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  1. silent gerd
    ... awhile. My husband sees a gastro for his gerd and takes prevacid 1x day. He has all kinds of stomach issues. I guess...

  2. Gastroenternologist Visit
    ... use a wedge pillow which helps. I have been taking Prevacid with limited results. This doctor prescribed Aciphex...
    ... worse. I will call my doctor on Monday and go back on Prevacid ....
    ... pricey. I quit the Aciphex and went back to the Prevacid but both these meds were making matters worse so I...
    ... I didnt know whether to take the Prevacid while trying the slippery elm and aloe. Did that work...
    ... DebraL Yes, I took the aloe and slippery elm with Prevacid as suggested by Tesss. I noticed the improvement...

  3. PPI Side effects....
    ... seems my eyes are OK. I had not associated it with Prevacid but maybe that is it. It has gotten worse and worse ... meds so I am on Librium/Librax for the Crohn's, 30 mg Prevacid AM, 30 mg Prevacid PM and 300 mg Zantac PM along with...
    ... mouth has just been getting worse, huh? I know that Prevacid and Librium can have 'rare' side effects causing ...

  4. Reglan anyone?
    ... uncontrollable, and I was on Reglan for awhile with Prevacid . IT'S HORRIBLE!!!! I'm not even joking. Avoid it ... feel a million times better for it. I now take Prevacid 30 mg twice a day and Carafate and Promethazine as...
    ... raised head of bed, lousy diet, etc. I am on 30 mg Prevacid Am, 30 mg Prevacid PM and 300 mg Zantac PM and I am...

  5. LPR Info: Went to Specialist
    ... Gastritis is definitely getting worse with 30 mg Prevacid AM, 30 mg Prevacid PM and 300 mg Zantac PM. What...
    ... But its epensive at 45$ per presciption, i tried out prevacid . Im on day 4 and im quitting it. I just took a protonix...
    ... from acid reflux for years and have been on 15 mg prevacid . I went to a specialist which has did allergy testing ... throat may be from acid reflux. He has raised the Prevacid to twice a day 30 mg. I am also overweight by about...
    ... it. What to do??????????????? Also, I am on 30 mg Prevacid aM and 30 mg PM and 300 mg Zantac PM........not doing...
    ... insurance company today that they no longer will cover prevacid . They think prilosec works just as well and it is ... They will however still cover Nexium. So when my prevacid perscription runs out I am going to call the doc and...
    ... ENT look in throat all he saw was redness. I am on prevacid but most days I can barely get it to go down without...

  6. also......are the meds a baind-aid?
    ... the time -- never goes into my mouth. I am on 30 mg Prevacid Am, 30 mg Prevacid PM and 300 mg Zantac PM. I also ... palpitations. I started out on Zantac alone, went to 30 mg Prevacid which worked fairly well for a couple of years and...

  7. Palpitations or GERD??
    ... of the bed and doesn't do a thing. I am on 30 mg Prevacid AM, 30 mg Prevacid PM and 300 mg Zantac PM -- doesn...

  8. new with questions and fears
    ... protonix, and prevacid seem to help me. im pretty sure my symptoms are...

  9. Is going to a gasteroentrologist worth it?
    ... My allergist is the one prescribing Prevacid for me as my reflux or heartburn seems to affect my ... In the last few months, after a year or more of Prevacid , the prevacid doesn't seem as effective as it was ... more intolerant of of some foods than I was before Prevacid . I used to be able to eat the occaisonal orange but...
    ... at your earliest convience... If you're already on Prevacid and it's effectiveness is going down then you need ... specailist gastro advice.... I'm 32 and started taking PRevacid when I was about 27. It's continuosly become more...
    ... problem really is that you have grown tolerant to prevacid ...it seems to me switching to another ppi for a while ... and then switching back to prevacid should do the trick....
    ... I talked to my allergist (the one prescribing Prevacid ) and she refused to increase my dosage, because according...

  10. GERD and breathing troubles
    ... Hi NancyH Ive tried prevacid for 6 weeks and that didn't help at all. Im now on...

  11. Does anyone want to hear a (sort of) success story?
    ... even bad, over nausea any day), for which I then took Prevacid . After a year or so, I halved my Prevacid dose...

