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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I did chat with the doctor in the morning
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
Doctor :  
Yes, I am the same doctor who chatted with you the second time today
User :   Good
User :   I contacted my doctor who advised me Rabemac DSR and MOZA MPS tablets for my acidity problem
Doctor :   Ok

User :   He told me that the unpleasant smell that I am feeling may not be due to these tablets.
Doctor :   Yes, it is not due to tablets

Doctor :  
It is due to gastritis
Doctor :   It is due to food which is in your stomach

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and not due to the medicine
Doctor :  
It is the same advised by Dr.Bharath
User :   My doctor told me continue taking the medicine. However, Dr.Bharath advised me to stop taking the above medicine.
Doctor :   Ok

User :   What shall I do?
Doctor :  
He wanted to upgrade the medicine
Doctor :  
Now there should not be a conflict
Doctor :  
Dr.Bharath suggests domperidone and esomeprazole is more stronger
User :   Shall I move to this new tablet or Shall I continue with Rabemac DSR?
Doctor :   I would go with Dr.Bharath

Doctor :   and moreover it would be a combination capsule
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and not 2 medications
Doctor :  
Moza MPS, we have not seen that good results and that is the reason for telling like this
Doctor :   I have seen good results with Esomeprazole

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and you are not feeling better yet
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Hence it is good to change
Doctor :  
Mind you I am not your treating doctor
Doctor :  
You should follow your treating doctor
Doctor :  
I am giving an opinon on your condition
User :   Ok. By the way, why am I getting this smell suddenly for last two days though I am taking medicine for last one month. Can it be due to taking antibiotics along with regular medicine?
Doctor :   No, it is due to undigested food

Doctor :  
and for better digestion, you need to exercise along with medications and diet suggested
User :   I am not feeling like indigestion. I am attending nature's call properly in the morning.
Doctor :   Digestion is not just with the lower end. It starts from stomach and ends there

Doctor :   stomach, then intestines and then it passes out

User :   Ok. What could be the reason for this sudden indigestion problem?
Doctor :   The gastric motility

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which has to be increased with exercise
Doctor :  
and there can be infection as well
User :   Infection, where can it be?
Doctor :   stomach and intestines

User :   Do I need to go for endoscopy again?
Doctor :   Not required
Doctor :  
Endoscopy is not required to detect infection
Doctor :   Right now continue with your medications, raw onion and exercise
Doctor :   and come back after 3 days of following it to assess any change

User :   "Continue with medications" - Does it mean with the existing medicine?
User :   Rabemac DSR
Doctor :  
so does not matter
Doctor :   Both are targetted towards same effect

Doctor :  
if you change it would be more stronger
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thats it
Doctor :  
otherwise the purpose is the same
Doctor :  
and both have similar effects
User :   Can I stop taking MOZA MPS (I started yesterday evening only)?
Doctor :   Take it as per the advice of your doctor

Doctor :  
I think you are not getting it
Doctor :  
If you change then you can stop
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otherwise you need to continue with the existing ones
Doctor :  
Hope it is clear now
User :   Ok. I got it now.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   Will the problem related to food be solved by itself (taking the medicine along with raw onion and exercise)?
User :   Food problem means - "Not able to take more food"
Doctor :   Yes it should
User :   One more thing - How many days shall I take Electral solution for dehydration?
Doctor :   3 days

User :   How many letres per day (Approx.)?
Doctor :   Replace it with your normal water intake

Doctor :  
2 litres is quite good
User :   One more thing - the weakness in my legs is due to dehydration or gastritis?
Doctor :   Dehydration

User :   Ok.
User :   I think I have repeated some of my questions. Thanks for your suggestions.
Doctor :   No issues

Doctor :  
It is good to get the things cleared
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   Bye.
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