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  1. Help-Need encouragement
    ... I've been on all kinds of PPI's before settling on Aciphex which has worked well for a couple of years. I had ... endoscopy and found a small, 3cm hernia. They kept me on Aciphex and then added Carafate. I took that 4 times a day ... and I went another year feeling well taking only the Aciphex until last Sunday. I started with a flare up that ... Nexium but it didn't do anything different than the Aciphex . I'm watching everything I eat but that isn't helping...
    ... Thank you all for responding! I have gone back to Aciphex now taking one today. I can't take 2 different PPI...
    ... Thank you for your post. Right now I'm still taking Aciphex since I wrote last because I'm afraid to switch back ... actually refluxing a bit more. I hardly cough while on Aciphex . I have tried all the PPI's by the way and I was ... tha tone stopped working. That is when I switched to Aciphex which has worked the longest. Now I burn all day ... was out of it and asked if I wanted to continue with Aciphex . I said that is what I'm on now! He knows that but ... twice a day for 5 weeks and then switching back to Aciphex . The problem with that is I don't like taking Zantac...
    ... including intense nausea and heartburn. I went on Aciphex for July and Zegrid for August. Zegrid helped a bit...
    ... Thank you for your post. Right now I'm still taking Aciphex since I wrote last because I'm afraid to switch back ... actually refluxing a bit more. I hardly cough while on Aciphex . I have tried all the PPI's by the way and I was ... tha tone stopped working. That is when I switched to Aciphex which has worked the longest. Now I burn all day ... was out of it and asked if I wanted to continue with Aciphex . I said that is what I'm on now! He knows that but ... twice a day for 5 weeks and then switching back to Aciphex . The problem with that is I don't like taking Zantac...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prevacid Zantac Prilosec Protonix Aspirin Verapamil

  2. Finally, an answer
    ... too have low stomach acid. One doc switched me from Aciphex to Nexium and when I said it did not help, but seemed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  3. The cause of my reflux is constipation
    ... haha) It's a doctor that reads your eyes. I took aciphex a few months ago, but I only took them for 3 weeks...

  4. Just starting my 5th PPI - Prevacid......afraid it won't work:(
    ... wasn't really working), Protonix (gave 2 months), and Aciphex (gave 1 month), all with minimum relief. Now I'm...
    ... 3 years), Nexium (one extremely miserable month), Aciphex (one month), Zegrid (one month of samples- not covered...
    ... before giving up on it. Then Protonix for 2 months and Aciphex for a month. I would always take one dose of each ... of them (except Aciphex , took it twice a day), but it would almost be the...
    ... wasn't really working), Protonix (gave 2 months), and Aciphex (gave 1 month), all with minimum relief. Now I'm...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prevacid Prilosec Protonix Zantac

  5. AcipHex and Ibuprofen
    ... Ibuprofen is absorbed in the lower intestine, and aciphex acts directly on the parietal cells of the stomach...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Vicodin

  6. Can PPIs treat the cause of LPR, or just the symptoms?
    ... year old son has LPR and the ENT doc has put him on Aciphex , one tablet twice daily. Even though he's been on ... Aciphex for several weeks, he's still constantly burping up ... after he last ate. His ENT doc says to give the Aciphex several weeks or months to work, but we're worried...
    ... problem; they only control the symptoms. I have been on Aciphex for two years with my LPRD and the Aciphex (which...

  7. Anyone with hunger pain?!!
    ... because of the PPIs I take. Right now I'm taking Aciphex twice a day. It helps, but I still have to take Zantac...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid Zantac

  8. PPI dosage
    ... that worked for a few years. I tried Nexium x 2, Aciphex x 2 and Zegrid x 1 & x 2 after the Prevacid became...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prevacid

  9. Has anyone had relief from GERD?
    ... , Protonix with very little relief and now I'm on Aciphex twice a day and still don't feel the relief I need...
    ... worked great for 3 years, then Nexium (made me sick), Aciphex and Zegrid. I had symptoms with all of them lately...
    ... Thanks for the response! Currently I'm taking Aciphex and although it's helping, I still don't have the ... end up trying Prevacid when I feel I shouldn't take Aciphex any longer. Is there a high success rate on surgery...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prevacid Prilosec Protonix Zantac

