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Having acidity problem in stomach. What can I take? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 16-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User:My name is XXXXXX
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:have some acidity issues...pls advise
User:have been having Rablet for some time
Doctor:Acidity can have causes
Doctor:The usual causes include stress, pain-killers, infection of stomach
User:any other details you require
User:is the medicine ok
Doctor:Have you tried some thing else?
Doctor:Yes Rablet is ok
User:no alternate therapy
Doctor:Usually we start with over the counter medicine to take care of it
Doctor:Like digene
User:that did not help....its crap
Doctor:Is Rablet working?
User:ys and no
Doctor:When does it not work?
User:one off tanlet does not work....continuos for 3/ 5 days yes
Doctor:That was why I was mentioning about causes
User:is pantdac btter or rablet btter?
Doctor:Mostly we should try to figure out the causes
User:what detail you require for cause anlysis
Doctor:Rabeprazole is better
User:what abour nexpro
Doctor:I was thinking if there is a cause
User:wahts your academic background
Doctor:rabeprazole is still better
User:what about nexpro rd
Doctor:It just contains another medicine for vomiting
Doctor:It does not more advantage for acidity
User:this is given by a speacialist in gastro
User:whats your take
Doctor:Still I will say that it has no added benefit
Doctor:I will take the medicines only when symptoms are present
Doctor:I will also advise less spices in food
Doctor:I will advise using digene and sucralfate along with it
Doctor:Sucralfate is protective against ulcers
Doctor:Also take clean drinking water to avoid stomach infection
Doctor:Sometimes Rabeprazole course is curative
User:thanks for the help
Doctor:But other times you need to take care of cause
Doctor:Hope I helped
Doctor:Do you have a question?
Doctor:Thanks for coming on chat
Doctor:ok then
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