my stomach every now and then. My pharmacy questioned taking 2 a day and I was wondering if I should continue to take 2 a day.
Avatar f tn Lol just do your research and try others till you find something that works for you. Most antacids/reducers are fine for you and baby.
Avatar f tn I had a hiatel hernia removed about 20 years ago, and since then have been on Nexium(which my insurance no longer covers), and I am currently taking Prilosec, and I still have constant heartburn, pains in my chest, sometimes it feels like the belch is stuck in my chest, and I have to force it out. What is this?
Avatar m tn I was on Zegerid and probiotics(still taking them) for 3 months prior to September and still had the swollen tonsils. I cannot swallow properly, I snore so loud I wake myself up along with the household, I am always gagging and choking on my own saliva, constant allergies and post nasal drip...What does this have to do with GERD? I have no heartburn and no irregular amount of erosions in my esophagus!
Avatar f tn While I would be happy never having another tube down my throat, should I have any additional upper endoscopies? Or is this just a 'let's hope for the best and if it will, it will' type things? Thanks for any experience/help :-) Like I said, I'm feeling much, much better - but I definitely don't want it to progress to Barrett's esophagus! (On another note, what the heck is a z-line, and why is it important?
Avatar n tn Hello Dr. Brief History- I am a 37 yr old female, over weight 5' 2" 150lbs. In DEC 2006 I had a Colonoscopy and upper Endoscopy. Findings were positive ( 2+ / 4+ ) for H. pylori, hiatial hernia, fragments of gastric mucosa with moderate to severe chronic gastritis, very focal activity.no dysplasia or malignancy seen. Was put on a 2 week cocktail to eradicte bacteria, one month later I took the h. pylori breath test and the exam came back negative for the infection.
Avatar n tn Those did hurt higher, and I seriously thought I was going to have a heart attack or was having them. If it's heartburn, I can say that Tums didn't do a thing for me. I love Zegerid, it's a PPI available OTC that works fast (but is lasting). Prilosec and Prevacid (also OTC) work well for some people as well. Alcohol relaxes your esophagus from what I understand, so if you lay down after you drink, your stomach acid is more likely to come back up. You know...
Avatar m tn •Esomeprazole (Nexium) •Omeprazole (Prilosec, Zegerid) •Lansoprazole (Prevacid) •Dexlansoprazole (Dexilant) •Pantoprazole (Protonix) •Rabeprazole (Aciphex) Of these heartburn treatments, Nexium is the best-selling proton pump inhibitor. It recently became available without a prescription. Many PPIs are now available over the counter; however, acid reflux medications have not been approved for long-term use.
Avatar f tn The heartburn is a bit better, but i have been gasey for the past week, even when I wake up. This is totally new to me. I don't eat anything and I'm gasey. Last night I woke up at 3:00 a.m. with heart pressure and a slight sharp pain. It freaked me out, so i ended up having a panic attack. I notice when I burp sometimes the pressure goes away. The doc said gas can cause chest pain, but I want to be sure. He told me to buy Zegerid and i've been taking it for two days.
Avatar m tn I was on Zegerid and probiotics(still taking them) for 3 months prior to September and still had the swollen tonsils. I cannot swallow properly, I snore so loud I wake myself up along with the household, I am always gagging and choking on my own saliva, constant allergies and post nasal drip...What does this have to do with GERD? I have no heartburn and no irregular amount of erosions in my esophagus!
Avatar m tn I've been on double dose of PPI's (first Zegerid, now Aciphex) - they haven't done anything for me. Now they think it's my gall bladder, which I thought all along. I had a HIDA scan last fall which came out 32% ( supposedly below 35% is abnormal). They didn't think that was low enough to cause my problem. Well, now since the PPI's aren't doing anything, they think I DO have gall bladder symptoms. I had another HIDA scan last week and am awaiting the results.
Avatar n tn This cough has been an on-going problem for the past 5 years. I have tried everything possible and have seen many specialists for this cough and to no avail it always comes back. I notice from these forums that many other people have similar issues. My question is two-fold, does research occur for non-life threatening conditions such as coughs and if not, does medical doctors/professionals assume that all causes of coughs have been discovered (i.e., post-nasal drip, GERD, etc...). Thanks.
Avatar f tn If it's not your heart it sounds like heartburn. Perhaps you should see a gastroenterologist. For me, it went away when I took Prilosec OTC.
Avatar f tn As soon as I starteed the 3rd med, literally, 10 minutes after I popped the for pills, I had a bitter taste in my mouth, and horrible heartburn. I have a painfully sore-throat, and just noticed blood, when I spit out some phlegm, which didn't surprise me, because my throat is painfully raw, and the inside of my nose is dry, and when I blow it, I often see blood. Triple tx has more sides, unfortunately.
417274 tn?1202940634 The last two that have worked at all for me, Prevacid and Nexium, both stopped working after about 2 years. I have had chronic esophagitis for the past four years but now have an esophageal ulcer too. My question is how long until the Zegerid they switched me to will stop working too? I have also been taking Zantac the entire time as well.
Avatar f tn Thanks for the help :) I'm on Zegerid 40mg 2x/day. It's working really well (my stomach doesn't burn anymore, and I'm not throwing up). The whole food getting stuck is just not going away... maybe the damage just needs to heal or something. The endoscopy I had (with esophageal biopsy because the acid had eaten the lower part of my esophagus... so perhaps the roughness of it is catching food? Dunno.
Avatar m tn //nursinglink.monster.com/news/articles/6364-incisionless-surgery-for-heartburn-goes-for-the-throat Please, read the above article from the link. what do you think ? The thing is even when my breathing is bad I can blow over a 720 on my pocket sprintometer, and my oxogen in blood is always 100 percent. But it still feels like I am sufficating. On a day when its not bugging me, I can run a mile with EASE.
Avatar m tn He did what all doctors do, and write a prescription for Zegerid once a day. I have never been one to use prescription drugs because I am a firm believer that they only COVER symptoms and do not work to cure the underlying problem. I may add that I eat really unhealthy. I'm not overweight at all. But, I do eat VERY FAST and never really chew my food properly (also thought that could of been a reason why my food was getting caught in the middle of my throat.
Avatar m tn In the meantime I was put on a stronger stomach MED (Pantoprazole 40mg), that still doesn't do much for my stomach or the taste and gas coming up from my stomach. My question is for anyone: Is there anyone that has had the same type of symptoms, or know of anything that I can take to get my stomach to stop the taste in my mouth. I have tried vinager/honey drink, milk, and not eating things that can bother my stomach. Anyone, have any other idea's?
Avatar n tn Surprisingly enough, some of the things that are supposed to be the best for you to eat, such as fresh fruits and veggies, tend to give me the most heartburn troubles!! Geesh!!!