  10. Radiofrequency Ablation, Barrett's Esophagus & Insurance
    ... re-examined in a couple of weeks. Taking 2X dose of Aciphex as prescribed aslo....
    ... re-examined in a couple of weeks. Taking 2X dose of Aciphex as prescribed aslo....
    ... re-examined in a couple of weeks. Taking 2X dose of Aciphex as prescribed aslo. I also had RFA for Barrett's....
    ... re-examined in a couple of weeks. Taking 2X dose of Aciphex as prescribed aslo....
    ... re-examined in a couple of weeks. Taking 2X dose of Aciphex as prescribed aslo. Hello. I hope your wife is recovering...

  11. On Aciphex for 10 days...still getting heartburn? Please help!
    ... relief and I still had heartburn everyday. Now I'm on Aciphex . The only other one to try is Prevacid. I'm just...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prevacid Prilosec Protonix Zantac

  12. Husband Said "This Is It!"
    ... try. Been on Prilosec, Protonix, Prevacid, Nexium, Aciphex , Zegrid...and OTC stuff, lots of Gaviscon supplementation...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prevacid Prilosec Protonix

  13. to charberry
    ... effective they were working. Unfortunately, the Nexium, Aciphex and Zegrid all proved to be ineffective for me. ... the Nexium should be the most effective, followed by Aciphex . He said the Prevacid really isn't as effective as...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prevacid Protonix

  14. frustrated with lpr
    ... clearing,feeling of lump in throat on left side.Taking aciphex 2x daily.Now after a cold I've been experiencing a...
    ... clearing was the prilosec at night. Of course with the aciphex 2x a day....
    ... Scoped and said it was a little red too.Im switching aciphex to nexium.Everyone i know who takes nexium love it...
    ... that for?Also,do you take nexium twice daily?I took aciphex 2x daily and prilosec at night for a few months and...
    ... that for?Also,do you take nexium twice daily?I took aciphex 2x daily and prilosec at night for a few months and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec Nexium

  15. Husband refluxes into lungs...
    ... standard for treatment here. I've been on Nexium, Aciphex and Zegrid this summer. They all made me feel worse...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prevacid

  16. Why is my reflux so much worse than others?
    ... the same time) one of them thought my changing to Aciphex could help. I tried Nexium and it was horrible. Protonix...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Protonix

  17. 'breathing' acid reflux
    ... month and I ended up on Prednisone. I then went on Aciphex for 5 weeks. Spent one week on one per day, then...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prednisone Prevacid Prilosec Protonix

  18. Deja vu all over again...
    ... my GI insisted I return to PPIs. So I'm been using Aciphex for about 15 days. Surprisingly, I noticed that heartburn...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Protonix

  19. Chronic acid cough treatments aren't helping
    ... Prilosec, Protonix, Prevacid 2x/day, Nexium 2x/day, and Aciphex 2x/day with supplementation of Gaviscon. I am getting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prevacid Prilosec Protonix

  20. For those with constant reflus-GERD
    ... guys. I have had GERD for over a yr. I go on and off aciphex and for some reason I cant be off it more than 2 months...

  21. Heart vs GERD-how will we know?
    ... gone. Do you notice this as well? I cant be off aciphex for more than 1 month without these pains. I often...

  22. Chronic Cough from reflux: What do I do now???
    ... heartburn, belching, coughing. I was then switched to Aciphex and given another endoscopy- which came out ok. My ... cough got worse. I am now on Aciphex 2x/day and my cough has gotten worse. All of this...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prevacid Prilosec Protonix

  23. What does LRP mean?
    ... could ask your Dr. to try a different PPI (Nexium, Aciphex , Prevacid, etc.) Also, maybe you could increase...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan Nexium Prevacid

  24. Can heartburn cause Jaw pain?
    ... where this happens to some people. I have been on Aciphex for a year now and the only time I get a little of...

