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  1. Consult with Hematologist?
    ... ulcer. don't quite understand that but way I am on Nexium - 40 mg twice a day for the last 3 years so perhaps ... I've toyed with the idea of having to stop my Nexium but that is a fate that I would not want. Even with ... afraid of getting Barretts Esophaghus without the Nexium . My first upper endoscopy showed erosive esophgitis...
    ... she was one of them. I was the one that had to take Nexium and watch out for everything and eat early. At the ... them but I know I can't handle it. Last year the Nexium stopped working for me and I had to change to Zegerid ... something for you to try it is supposed to be better than Nexium according to my GI. I think that it is too. Perhaps ... one of those will take care of your 2 Nexium problem. I was so burned up when the Nexium stopped ... periods (7 polyps removed at the time of ablation), and Nexium for 8 years. Did I leave out anything? So you see...
    ... eat the wrong thing or try to wean myself off the Nexium . I am so looking forward to this appointment. ...
    ... I had an ulcer scar. She did not think that the Nexium was causing malabsorption!?!?!? She said that would...
    ... then it would repeat itself, especially with 80mgs Nexium daily. You have to consider all forms of blood loss ... I had an ulcer scar. She did not think that the Nexium was causing malabsorption!?!?!? She said that would...
    Medications also discussed in this post: zegerid

  2. Vitamin B12 deficiency and extremely tired don't find injections help much
    ... diagnosed her with H Pylori and GERD. He put her on Nexium , CIPRO and was on Omeprazole as well. These are all ... not to mention Folvite (not sure why) and Prilosec, Nexium , Pepto Bismol, Mylanta!!! The list goes on and on...
    ... mention all the drugs that are taken for it Prilosec, Nexium , Pepto Bismol, Mylanta!!! oh my goodness.... Destroying...
    ... diagnosed with h pylori and GERD 3-08 treatment: nexium , cipro, omeprazole 4-08 phenazopyridine for urinary ... Haldol, Geodon, Prolixin and Prilosec, Nexium , Pepto Bismol, Mylanta Geodon and Haldol...
    ... diagnosed with h pylori and GERD 3-08 treatment: nexium , cipro, omeprazole 4-08 phenazopyridine for urinary ... Haldol, Geodon, Prolixin and Prilosec, Nexium , Pepto Bismol, Mylanta Geodon and Haldol...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Cipro Lexapro Metoclopramide Omeprazole Paxil Prilosec Risperdal Seroquel Tetracycline Xanax geodon haldol exelon Klonopin Prednisone

  3. what is the difference between low iron and anemia
    ... worried if you can help it. Do you take PPI's like Nexium or have a thyroid problem? I stopped most of my blood...
    ... evidence found. They did find a hiatal hernia. I took Nexium at that time, sometimes 2X daily for the pain until...

  4. New to this problem
    ... pleased to see that my B12 levels are okay - I take Nexium 40mg twice a day for almost 4 years and have been ... reading about the potential of PPI's like Nexium to cause a B12 deficiency on another board. When...
    ... values and H & H when taking PPI's. I have been on Nexium or something along those lines for 8 yrs. I am now...

  5. Chronic Low Iron?
    ... had your Thyroid checked? Do you take PPI's like Nexium ? Over long term these things can also lead to malabsorptio...

  6. Newly Diagnosed Need Help Understanding
    ... I take 40 mg of Nexium a day. My menstrual cycle is not that heavy. Could ... the Nexium have caused the iron deficiency? What can I expect ... take meds and it took me a long time just to take the Nexium . As far as bleeding from the GI tract, doubtful....
    ... Yes, the Nexium *can* impair some of your absorption. It should not...
    ... side effects. I would talk to your doctor about the nexium but I woudl think that stopping it at this point based...
    ... take half at a time, spacing it 2 hours after the Nexium ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Miralax

  7. More questions
    ... with my meds and health issues. I am aware of the Nexium affecting the iron absorption by inhibiting the production...

