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  1. stomach pains back
    ... makes me dizzy, but i may have to try it and stop the prevacid to see if it is the PPI not working anymore. oh i...

  2. domperdone side effects or aloe vera
    ... the aloe vera juice.............or it could be the prevacid .....or it could be my stomach my sugeon and gastro...

  3. Short term help for LPR?
    ... throat take glaviscon before bed get onto a PPI like prevacid , losec etc try aloevera juice try licorice root...

  4. Aciphex experiences?
    ... try to get it from Canada, etc. I've tried nexium, prevacid but after a couple days I would feel spasms in my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Nexium

  5. I have been diagnosed with LPR
    ... I have LPR. I take Prevacid every morning. When I get into any stressfull situation...

  6. Help-Need encouragement
    ... would ask your doc about trying this. For me, the Prevacid Solutabs work the best of all PPI's. I also use the...
    ... I have tried all the PPI's by the way and I was on Prevacid Solutab for one year or so which worked great until...
    ... September of this year. Previous to that I had been on Prevacid Solutabs for about 3 years. They had helped keep ... August. Zegrid helped a bit, but not better than the Prevacid and it isn't covered by my insurance. (I had previously ... keeping things under control. I went back to the Prevacid that I was on when the flare-up started. I should ... say that I was on a double dose of Prevacid for years. I take one in the am and one before dinner ... increased to twice a day after a week. Going on the Prevacid twice a day got an extremely bad flare-up back under ... that I have been having though. I'm still on the Prevacid twice a day though. My doc wants me to stay on it...
    ... I have tried all the PPI's by the way and I was on Prevacid Solutab for one year or so which worked great until...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Nexium Zantac Prilosec Protonix Aspirin Verapamil

  7. my poor tounge i hate LPR!!!!
    ... a few weeks feeling normal would be bliss. im on prevacid and it helps moslty my gut things but not the LPR...

  8. LPR worse on one side
    ... omeprazole, since I live in Italy; I also can get Prevacid for free.) -- The fact that my discomfort is mainly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Omeprazole Prilosec

  9. One more question about ACV
    ... along with digestive enzymes and aloe. I am taking Prevacid right now for reflux that causes shortness of breath ... . Should I stop taking the Prevacid first and replace it with ACV? OR can you take them ... together. I am afraid to stop the Prevacid because I don't want the breathing problems to start...

  10. Medicines you are taking
    ... GERD/LPR over 10 yrs ago and in the beginning I took Prevacid , Reglan and Carafate. This did get my stomach better...
    ... Prevacid 30mg am and pm Zantac 300 mg before bed Rolaid soft...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Reglan Zantac

  11. Lack of appetite
    ... That is really good. I have continued taking my Prevacid Solutabs twice a day, but I anticipate going off them ... Ironically at the time of the test last April I was on Prevacid 2x/day and I wasn't having any acid or asthma symptoms...

  12. Diagnosed with acid reflux
    ... age 14 I was diagnosed with acid reflux. Went on prevacid and it helped a great deal after being on it for 1 ... showed no damage but I still feel sick. Went back on prevacid but it is not helping. Just had Catscan and nothing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  13. PPIs don't work as well as they used to...anyone else?
    ... take Zantac 300mg every night before bed, as well as Prevacid 30mg twice daily. My gastro-doc recommended the addition...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zantac

  14. LPR and the demise of the "Voice Artist"
    ... a good candidate. Since then, I had been off of Prevacid , but within the last year, symptoms started to occur ... doctors had been telling me for years, but I was on Prevacid AND had had the Nissin surgery.) Well, I am a beer ... following a strict regiment, and they put me back on Prevacid . But, I still have issues. I did completely quit ... would have thought that symptoms would stop with 2 x Prevacid -a-day AND having had the Nissin surgery. Perhaps...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Advair Nasacort Pulmicort Singulair Zantac

  15. Sensitive Esophagus
    ... it seems to coat and help and is safer than using prevacid or protonix for weeks or months (although I've tried...
    ... doctor put me on Nexium that chokes me up. I have tried prevacid cant take that. I stay swelled in my stomach. Hurting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Protonix Nexium

  16. Finally had my Nissen surgery
    ... just air caught above the wrap. I'm still taking my Prevacid Solutabs on the advice of my GI doc. I go back in...