  12. Prevacid Not Working
    ... Hi I found that prevacid didn't really work for me. My doctor has now given...
    ... Question; Did you take the zantac while you were taking prevacid ? BTW, I saw my MD a he told me to take the prevacid...
    ... with which PPI works for them the best. I do okay on Prevacid . Nexium doesn't touch my reflux. I'm still trying...
    ... just though I'd let you know --- I have been on 30 mg Prevacid Am, 30 mg Prevacid PM and 300 mg zantac PM for about ... problem before but it was under control with 30 mg Prevacid in AM only. Try convincing the doc!!!!!! I can't stop...

  13. GERD & Fast Heart Rate
    ... so bad that he can hardly breathe. He has taken 4 prevacid today and it's not helping. The doc offered Aciphex...
    ... so bad that he can hardly breathe. He has taken 4 prevacid today and it's not helping. The doc offered Aciphex ... help the GERD. Is he prescribed 4? What dose of Prevacid did he take? I know it's tempting to just load up...

  14. mucous in throat can't swallow it away! and thirsty all the time.
    ... Nexium or ask for another PPI like Aciphex, Protonix, Prevacid . PPI's are really the treatment of choice for LPR...
    ... have a diagnosis. I am goingto restart the Nexium or Prevacid ....Oh and I never had any heartburn before but I have...
    ... really figuring this out so I guess Ill try taking the Prevacid samples I have !!! I DID just read however, the stuides...
    ... relief from your symptoms? Maybe you could start the prevacid and call your doc to ask about upping the doseage...
    ... just though I'd let you know --- I have been on 30 mg Prevacid Am, 30 mg Prevacid PM and 300 mg zantac PM for about ... problem before but it was under control with 30 mg Prevacid in AM only. Try convincing the doc!!!!!! I can't...
    ... Tums for calcium. How would I fit it in with the Prevacid and Librium before dinner and the Zantac and Librium...
    ... that it is not ok to take tums at the same time as prevacid ....
    ... its just phyiscal symtoms of depression). i was on prevacid for a while, and it didnt help. now i am taking protonix...
    ... diagnosed with LPR about a month ago. I've been on Prevacid 30mg daily since then. The only physical symptom ... its own, so my primary care doctor prescribed the prevacid . I've been doing some research and I think that other...

  15. Nausea
    ... nausea or light-headedness. My GP just started me on Prevacid 30mg, which seems to be helping so far, except now...

  16. Nissen, anyone?
    ... GERD (known) since 1998. I'm currently taking 30 mg Prevacid twice daily, and 300mg Zantac twice daily. I use assorted...
    ... heartburn type symptoms. I was put on Zantac first, then Prevacid 30 mg twice a day. I was free of symptoms for awhile ... t being medicated at all. I was switched back to Prevacid , and Reglan was added. I couldn't tolerate the Reglan...
    ... primary doctor in January of this year, who increased my prevacid to twice daily. I haven't seen my GI doc since 2003...
    ... You have hardly exhausted your medication options. Prevacid is not the only proton pump inhibitor, and by many...
    ... our insurance is very selective, and I can only take Prevacid and Zantac per the formulary and have the meds be...
    ... Before my doctor even mentioned it, I was on 60 mgs Prevacid , then 80mg Nexium, then back to Prevacid. I've also...

  17. Acid Reflux causing shortness of breath
    ... that the acid was getting into my lungs and put me on prevacid and sent me to a GI doc. Asthma was very controllable...
    ... when you wake up? My doctor just switched me from Prevacid to Nexium and I also take carafate 3x's a day. It...

  18. Anyone with LPR? Please help
    ... nocturnal reflux and it is driving me crazy. On 2 Prevacid /day and another 300 mg Zantac at night besides the ... 1 Prevacid . Now my stomach hurts too. My sore throat/upper...
    ... doesn't seem to come up that far. I used to be on 1 Prevacid a day and that controlled the reflux fine. Now look...
    ... abitity to properly control mucous flow. u say 1 prevacid a day use too work for you? it seems alot of people ... exception. youve built up some sort of tolerance to prevacid ? you might try changing ppi's for a few weeks, see ... no difference you might try using zantac instead of prevacid to see if that makes any difference. actually are ... symptoms now similar to what they were before u took any prevacid ? I ask because I am wondering if there is any we you...
    ... taking 300 mg of Zantac at night plus I am back to Prevacid 2x/day. I just about give up. I also have a dry...

