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  1. Burning in throat. Please respond!
    ... All night long. In the morning I finally took a Pepcid AC which seem to keep the burning away, and it returned ... later, then took another Pepcid . The doc put me on 40 mg fomatadine (pepcid) twice...
    ... reflux when they stop taking Omeprazole (although Pepcid and Zantac can usually help minimize the flare ups...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Omeprazole Zantac

  2. Long-term Pepcid use
    ... I've been taking pepcid over a year but take it everyday 2x a day. It works...

  3. Does LPR Cause a Red Throat?
    ... now, he doesn't want to do it. He's on a PPI and Pepcid (per my persuasion) but is going off of them for now...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Augmentin Cipro Prednisone

  4. LPR - Seem to be improving again.
    ... I take a half of pepcid complete when I go to bed, just in case. I can't honestly...

  5. LPR - very sore throat
    ... have both but since I started Nexium twice a day and pepcid ac once a day it has helped so much I wish I had started...
    ... between. When I upped the Nex to 2x a day and threw in 2 pepcid ac it worked within days! I do avoid my worst triggers...
    ... Nexium and at what strategy to you intersperse the pepcid ac? Do you always take the Nexium on an empty stomach...
    ... Kassie, I to take the 40mg twice a day and a pepcid max at least once a day sometimes twice. That seemed ... hope is after a few months I'll be able to be only on pepcid as a maintenance with Nexium as my back up for a bad...
    ... avegbrandon. I don't know if I have a strategy but I take a pepcid ac first thing in the morning, I don't eat usually ... sometime. There are times I only take one Nex and two pepcid ac but I can feel it start so I'm sticking to the ... 2 Nex and at least 1 pepcid ac. I find if I take the Nex after dinner it helps ... other Drs idea works better for me. I may pop another pepcid if I feel indigestion and it controls it some. I do...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Zantac

  6. what's the best way to taper off ppis
    ... should i take 10 mgs for awhile and supplement with pepcid or zantac...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec Zantac

  7. Taking both Nexium and Prilosec?
    ... generic Prilosec (much cheaper) at night and taking OTC Pepcid (I buy a store brand of that as well and get 170 pills...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prilosec

  8. Update On Me
    ... and burning in throat, with pain. He just put me on Pepcid 40mg twice a day.. It's not as bad to deal with....
    ... and burning in throat, with pain. He just put me on Pepcid 40mg twice a day.. It's not as bad to deal with....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Omeprazole

  9. Omeprazole and acid reducers, cause bloating and gas??? Anyone else?
    ... painful gas. I don't know what's worse! I tried Pepcid and I had the same reaction. Any thoughts?...

  10. Symtoms
    ... burning all night long (for a whole night.) I took a Pepcid AC and it helped. So doc put me on 40 mg twice a...

  11. LPR and taking medications
    ... medication. Side effect is dry mouth. I also take Pepcid Complete when I sleep, Side effect dry mouth. I have...

  12. Has anyone had relief from GERD?
    ... modified my diet radically (I also add Mylanta and Pepcid quite often) .... Though this never took it AWAY...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid

  13. Night time GERD
    ... All I want to do is sit and cry. I have been taking pepcid ac, which seemed to be working for awhile. I have...

  14. LPR blueprint (please read if you have LPR)
    ... not even the acid that is the culprit in LPR, it is pepcid , a different enzyme from the stomach. I know some...
    ... As are ear infections. I am not sure about the pepcid comment that sounds interesting and I may ask my doctor...
    ... understanding of it. P.S. I meant "pepsin" not pepcid in my earlier post -- pepcid is a medication, I think...

  15. Bulimia treatment and acid reflux
    ... indigestion...which they wouldn't treat. (besides giving me Pepcid after taking me off the Nexium...neither worked. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  16. Nothing Works, maybe try gluten?
    ... seperate bed, elevate it about 10 inches and take Pepcid Complete again. As much as I don't want to....
    ... back to sleeping on rediculous bed slant and taking pepcid complete again....

  17. Try to go off PPI...acid comes back 10000x's worse!!
    ... as the body recovers). Or maybe an H2 Blocker like Pepcid AC (or Zantac as discussed earlier). Then there...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zantac

  18. Does dizziness happen with reflux
    ... dizziness and/or fogginess did go away when I switched to Pepcid AC (H2 Blocker). I haven't been back on a PPI since...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Protonix

  19. Help...Frustrated with GI doc and change in medications
    ... turned into chest pain! Nasty. I am supposed to take Pepcid before meals and Prilosec although the Dr did not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prilosec

  20. my boyfriend is suffering!
    ... worried, it was the meds. I switched to an H2 Blocker ( Pepcid AC) and that worked for me on the acid side but might...