  17. very confused, anyone else experienced this?
    ... for about 2 years now. My gastro doc told me to stop prevacid once I didn't need it. Well....I've gone months without...

  18. Success Against GERD - Feeling Better
    ... instead of Prilosec. I have used Prilosec, Protonix, Prevacid , Zantac, and none of these have worked. My voice...
    ... ACV with honey can i drink it still using using prevacid ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec Protonix Zantac

  19. ph test results
    ... normal!!!!! i have started back on my medication of prevacid and domperidone as i feel that it does help me......

  20. Aside from obvious foods, what else triggers your acid reflux?
    ... almost all of them. I'm taking the last one now, Prevacid . It's only my 3rd day, but I'm still getting reflux ... really working for me anymore. I guess I need to give Prevacid some more time though. I'm seriously considering...
    ... all the PPIs now and I'm on the last one, which is Prevacid and it seems to help, but I still have breakthrough...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zantac

  21. Just starting my 5th PPI - Prevacid......afraid it won't work:(
    ... i take prevacid it seem to work a little but it usally takes up to ... 3 weeks before you get the full effect of the prevacid . but i still get really bad stomach spasms with it ... allbladder. but i going to ask the doctor if i can take two prevacid once in the morning and once in the evening hoping...
    ... I've run the gammit with PPI's as well. The Prevacid Solutabs 2x/day worked GREAT for me for 3 years. ... me it was Prilosec, Protonix (for a couple years), Prevacid (3 years), Nexium (one extremely miserable month) ... weeks but that didn't go well, put myself back onto Prevacid (not really effective according to my Barium tests...
    ... maximum dose in one day. This is my second day on Prevacid and I can honestly say that I think it's helping me...
    ... little, but not completely. Today is my 5th day taking Prevacid and it's helping, but still not all the way effective...
    ... years they were working. I'm curious. What form of Prevacid are you taking? I'm back to taking Prevacid Solutabs ... symptoms a person has. Even though I know the Prevacid is no longer working as effective as it should, I ... September. Thanks for your well wishes. I hope the Prevacid starts working better for you....
    ... Hi MountainReader, I'm taking the Prevacid pills. Today is day 8 and they seems to be helping...
    ... now and today I'm starting to take the last of them, Prevacid . I took Prilosec and Nexium for years and they provided ... month), all with minimum relief. Now I'm afraid that Prevacid won't work for me. I took it about 8 hours ago and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Nexium Prilosec Protonix Zantac

  22. lol im of PPI and feeling better go fiqure
    ... lessened during the last week. I went back to taking Prevacid though. I feel better on it, but all the testing...

  23. Protonix and all that jazz.
    ... I have definitely seen notes about people being on prevacid , and losec twice a day, so I guess the same rules...
    ... can buy the generic of prilosec. I just quit taking Prevacid even though I have a prescription to take it, I find ... I take it at bed time, Seems it is just as good as Prevacid . Sunny...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Protonix Prilosec

  24. saw surgeon today
    ... through you. It was with this test that I found out my Prevacid was no longer effective. I also found out I had developed...

