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Acidity problem, vomiting. Will taking Pantodac help? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:Hello Doctor!
Doctor:This is Dr. XXXXXXX here.
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:I have been facing acidity problem for sometime now
User:I had gone to the doctor..and he advised me take Pentodac for 4 weeks
User:He told me its GERD symptoms..
User:After that i had stopped taking it..and was feeling better
User:but again from last 2 week similar symptoms are happening...
User:whenever i eat...i feel like vomiting
User:In the morning...I cant eat because of that
User:I feel hungry, but even if i eat in small quantity...i feel like vomiting
User:wt to do?
User:should i start taking Pentodac once again?
Doctor:Gastroesophageal reflux disease requires life style modifications and diet changes along with drug management.
Doctor:You can continue Pantodac if symptoms are severe.
Doctor:But, try to avoid spicy, oily food.
Doctor:Take bland diet.
Doctor:Drink plenty of water.
User:ok...should i start going to gym for workout? will it help?
Doctor:Exercises will definitely help by overall improvement in health.
Doctor:Elevate head end while sleeping to avoid reflux of acid.
Doctor:This will reduce symptoms in the morning.
User:Can u tell me about the dosage of this pantodec?
Doctor:Pantodac 40 mg, should be taken on empty stomach. You can continue taking it as prescribed by your doctor previously.
User:ok..thank a lot :)
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:only once? Doctor had told me to take it twice...
Doctor:Continue taking as prescribed by your doctor.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
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