  19. Prevacid Side Effects???
    ... I have severe Gerd and am currently taking 30mg Prevacid twice daily and 300mg Zantac twice daily. I think ... the prevacid is causing diarrhea. :)...
    ... I'm been on Prevacid for years. I've never really had any side effects...
    ... I felt terrible on prevacid . I felt like I had flu, I have bad aches and headaches...
    ... jvossrn Good grief I thought I was bad I am on 30 mg Prevacid 2x/day and 300 mg. zantac at night and still have...

  20. New to forum...Need info on GERD, Protonix, and Palpitations
    ... :) I have been on Prevacid since 1994. I just recently went on the generic prilosec...
    ... anxiety which causes me more palps. When I was on PREVACID I hardly had any palps. Protonix was the same as prevacid ... for my GERD and palps to get under control on the prevacid . Coughing stimulates the vagus nerve and can stop...

  21. Anyone Experience Other GERd Symptoms?
    ... gastritis/upper esophagitis/acid reflux. I am on 30 mg Prevacid AM, 30 mg Prevacid PM and 300 mg zantac PM and it...

  22. Questions about GERD
    ... drinking water....yuck!) 4) Do people usually stay on Prevacid , Prilosec, or Nexium on a long term basis? 5) How...

  23. Gerd?
    ... anyone make me feel better? Does these nexium and prevacid things help with this? Thanks....

  24. Question!! Need Advice Please
    ... Ok I was put on Prevacid about almost a week and a half ago, some days its ... kinda hungry to.. So my question is, does anyone take prevacid and still drink caffenie drinks, and are ok.. I need...
    ... Christy, I took prevacid for almost a year. I never got the kind of relief ... getting now from Nexium. I have tried to go back to the prevacid and it just does not work for me. On Nexium I do ... curious as to what kind of tests you have had done that prevacid was perscribed in the first place. I ask this because ... I was given prevacid before any tests were done. Now I have had every...
    ... Hi Vic, well I was prescribed Prevacid becasue we are in the process of testing, and trying...

  25. Nexium and side effects
    ... experience the nausea in the morning. I was taking prevacid and switched to Nexium which did not take care of...

  26. Switching Meds ????
    ... sold OTC. For me the only good relief I got was from Prevacid or protonix and I've been taking PPIs for about 5...

  27. Now what?!?!
    ... the zantac was not as effective.I was switched to prevacid which thank God did the trick.Was on zantac for bout...

  28. question about taking meds and alcohol
    ... if i take prevacid daily for acid reflux, is it bad to have an alcoholic...

  29. Hot flash
    ... see what the biopsy results are. I have been taking Prevacid for the last two weeks and feel so much better. I ... Nexium before and that didn't help me at all. The Prevacid has worked wonders for me. I have also cut out all...

  30. Help!
    ... these symptoms all sound like GERD??? I just started Prevacid . When can I expect that to help? One more question ... ...will Maalox interfere with the Prevacid ? Thank you....

  31. Digestive Tract Disorder - ?
    ... was major damage but no cancer...he changed me to Prevacid twice a day and I started to get better within a few...

  32. Best Med?
    ... Been on prevacid 2x a day,works really well for me i can eat just about ... feel like my stomachs gonna catch fire.Ive been on prevacid for little over yr now,its given me back my life.Take...
    ... Haven't started my Prevacid yet, but I hear it's pretty good. How's this...

  33. Bad Taste?
    ... battling GERD. How long have you been on Nexium & Prevacid ? I have been taking Nexium 2x a day since late October...

  34. Introducing Myself
    ... and tearing a hole in my esophogus. I was 16 then. Prevacid helped a lot at first, but then it seemed to stop...

  35. How safe is Nexium?
    ... Pump Inhibitors for three years now. I'm usually on Prevacid , but have also done Nexium and Prilosec. No problems...

  36. Achalasia??
    ... have I been treated for it. I've been taking either prevacid or protonix from the start of treatment and they have...