  21. Please someone help me i'm worried!!
    ... seems that now, after trying Prilosec, Nexium, AND Pepcid AC, that I am worse and that no matter what I eat...
    ... even worse. I've used Zantac, Prilosec, Nexium and Pepcid . I eat a LOT of Tums. They said if it gets too much...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prilosec Zantac

  22. Acid reflux/bile reflux or allergies?
    ... relieve it some too so some of it iS "phlem" but then Pepcid also helps a LOT too! Oh, I don't know if you do this ... but maybe its worth a try....I take pepcid with the Nexium not always together but say if I'm ... about to eat, I will take the pepcid too. I think you are only supposed to take it twice...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Advair Nexium

  23. studies showing PPIs do not help LPR
    ... one bit. The only thing that did help a little was Pepcid Complete, I take that when the LPR gets really bad...

  24. LPR excessive mucus please help me!!
    ... where the mucus going. I am thinking about adding a pepcid before I go to bed. All these acid reducers can't...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nasacort

  25. Always clearing throat...what is this?
    ... just make you feel relief?? I too get better from Pepcid but NP said I needed Nexium to totally prevent it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  26. Reglan and reflux
    ... haven't taken a Nexium since I started this. I took a Pepcid because I had a little heartburn before bed one night...
    ... I get an acid problem i will just take Maalox or a Pepcid . Last night I had chili(no beans) and I had a little...
    ... first time in over 10 years. I do on occassion take a Pepcid like last night after I ate two pieces of chocolate...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Nexium

  27. GERD Breathing problems..
    ... steroid I take for that doesn't help nearly as much as a Pepcid does. So, my NP put me on that too, to see if its...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  28. acid reflux and constant belching
    ... for my friends. I don't see much difference between Pepcid and Nexium.. I am almost thinking of going back to ... telling us to take more of the same. You might try some Pepcid Complete. It really does work very well for some people...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prevacid Protonix TAGAMET

  29. Prilosec Question - Help PLEASE
    ... would get indigestion once in a great while, pop a Pepcid and be fine. Long story short had breathing problems ... little but too many side effects. So I stuck with the Pepcid and radically modified my diet and adopted all the ... excruciating (I am also popping ES Rolaids AND taking Pepcid )?? Why would doubling the Prilosec OTC make it seem...
    ... Were you taking the Prilosec or Pepcid only once in a while, like when you had a flare up ... now on Nexium, but have previously tried Prilosec, Pepcid , Aciphex. I am also now taking a higher dose of medication...
    ... every ppi there is and nothing helps now i am taking pepcid complete all day long. I nevr had heart buen in my...
    ... really should not take rolaids or tums while taking OTC Pepcid or Prilosec....I would go get an upper gi done if...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid Prilosec Aciphex Nexium

  30. Feeling HOPELESS w/ GERD and Shortness of Breath
    ... making my reflux worse. I also take an extra strength Pepcid A/c AM & PM. I supplement with a B Vitamin complex...
    ... that might help i am at a loss. I only now take pepcid complete. But i just saw they came out with pepcid...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Toprol

  31. Stomach Issues/GERD & Shortness Of Breath
    ... breathing problems are daily). I take extra strenght Pepcid twice a day (tried several PPI's and they did not...

  32. Natural cures for GERD, good or bad?
    ... would try it :) Right now I take Extra Strength Pepcid A/c AM & PM - have an XTREMELY modified diet (no tomatos...

  33. I need help
    ... Prilosec and Prevacid - I now take extra strength pepcid (OTC) in the morning as soon as I wake up and right...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid Prilosec Xanax

  34. Medication Question
    ... I contacted my doctor who told me I could take Pepcid to supplement the omeprazole. He said just to take ... to try it since I can get the same formulation of Pepcid at a warehouse club for a lot less money. Edited ... combination seems to be helping now. After using the Pepcid (warehouse brand) in combination with omeprazole for ... up on pillows. I purchased a warehouse brand of Pepcid and got 170 tablets for $9.35. That's about a 5 1...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Omeprazole

  35. Hmmm I'm really really wondering
    ... or LPR (a type of reflux) - have you tried at all Pepcid A/C, Zantac, Prilosec OTC, etc. for any length of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec Valium Xanax Zantac Zithromax

  36. Can anyone help? Stomach Issues - is this reflux?
    ... Had an endoscope and Dr didn't find anything. Took pepcid and prilosec with no relief. Any ideas?...
    ... Had an endoscope and Dr didn't find anything. Took pepcid and prilosec with no relief. Any ideas? it does...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec

