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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

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

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. tests normal but still experiencing problems
    ... Nexium was horrible for me. My personal favorite was Prevacid until it stopped working after 3 years....

  12. 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...

  13. Husband refluxes into lungs...
    ... find a medication that will work for me. For years, Prevacid solutabs 2x/day worked wonders. Then that stopped...

  14. 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 ....

  15. Getting off Aciphex Nightmare
    ... ER with the chest pain. I tried Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid and they all caused severe pain in my stomach after...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. '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. ...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. Is this GERD?
    ... help with the symptoms above. I have been taking Prevacid (1) daily and Carafate (4) times daily and that seems...

  23. 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............

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

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

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

  28. 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...

  29. What does LRP mean?
    ... your Dr. to try a different PPI (Nexium, Aciphex, Prevacid , etc.) Also, maybe you could increase your Ativan...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

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

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

  39. 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...

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

  41. 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...

  42. 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 ...

  43. 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...

  44. 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...

  45. Sudden Onset?
    ... insurance company (HMO) is FIGHTING my switch from Prevacid to Aciphex (the Aciphex costs $192.00 without insurance...

  46. Not liking change in reflux meds
    ... much. A the tests a bit over 2 years ago, I went on Prevacid 2x/day. My symptoms improved drastically almost immediatel ... y. I have maintained the diet and Prevacid routine thinking I had the acid under control because ... aggrevating my asthma. My GI doc took me off of the Prevacid and put me on Nexium Thursday. (Gave me samples,...

  47. Please someone help me i'm worried!!
    ... CC, I take 30MG Prevacid and (4) Carafate pills everyday - I follow the strict...

  48. Surgery for GERD Acid Reflux????
    ... times. I would not do it again. I presently am taking Prevacid 30mg twice a day, and Zantac 300mg before bed. ...

  49. What foods are best when dealing with Acid Reflux?
    ... But in the meantime, go to the drug store, get some prevacid , Its an OTC remedy and it will help you at least until...

  50. burning feeling in the throat
    ... is very corrosive! Anyway, I am on a pill called " Prevacid " I am supposed to take it once a day, But usually...

  51. Reflux under control....or not??
    ... After the testing, they upped my PPI's to twice a day Prevacid . Between the medication and a diet change, I haven...

  52. Relief!
    ... decided to try the DGL (licorice). I have been on Prevacid twice a day for over a year with no relief. I began ... NOTHING like it was before. I have been able to back my Prevacid down to one a day with no relapses so far. If you...
    ... acid reflux sufferer for nearly 3 years now. Taking Prevacid in the past and now down to 1 Pilosec a day. I really...
    ... to schedule an upper endoscopy. I am currently on Prevacid and Carafate and still refluxing - it has been quite...
    ... and it is continuing (in spite of double doses of Prevacid and Carafate) - it is so bad I lost my voice and my...
    ... swelling and hurting. The Dr. wants me to switch from Prevacid (which is giving me major migraines) to Aciphex and...

  53. Dr. Visit....
    ... straight days of refluxing (painfully) in spite of the Prevacid . He is adding Carafate (4) times per day, doubling ... the Prevacid wants me to take it am and pm. He also took TONS...
    ... had me try Prilosec first 20 then 40mg - I am now on Prevacid 30mg and have to start taking 60mg/day - I hope it...
    ... Vanessa, I increased my Prevacid dosage to 30mg two times per day about 2 years ago...
    ... love a little peace of mind. I started doubling my Prevacid today (1) am & (1) pm and also picked up the Carafate...
    ... being that with the amount of medication I take (2) Prevacid daily & (4) Carafate and modifying my diet so strictly ... cover ALL the bases. Finally he is changing me from Prevacid to Aciphex and adding Pamelor - which he said can...

  54. Funny feeling in the throat please advise is this normal
    ... positive, which was successfully eradicated, went on prevacid , which didn't do much for me was ok for 3 weeks then...
    ... positive, which was successfully eradicated, went on prevacid , which didn't do much for me was ok for 3 weeks then...

  55. Acid reflux/bile reflux or allergies?
    ... it was inflammed due to reflux. He put me on two prevacid 's. I have been on one prevacid since January and...
    ... it was inflammed due to reflux. He put me on two prevacid 's. I have been on one prevacid since January and...

  56. mucous question
    ... he said my throat looked fine but he gave me some prevacid . however i can only take it for a week cuz i am pregnant...

  57. studies showing PPIs do not help LPR
    ... proton pump inhibitors, which include Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid , Protonix, etc.) The first study was done by the...

  58. acid reflux surgery
    ... day. Today, my gastroenterologist prescribed prevacid as the Nexium seemed to stop working. He assures...

  59. The Natural Way?
    ... turned into constant painful burning reflux - and Prevacid is barely taking the edge off, sometimes not even...
    ... want to do that yet?? Wants to see if the PPI's ( Prevacid ) take the pain away? In 10/2007 I started having ... modified my diet even further and have been taking Prevacid for almost (3) weeks now with no real help? I tried ... Prilosec for (2) months (double dose) and now the Prevacid - I also supplement with Mylanta, tums, etc. - whatever...
    ... worse because I certainly feel NO RELIEF from the Prevacid -- and am getting medication side effects. Its...