  37. Prevacid, Nexium, Zantac, Prilosec....which one is the best?
    ... Nexium is the best. I have used Prilosec, Zantac, Prevacid , Aciphex and Protonix at various times in the past ... results. She had stopped responding to Prilosec and Prevacid so Nexium was the next choice. Zantac and Prilosec...
    ... I've been on Prevacid , Nexium, Prilosec, and Zantac (not to mention about ... is the best. None work for me. Right now I'm on Prevacid 30 mg twice a day, just because my doctor didn't want...
    ... some reason it stopped working.Doc then put me on prevacid 2 x a day worked like a charm.Take care....
    ... allergic to it. On yet another hand, my dad takes prevacid (spelling?) and that works great for him. As other...
    ... Losec is Nexium, I believe. It's omperazole. Prevacid is lansoprazole....
    ... I have tried practically all of the meds: Zantac, Prevacid , Nexium, etc. etc. Personally the one I have found ... s -- my observation. (I found Nexium better than Prevacid /Prilosec, as far the the PPI's were concerned). ...
    ... Ranitidine is Zantac. For me I take 30mg of Prevacid twice a day. I take up to 300 mg of Zantac up to...
    ... than it should be and that was already on 30mg on prevacid in the morning) and that when I registered the GERD...
    ... Have you considered going on a higher dose of Prevacid ? I'm on 60mg a day....

  38. Reglan questions
    ... little over a year now. They currently have him on Prevacid in morning, Reglan three times a day, and Zantac before...

  39. How common is GERD and how long does it last?
    ... suspected was acid reflux. He gave me some samples of Prevacid to take for a few weeks to see if that helped, and ... Nexium, and the same thing happened. Now I'm on Prevacid , which has done by far the best job at keeping in ... as I make sure to take my 60 mg per day. But my Prevacid co-pay is expensive, because most insurers won't have...

  40. My doctor says I am a "refluxer"
    ... only 20 years of age and I have been on a Donnatol, 2 Prevacid , 1 rantidine a day treatment. nothing had worked....

  41. coffee and questions
    ... stong enough for u huney. you need something like prevacid thats really strong. that got rid of my reflux permanety...

  42. GERD Question
    ... doctor would consider having you take something like Prevacid , and see if that relieves your swallowing and breathing ... gradually overpowered both of those, so now I'm on Prevacid . The Prevacid is pretty expensive, but it's worth...

  43. Almost constant chest pain in the left breast and shoulder
    ... Certain foods react different for everyone. I'll take a Prevacid or anti acid when I get the chest pain and that seems...

  44. Natural Alternative to Meds that works
    ... barium swallow test, the upper endoscopy, and taking Prevacid (Prilosec didn't work) for four months, I decided ... had to be a better way to deal with this. While the Prevacid allowed my excoriated esophagus to heal, I didn't ... seems to be a great solution. I haven't had to take a Prevacid capsule during that whole time....a big savings!...
    ... before trying the Aloe Vera? Thank you!!! I am on Prevacid (Prilosec did not work) - the Prevacid is really not...

  45. somebody help me with my condition please!
    ... all the pain I've suffered the last 5 months. I'm on Prevacid to prevent acid production to heal the sores but this...

  46. New...
    ... escription Nexium, and should that fail, try Protonix, then Prevacid . You also need to find a doctor who understands LPR...

  47. Nausea and Acid Reflux
    ... precription wise for heartburn and acid reflux is Prevacid . Take care Christina...

  48. Try Prevacid Everyone
    ... I agree. Prevacid is a great med! I have an 8yr old son who has suffered ... that has ever given him any real long-term relief is Prevacid . I am also on Prevacid for my own acid reflux, and ... used to be on Zantac, but it never helped much. The Prevacid gets an A+ in my book!...
    ... I definitely have found that Prevacid works best. I started taking it 4 months ago, after ... acid reflux under control. Once I started taking Prevacid , I realized that I'd still been having symptoms while ... realized were caused by the acid. However, I wish the Prevacid weren't so expensive....
    ... I definitely have found that Prevacid works best. I started taking it 4 months ago, after ... acid reflux under control. Once I started taking Prevacid , I realized that I'd still been having symptoms while ... realized were caused by the acid. However, I wish the Prevacid weren't so expensive. Just curious... how long...
    ... Im on prevacid and it works so well for me that im able to drink...

  49. GERD meds
    ... so acid wouldn't back up that much. I'm also on Prevacid ....

  50. OK, stupid question I guess...
    ... from GERD too and I take a proton pump inhibitor ( Prevacid )....

  51. Feel the Burn!
    ... blockers like Pepcid or any proton pump inhibitors like Prevacid ?...
    ... I took Prevacid for about a year and it worked like a charm! But...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Freaking Out
    ... almost light-headed and then eventual relief. I'm on Prevacid for the hiatal hernia and on zoloft & klonipin (generic...