  25. Early Lupus/Scleroderma and LPR - Hypersensitive Esophagus?
    ... but nothing reduces the symptoms. I've been on one Aciphex (20 mg) a day, and it does help, but does not fully...
    ... I appreciate your insight. I am only on one 20 mg Aciphex once a day, and it really doesn't take care of all...

  26. LPR Frustrations!
    ... I, too, noticed that after switching to Aciphex , I have become extremely constipated. I exercise ... realized this problem began soon after taking the Aciphex . It does the best of the three PPIs I have tried ... but I have gained a few pounds since starting the Aciphex , too. Depressing. I'd love to stop taking these...
    ... I have taken the aciphex before and have not personally had any luck with it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid

  27. Side effects
    ... I have been on and off Aciphex for about a yr. I have started getting bone pain, ... the joint. I recently read these are side effects of Aciphex , an dI am thinking maybe it hit me late due to LT...
    ... I haven't taken Aciphex but when I was on Nexium I felt like I had the flu...
    ... I only took aciphex briefly. It didn't seem strong enough. Now I am on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prilosec

  28. Try to go off PPI...acid comes back 10000x's worse!!
    ... capsule and take the beads inside..I am taking Pariet ( Aciphex ) and they come in a solid pill form with the "time...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Sucralfate

  29. After 2 years of Reflux
    ... last two years. I am doing great again. I had tried Aciphex for reflux but that did give me the heart burn that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Xanax

  30. Aciphex
    ... next wednesday for two weeks. I stopped taking the Aciphex as it gave me heartburn. It is so strange, I never...

  31. Nexium and sore throat
    ... stomach acid. Some common PPIs are Nexium, Prilosec, Aciphex etc. I'll post more about my pH probe when I get...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prilosec

  32. Sudden Onset?
    ... company (HMO) is FIGHTING my switch from Prevacid to Aciphex (the Aciphex costs $192.00 without insurance cov)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid

  33. Please someone help me i'm worried!!
    ... medication switch is order - perhaps you could try ACIPHEX or NEXIUM - your Dr.'s office could give you some...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  34. Relief!
    ... from Prevacid (which is giving me major migraines) to Aciphex and then we discuss other medications/treatments after...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid Prilosec

  35. walking and acid reflux
    ... through that area and up to my ears. I've been on Aciphex tabs and Gaviscon(the liquid) since July 2007. Had...
    ... stress echo, ct scan and endoscopy. I've been on Aciphex tabls since July and Gaviscon liquid. I watch spicey...
    ... I am 97% improved being on Aciphex and Gaviscon since last July. I know what to and...

  36. Dr. Visit....
    ... & the symptoms stop. For nearly a yr I've been on Aciphex tablets and also Gaviscon liquid after meals. I was...
    ... bases. Finally he is changing me from Prevacid to Aciphex and adding Pamelor - which he said can help with a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid pamelor

  37. Desperate for a solution
    ... the ONLY ONE that keeps me from having heartburn is Aciphex . Insurance companies try to get you to take Nexium ... the insurance company will approve it. When taking Aciphex , I can eat anything I want and eat very late at night ... bed and have no heartburn symptoms. Have you tried Aciphex yet?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  38. excessive mucus, headaches and tiredness
    ... This is my life. Im on aciphex and take tylenol alot. my head feels so heavy lately...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  39. Reglan and reflux
    ... still nothing working. I have tried them all except Aciphex and that has too many side effects for most people...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Pepcid

  40. Aciphex
    ... Aciphex is the first medicine I was given. Double dosage....
    ... I was fine on Aciphex , it was the first thing I had that helped. I was ... Nexium, which I think helps a little more, but really, Aciphex was just about the same....
    ... I stopped the protonix for awhile, then tried aciphex . I don't have a problem with it, but it's hard to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Protonix