  25. Anyone with hunger pain?!!
    ... sort of problem. There is only one more PPI to try, Prevacid . If that doesn't work I'm really afraid of what will...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Zantac

  26. acidic stomach and gas
    ... time now , also my wife introduce me to some of her prevacid , it help a little ,but problem still continue. Have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  27. PPI dosage
    ... I took Prevacid Solutabs 30mg x 2/day for about 3 years. It worked ... Nexium x 2, Aciphex x 2 and Zegrid x 1 & x 2 after the Prevacid became ineffective. Zegrid helped a bit, but isn...
    ... stomach pain and trouble sleeping, I just switched from prevacid 30mg twice a day....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Nexium Protonix

  28. Has anyone had relief from GERD?
    ... quesy burning stomach off and on..... I take (1) Prevacid 30mg and (4) Carafate everyday and have modified my...
    ... endoscopy as well. There is only one more PPI to try, Prevacid and if that doesn't work...then what? I'm so scared...
    ... ossibility. I started with Prilosec, then Protonix, then Prevacid x2-which worked great for 3 years, then Nexium (made ... surgery really is my only option. Shrtcak81- I took Prevacid Solutabs two times per day for 3 years. I felt so ... much better during that time. When I went on the Prevacid , it was my "magic" answer to a four month flare-up...
    ... condition got worse. Well I will definitely end up trying Prevacid when I feel I shouldn't take Aciphex any longer. ...
    ... shrtcak- I hope the Prevacid will work for you. As for the surgery, from the research...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Pepcid Aciphex Nexium Prilosec Protonix Zantac

  29. Back pain
    ... painful and alittle scary. I do have GERD and take prevacid by this pain or pressure on my spine. I am sure what...

  30. dull pain beside belly button
    ... try to they may work for you one was solox (like usa prevacid ) and cant remember the other Nz name but it was the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Protonix

  31. On Aciphex for 10 days...still getting heartburn? Please help!
    ... ve went through almost all the PPIs....I only have Prevacid to try, and then what? Prilosec and Nexium worked...
    ... I am sorry that you are suffering - I had to be on Prevacid and Carafate for almost 6 weeks before I felt some...
    ... Now I'm on Aciphex. The only other one to try is Prevacid . I'm just afraid that I'll go through all of these...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prilosec Protonix Zantac Aciphex

  32. Weird Burping and Lump in throat feeling
    ... go away after 3 to 4 weeks, so they switched me to Prevacid 30mg twice a day. Now here I am 3 months later and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec

  33. Husband Said "This Is It!"
    ... of new one's to try. Been on Prilosec, Protonix, Prevacid , Nexium, Aciphex, Zegrid...and OTC stuff, lots of...
    ... dont have any others to try have done protonix and prevacid , the prevacid is better than protonix thou....so will...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Nexium Prilosec Protonix

  34. How long does it take Aciphex to work?
    ... Hi, I started prevacid twice a day on August 8th and it took a good two weeks...

  35. Have anyone tried the wedges?
    ... spite of a modified diet, significant weight loss, Prevacid x1 daily and Carafate x 4 daily) - so I am pretty...

  36. to charberry
    ... your vast knowlege of advice.........i have been on prevacid times 2 for about three weeks and started on domperidone...
    ... to have sore stomach and back muscles. I was on Prevacid 2x/day for about 3 years. It really helped during ... be ineffective for me. (I had previously tried the Prevacid and Protonix.) According to my GI doc, the Nexium ... most effective, followed by Aciphex. He said the Prevacid really isn't as effective as the others. Ironically ... anymore. My recommendation would be to keep on the Prevacid another week or two, then go back to your doctor to...
    ... stomach pains and chest pains are heaps better on the prevacid but i do get some neasuea (which is why i think sometimes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Aciphex Protonix

