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Medicine for acid reflux disease - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   hi doc, I have a burning sensation in my stomach
Doctor :   ok

User :   I've been diagnosed with acid reflux
Doctor :   ok

User :   but today it seemed worse than usual
Doctor :  
User :   im not sure if it's an emergency, but i woke up in the middle of the night and it feels hot inside the stomach
User :   could it be an ordinary ulcer?
Doctor :   what medications are you taking?
User :   i took omeprazole for two weeks, but i stopped already
User :   i took the last of the medicine last week
Doctor :   do you have any anti acid syrup

Doctor :  
you can take one teaspoon if your stomach is still burning
User :   I have Maalox Plus here
User :   Alright I will. Should i take it even if I haven't eaten?
Doctor :   yes you can

Doctor :  
and while sleeping see that your
Doctor :  
head end is 6 inches elevated

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