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  1. Acid Reflux / Prevacid
    ... Okay...here's what I know. Prevacid needs to be given on an empty stomach, 30 minutes ... reaches the stomach acid in the belly. Keep in mind the Prevacid reduces the amount of the stomach acid (ultimately...
    ... We use prevacid and it's a miracle worker thus far. I use the solutab ... time for a good hour after feeding helps as well. Prevacid won't stop the reflux, but will take away the pain ... add: my daughter also takes pepcid in addition to prevacid . She'd been on pepcid for a while and it helpd some ... . The addition of prevacid has been amazing for us....

  2. Is anyone out there dealing with this?
    ... undermedicated. She needs the max dose of pepcid AND 7.5 mg Prevacid 2X day and now she's like a different kid. I wish...

  3. Any babies out there with reflux?
    ... doesn't seem to help. The next step is to give her Prevacid . Anyone have any experience with any of this?...
    ... treatments for babies. Or, maybe you need to go with the prevacid ....
    ... sleeps with her head elevated, etc. I just started the Prevacid today. I have to keep giving her the Zantac as well...
    ... Axid 2ml dose twice a day. No Maalox, no Mylanta, Prevacid , Zantac, or anything else. ( I had even mentioned...
    ... doesn't seem to help. The next step is to give her Prevacid . Anyone have any experience with any of this? Have ... age.) then I'd definitely push for the med change. Prevacid is a stronger drug and really helps a lot of kids ... . She may even need a combination of Prevacid once a day and Zantac once a day. Its really just...
    ... think Im going to ask if we can make the switch to Prevacid . I was hoping she would grow out of all the spitting...
    ... think Im going to ask if we can make the switch to Prevacid . I was hoping she would grow out of all the spitting ... nothing more than a social/laundry problem. Zantac and Prevacid aren't designed to reduce the spit up. They just...
    ... medications, how much, and when to give them. The Prevacid worked wonders for 2 or 3 days and then started not...
    ... gain. She is now down to 2 times a day and taking Prevacid two times a day at 2.5 ML. [QUOTE=doodlebugsmom ... age.) then I'd definitely push for the med change. Prevacid is a stronger drug and really helps a lot of kids ... . She may even need a combination of Prevacid once a day and Zantac once a day. Its really just...

  4. Need advice from others with baby reflux experience
    ... and my LO's) several times a day. My son was taking prevacid , however. That was good because it was only 2x per ... .the spitting up just stopped. We stopped giving prevacid shortly thereafter, and at 8 mths, stopped putting...
    ... doctor said that she will switch her from Zantac to Prevacid . However, I wasn't sure if Prevacid was safe with...
    ... our 3 month old, as well. She has reflux and is on Prevacid , but still seems to have stomach pain. She also has...
    ... our 3 month old, as well. She has reflux and is on Prevacid , but still seems to have stomach pain. She also has...
    ... that it works great for a lot of babies! DD is on Prevacid for her Acid Reflux and the Elecare for her MSPI....

  5. Zantac for Infants
    ... I have an 11 week old on Prevacid (similar to Zantac). From what I understand, it's ... opinion... OH, and I asked about allergies to the Prevacid and was told it would be very HIGHLY UNLIKELY to be...

  6. HELP With my 9 week old
    ... Prevacid helped my daughter with acid reflux...it may be worth...

  7. Not sure what is wrong with my 5 week old baby!!
    ... overnight at around 5 months. He was on Allimentum, Prevacid and Mylanta during this period of time and it did...

  8. 9 Week Old With Major Gas Issues
    ... on Zantac three times a day and may have to move to Prevacid , but I have to tell you...once he was diagnosed with...

  9. Prevacid and Reflux
    ... My baby wasn't severe acid reflux but she did take prevacid and sometimes still does....she is now 5 months old...
    ... My 8 week old daughter just started taking Prevacid , it has only been 4 days and my ped. said it takes ... see the fulll effects. Do you feel comfortable using Prevacid ? I don't know much about it and am still researching...
    ... i am a prevacid rep - and feel very comfortable giving it to my son...