  37. lower back pain on prevacid?
    ... hi im on prevacid as well, but gerd can cause back pain so maybe its...
    ... I have been on Prevacid for a little over (3) months - and I have been getting...
    ... severe back pain for a week now and I stopped the prevacid two days ago to see if there would be any improvement ... s long enough to know or not. I wound up on the prevacid after being admitted to the hospital with what I thought ... I'm curious if you've had any improvement on the prevacid . My breathing got dramatically better about 2 1/2 ... weeks after I started the prevacid and I'm on 30mg twice a day. I'm just worried that...
    ... Hi Sweetie :) Like you the Prevacid did seem to help my breathing very much - it took ... I wonder if it is because of long term use of the Prevacid and not the Diovan at all - scared to go off the Prevacid ... How have you been doing? Was it hard stopping the Prevacid ? Hope you are WELL! Vanessa...
    ... about it. This is only day three off of the prevacid , but I think I'm going to take it tonight - I really...
    ... allergies/ HBP/ low back pain. I started taking Prevacid Solutabs 2x/day about 3 years ago when I had a 4 month ... health issues while I was worn down. Between the Prevacid and an increase in asthma medication, I felt better ... It is difficult to speak of the back pain with the Prevacid . I had some right side back pain just below the rib ... found no cause. It was better while I was on the Prevacid until this spring when the pain came back. I was ... still on the Prevacid then. I'm wondering if I may be just the acid problems...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Benicar Cozaar

  38. trying domperondine
    ... hi yah got domperodine to try with my Prevacid today.........i have been so sick its just horribel...

  39. What Makes You Think Nexium (whatever) Makes You Worse
    ... most effective) of the PPI's. I was previously on Prevacid for 3 years. It worked for a long time, then I started ... covered at all by my insurance. For me, I felt best on Prevacid solutabs 2x/day until it stopped being effective anymore...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  40. how do i know if i have slow gastric empting
    ... something, if i dont get better on the PPI alone ( prevacid two time day)... so do i just take the drug to...

  41. tests normal but still experiencing problems
    ... Nexium was horrible for me. My personal favorite was Prevacid until it stopped working after 3 years....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  42. How long do you flare ups last of acid reflux?
    ... So that could be where the flare up came? I am on prevacid 2 times a day. Do you have it everyday with no relief...

  43. Husband refluxes into lungs...
    ... find a medication that will work for me. For years, Prevacid solutabs 2x/day worked wonders. Then that stopped...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Nexium

  44. Prevacid and heart problems
    ... Perdi- where did you read prevacid and other proton pump inhibitors cause heart problems ... , what kind of problems. I have been on prevacid and now Nexium for 6 years. I also have a heart problem...
    ... and I have taken protonix and am currently taking prevacid with no problems. I think that if a person is having...
    ... I've been taking Prevacid for a few months and now am experiencing daily diarrhea ... pounds- I have been watching what I eat. I think the Prevacid is the only change I've made that could affect them ... Guess I'll just have to bite the bullet and go off Prevacid ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Protonix

  45. Getting off Aciphex Nightmare
    ... ER with the chest pain. I tried Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid and they all caused severe pain in my stomach after...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Nexium Prilosec

  46. Anyone on 80mg of nexium?
    ... Are you in the U. S. ? Prevacid only comes in 15 or 30mg here. I am taking a 30mg...
    ... to a chronic cough. For a couple years, the 2x/day Prevacid helped alot. This year, it stopped doing its job...
    ... about 6 months it stopped working, so I switched to prevacid , that took a good couple of months before it started...
    ... about 6 months it stopped working, so I switched to prevacid , that took a good couple of months before it started...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zantac Nexium

  47. my wellness plan to heal what is yours?
    ... doctor tommor to swap from this useless protonix to prevacid (zoton). i swear protonix is making me worse!! i have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Protonix

  48. 'breathing' acid reflux
    ... Waiting to see what comes from the GI doc. I went on Prevacid 2x/day 3 years ago. My cough pretty much went away ... Swallow and Esophagram, it showed that despite the Prevacid I still had acid actively coming up. My Pulm referred ... preffered. Ironically, I felt much better on the Prevacid even though my asthma was still having problems. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Nexium Prednisone Prilosec Protonix

  49. How I got off zantac/prilosec and nexium and finding an answer...hope this can help..
    ... been contemplating going the natural route (I take Prevacid and Carafate daily and it is not helping - in fact ... my acid is worse for a few hours AFTER taking the Prevacid ???) - I will go to my local health food store and...

