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  1. Healing time?
    ... doctor will most likely try you out on a PPI such as Prevacid . If it helps, you'll know you have GERD. Stay on the...

  2. Who can tell me about Aciphex?
    ... Only once a day and heartburn's gone. Prilosec & Prevacid didn't work for me. The only down side is that my...
    ... Only once a day and heartburn's gone. Prilosec & Prevacid didn't work for me. The only down side is that my...

  3. Question about throat tightness, GERD?
    ... getting use to board. Anyways, I don't want to take the Prevacid if it isn't GERD. How does one know if it's anxiety...
    ... heartburn side of it. I started out taking a 30mg of Prevacid a day about 4 months ago. The past month my system...

  4. Has anyone tried homeopathic remedies?
    ... it helps Gerd, and all those symptoms. I've been on Prevacid for 3 yrs, everything was fine, but last 2 mos saw...

  5. ON THE NEWS - - Apple Cider Vinegar
    ... heartburn". The medicines out there today (I've been on Prevacid for years now) don't actually work to stop the cause...

  6. Who has had their reflux medicine quit on them?
    ... I treated my LPR successfully with Prevacid for about a year and a half, until this September ... when symptoms started acting up. I wonder if my Prevacid is losing its effectiveness. Has anyone had this experience...
    ... time and it start to not work so well. Just started prevacid and it's not doing too great either. Then I heard ... first is the best course of action. I tried doubling prevacid (15mg. to 30 mg.) but the diarrhea is awful so I just ... seems to help. Did you get any side effects from the prevacid when you started taking it and did they eventually...
    ... This happened to my Mom, who has reflux. She was on Prevacid for a long while, doing well, and then reflux came...
    ... to your question, no, I did not get diharrhea from Prevacid . I was lucky to tolerate it very well. However, I ... disappearing, so think about hanging in there if the Prevacid is doing the trick for your reflux. I might try...

  7. Shortness of Breath
    ... my throat and stomach. so i got a prescription for prevacid . i had no idea that acid reflux could cause that....

  8. Has anyone read this book?
    ... take large amounts. It's easier for me to take one Prevacid I guess. Definitely look into it just for the information...

  9. Gerd AND IBS....Getting worried sometimes...Advice!?
    ... doesnt seem to work anymore. The Dr. gave me some Prevacid to try. I just want to know if it COULD be anything...
    ... take a dose in the morning and one at night? I'm on Prevacid now...I'm just trying to think of anything and everything...

  10. Waking up with indigestion
    ... having indigestion for mabey 7 months. I started taking prevacid and it helped, then I stopped and it came back. I ... am now taking prevacid again, but a different pill, it doesnt seem to be...
    ... because I cant go at all right now. Mabey it is the prevacid doing that because I just started taking it again ... a week ago. But the side effects of prevacid I thought caused diarreha, not stop you up. The other ... medication is Nexium, you could try it. I think prevacid works good though. The regular pills I first started...

  11. Help! Meds don't work!
    ... to go with it. I've tried the Protonix, Prilosec, Prevacid and Zantac. The first two days on Prevacid and Zantac...
    ... to go with it. I've tried the Protonix, Prilosec, Prevacid and Zantac. The first two days on Prevacid and Zantac...

  12. Quick LPR "recovery"--then relapse--what does this mean?
    ... October 2004. After about 6 months of 2x a day PPI ( prevacid and then nexuim) I started to feel better. Not 100...

  13. Anyone having (or hear of) mental side affects with GERD treatment?
    ... I have been on prevacid for about 2 months now (60 mg a day) toget rid of ... distracting, but no headaches. Anyone get this reaction to prevacid or any other PPIs?? It seems to be good when I wake ... up, but gets worse throughout the day (I take a prevacid 30 minutes after waking up, then again about 7-9 hours...

  14. Side effects with PPIs, any success with H2blocker??
    ... alot of people get that way, so he switched me to prevacid . But that did the same thing. I have taken myself...

  15. Could all these symptoms really just be GERD???
    ... diagnosed with GERD nearly 2 months ago. I was put on prevacid twice a day before meals, but my symptoms have changed ... has been just under 2 months since I started taking prevacid and my breathing is much better and seems to have...
    ... reaction or side effect that you are having to the Prevacid and maybe you should try a new ppi. When I was on...

  16. feeling of something in my throat
    ... nose to examine my throat and voice box. I started Prevacid 30 mg 2x a day, but it takes MONTHS for this to get ... Usually 6 months or more. I as doing very well on Prevacid but I am now on Nexium 40 mg 2x a day as my insurance ... company dropped the prevacid as a "prefered drug" (one must ask "preferred by who...