  8. low ferritin- iron supplement question
    ... pharmacist told me today, when I asked her about the Nexium and the iron deficiency. :) I should have also asked...

  9. Low Ferritin and Hashimotos
    ... jlt18--Proton pump inhibitors like Nexium . I took it for 8 yrs. A long term use S/E is malabsorptio...
    ... you mind telling me what you take NOW instead of the Nexium ? I am a bit concerned about this and cannot afford ... more iron. I also cannot afford to go without the Nexium . I tried it recently, and lasted only two days before...
    ... flowergirl--I take Zegerid now because after 8 years the Nexium quit working for me. My doc thinks that this is a ... better choice over Nexium . It's a tough deal to get off of them. I don't think...
    ... Hey flowergirl: Now I understand the Nexium .... I did a search on the internet and see that it...
    ... hiatal hernia and GERD with acid reflux. Before the Nexium , which I started to take last summer, I had nausea ... these meds for life. I don't know if I can stop the Nexium and take someting else that will keep the nausea down...
    ... efforts are working. Right? I too read some about Nexium , etc...wow must be hard to live with all the nausea...
    ... discuss this acid reduction with you? When I add the Nexium what is left to break down and absorb iron, probably...
    ... in minerals and vitamins. I hope you can wean from Nexium in time. I get my ferritin results this week...
    ... anemia. I would love to stop the Zegerid (same as Nexium ) but I don't see how and my Mom has BE so I'm scared...
    Medications also discussed in this post: zegerid Aspirin

  10. A couple of questions
    ... determine the reason for the iron loss. I have been on Nexium (a PPI) for GERD and LPR for about a year now. I also...
    ... bleeding. I then had to wait 3 weeks while taking Nexium to have the endo and colonoscopy. Well, they found ... while looking inside other than a hiatal hernia which Nexium can't heal LOL. So, I believe that I healed and looked...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  11. Update - New Results
    ... calcium daily (one - calcium citrate- works with the Nexium in the stomach, according to my pharmacist.). If I...
    ... not working most of that time. After the addition of Nexium to my drug therapy, the nausea got a bit better. I...

  12. I Need Help for My Extreme Anemia!
    ... for. I also have a bad acid reflux. I have been on Nexium and Priolosec for more than 15 years. Recently...
    ... a 41 ferritin and they say it's malabsorption from Nexium a year and 1/2 later. I hope I answered your questions...
    ... this on prescription? You are absolutely right that Nexium makes is very difficult to absorb iron. When I talked ... says oh, don't worry..I would have to give you 14 Nexium s a day in order to prevent iron absorption. I...
    ... same doc that said I was having malabsorption from Nexium . You do have to buy the whole box 100 count if it...
    ... I would urge you to start with low-dose iron. Nexium /Prilosec can impact iron absorption but not completely ... But if you combine all factors such as gastritis, Nexium , and then maybe some heavy menstrual bleeding it all...
    ... more stomach acid. He is taking something called Nexium and he said it helped him with reflux. Now the problem...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic Prednisone Synthroid Prilosec

  13. verrry low Hemoglobin- due to heavy Per & NEXIUM???
    ... took to get there. So he now thinks this is due to Nexium long term 8 yrs. another guess. Who really knows...
    ... reduce anxiety and antispasmodic) This has me on Nexium , the iron, clidinium and wellbutrin. If I have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin

  14. Low Iron Saturation (aka Low Transferrin Saturation)
    ... GI mostly, including IBS and acid reflux. I take nexium for the reflux which could be affecting my iron absorption...

  15. Intro/Frustration/Long (sorry)
    ... reading (including learning that the [COLOR="purple"] Nexium I have been taking has been linked to B12 deficiency...
    ... that you don't have a "dual" issue. As for the Nexium , I have been on Prilosec and Nexium for about 9 years...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor Flexeril Lipitor Tricor requip Prilosec

  16. Concerned about IV Venofer after reactions to other IV iron
    ... told ( a year later by the GI) that is is from taking Nexium for 8 years. Good luck to you. FLFLOWERGIRL:)...

