Re: suggestions and help needed
How long did you try the meds? Some people have side effects for the first couple of weeks, but they go away as your body gets used to the medicine. Everyone can react differently to meds, which is also why some PPIs work for some and not for others. There are a variety of other PPIs that you haven't tried -- Nexium, Aciphex, Prevacid. Perhaps you could ask your doctor to try you on one of those. The other non-prescription med that I find quite effective if my Nexium needs a bit of help is Gaviscon. It actually creates a foam barrier at the top of the stomach so your stomach contents can't come back up.