  10. Reflux
    ... you asked because just yesterday I had to give her a prevacid . I thought it was over with to some extent but obviously ... I was wrong. I had not given her prevacid in about 2 weeks or so. But yesterday she was teething ... made 5 months old on Sunday. I was hoping to end the prevacid ... I guess I won't. When she was about 4 1/2 months...
    ... you asked because just yesterday I had to give her a prevacid . I thought it was over with to some extent but obviously ... I was wrong. I had not given her prevacid in about 2 weeks or so. But yesterday she was teething ... made 5 months old on Sunday. I was hoping to end the prevacid ... I guess I won't. When she was about 4 1/2 months...
    ... bad spits but she still has them. If I give her a prevacid she'll will spit up nothing. But I only gave her prevacid...
    ... bad spits but she still has them. If I give her a prevacid she'll will spit up nothing. But I only gave her prevacid...

  11. nutramigen (SHE IS STAYING ON) instead of switching
    ... alot it is like a brand new baby. I still give her prevacid ....

  12. Nutramigen Questions
    ... still does small feedings sometimes ) and she is on prevacid . Althogh I will share some light at the end of the...
    ... had his done. And, usually they'd go to Prilosec or Prevacid next. I have a 4 month old nephew on Prilosec who...

  13. Zantac for reflux - when do you stop.
    ... i'm a prevacid rep. many babies outgrow reflux- i hope yours is...

  14. acid reflux,prevacid,nutramegin::: could those result in sweating?
    ... FEW PEOPLE it is alot of people. She has been on prevacid for about almost 2 months now. Her formula of course...
    ... Have you looked up the side effects of prevacid ? We never got to the point of needing Prevacid. ...
    ... Today I will see if I can look up side effects of prevacid ....
    ... :)I did look up the side effects for prevacid and nothing turned up. However my baby does have...

  15. reflux improvement
    ... has severe reflux. He is 4 mths, and has been on Prevacid since about 5 weeks old. He now takes it twice a...

  16. Severe Reflux! scared!help!
    ... obvisously wrong with your baby. I would ask about Prevacid or Zantac or something as well. It sounds like she...
    ... scheduled an upper GI test for early toorrow morning. Prevacid is the medicine they put her on. I've been trying...
    ... sure what will happen next. The doctor has her on Prevacid and wants to see how her system does with that for...

  17. Protruding tongue in 3 month old
    ... 100% of the time and she wants to be held. She is on prevacid everyday and I noticed the tongue more and more but...

  18. I have a 17 week old son on Prevacid.
    ... mine is on prevacid and has been on it for a little while now maybe two ... already used mine twice . To be honest I don't find prevacid really helped alot. I mean it did but reguardless...
    ... pug1975;3272043]Hi there. I have a 17 week old son on Prevacid . He takes half of the 15mg single dose packet once ... the delayed-release oral suspension...... i'm a prevacid rep. the oral suspension packets you mention are ... pharmacies is all that is left. It is replaced with the Prevacid solutab - which you can easily dissolve in water in...

  19. Crying in his sleep
    ... I never really worried about it. My daughter is on Prevacid for reflux, so maybe it is a reflux trait? Or maybe...

  20. So Frustrating
    ... again. I think a change of medication just may help ( Prevacid , etc) OR you may just have to tell yourself he has...

  21. I Hope This Lasts!
    ... choking alot lately. So, doc says to put him back on the Prevacid . I keep forgetting. We just got a dog that isn't fixed...

  22. Good Results
    ... little bit better now. The Dr. wanted me to increase Prevacid to 2 times daily. Instead I switched formula, and ... stopped the Prevacid all together. He seems to be spitting up more, but...

  23. The Wonderful World of Reflux
    ... the Zantac to a Proton Pump Inhibitor (Prilosec or Prevacid ) 5. Said that if things get worse, call. ...