  17. My levels also Does caffeine interract with iron pills?
    ... please my hemoglobin is at a 11.5 due to taking nexium 80mg 2x a day. anyway I have to see my doc on monday...

  18. New Here and Iron Deficient with Questions
    ... is commonly how it works. PPIs such as Prilosec, Nexium , and Aciphex can also inhibit some of your iron absorption...
    ... more to the PPI's use than we think. I have been on Nexium for 8 years and have finally, a year later (after...
    ... worth having. I also had a recent med change because Nexium quit working for me. It took a month to heal, but ... the new med. is working great now when Nexium did not. Maybe you should think about changing meds...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Prilosec

  19. Trying to figure this out
    ... tried, on four separate occasions, to switch over to Nexium and it gives me mild anxiety. I feel like I'm choking ... all "fluttery" in my chest. It shocks me because Nexium a and Prilosec are so similar in their chemical make...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec

  20. burning in throat stomach, and on tongue
    ... the pharmacy. This is what I had to do, but I take Nexium and I took it morning and night, it took 1-2 weeks...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec

  21. hemocyte
    ... no end and stomach pains came next. I already take Nexium and that wasn't enough for me. I had to change my...

  22. Update and FINALLY some answers
    ... found out that I have malabsorption going on (from Nexium ), after 1 year and being told that it was from heavy...
    ... I told the Endo that I had iron malabsorption from Nexium , he thought I should have Celiac (no, they didn't...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prenatal

  23. Help, experts! Anemia with high monocyte count ?
    ... Sounds like we have several issues in common - PPI ( Nexium ) and obgyn wants to do an ablation in 2 weeks which...
    ... just a clever guy. How long have you been on Nexium ? My malabsorption is from long term use, 8 years ... for a long time. I don't know to what degree the Nexium is causing malabsorption either. Good luck with your...

  24. Should I press for more tests?
    ... out that I also have malabsorption of iron due to Nexium . You just never know for sure, they are guessing and...

  25. visit with new hematologist, nothing new
    ... normal to raise my Hgb due to iron malabsorption from Nexium (long term use). I also had an US done and there...

  26. Add me to the Ferritin Club!
    ... absorbing iron very well due to the long term use of Nexium . Good luck with your iron supplements. Let us know...

  27. Low Ferritin & Low Saturation
    ... thinks that I'm having malabsorption due to taking Nexium . My ferritin is was 43 last time checked but I have...

  28. Follow Up Report
    ... much better about everything. Oh and he said that Nexium can make the liver enzymes go up but that happens...
    ... him if I was having malabsorption issues because of Nexium and he said NO. He also went on to say that if I...
    ... in a year. He also said it's not iron, prenatals, nexium or Xanax and to keep taking it. I am witing for an...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid Prenatal Xanax

  29. H. Pyloria and low b12 and Ferritin
    ... or a problem in that area. I myself have been on Nexium for 7 years and never thought that she had a problem...

  30. New Lab Resutls and Questions???
    ... may interfere with the absorption of iron. I took Nexium 40 for 8 years and now the GI doc is telling me that...
    ... They used to gave me Nexium 40mg and Tazac 300mg at night. I didn't take them...

  31. Do some just not absorb iron with iron supplements? The fluctutations are frightening
    ... and the fact that I take a proton pump inhibitor ( Nexium ) for gastric reflux. A lack of stomach acid can affect ... anemia is even listed as a possible side effect of Nexium , but my doctors keep saying that they don't think...

  32. Starting Iron infusions
    ... They also gave me tylenol for the first time. I take Nexium so the Zantac kind of surprised me. I should have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol Zantac benadryl

  33. Mildly Anemic & Colonoscopy
    ... I had some kind of bleeding that was healed by the Nexium . I don't know that for sure. I have always had heavy...