  17. A New Reflux Sufferer, Please Help
    ... It's a slow process. It took at least 2 weeks for Prevacid to help with me. In the meantime, try to help it along...

  18. non-invasive surgery?
    ... ll stick to the daily (and sometimes twice daily) Prevacid for now....

  19. tongue coating and reflux
    ... coated feeling on my tongue since I switched from Prevacid to Prilosec and wondering if this is why....

  20. PH Test results.......what does this mean?
    ... sure. (everything checked out fine) He put me on Prevacid 30 mg. 2x day for LPR. Of course the insurance companies ... Nexium this time in late May. (insurance dropped Prevacid as a preferred med). I think I am again making positive...

  21. Help! Burning! No Sleep!
    ... gave the results ,both came back acid reflux. i take prevacid 30mg twice a day.i only eat bananas and crackers and...
    ... is, but with the ppi's sold in the States (Nexium, Prevacid , Protonix) you can add a zantac to it. For nighttime...

  22. New GERD Symptoms ....
    ... can make your neck feel awful, so he switched me to prevacid . Took that for 3 weeks with no improvement at all...

  23. GERD/LPR and Fundoplication Story
    ... test, six months or better on 4 to 6 Nexiums a day ( Prevacid did not work at all; Nexium kept that lump in my throat...

  24. Chest pains with GERD???
    ... I found Nexium did not help me that well. I am on Prevacid now and even then I sometimes have to take 2 a day...
    ... Hey, thanks for the reply. I was on prevacid in.. March i think. and then i went on protonix for...

  25. Jeanne m
    ... ve been on it for years. I also have GERD and take prevacid . I have an app. next month with the Dr. I guess he...

  26. walking
    ... always have to have water and make sure I took my prevacid since for me, walking can sometimes make mine worse...

  27. dr. visit / nexium
    ... left the ent I saw out of the picture) and prescribed Prevacid 1x a day. He told me to give it 3-6 weeks to see how...

  28. 3 years and I don't know why I'm sick
    ... doctor, he said it was acid reflux and he started me on prevacid which didn't do anything. My second trip was to the...

  29. uncomfortable neck
    ... nexium 40 2x a day and zantac 150 at bedtime. I tried prevacid for 3 days but it made everything feel worse. And...

  30. from 2x per day to once a day
    ... I tried going to Prevacid once a day awhile back and it didn't work. I was...

  31. LPR feeling of something in throat
    ... Debra- I was on Prevacid 2x a day for a little over 5 months. I did well with ... Anyway, she thought I wanted to stop taking so much prevacid , and switched my prescription from 2x a day down to ... treatment. In the meantime my insurance company dropped prevacid from thier perscription list. I received a letter ... cover Nexium. I called the doc back to switch from Prevacid to Nexium (as per the insurance company), and asked...
    ... store. I wasnt sure I could take both that and the Prevacid , but it sounds as if you are. Acidease contains slippery...

  32. any thoughts?
    ... bloating never anything your saying though. I was on prevacid for 3 years and it did not get rid of the lump feeling ... period for the pains and all were ok, I stopped the prevacid and the leg pains vanished completely. Protonix was ... the same as prevacid to the T. I just switched to 20mg of aciphex and...

  33. Prescrip med intolerence
    ... I have taken Protomix, Prevacid , Aciphex, Nexium and Prilosec and all cause me great...

  34. gerd and anxiety
    ... suggested I try taking Xanax for a few days to give the Prevacid a chance to work. I took one last night - the difference...

  35. GI??? I'm nervous!!
    ... On my 1st appt. my GI put me on my prevacid and scheduled a scope. I was knocked out so it didnt...

  36. Gurd???
    ... gave me a proton pump inhibitor ie..nexium , protonix, prevacid etc...protonix and prevacid were the least with side...

  37. Breathing trouble
    ... he said he had just read about GERD so he put me on Prevacid . Bingo no more problems, now, if I go 4 or 5 days...

  38. Laryngeal pharyngeal reflux (LPR) questions
    ... control with proton pump inhibitors such as Nexium, Prevacid , etc. A good indicator that it could be LPR is having...
    ... plus I don't like the side effects. I've been on prevacid , zantac, and another one that's OTC. This is just...
    ... plus I don't like the side effects. I've been on prevacid , zantac, and another one that's OTC. This is just...

  39. To people who have acid reflux, are these GERD Symptoms
    ... Usually it takes at least 6 months of PPI's (nexium, prevacid etc.) 2x a day to treat this. I did not feel any...
    ... Usually it takes at least 6 months of PPI's (nexium, prevacid etc.) 2x a day to treat this. I did not feel any...