  41. Burn
    ... Ok I am on the new medication aciphex and so far so good. I started it two days ago 20 mg...

  42. Going for the tranquilzer
    ... every PPI there is on the market. Currently back to Aciphex twice per day and Gaviscon as needed. Effixor 25mg...
    ... Nothing. Was then sent to a gastro who started me on Aciphex and took an endoscopy. Had to be treated for H-Pylori...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  43. Prilosec Question - Help PLEASE
    ... Nexium, but have previously tried Prilosec, Pepcid, Aciphex . I am also now taking a higher dose of medication...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Pepcid Prilosec

  44. hesitant about zegerid
    ... terrible bout in 2004. Switched from prevacid to aciphex . Another bad reflux episode end of Feb. Aciphex...
    ... terrible bout in 2004. Switched from prevacid to aciphex . Another bad reflux episode end of Feb. Aciphex...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid Prilosec zegerid

  45. Just wondering if anyone has any suggestions
    ... reflux. The only med that I find works best for me is Aciphex which at times it isn't working for me either. But...

  46. Anyone have this unbearable pain in epigstric area? HELP
    ... Since then, I've been on trial and error PPIs (nexium, aciphex , protonix, prilosec). Two years ago I had a burning...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prilosec Protonix

  47. GERD, Acid Reflux? I'm not sure!
    ... primary and he thinks I have an ulcer and gave me AcipHex 20mg 3 times a day. The meds helped with my nauseated...

  48. Acid reflux sore throat for ~ 3 years, anyone like me?
    ... s. Have been on double some triple medications of: Aciphex , Nexium, Prislosec Zantac, and now Prilosec. So far...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prilosec Zantac

  49. Barrett's Esophagus and Stomach Pains
    ... old is he? My daughter has tried both nexium and aciphex and within a few days of taking them twice a day is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prilosec

  50. LPR and difficulty swallowing liquids
    ... been going on for several weeks. I just started on aciphex twice a day, am trying to eat small low fat meals...

  51. Questions about AcipHex
    ... I took aciphex for over year and am now on Nexium. I didn't have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  52. Re: Aciphex
    ... A friend of mine took Aciphex and the only problem he had was his blood pressure...

  53. Re: Part of gerd symptom?
    ... anxiety or OCD or just plain, logical GERD? I've tried aciphex before - seems to help at first for a little bit,...

  54. Hoarse voice from taking generic of Protonix
    ... to see a GI doc on the 26th for now, I'm trying AciPhex , NOT WORKING at all next, I'm to try Nexium...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Protonix

  55. Side Effects
    ... medicine nown to man.. None seem to woek. I am now on aciphex for about 6 month and my dizzy floating feeling has ... worse and have developed bangingm in the ear could the aciphex be doing this?? What I also wonder is my main problem...
    ... medicine nown to man.. None seem to woek. I am now on aciphex for about 6 month and my dizzy floating feeling has ... worse and have developed bangingm in the ear could the aciphex be doing this?? What I also wonder is my main problem...

  56. New here, this is long but hopefully not too redundant
    ... Do you take any type of PPI (Nexium, Prevacid, Aciphex , etc.) for your acid right now? Have you had an Upper...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Nexium Prevacid

  57. Constant Pain Driving Me Insane
    ... Are you taking any medications (like Nexium, or Aciphex or something like that) to help with it? Mine started...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prevacid

  58. LPR Thoughts
    ... is worse than the other. His GI doctor put him on Aciphex , but it has not relieved his symptoms. Eating brings...
    ... is worse than the other. His GI doctor put him on Aciphex , but it has not relieved his symptoms. Eating brings...

  59. Increased heart rate from Prilosec?
    ... proton pump inhibitors? I've also tried Prevacid, Aciphex , and Nexium. They all seem to have this effect on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prevacid Prilosec

  60. heartburn help!!
    ... before I finally found the first one that worked ( Aciphex ). I'm on Nexium 2x/day now, and finally managing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prevacid Prilosec Protonix

  61. New procedure for GERD called Plicator
    ... I have had LPR for several years. Take two 20mg. aciphex a day, 2-3 20 mg. Famitidine, and supplementary Gaviscon...