  50. please help - i dont know what to do
    ... ....im going to try and change to zonton which is prevacid i think...........im so sick and so depressed cause...
    ... and am seeing my local doc on monday to try zoton ( prevacid ) any experince on that PPI.. im still trying to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  51. Chronic acid cough treatments aren't helping
    ... I have also had no luck with Prilosec, Protonix, Prevacid 2x/day, Nexium 2x/day, and Aciphex 2x/day with supplementat...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Nexium Prilosec Protonix

  52. Is this GERD?
    ... help with the symptoms above. I have been taking Prevacid (1) daily and Carafate (4) times daily and that seems...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec

  53. arhhhh coughing up thick green mucus
    ... ...........we cant get nexium in our country only prevacid and losec whic i think is like presilic or whatever ... its called, whould prevacid (zoton here) be better..........im getting a bit stressed...
    ... the ppi another three weeks and then im changing to prevacid (zoton in nz) i just have to get better............
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Protonix

  54. Constant throat tightening?
    ... have been diagnosed with acid reflux and am taking Prevacid . My ENT said it would take about 6 weeks to heal...

  55. Acid Reflux & Weight Loss
    ... it does nothing for my reflux either (I also take Prevacid 30mg daily) - which isn't helping much either. My...
    ... it does nothing for my reflux either (I also take Prevacid 30mg daily) - which isn't helping much either. My...
    Medications also discussed in this post: zegerid

  56. Chronic Cough from reflux: What do I do now???
    ... good diet that was causing my cough. I was put on Prevacid 2x/day. My cough was then eventually brought under ... control. I stayed on the Prevacid for the last several years and felt pretty good. ... hernia and frequent "silent" reflux, even with the Prevacid 2x/day, that is aggrevating my asthma. Back to the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Nexium Prilosec Protonix

  57. Need advice please?
    ... diagnosed with GERD and am currently taking steroids and prevacid . Only started the prevacid about 3 weeks ago. I have...

  58. Daily Nausea--Please Help!
    ... had my children many years ago. I currently take Prevacid at night. Been on PPI's for years. Can these meds...

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

  60. How long for PPI to start working?
    ... He prescribed a Medrol steroid pack for 6 days and prevacid . I finished the steroids and was feeling great and ... the polyp went away then I forgot to take the Prevacid for 2 days. Then the trouble swallowing and choking ... dose of steroids so I am taking that and still taking Prevacid . How long before the swallowing problems go away...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Medrol

  61. Doing research to help my 75 year old Uncle with painful acid reflux....
    ... too have lost over 20 pounds from the pain. I take Prevacid and Carafate and they help a little - does your Uncle...

  62. LPR Frustrations!
    ... for my syptoms. In the last year I have been taking Prevacid , and haven't had a problem since. As long as I take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex

  63. Try to go off PPI...acid comes back 10000x's worse!!
    ... I just went off Prevacid 2x/day (been on it several years) to Nexium. The ... change coming off the Prevacid was torture. I had major reflux symptoms that I had ... month, I still have symptoms I didn't have on the Prevacid . At this point, I don't know if my symptoms are as ... a result of the Nexium or the acid. Before on Prevacid : felt no symptoms, but tests showed acid coming up ... was flaring up my asthma. Symptoms of reflux before Prevacid for me were a chronic cough and belching. On Nexium...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium

  64. Acid reflux and back pain?
    ... this for a couple years) to Nexium (one month) to Prevacid twice a day. The back pain gradually went away while ... I was on the Prevacid . I didn't connect the back pain I had then to possible...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Protonix

  65. Does dizziness happen with reflux
    ... I take Prevacid and it gives me dizzy spells once in a while - the...

  66. Another Question re: LPR and Reflux -- Please Read!
    ... kind of spasm that will resolve itself. I am taking Prevacid , not sure if it is really helping at this point, the...