  40. Neverending nauseausness
    ... was on 80mg of Nexium when I was on it, but 60mg of Prevacid works best for me....

  41. GERD and Breathing
    ... said he had just read about GERD and started me on Prevacid . That was about 3 or 4 yrs ago and it seems to have...
    ... when I lay down. I never had heartburn. I found that Prevacid helped me to breathe and also helped my bad breath...

  42. GERD and body pain!?!
    ... need to take them religiously and let yourself heal. Prevacid gave me the least side affects,nexium the most, now...

  43. What to do now??
    ... been switching between Prilosec 40mg twice daily and Prevacid 30mg twice daily, with Zantac 300mg twice daily. I...
    ... to reduce stomach acid including Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid , Protonix, and Aciphex....

  44. indigestion around heart
    ... I went to the doctor that day and he gave me some prevacid again to take. What caused it was I bought a box of...
    ... hard to tell if its the gerd or the anxiety. The prevacid took about 3 weeks to start working on me so dont ... needed as well as my aciphex for my GERD. I was on prevacid for 3 years. good luck PS- yeah mints are a no no...

  45. Anyone else having dental problems?
    ... years and has had endo scopes for years. He calls prevacid his wonder drug.. Anyone else????? Its been 3 weeks...

  46. Reflux medicines making me short of breath
    ... ulcer in my esophagus too. My doctor started me on Prevacid solutabs and I noticed that after a few days I was...
    ... occassional breathing problems even after being on Prevacid for almost 3 years now, but it's not as prolonged...

  47. Any Aciphex users here?
    ... given Aciphex 20mg to try because I have already tried prevacid ,protonex and nexium. I was just wondering how well ... ago and noticed a little nausea. I too have tried prevacid and nexium and they made me short of breath. The nausea...

  48. anyone on hormonal bc and PPIs????
    ... I'm on bc and Prevacid . I know my GI wants me to switch to a low dose bc...

  49. Nexium and Gerd Questions?
    ... of course excessive burping). Previously, I was on Prevacid and this seemed to help with the pain, but did nothing ... heart attack. My question is could I take 1 30mg Prevacid along with the 1 40mg Nexium I take daily, or does...

  50. prevacid gave me leg pains ??
    ... Nexium seems to be fine for now. If Nexium and Prevacid aren't working for you, perhaps Protonix?...

  51. ppi and iron
    ... I take 60mg of Prevacid a day and a multivitamin with iron. My GI knows I...

  52. indigestion without food
    ... the mints I was eating that day. He prescribed me prevacid again. But today I havent ate anything and I feel...

  53. breakthrough acid
    ... breakthrough they might change your PPI. Personally I find Prevacid significantly more effective than Nexium....
    ... I also found that prevacid prevented heartburn better then nexium. I was on prevacid ... nexium. I got ALOT of heartburn. I just went back to prevacid no more heartburn....

  54. GI Appointment Today
    ... get along with. Right now we are leaving my PPI ( prevacid ) the same, but adding zantac as normal. I’m just...

  55. can GERD cause dizziness ?
    ... told me I have a hiatal hernia and GERD and put me on prevacid . My dizziness went away as did the chest pains. Currently ... heart burn for the first time so I went back to the prevacid which knocked it out. Does or did anyone get dizzy...

  56. Has anyone experienced any LPR relief yet?
    ... until about 5 months later. Initial treatment was 2 Prevacid a day. I posted my story in response to the thread...

  57. nexium and gas/bloat
    ... didnt like it all .Im asking GI to put me back on prevacid ...

  58. How long does it take for LPR symptoms to worsen?
    ... life I could feel pretty good! The doctor put me on prevacid 30 mg. twice a day. By about the end of February ... to lessen the doctor changed my prescription to one prevacid a day in March. I recently switched to Nexium as ... my insurance carrier dropped prevacid , and suggested nexium as a substitute for reflux....

  59. Any health effects with long term use of Nexium?
    ... My doctor told me I could take the whole bottle of Prevacid at once and most likely be fine. If you do that with...
    ... the hole in my esophogus then. I went on 60mg of Prevacid . It worked wonders for awhile. Then symptoms returned ... and I was switched to Prilosec, then back to Prevacid , then they added Carafate. I still was pretty sick ... problem. I got better for awhile using the Carafate and Prevacid , then got sick again. I was switched to Nexium, when ... showed major problems still, so I was switched back to Prevacid and Reglan and Phergan were added. I actually went ... find a treatment that really works for me, but the Prevacid seems the most effective without the side effects...
    ... will be there. Are you on single or double doses of Prevacid ? I also had nausea, electrolyte and dizzy problems...
    ... doctor told me. He said I'm on a high enough dose of Prevacid that I shouldn't have any acid in my stomach. The...
    ... getting your info from? My doctor tells me on 60mg a Prevacid a day I should not have any acid....
    ... was done on 80mgs of Nexium, my second on 60mg of Prevacid . I;ve also tried Reglan with Prevacid, and didn...