  24. New mom needs advice!
    ... backwards". Zantac never helped Hunter, and neither did Prevacid (although I didn't give it 2 weeks worth a try, so...

  25. New Formula...Hoping this works!
    ... I think if this Zantac doesn't work, you could try Prevacid . It helped Hunter more than the Zantac did. I am happy...

  26. So completely frustrated!
    ... your pain on that one. His gastro switched him to Prevacid , and it still didn't help, and they just said that...

  27. At a Loss for what to do
    ... pick up the Mylicon drops and try those! He is on Prevacid ...but truthfully I miss doses on occasion, so I really...

  28. Prevacid for infants?
    ... the building blocks of protein) I've heard of using prevacid in infants. It's a much smaller dose than an adult...
    ... one out there I guess for this. I have had him on Prevacid for 3 days, and it doesn't seem to be doing much so...
    ... My daughter started prevacid at that age and did wonderfully....
    ... My son was started on Prevacid at about 6 weeks. We tried numerous other things ... but we noticed an improvement once he was on the Prevacid almost immediately. He took it until he was about...

  29. Bad Diaper Rash
    ... is looking a little better, but in another thread ( prevacid for infants) I think I may have found the answer....

  30. Gassy/Fussy 3 Week Old
    ... everything you could think of. Finally his Dr. prescribed Prevacid (after the Zantac quit working on the 3rd day) and...

  31. Feeding aversion for 13 week old: PLEASE HELP!
    ... negligible. Now the doctor has switched him over to Prevacid . The doctor has also advised to see an occupational...

  32. Newborn Throwing Up
    ... Doctor so they check for it. My friend's daughter is on prevacid since about a month old. Good luck!...

  33. prevacid for 2 month old?
    ... Zantac Liquid for a short time. I have never heard of Prevacid for a baby though...may be just as common. One...
    ... search on the FDA website and from what I can gather, prevacid is not approved for infants with the medical officer...
    ... research online I found that some Dr's prescribed Prevacid for infants, so I suggested it to my son's pediatrician ... smiling and was keeping formula down. He was on the Prevacid from about 2 months of age to a little over 6 months...

  34. Rice Cereal for Acid Reflux? Why?
    ... a preemie and she was put onto alimentum (formula) prevacid and she is also on 6 tablespoons of rice cereal to...
    ... severe case, and my doctor gave me a prescription of Prevacid to fill if I felt my daughter absolutely needed it...

  35. tube through nose!!!
    ... and said I want to try medicine, first. She's on Prevacid now and doing fine....
    ... has your daughter been on any other medicine besides prevacid ? i reaaly don't like giving her two different ones...
    ... wasn't common). She takes 1/2 of an adult dose of Prevacid . It's powder and tastes like strawberry. I have...

  36. Help please! Acid Reflux issue
    ... had said, but he changed hers meds. he put her on a prevacid solutab that dissolves in her mouth, and he put her...

  37. Any March Babies Out There Yet?
    ... now on Enfamil AR & takes Reglan 4 times a day and Prevacid 1 time a day. So far so good. Except that we have ... And listen to this...... our share of cost on the Prevacid is about $46 for a 30 day supply. But they are dissolvable...
    ... Im also glad that its getting better for him. The Prevacid is great, but we had to take him off of the Reglan...

  38. Reflux test
    ... only helped for about 3 days. Finally they gave him Prevacid which was a life saver. Good luck!...
    ... because I had to make sure he got all of it. The Prevacid I had to have compounded into a syrup and they would...

  39. 3 week old CONSTANT SCREAMING
    ... not do ultra-sound today. Instead wants him to take Prevacid instead of the zantac. Then if it does not help he...

  40. Reflux help
    ... ped), the GI specialist put her on something called prevacid . It was a powder you mixed in with her formula. ...