  67. prevpac and shortness of breath
    ... The prevpac is an 8 day treatment for pyloric. One prevacid , one biaxin, and 2 amoxicillin in the morning and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amoxicillin Biaxin

  68. LPR Acid Reflux or Something Else? I'm Scared!
    ... made this go away. My ENT says "reflux" and put me on Prevacid which I've been on for two weeks now. I don't have ... don't seem to think so. ENT wants me to take 30 mg Prevacid every morning for a month then come in. If no improvement...
    ... Can anyone enlighten me on this? Chill! Give the prevacid some time to work. Make sure you are on a day/night ... make your symptoms worse than ever. Finally, if prevacid doesn't work, try nexium or even otc prilosec 2x....
    ... My ENT says Prevacid 30 mg one time per day in the morning...should I call...
    ... this lump, that I battle every day. I've been on Prevacid for about 12 days now. Like right now, at 850 am right...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac Xanax Nexium Prilosec Zantac

  69. Afraid I have cancer
    ... doc. He says he thinks it's reflux and to take Prevacid . Been taking it for about two weeks and still having ... take anxiety and depression meds in addition to my Prevacid and I am still freaking out about this esophagus throat...

  70. Endoscopy tommorow what should I expect???
    ... three months -with MINIMAL help from daily medication ( Prevacid and carafate, and a strong Probiotic) - and also strict...

  71. What could this be? No one knows...
    ... taking the nexium. I have taken prilosec, now on prevacid , since 1994. Good luck and let us know what you have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prilosec

  72. how many years have you been on PPIS for
    ... 1/2 years for me. Prilosec, Protonix for 4 years, Prevacid 2x/day for 2 years, just started on Nexium a couple...
    ... took prevacid for 2 months in 2006 stopped then was fine until ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nexium Prilosec Protonix

  73. Help...Frustrated with GI doc and change in medications
    ... the acid was causing it to flare up. I have been on Prevacid 2x/day since then. I have felt my acid was 'under ... GI specialist last Friday. He switched me from the Prevacid , which I didn't feel any acid symptoms using, to Nexium...
    ... I agree with JaneWhite, It seems as if the Prevacid must have been helping if you were not feeling the...
    ... The last two tests were done while I was taking the Prevacid with no apparent symptoms. They showed the reflux ... I changed medications even though I felt OK on the Prevacid was that my asthma was out of control all winter despite...
    ... insurance issue ? I have been on both Nexium, and Prevacid (presently on Prevacid 2x daily like you were ). ... For me, Prevacid is far more effective . I was temporarily switched ... inferior in controlling my symptoms. I went back to the Prevacid , and pay the higher copayment gladly. It should not ... the acid was causing it to flare up. I have been on Prevacid 2x/day since then. I have felt my acid was 'under ... GI specialist last Friday. He switched me from the Prevacid , which I didn't feel any acid symptoms using, to Nexium...
    ... Actually, the Nexium isn't covered by my insurance. The Prevacid I like went from a $50 to $25 co-pay this year, so ... try it again to see if it will help more than the Prevacid did. It has just been a very miserable transition ... for me though. Even on the Prevacid , when I felt good, the tests were showing I had enough ... cold, pollution, chemicals and acid. I am glad the Prevacid works so well for you. I realize now how grateful...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Albuterol Nexium

  74. LPR - Diet Modification
    ... but had actually been taking a regular regimen of Prevacid daily before that. I also developed adult asthma. ... doplication surgery. That was in '06. I also stopped taking Prevacid . Since then, we moved to a another location, and ... up to 6 weeks after surgery. He put me back on one Prevacid capsule a day. After almost 2 more weeks, it wasn ... REALLY needed to modify my diet. He put me back on Prevacid twice-daily, and then asked me to do a 1-to-2-month...

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


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