  37. pepcid otc
    ... I take Pepcid Extra Strength one in the morning and one at night...
    ... ideas? flowergirl I take the Acid control generic for Pepcid AC/ it works pretty well no side affects that I am...
    ... idea what treatment to give me.... So I take the Pepcid XS twice a day and have REALLY REALLY watched my eating...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flovent Ventolin

  38. Side Effects
    ... time. I decided today to stop the aciphe and try just pepcid complete and see if the side affects go away. I am...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Synthroid

  39. Got off Nexium last week...OMG!!! Help
    ... dose tapering and using weaker drugs such as Tagamet, Pepcid or Zantac during the transition ...
    ... dose tapering and using weaker drugs such as Tagamet, Pepcid or Zantac during the transition ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Protonix TAGAMET Zantac Nexium

  40. Constant Pain Driving Me Insane
    ... I had to take Pepcid Complete every night until a Fibromyalgia diagnosis...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  41. Anyone Have Nissen?
    ... Prilosec OTC once a day, but I'm going to have to add Pepcid to the mix or another Prilosec or something. I started...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec

  42. New procedure for GERD called Plicator
    ... breathig better, I decided to stop the ppi's and take pepcid complete. Maybe the ppis are causing my headaches...

  43. Chest pains and reflux
    ... seem to be ok with me doing that and then taking a pepcid as needed. But in the last two weeks I have been having ... horrible chest pains. I have been taking a pepcid and zantac and nothing makes the chest pains going...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Zantac

  44. probiotics
    ... stomach acid, so don't take antacids or even Zantac or Pepcid , the vinegar *will* work and the bacteria are beneficial...
    ... stomach acid, so don't take antacids or even Zantac or Pepcid , the vinegar *will* work and the bacteria are beneficial...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Zantac

  45. what are your side effects from taking p.p.i.s ?
    ... while sleeping and headaches. Right now I take Pepcid twice a day but it really does not help very much...
    ... while sleeping and headaches. Right now I take Pepcid twice a day but it really does not help very much ... Vanessa Still didnt take the prevacid yet????? Pepcid is not going to do the job you know....Try the prevacid...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec Prevacid

  46. Decaf Coffee
    ... think just ONE cup in the morning (AFTER I have a Pepcid A/C and a yogurt) - could be causing me so much problem...

  47. Nexium before bed?
    ... is how is works best for me:) Sometimes I do take a Pepcid AC before bed time:)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  48. Something very scary happened last night....
    ... now - trying to control the acid with Mylanta, tums, Pepcid etc. Well I took 20ml of liquid extra strength mylanta...
    ... now - trying to control the acid with Mylanta, tums, Pepcid etc. Well I took 20ml of liquid extra strength mylanta...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  49. Has anyone taken nexium while pregnant?
    ... was the dr took me off and put me on prescription pepcid at the time throughout the pregnancy and all was fine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prevacid

  50. Acid Reflux Symptoms - Mimicking heart attack?
    ... ve tried: Magnesium supplements, Prilosec OTC, Pepcid A/C, Max Strength Mylanta, Rolaids, TUMS - and COMPLETING...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec

  51. PPI Odd Side Effects
    ... have been given Prevacid to try but am afraid. I use Pepcid A/C but does not seem strong enough. I have modified...
    ... TERRIBLE, whereas before it was mild - some tums or a pepcid once and while and I was fine. Now after three...
    ... TERRIBLE, whereas before it was mild - some tums or a pepcid once and while and I was fine. Now after three...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid Prilosec Toprol Zantac

  52. Throbbing Throat for 3 days...
    ... happened 3 weeks ago, I went to a doc in the box and took pepcid and they went away. I don't have problems getting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec

  53. acid reflux caused by antibiotic and vitamins?
    ... Currently I am in the middle of a Z-Pack, and even with Pepcid the heatburn and acid are TERRIBLE. It usually last...
    ... Currently I am in the middle of a Z-Pack, and even with Pepcid the heatburn and acid are TERRIBLE. It usually last...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metronidazole

  54. Choking episode at night
    ... throat 24/7. I hope you sleep well tonight, try some Pepcid AC or something like that until the Nexium kicks in...
    ... I don't know if I have Pepcid but I do have Zantac... Could I take that tonight...
    ... [QUOTE=KATCSR;3375173]I don't know if I have Pepcid but I do have Zantac... Could I take that tonight...
    ... at night? That may help the night symptoms or add Pepcid or another OTC product at bedtime. Charla...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Zantac Prevacid

  55. GERD is ruining my life!
    ... let us all know. I have never tried Zantac (just Pepcid A/C and Prilosec OTC - and they did not work well...
    ... problems? I tried Prilosec - too many side effects, pepcid (did not help). I have Prevacid and am scared to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec Zantac Prevacid

  56. PPI Stomach Pains
    ... and the acide would be HORRIFIC. I tried taking Pepcid AC to help but it was not enough. So I went back...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Albuterol Prilosec

  57. How did people deal with gerd and lpr before ppis where invented?
    ... Liquid antacids, Pepcid . I remember taking a lot of Pepto Bismol when I was...