  41. Acid reflux question
    ... your son taking for the reflux. My son just started prevacid ....

  42. If you think COLIC you must read this
    ... carseat with me rocking it all night long. He took Prevacid and was on Nutramigen and later on Lactosefree formula...

Infertility board

  1. TTC and Heartburn Medicine
    ... frequent heartburn, and he gave me some samples of Prevacid to take for relief until my acid reflux testing comes ... back. He knows that I am TTC. I started taking the Prevacid without thinking, and then it just struck me today...
    ... pregnant, and I had to ask the same questions. I was on Prevacid , and now I'm on Aciphex, and both are safe during ... my doc. I could only find studies on Priolosec and Prevacid on the internet, but my doc says Aciphex is ok too...
    ... you told me about heartburn medicine (specifically Prevacid )...It is safe to take during IF treatments and during...

Pregnancy board

  1. macrobid/antacids
    ... macrobid for a bladder infection and also prescribed prevacid for acid reflux. i was looking the medicines up online...

  2. February 2008 mommies postpartum - April thread
    ... site of the bottle. The doctor has now put her on Prevacid and we will see. She was screaming and thrashing yesterday...

  3. February moms - Part 5
    ... Dina, My firstborn had reflux and was on prevacid and Mylanta for months. We knew it was reflux because...
    ... regular formula with mycolin drops and they will try prevacid in place of zantac. She certainly loves to scream...
    ... with our pediatrician because I wanted to try her on Prevacid instead of Zantac which the oncall pediatrician suggested...

  4. Sept Mommies where are you?
    ... excited, I have two boys 16 and 10. Is anyone taking Prevacid ...I feel so hungry all the time no matter how much...

  5. Anyone take Nexium or other PPI throughout their pregnancy?
    ... PPI) and I am 34 weeks pregnant. I have also taken Prevacid earlier on while pregnant. I have had chronic acid...
    ... completly safe for me. My doctor had also prescribed me prevacid before the nexium and it did not work at all nor did...

  6. Oh the heartburn
    ... that are safe during pregnancy (I take Aciphex, but Prevacid is really a common one during pregnancy). For most...

  7. April Mommies Take 3
    ... over the next few days, a prescription for formulated prevacid . Nami's just so tiny - now, at 3 weeks, she's 6 pounds...

  8. Reflux
    ... mouth. In my second trimester, my doctor prescibed Prevacid to take every morning. It worked so well I could...

  9. March mommies we are more than half way through
    ... she could not tell us is if he had hair. I am now on Prevacid becuase my reflux was so bad I could not take it anymore...
    ... she could not tell us is if he had hair. I am now on Prevacid becuase my reflux was so bad I could not take it anymore...

  10. bad tummy
    ... Discuss your options with your doctor. I take Prevacid (am I allowed to mention that?) now and it is a prescriptio...

  11. Horrible Heartburn... and getiing worse
    ... opposite side of my stomach. My doc just prescribed me Prevacid and says it is safe to take while pregnant. I'm getting...
    ... I got my Prevacid today. I'm so happy. I suffered for 4 months with...
    ... Don't be afraid to ask for a prescription. Prevacid is a category B and works AWESOME. :)...

  12. November Mommies 8!!!!!
    ... lining and if it's bad enough, has to be controlled by Prevacid or the like.) However, it hasn't been bad enough...

  13. Is it morning sickness?
    ... small meals it may help. My doctor perscribed me Prevacid to take every day to prevent this, but it seemed to...

  14. Gas and Bloating in First Trimester
    ... take a whole slew of medicines. I take Aciphex and Prevacid for my indigestion which work very well. Because I...

Trying to Conceive (TTC) board

  1. feeling strange..
    ... too thaele) by the way, my doctor did give me prevacid (trial packets) and said to try them, but not if there...

  2. Tww
    ... yatta yatta yatta, my doctor is a kooke. she gave me prevacid for acid reflux. :) she did say there is a possibility ... make sure i get a BFN on a hpt before i start the prevacid . she said to take it on friday, but i held off, and...