  2. Going home after colonoscopy
    ... problems. It could be a result of my dr switching me from Prevacid to Nexium? I don't know. Our pharmacy has quit carrying ... Prevacid so we can only get it in emergency situations.I have...

  3. nausea.. constipation cause this?
    ... greasy food even though i didnt... i tried taking prevacid .. could this be constipation? what could i do to...

  4. Sulphur Burp/Vomiting Getting Worse
    ... hiatal hernia. The GERD is completely controlled by Prevacid (no heartburn). I also take Acidophilus daily. ...

  5. On/Off Severe Pain, Nausea, Anxiety(ish)
    ... I had 4 stomach ulcers. He immediately prescribed Prevacid (30mg per day) and severely modified my diet. That...

  6. Burning in the stomach
    ... stomach. Maybe you could try a different med like Prevacid or Zantac. HTH Poo...

  7. Are digestive enzymes/acidophilus good for gastroparesis?
    ... been trying to avoid taking the prescribed Nexium/ Prevacid and just using the MSM/probiotic/enzymes approach ... but for my colon as well. should i return to using Prevacid ? I heard it constipates and also that antibiotics ... system like mine. could I benefit from using both Prevacid AND the aforementioned enzyme/probiotic supplements...
    ... Tums but not often. My wife has used both Nexium & Prevacid and they both naseate and give her diarrhea. But Prilosec...

  8. Abdominal Discomfort & Occasional Pain
    ... acid reflux. I tried many different meds (prilosec, prevacid , nexium). All seemed to ease the pain of what the...

  9. stomach pain for 2 weeks
    ... my lower back left side. dr put me on levaquin and prevacid and i have to get an ultrasound. has anyone had this...

  10. not sure what i have please give opinion
    ... so he couldnt send me to a stomach dr so he gave me prevacid and said it should clear in a few days its been a...

  11. vascular malromations found in colonoscopy of 8yo daughter...
    ... well as the fundus. she is being treated with a daily prevacid tablet for the Gastritis but so far weve found no...

  12. Diverticullitis
    ... no my stomach just hurt like gas pains i was taking prevacid that my old dr gave me that did not help but the new ... stomach hasnt been hurting once i stopped taking the prevacid and prilosec not at the same time tho neither worked...

  13. Please take a look, give me your opinion...
    ... has never given me any problems (I was originally on Prevacid , but I had a bad reaction). Here's the kicker ...

  14. Help...I'm miserable
    ... can't be any of those. I have also been on Nexium, Prevacid , and Hyoscyamine all to no avail. I'm tired of being...

  15. Just had a colonoscopy...
    ... helps alleviate inflammation in the GI tract) and Prevacid . She stays away from milk now and is perfectly fine...

  16. Harry-normal transit times
    ... The meds I'm on right now are asacol, prednisone, prevacid , flagyl and ativan....

  17. Blood or no?
    ... darker right now maybe b/c of vitamins or maybe taking prevacid .. any opinions appreciated...

  18. Green colored bowel movements
    ... Maybe the prevacid did it.I have been taking pepto bismol and have temporary...

  19. nausea when bowel moves
    ... years. I would get really nausious and have to take prevacid , which helped, but, I needed it or i would feel like...

  20. Got my diagnosis
    ... with a Proton Pump Inhibitor like Prilosec, Protonix, Prevacid , Nexium or Aciphex--- it reduces the stomach acid...

  21. Does anyone have specific foods that cause pain in colon?
    ... ideas on what might relieve the discomfort? I have Prevacid but only helps the stomach and I am pretty sure an...

  22. Have a question--- Need a answer soon if possible
    ... and made a appt with my family doctor she put me on Prevacid once a day and Robinul twice a day. Hopefully this...

  23. I am concerned -dr is not
    ... it was anxiety. that wont make you feel dehydrated. Prevacid never did anything for the gasritis. I do have a big...

  24. Pain under right rib cage - IBS?
    ... had pretty classic ulcer symptoms so he put me on Prevacid , but it did absolutely nothing. If I have an H. pylori...


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