  34. ferrous sulfate
    ... what the doctor recommended for me to do. I take Nexium for GERD and sometimes I have to double up when things...
    ... Prilosec isn't strong enough for me. I had to get Nexium from my doc and that does the trick, no erosive findings...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec

  35. Anemic and Looking for Answers
    ... that my doctors checked for possible causes. I am on Nexium for GERD due to a hiatal hernia and have been for ... also. I am very suspicious of proton-pump inhibitor ( Nexium ) being the problem, but the gastroenterologist said...
    ... also have a hiatal hernia and GERD. I have been on Nexium and Prilosec for 7 years. I didn't really think that ... regardless of the PPI's that I take. I was taking Nexium 40 1 hour before dinner, now I wait until before bed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid Prilosec

  36. Looking for a strong iron supplement
    ... to you. FLFLOWERGIRL:) Edit to say, I take my Nexium at night it works better for me long after all supplements...

  37. I tried the Lysine and....
    ... about your mom. Thank goodness that Synthroid and Nexium don't bother me. Take care. FLFLOWERGIRL:)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  38. Scopes Clear - Please help with numbers
    ... and ended up in the ER. PS--I also take PPI's Nexium 40 daily and no way can I stop or cut back. It is...

  39. lNeed advice on bloodwork
    ... inhibitor medication for acid reflux like Prilosec or Nexium . They have been known to inhibit both B12 and iron...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec

  40. High Serum Gastrin
    ... Do you take ANY kind of medication like Prilosec or Nexium ? Any kind of antacid. Serum gastrin is usually...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec

  41. Update - Good news, not-so-good news
    ... have had to stop that for a few days and double my nexium for a few days to try to get through it. I'm so glad...

  42. just diagnosed, any tips?
    ... anything about Gerd, but a guy at my work was taking Nexium for a digestive issue he had. He was under the believe ... what his medication was and looked it up and it said Nexium was commonly used to treat Gerd. Is Nexium similar ... close/with your iron supplements? He said that the Nexium helped him and he takes a very low dose of it now ... have stomach acids and we have digestive enzymes. So Nexium and stomach acid might be opposite of my problem of...
    ... , so cannot offer any insights. I have been on Nexium for a year. This drug inhibits the acid production...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  43. SO fed up!
    ... meds as I do, very sensitive. I even have to take Nexium for my stomach/GERD. It would be great if you could...

  44. New here, tired and extremely stressed
    ... they pass. I also have a history of reflux and take Nexium every night for that. I also have always been sensitive...

  45. Iron injections
    ... stay awake at work. One hour before dinner I took my Nexium . For dinner, I either drank red wine or you guessed ... Several hours after dinner, the last thing I take is the Nexium away from meals. I also eat meat 3X a week that's...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prenatal Synthroid

  46. low b12 and low testosterone
    ... heart) Gastro found GERD & berretts and put me on nexium (been on it 2 years). Well 2 months ago the symptoms...

  47. Chromagen Forte Caplet TRX- Need info, please. Am posting lab results as well!
    ... be taken within 4 hrs. Iron is decreased by PPI's ( Nexium ) type drugs. And other things. Information on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic Synthroid

  48. iron and b12 deficient anemia
    ... taking a PPI (Proton Pump inhibitor) like Prilosec, Nexium , Prevacid or Aciphix to reduce stomach acid for throat...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prevacid Prilosec

  49. Anemia - Doctors conclude the cause is...
    ... daily. Ended up in the ER. Note that I have taken Nexium for 7 years now and I am also Hypothyroid (Hashimotos...

  50. Iron Deficiency--Could it be more?
    ... do you use antacids or medications like Prilosec or Nexium ?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin Prilosec

  51. Iron Injections
    ... it is my periods. However, Iam am also Hypo and on Nexium which I understand from these boards that it doesn...

  52. Small Vent About My Doctor
    ... the "literature" isn't there. In fact, he said that Nexium (Prilosec also) is the number 3 drug prescribed in...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec

  53. low ferritin, high iron
    ... 37-.47). My hemoglobin is up from 102 since taking nexium now for three weeks for an ulcer. So, obviously I...

