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Taking nexpro for acidity problem. What is the cure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Dec-2013
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User:My name is XXXX, age 31
User:I have gas and acidity issues for last 10 years
Doctor:Hi, I am XXXXXXX from XXXXXXX medical support team. The doctor is busy with another patient on phone. Would you want me to arrange a call back from the doctor in next 10-15 minutes
User:can I chat with doctor or only can discuss over phone ?
Doctor:The doctors are busy on phone at the moment. Generally, we get emergency requests at this time so the doctors talk over the phone itself rather than doing Live Chat. If you want a call back from the doctor, I will arrange a phone call with a doctor within next 10 to 15 minutes. If it is not an emergency case, you can always chat after sometime
User:not that energency...just would like to have a consulation and advise
User:can you let me know when is the best time I can chat with a doctor ?
Doctor:If it is not an emergency case, you can always chat after 30 minutes with the doctor and the doctor will spend ample time with you in answering your query.
Doctor:Thank you for visiting XXXXXXX Bye for now.
User:Can I get a specialist , like I want to discuss with a gastroentologist ?
User:Hello Doctor
User:good afternoon
User:I have gas and acidity issues for last 10years
Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:sorry about that
User:These days , as and when getting acidity I use to take Nexpro RD 40
User:recntly I consulted with a doctor
Doctor:what was suggested?
User:with acidity I am getting constipation and gas also
Doctor:that is bad
Doctor:Have you got an endoscopy done
User:so he suggested me to take same nexpro for acidity, fiberlact for constipation and lesuride for gas
User:I did it twice but 4-5 years back
User:everthing was okay
User:so these days , when I am getting acidity , I am taking nexpro for 2-3 days , it wokks fine
User:But the only concern is gas
User:stomach fulness and lot of fltulence
Doctor:avoid foods that cause flatulence
User:and burping also
User:so do you sugest to take lesuride for gas and faltulence or you have any other advise for me ?
Doctor:You can continue the same drug again now
User:lesuride is Levosulpirid tablets
Doctor:it is
Doctor:You can continue it
User:yes, I just read for the tablet and thought to share with you
Doctor:You can
User:So doctor, do you advice to take lesuride for gas and flatulence ?
Doctor:I advice you to take lesuride for gas and flatulence
User:unfortunately I lost the prescription what I got from the doctor
User:so how should I take the medicine and for how long ?
User:after food or BF ?
Doctor:it is usually given 25mg tablet thrice a day after food
User:so doctor as I said this problem(gas, acidity, constpation) has become a part of my life
Doctor:I am so sorry about it
User:so do you suggest to kepe these mediceines with me all the time and as and when getting the issue I can continue ?
Doctor:You can do that
Doctor:you must take care of your diet
Doctor:Avoid all the food that cause flatulence
Doctor:Beans and other legumes.
Doctor:cabbage, cauliflower, cucumbers, green peppers, onions, peas, radishes
Doctor:Fried and fatty foods.
User:do you have any other suggestion or medication for me to increse my digestion and decrese gas and acidity ?
User:anything to increase digestion , XXXXXXX be any enzyme ?
Doctor:You can take the syrup Pancreozyme
User:after food ?
Doctor:after food
Doctor:twice daily
User:how long shall I take and will it give releif for constipation also ?
Doctor:it helps in digestion and constipation as well
User:ok, thanks
Doctor:You can take it for 8 weeks and observe the changes
User:But as I said I can expect gas and acidity anytime, may be once in a month or twice
Doctor:it is annoying
Doctor:but diet changes are important for long term relief
Doctor:when you have the problem, you can take the medicine
Doctor:When you make the diet changes you can slowly get rid of the problem
Doctor:are you there?
Doctor:are you there?
Doctor:It seems like you are not responding
Doctor:please log in to chat again if you have more queries
Doctor:bye for now
User:Hello doctor
User:i am sorry, as I had internet disconnection
Doctor:no problem
Doctor:it happens
Doctor:I hope you have followed my earlier suggestions
Doctor:Please check again
User:Thanks a lot doctor for taking your time again
User:yes, I did
User:can we have a short call
User:If I can get your number, can call you
Doctor:sure why not
Doctor:please confirm your contact number
Doctor:I shall call you right away
User:you can call me @ 0000
Doctor:I shall call you soon
Doctor:I shall close the chat window then
Doctor:bye for now
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