  58. Sudden hives, dizziness, acid reflux, shortness of breath, swollen face/lip
    ... mystery and that I should see an allergist. I was given pepcid for the acid reflux, and a steroid for the hives, ... and have no idea what to do about it (because the pepcid is not effective for the entire day) and when it'll...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Claritin benadryl

  59. Acid reflux at night
    ... You can definetly get too much fiber. I find 20mg of Pepcid at night before bed gets rid of that mucous in throat...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  60. This bloating is RIDICULOUS!!!!!
    ... get by on one Prilosec a day and if necessary, add Pepcid AC to the mix once a day. I like Pepcd AC, but it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Prevacid Prilosec

  61. Possibly Acid Reflux?
    ... continuing to take the meds). He told me to take a pepcid every night before bed for one month and offered no ... basically, I have really bad heartburn even though the pepcid helps a little bit. I've felt nauseated all day and...

  62. Zantac vs. Pepcid vs. Tagament??
    ... older med and more expensive.Then he switched me to Pepcid which didnt work for me at all.Then i was switched...
    ... older med and more expensive.Then he switched me to Pepcid which didnt work for me at all.Then i was switched...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid TAGAMET Zantac

  63. Dance Teacher with shortness of breath...Please Help
    ... Zantac 1500 one in the morning and one at night plus Pepcid complete in between. I used to take the PPI's like...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Nexium Xanax Zantac

  64. Really getting fed up
    ... either, it make me feel worse. Lately I have taken Pepcid AC before eating if I feel bad and it seems to be...

  65. Pepcid AC
    ... I tried Pepcid AC. I didn't get any side effects from it. Then...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Omeprazole

  66. Is this possibly a side effect of PPIs?
    ... Have you asked your doctor? After about 5-6 days on Pepcid AC, I stopped taking it because it really did wonders...

  67. Swallowing problems from Nexium?
    ... 1x, the symptoms subsided 95%. I added 20mg of pepcid at night. The breathing is a little worse, but the ... so much better. I'm thinking of going to an all pepcid regimen, as I'm becoming convinced that these problems...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Advair Nexium Prednisone Prilosec Protonix Zithromax zegerid asmanex

  68. Can someone with GERD guide me
    ... cannot take ANY acid blocker...tried nexium, aphihex, pepcid ....when I take them in the morning by 1:00 - 2:00...
    ... cannot take ANY acid blocker...tried nexium, aphihex, pepcid ....when I take them in the morning by 1:00 - 2:00...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  69. LPR, I'm not alone?
    ... to get bad side effects from them. I take 10 mg of Pepcid AC in the a.m. and 20 mg in the p.m. Sometimes this...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Nexium Prilosec

  70. Not taking any medicine
    ... I started on Pepcid , and for about one wonderful week, I thought that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Zantac

  71. Question regarding Acid Reflux/Stress
    ... get some opinions on this. After taking prescribed Pepcid , now my appetite is back and nausea is gone, however...
    ... depressants to calm me down and also switched me from Pepcid to Protonix. If this doesn't work he said to go back...
    ... all started. Any opions would help i am now taking pepcid complete 2 at a time 3x per day. I have tried every...
    ... people on the board. Chalupa, Im going to be trying the pepcid probably on Monday. Ill let everyone know how it goes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Protonix

  72. They have diagnosed my breathing difficulties FINALLY!!!!
    ... difference so they told me to stop it i am now on pepcid complete 3x per day i take 2 at a time. It works the...

  73. For Those With LPR
    ... deep do-do", because my LPR is way out of control. Pepcid isn't working on me for more than about 3 hours at...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec

  74. New here...writing for my daughter who has GERD. Need some input
    ... might need two per day. You could also use Zantac or Pepcid at the higher doses....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec Zantac

  75. Ibuprofin related Acid Reflux?
    ... Prilosec OTC everyday for about 6 months, along with Pepcid AC almost daily. Up until last week I was taking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Prednisone Prilosec Promethazine


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