  62. High Acid Foods?
    ... week after just a couple of helpings! I've been on AcipHex for a little over a month and was doing pretty well ... you Mark! I was actually doing pretty well on the AcipHex - I even had mexican food and a margarita last week ... much of a problem either in the month I've been on AcipHex . No more high fat yummy foods for me I guess. ...

  63. Nexium Vs. Protonix?
    ... for me. The only ones I found which helped me were Aciphex and Nexium (which I am now taking). But if there...
    ... to Nexium and that stopped helping, then Prevaced, aciphex and so now I'm back on Nexium again, some drugs stop...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Protonix

  64. what are your side effects from taking p.p.i.s ?
    ... My old side effect from Protonix and Aciphex before that was nightmares nightly/bad dreams. I hate...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Protonix

  65. Fed up, looking for alternatives
    ... regurgitation. I've been on several meds, most recently aciphex . When I told my doc I still had syptoms, they switched ... to nexium. Seems to help, but mostly the same as aciphex . Wednesday, I had an endoscopy, but didn't really ... GI doc suggested taking a PPI 2x/day, so I took an aciphex Thursday morning and a nexium Thursday night. Could...
    ... problem? Did your Doctor say it's okay to take an aciphex in the morning and nexium at night? Why not just take...
    ... same as you. I decided to do it because I had some aciphex left over, and didn't want to waste them, but that...
    ... I also had another thought...I had been taking aciphex for about a week, because my nexium prescription had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  66. How long does it take for nexium to work?
    ... I recently switched from aciphex to nexium, and can say it does take a few days to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  67. Question for those on Aciphex
    ... [QUOTE=k2626;3405228]Hi all! I have been on aciphex for 3 months ago and so much better. I have gained ... I read today that weight gain is a side effect of Aciphex . Has anyone else experienced this? Thinking of...

  68. Anyone try Aciphex?
    ... that for a year and it stopped working so now I am on Aciphex . No problems at all yet....
    ... I tried Aciphex for 30 days and suffered intense fatigue and flu-like...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid

  69. Any advice? I have acid coming up into my throat even as I type this
    ... you tried any other PPI like Prevacid or Protonix, Aciphex or Prilosec? You can take up to 4 Prilosec a day...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid Prilosec Protonix

  70. LPR and breakthrough symtoms
    ... TODAY. Same thing has happened to me- I've been on AcipHex for a little over a month and doing quite a bit better ... It's insane. I wondered if I could up my dose of AcipHex but didn't get around to calling the Dr. today. I...
    ... IS very frustrating. :) I looked up taking more acipHex to see if it's safe to do so and everything I find...

  71. PPI Odd Side Effects
    ... pain, tightness), I also had bad side effects from Aciphex (hair falling out, always thirsty and "thick" tongued...
    ... PPI are you using? I think my favorites have been Aciphex and Prolosec. roxcyn...
    ... Neither do i no the ppi's don't really work i am now on aciphex ....
    ... Hi all - I have been taking Aciphex on and off as needed for about 1 year and a half now ... this new onset of anxiety, though. I have read where Aciphex can cause headaches, nervousness and insomnia. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid Zantac

  72. 3 Years of up and down up and down.
    ... I've been on Nexium, Prilosec, and now Aciphex . Been scoped and saw no problems. Dr, just gave me...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prilosec

  73. acid reflux caused by antibiotic and vitamins?
    ... anything. This went on for three days. Doc put me on Aciphex and tums as needed. That helped tremendously. I finished ... a couple weeks of the Aciphex now. I still feel that I have some residual reflux...
    ... anything. This went on for three days. Doc put me on Aciphex and tums as needed. That helped tremendously. I finished ... a couple weeks of the Aciphex now. I still feel that I have some residual reflux...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metronidazole

  74. Choking episode at night
    ... heartburn PLEASE see your doctor and take care of it Aciphex is the best one I have tried all and it really works...

  75. Foot Pain From Meds....Anyone Else??????
    ... to taper off during the day. I had to stop taking Aciphex because of this and now it's happening with Prilosec...
    ... I don't have to do anything but take prilosec or aciphex for a few days for this to happen. Without the meds...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec


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