  3. anyone on acid reflux meds?
    ... and can't. My doctor suggested zantac, prilosec and prevacid . Was anyone told anything different from their doctors...

Health Insurance - SSDI Issues board

  1. Any advice?
    ... (21 years) because she has an ulcer and is taking prevacid . They say that in 2 to 5 years if she is symptom...

  2. 18 years old, insurance question
    ... except for developing an ulcer where she is taking prevacid for a few months until it is healed. She had no endoscopy...

Anemia board

  1. Anemic and Looking for Answers
    ... hiatal hernia and have been for about 8 years and on Prevacid for several years prior to that. My gastroenterologist...

  2. Looking for a strong iron supplement
    ... pportunity to take the iron/C/Lysine 2x a day (have to take Prevacid 1st thing in the a.m.), can I take more than 1 iron...

  3. SlowFE, or a different iron supplement?
    ... My other issue would be that I have GERD and take Prevacid first thing in the morning, and I saw other posts...

  4. Chromagen Forte Caplet TRX- Need info, please. Am posting lab results as well!
    ... Or is it once your iron gets below 10? I am also on Prevacid , so should I take the iron at lunch, as I take Prevacid...
    ... Or is it once your iron gets below 10? I am also on Prevacid , so should I take the iron at lunch, as I take Prevacid...
    ... acid will decrease your absorption rate. You are on prevacid 2x daily. Do you know why your stomach is sick? ...

  5. iron and b12 deficient anemia
    ... PPI (Proton Pump inhibitor) like Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid or Aciphix to reduce stomach acid for throat problem...
    ... no the doctor RXed me prevacid but I do not take it. I am waiting for them to do...

  6. Acid Blockers And Anemia
    ... anemia due to taking acid blockers? I have been taking Prevacid for GERD for years and I have read on some websites ... that drugs like prevacid can block absorption of iron. Any thoughts? Phyllis...

  7. New To The Site
    ... discouraging. Do you take any reflux drugs? I take prevacid and have been for years, I am wondering if that can...
    ... you. Your info was helpful. I have been taking the Prevacid for years and if I don't take it, I get immediate...
    ... discouraging. Do you take any reflux drugs? I take prevacid and have been for years, I am wondering if that can ... absorption. So combined with your periods an taking Prevacid , that *could* be enough to significantly reduce your...

  8. Anemic?
    ... me on achipex, then protonix. I then started taking prevacid otc due to not having insurance. My stomach does'nt...

  9. Acid Reflex and Anemia
    ... did some research on the net and since I am taking Prevacid and Zantac for acid reflux I don't have enough acid ... is causing another problem. Should I just take the prevacid two hours before taking the Femagen Iron Pill?...
    ... ve been taking ppi's, achipex, prontonix? and now prevacid and I've been feeling really bad lately. Always tired...
    ... properly. Then you get sick. I have stopped all PPI's ( prevacid in the morning and Zantac at night) instead I am taking...

  10. Hi just got here and I'm a noob I need some answers
    ... had a ulcer in my esophogas. He gave me 3 weeks of prevacid and some pills that I have to stick in water to disolve...
    ... inhibitors (I think thats what they are called) eg: Prevacid ( Which I take daily) Nexum and other stomach pills...

  11. Iron Supplements and Weight Gain
    ... normally to stimuli. I forgot to mention I am also on prevacid . The first Dr. thought maybe the bleeding was due ... last year and had an ovarian cyst. So she put me on prevacid . I asked the Dr. I see now if I DID have a hole due...

Angina board

  1. Chest pain + need to burp + not be able to = angina/heart problem
    ... have had GERD for at least ten years. I have been on prevacid to control the problem. A year ago I experienced...

  2. prinzmetal's angina?
    ... general fatigue. I am now taking norvasc, imdur, prevacid , carafate, synthroid. After having a normal ekg,...


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