  60. Anyone here have an Erosive Esophagus?
    ... is squeezing my esophagus. I've just started taking Prevacid Solutabs and I do notice a little difference. I just...

  61. For those with LPR
    ... the 'something in the throat feeling" with Nexium, Prevacid , etc? I ask because that feeling can be a less common...

  62. Please list your side effects from the PPIs
    ... mine worse too, and it's the same drug as Prilosec. Prevacid works great for me with no side effects....

  63. Had the Nissen Fundo 2 days ago!
    ... twice daily, and feel worse than when I took 30mg prevacid twice daily with the 300mg zantac twice daily. I...

  64. Med timing
    ... If you are taking Prevacid or Nexium for LPR, do you take the night dose before...

  65. nothing relieves my acid reflux
    ... have been there for over a year. I'm currently taking Prevacid , and I also take a tablespoon of Maalox before bed...
    ... the counter drugs the same time you are taking the Prevacid . I would say not to take them within two hours of ... each other. The OTC drugs can prevent the Prevacid from working, I believe....
    ... be on double, sometimes triple dose ppi's (such as prevacid , nexium, prilosec, protonix, aciphex), and sometimes...
    ... tho :( also, i think i'm gonna start taking my prevacid twice a day. it's not what the dr. prescribed, but...
    ... but i have a fealing he'll say it can't. i know the prevacid and the zoloft i've been taking haven't helped it ... i'm hoping to get a different medicine other than prevacid to see if it'll help any better....
    ... I hate to go back to the pain!!! This is in the Prevacid prescribing information document: Hemic and Lymphatic...
    ... Carafate is good. I take it as needed in addition to Prevacid ....
    ... hmm. i had used prilosec and prevacid a little bit before, just a few days of prilosec and ... off-and-on with the prevacid , befre my lymph nodes swelled, but i don't think i ... i'm not sure though. i know i only started taking prevacid again maybe 3 weeks ago and my lymph nodes have been...
    ... have been there for over a year. I'm currently taking Prevacid , and I also take a tablespoon of Maalox before bed...

  66. Lpr
    ... willing to try any drug out there. My husband takes prevacid for gerd and loves the results. any input for LPR...

  67. How long we can live with GERD?
    ... and have diagnosed GERD last year. I’ m taking Prevacid 30mg daily and I was thinking my GERD is under control ... it is still here. I got symptoms again, even I used Prevacid . Now it’s make me depression and I start calculate...

  68. Excess phlegm in my throat
    ... I have acid reflux and am usually on Prevacid , however, we have no insurance, so now I am taking...

  69. Unusual Throat Pain/Spasms...
    ... and my throat was on and off. then he put me on 2 prevacid a day which i have been doing for about a week. If...

  70. Anyone else heartburn after not taking meds?
    ... in huge amounts (80 mg Nexium or Prilosec or 60 mg Prevacid ). I was diagnosed with reflux disease after a year ... but two pH probes both done on meds (One Nexium, one Prevacid ) still showed a lot of reflux. As a result I was...

  71. Not Sure I Have GERD???
    ... represented on this board. They are: Nexium Aciphex Prevacid Prilosec (by prescription) - not the OTC version...

  72. Nexium sucks!
    ... Nexium does squat for me. Prevacid all the way!...
    ... Nexium does squat for me. Prevacid all the way! This just goes to show that everyone ... has to find what works for them. I was on prevacid for 8 weeks and it did nothing for me...just switched...
    ... we are all sooooooooo different. been taking prevacid for years. had some bad stomach problems and the PCP ... it at all. did nothing for me. then my co-pays for prevacid went up and he prescribed i believe the generic for ... made me sick to the stomach all day. went back to prevacid and am fine....

  73. No more PPI's
    ... or before bed? Thanks for your help. I am on Prevacid for quite a while....
    ... know whether you can take Mastic pills together with Prevacid ? I have to check probiotic supplement out. Great...

  74. not sure if i have gerd, and i'm also wondering about antacids
    ... t have heartburn during the night. i've been on prevacid and prilosec otc, and i'm on a waiting list for nexium...

  75. Prilosec... increased dose=increased effectiveness???
    ... gastroenterologist Tuesday, and he changed me from Prevacid 30mg twice a day, Zantac 300mg twice a day, and Zelnorm...


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