  54. bleeding ulcer and anemia
    ... April 5 for my appointment with him but he prescribed nexium and it looks like it's 6 weeks worth. I did some ... bacteria. I'm soooo confused about why I'm taking Nexium which is to ease reflux symptoms which I just DON ... of an ulcer or GERD. :-/ Now I find out that the Nexium can interfere with iron absorption because it reduces...
    ... gastro to see if he did any biopsies. Also, taking Nexium will help heal the ulcer, whatever the cause. If ... to heal the bleeding ulcer. Any iron issues with Nexium are going to be minor compared to a bleeding ulcer ... . Take the Nexium and go find a gentle iron supplement and make sure...
    ... day but I'm only going to take 300 while taking the nexium . I'll see how that makes me feel. Thanks for all your...

  55. Acid Blockers And Anemia
    ... Heamotologist said was due to I take too much Nexium and too long on PPI. I'm in the middle of no way...
    ... Heamotologist said was due to I take too much Nexium and too long on PPI. I'm in the middle of no way...
    ... It doesn't work! First gastro dr gave me Nexium 40mg twice a day, Zantac 150mg before bed plus mucaine ... replaced by Mylanta. Second gastro dr gave me Nexium 40mg once a day, Tazac 150mg twice a day. I get...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zantac

  56. Low Ferritin
    ... said is gastro problem because she gave me too much Nexium . Now they both don't want me. GP found me another...
    ... does still seem to be some debate about PPI drugs ( Nexium , Protonix, etc) and the absorption of iron (I personally...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Protonix

  57. can anyone give advice?
    ... constantly bleeding? A heamotologist said sometimes Nexium can cause trouble. The iron pill unable to be absorped...
    ... interfere with iron absorption. I am finding out that Nexium *could* be one of them. I have been on Nexium's ...

  58. I'm confused these numbers!
    ... once a month). Now the gastro dr wants me to take Nexium 40mg or 80mg if my stomach still burns, at twice a...

  59. New to the board and infusions
    ... What happen if the iron run out? Last year I took Nexium from 20 mg increase to 40mg. The heamotologist said ... the gastro Dr asked me to take 40mg twice a day. Is Nexium helping to absorb the iron or not helping? The...
    ... can last a little while. I'll try to stop the Nexium and have a wait/look. Anyway, Nexium is not working...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zantac

  60. Acid Reflex and Anemia
    ... I'm anemia too. I'm also taking Nexium 40mg twice a day plus a 150mg Zantac before bed. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zantac

  61. Hi just got here and I'm a noob I need some answers
    ... doing stuff unnecessarily. I have been on PPIs ( Nexium and Prilosec) since 1998. I just had my B-12 checked...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec

  62. Blood results and diagnosed
    ... prescription strength acid pump inhibitor such as Previd or Nexium . If a culture indicates H.Pylori they will some times...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  63. Anemia Questions....
    ... in the body? 5. I am currently taking 80mg of Nexium per day for my Gerd. I read somewhere on the internet...
    ... malabsorbed, so regardless, in light of your long term Nexium usage, I'd be taking at least 1000 mcg daily of B12...

  64. I'd Like Your Input! Especially KritterKeeper
    ... I have acid reflux and only take one medication Nexium . However he now has increased my nexium 40 mg twice...
    ... I have acid reflux and only take one medication Nexium . However he now has increased my nexium 40 mg twice...
    ... an internist on this Wednesday, I want his input. Nexium is the only medication I take. I find it Very Ironic...
    ... an internist on this Wednesday, I want his input. Nexium is the only medication I take. I find it Very Ironic...

  65. Iron Deficincy ? Please Help
    ... connection between a proton pump inhibitor (Prilosec, Nexium ...) and my anemia worsening, but I have done a lot...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prilosec Protonix Zantac

  66. Vitamin B12 deficiency, Pernicious anemia?
    ... inhibitors that reduce acid levels--- Prilosec, Privised, Nexium and Aciphex are examples. I developed anemia by...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aciphex Prilosec