  60. Always clearing throat...what is this?
    ... have not tried Nexium yet - but would LOVE to because Prevacid is not working for me and double dose Prilosec did...

  61. Pine Nut Oil Question, Hard Time Swallowing.
    ... supposed to have on acid reflux. I also take 60 mg prevacid a day for my GERD. Swallowing is a problem I have...
    ... supposed to have on acid reflux. I also take 60 mg prevacid a day for my GERD. Swallowing is a problem I have...
    ... to feel burning in my stomach, until I was put on Prevacid . I did have a few endoscopies. They say my esophagus ... acidy. I burp alot! I do notice that being on the Prevacid my stomach feels so much better, and it helps the ... so sorry about your burning reflux! I am sorry the Prevacid isn't working for you! AddySarah...

  62. Chest Pains
    ... stronger medication for your GERD like a PPI (Nexium, Prevacid ). You could try taking over the counter Prilosec...

  63. Only when I swallow liquids
    ... me an endoscopy. Until that time, I am doubling my Prevacid , not drinking any sodas or tea, fried foods, and red...

  64. Reglan and reflux
    ... else worked. All I ever got was take more Nexium or Prevacid and that didn't work. I know Reglan can have some...
    ... this problem and am suffering BADLY right now. My Prevacid is not helping. Went to a health food store for...
    ... info on the probiotics. Vanessa, do you take the Prevacid in addition to the probiotic pill? I'm kind of worried...
    ... take the Probiotic @ 5:30am when I wake up and the Prevacid @ 5:30PM and hour before dinner - it seems to work ... for me that way - although even after 15 days the Prevacid doesn't seem to be helping very much at all :( ...

  65. Burn
    ... Maybe a bit stronger of a PPI - Prevacid or Nexium Also have you tried probiotics to get...

  66. misery
    ... Tried Prilosec once per day, then twice per day, now Prevacid once per day for the last 7 days - and it is not even...

  67. GERD Breathing problems..
    ... true of all PPI's or just Nexium? I have been on Prevacid for three weeks and its not helping - but now I'm...

  68. acid reflux and constant belching
    ... tried Prilosec double dose not relief and am trying Prevacid - very LITTLE relief. I would like to try the Apple...
    ... can help it. It is my second day on the stronger Prevacid and still no help. I had given up all the foods you...
    ... strong aloe vera and does wonders. I used to be on two Prevacid a day and saw NO relief. Now I am SOOOO much better...
    ... one and the same and sometimes not. I saw today that Prevacid has a pill that disolves in the mouth and I am going ... back to Tagamet. I wish I had some answers. If the Prevacid is not working ask for something else. These Doctors...
    ... information and suggestions! I think I will give the Prevacid a few more days (today is day #3 on the Prevacid)...

  69. Prilosec Question - Help PLEASE
    ... the Prilosec OTC make it seem worse???? I have Prevacid to start tomorrow - any suggestions? Thank you...
    ... For me personally, the Prevacid was far more effective than either Prilosec or Nexium ... gets out of control, I treat it very agressively. Prevacid in am, and before dinner, Zantac before bedtime, and...
    ... double Prilosec for 3 days and since have been on daily Prevacid -and at times feel WORSE. So either the PPI's are...

  70. Worried about Dad's attacks of burning chest...
    ... issues to me. He went to GP who put him back on his Prevacid and did an EKG (results good) .. the Prevacid didn...

  71. Nexium questions
    ... beent aking it for a couple of weeks. I am on the Prevacid and it is not helping. I will give it a few more...
    ... others are suffering. I am only going to give the Prevacid a few more days because the side effects (headaches...
    ... I can't stop taking the medications. I hope the Prevacid proves helpful in some way. I guess we can't expect...

  72. Please please help me!!
    ... to my ENT that he may be wrong, he gave me sample Prevacid , which I have been taking for about 2 weeks. I have...

  73. Do i have Acid Reflux
    ... tomatos and onions :( I am currently taking the PPI Prevacid once per day and I take Flovent two puffs twice daily ... for my asthma. I actually think that the Prevacid is causing some of the back pain and esophogeal spasming ... as I did not have that until I started the Prevacid - perhaps a medication side effect? The Prevacid...

  74. Tried everything to prevent nighttime reflux
    ... Kept me up AGAIN last night. I will try taking Prevacid - I am scared because the prescription strength PPI ... that would be awful. So I think I will try the Prevacid and see what happens. This is really scaring me bad...
    ... combined for what I am suffering. I started the Prevacid today and will see how I do with that. If that does...
    ... get into my Dr. THIS WEEK as 14 straight days on the Prevacid and strict diet and not much relief - still PAINFUL...

  75. LPR has anyone been cured?
    ... lots of meds but nothings worked. I am now taking prevacid 2 x's a day and I am still in pain. Right now my ears...


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